Ready to learn the basics of Japanese? We'll teach you the first two writing systems, Hiragana and Katakana. We'll also introduce some simple vocabulary and your very first sentence grammar!
Let's learn how to introduce ourselves in Japanese when we meet someone new. First impressions are always important!Read Lesson
Master the conversation from the lesson "Nice to Meet You."
Don't be scared! い adjectives are not scary at all. We learn how to describe things with the pattern ～は～です.Read Lesson
Practice the words and structures from the lesson "Eek! い Adjectives." They're scary! Really!
Learn how to say "thank you" and "you're welcome."Read Lesson
Practice how to say "thank you" and "you're welcome."
So what is important about な adjectives? な, of course! When a な adjective comes before a noun, な must be added to the end of the adjective.Read Lesson
Practice the words and structures you learned in Feeling Energetic with な Adjectives.
We learn two ways to say sorry: すみません for more "excuse me" moments and ごめんなさい for more personal "my bad" moments. Also learn how to say "watch out" and "ouch"!Read Lesson
Practice the expressions from the lesson Sorry! Excuse Me. Ouch! Watch Out!
Asking questions in Japanese can be as simple as adding the particle か to the end of the sentence!Read Lesson
Practice the words and expressions you learned in the lesson Asking Questions.