Because 山 is There!

We don't need to have any particular reason to climb a mountain. You can say, そこに山があるから -- Because the mountain is there. Oh, but you need these kanji before you climb Mt. Fuji!

Lesson Objectives

  • Learn new set of kanji for “mountain”, “river” and more with readings and example sentences.
  • Follow along as we read and listen to Sakura’s mountain climbing experience and watch out for new words and phrases.
  • Test your reading and listening comprehension skills as you review your past grammar lessons and learn new conversational phrases.

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