Let's dive into more interesting grammar and vocabulary to get you started speaking Japanese with others. We'll introduce simple sentence patterns and enough kanji for you to read simple Japanese text.
Have you mastered the dictionary forms of ichidan, godan, and irregular verbs?
There are special words for "like" and "dislike": すき and きらい, and they take the particle が.Read Lesson
Practice to get good at being good at things!
Parts of our friends これ, それ, and あれ have been reincarnated as ここ, そこ, and あそこ.Read Lesson
Where's the bathroom? Here? There? Over there? Where??
Let's take a look at some more question words. If a question word comes first, it takes the particle が, not は.Read Lesson
It's a who's who of which's! Practice keeping them all straight.
We have some basic sentence types under our belt. Let's start stringing them together with some basic conjunctions.Read Lesson
Demo a few basic conjunctions and start joining sentences together.
Kenichi meets John at the cafeteria for lunch, but Amanda couldn't make it.Read Lesson
Practice the vocabulary and expressions from A Cafeteria Conversation.
Have you mastered your who's, which's, where's, likes and dislikes?