Beginner

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.


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Mastering The Dictionary Form

Have you mastered the dictionary forms of ichidan, godan, and irregular verbs?

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I Love And I Hate

There are special words for "like" and "dislike": すき and きらい, and they take the particle が.

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I Like Turtles

Practice to get good at being good at things!

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Here, There, and THERE

Parts of our friends これ, それ, and あれ have been reincarnated as ここ, そこ, and あそこ.

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The Most Important Question Of All

Where's the bathroom? Here? There? Over there? Where??

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When Who Is On First

Let's take a look at some more question words. If a question word comes first, it takes the particle が, not は.

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Which "Which" Is Which

It's a who's who of which's! Practice keeping them all straight.

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But...And...

We have some basic sentence types under our belt. Let's start stringing them together with some basic conjunctions.

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Putting Conjunctions Together

Demo a few basic conjunctions and start joining sentences together.

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A Cafeteria Conversation

Kenichi meets John at the cafeteria for lunch, but Amanda couldn't make it.

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How About That Ramen

Practice the vocabulary and expressions from A Cafeteria Conversation.

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Likes And Locations

Have you mastered your who's, which's, where's, likes and dislikes?

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