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Ultimate Video Getting Started
Get up and running with the basics of Japanese in this all-video learning path!
74 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Get up and running with the basics of Japanese in this all-video learning path!
74 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Getting Started with JapanesePod101.com
Learn the basic words, phrases, questions and expressions you need to get through your first social interaction in Japanese!
27 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn the basic words, phrases, questions and expressions you need to get through your first social interaction in Japanese!
27 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Top 15 Video and Audio Lessons for Your First Week
Not sure where to start? Here are the top 15 lessons to help you to start learning Japanese. Hand-picked!
15 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Not sure where to start? Here are the top 15 lessons to help you to start learning Japanese. Hand-picked!
15 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Lessons for Your Flight To Japan
Preparing for a trip to Japan? Here are the lessons you will need to get the most out of your trip.
34 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Preparing for a trip to Japan? Here are the lessons you will need to get the most out of your trip.
34 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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The Ultimate Guide for Brand New Japanese Learners
New to learning Japanese? No problem!
27 Lessons Absolute Beginner
New to learning Japanese? No problem!
27 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Get Motivated to Study Japanese
When you're feeling burnt out try these lessons to rekindle the flame!
44 Lessons Absolute Beginner
When you're feeling burnt out try these lessons to rekindle the flame!
44 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Using a Phone in Japan
Wondering how to answer the phone in Japanese or get a prepaid phone card? These lessons will help you out.
23 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Wondering how to answer the phone in Japanese or get a prepaid phone card? These lessons will help you out.
23 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Talking about Habits and Daily Routines
Talking about your daily schedule is an important skill and it's easy to get started.
24 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Talking about your daily schedule is an important skill and it's easy to get started.
24 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Japanese Culture Classes
Take a journey through Japan with this assortment of cultural points, tips and insight.
63 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Take a journey through Japan with this assortment of cultural points, tips and insight.
63 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Basic Bootcamp
Learn how to introduce yourself and how to ask questions.
5 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn how to introduce yourself and how to ask questions.
5 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Talking Japanese Culture
What are the top 5 sushi items? Pop culture icons? Learn these and more.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
What are the top 5 sushi items? Pop culture icons? Learn these and more.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Culture Class: News and Current Events in Japan
Learn about current events and news in Japan in this English collection for beginners.
23 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn about current events and news in Japan in this English collection for beginners.
23 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Newbie Season 1
Peter, Yoshi and Chigusa teach you basic Japanese in this classic series from 2006.
27 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Peter, Yoshi and Chigusa teach you basic Japanese in this classic series from 2006.
27 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Newbie Season 4
Follow Lori, an American student studying in Japan, as you learn situation-based Japanese.
51 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Follow Lori, an American student studying in Japan, as you learn situation-based Japanese.
51 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Newbie Season 5
Follow Kent and his cousin's family in Japan. You'll learn about informal Japanese.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Follow Kent and his cousin's family in Japan. You'll learn about informal Japanese.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Top 25 Questions You Need to Know
What's your name? Where are you from? Learn how to answer these common questions.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
What's your name? Where are you from? Learn how to answer these common questions.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Introduction to Japanese
5 lessons, 31 minutes. Your quick-start guide to the absolute basics of Japanese.
5 Lessons Absolute Beginner
5 lessons, 31 minutes. Your quick-start guide to the absolute basics of Japanese.
5 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Introduction to Japanese Kanji
Kanji get a reputation for being scary, but Risa will teach you the secret of using radicals to unlock Kanji mastery.
21 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Kanji get a reputation for being scary, but Risa will teach you the secret of using radicals to unlock Kanji mastery.
21 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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How to Write in Japanese: Hiragana and Katakana
Learn all of the Hiragana and Katakana characters and how to write them.
20 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn all of the Hiragana and Katakana characters and how to write them.
20 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Kantan Kana
Reading and writing Japanese isn't difficult. Chihiro will teach you how.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Reading and writing Japanese isn't difficult. Chihiro will teach you how.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Kanji Videos with Hiroko
In this classic video series, Hiroko introduces kanji with fun mnemonics.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
In this classic video series, Hiroko introduces kanji with fun mnemonics.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Basic Japanese with Hiroko
Learn self introductions, greetings, numbers and more with Hiroko.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn self introductions, greetings, numbers and more with Hiroko.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Japanese Body Language and Gestures
If you think language is just about words, think again.
8 Lessons Absolute Beginner
If you think language is just about words, think again.
8 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Visual Japanese Grammar Bank
Break down nitty gritty Japanese grammar in an easy to understand format.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Break down nitty gritty Japanese grammar in an easy to understand format.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Ultimate Japanese Pronunciation Guide
By focusing on the sounds which don't exist in English, you'll master pronunciation fast!
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
By focusing on the sounds which don't exist in English, you'll master pronunciation fast!
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Innovative Japanese
Follow Mark Taggart and his family as they get situated into their new life in Japan.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Follow Mark Taggart and his family as they get situated into their new life in Japan.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Japanese Questions Answered by Hiroko
Hiroko answers your most commonly asked questions in an easy-to-understand format.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Hiroko answers your most commonly asked questions in an easy-to-understand format.
25 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Innovative Japanese Culture
Learn about Japanese cultural behavior with helpful animated explanations.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn about Japanese cultural behavior with helpful animated explanations.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Japanese Culture with Risa
Join our teacher Risa as she takes you around Japan.
54 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Join our teacher Risa as she takes you around Japan.
54 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Top Japanese Superstitions and Beliefs
Risa explains some of the most well-known Japanese superstitions and beliefs.
5 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Risa explains some of the most well-known Japanese superstitions and beliefs.
5 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Conversational Japanese for Absolute Beginners
Friends, family, colleagues or strangers. Learn to speak with all of them with this collection.
50 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Friends, family, colleagues or strangers. Learn to speak with all of them with this collection.
50 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Nihongo Dojo: Absolute Beginner
The Nihongo Dojo will take you all the way to Intermediate Japanese. Suit up and get started now!
50 Lessons Absolute Beginner
The Nihongo Dojo will take you all the way to Intermediate Japanese. Suit up and get started now!
50 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Before You Travel: Survival Phrases
Don't waste your time! Get the most language in the shortest time with these survival phrases.
100 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Don't waste your time! Get the most language in the shortest time with these survival phrases.
100 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Japanese Conversations with Animation
Get a taste of real Japanese conversation with these short animations.
6 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Get a taste of real Japanese conversation with these short animations.
6 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Extensive Reading in Japanese — Classic
Break into reading Japanese with these fun miniature books.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Break into reading Japanese with these fun miniature books.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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An Integrated Guide, Unit 1-1: Self-Introduction
14 Lessons • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
14 Lessons • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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JLPT N5 Practice Pathway
Use this pathway to practice for the N5 JLPT Test.
1 Lesson • 11 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Use this pathway to practice for the N5 JLPT Test.
1 Lesson • 11 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Introduction to Business Culture
Want to learn about Japanese business culture and language related to the business world? Then this is the introductory course for you! You’ll learn about the culture in English, and you’ll even learn key vocabulary along the way.
13 Lessons • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Want to learn about Japanese business culture and language related to the business world? Then this is the introductory course for you! You’ll learn about the culture in English, and you’ll even learn key vocabulary along the way.
13 Lessons • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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JLPT N5 Kanji Practice
Use this pathway to practice N5 JLPT kanji.
1 Lesson • 17 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Use this pathway to practice N5 JLPT kanji.
1 Lesson • 17 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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JLPT N5 Grammar Practice
Use this pathway to practice N5 JLPT grammar.
1 Lesson • 14 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Use this pathway to practice N5 JLPT grammar.
1 Lesson • 14 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Extensive Reading in Japanese for Absolute Beginners
Break into reading Japanese with these fun miniature books.
40 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Break into reading Japanese with these fun miniature books.
40 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Gengo Japanese: How to Master Conversational Japanese
These 42-lessons will teach you basic Japanese grammar, expressions, and vocabulary.
42 Lessons • 1 Assessment Absolute Beginner
These 42-lessons will teach you basic Japanese grammar, expressions, and vocabulary.
42 Lessons • 1 Assessment Absolute Beginner
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Reading & Writing Kana - Hiragana Unit 1
Lessons and assignments for the first half of the Hiragana chart.
5 Lessons • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Lessons and assignments for the first half of the Hiragana chart.
5 Lessons • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Reading & Writing Kana - Hiragana Unit 2
Lessons and assignments for the second half of the Hiragana chart.
5 Lessons • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Lessons and assignments for the second half of the Hiragana chart.
5 Lessons • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Reading & Writing Kana - Katakana Unit 1
Lessons and assignments for the first half of the Katakana chart.
5 Lessons • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Lessons and assignments for the first half of the Katakana chart.
5 Lessons • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Reading & Writing Kana - Katakana Unit 2
Lessons and assigments for the second half of the Katakana chart.
5 Lessons • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Lessons and assigments for the second half of the Katakana chart.
5 Lessons • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Can Talk About Your Family
In this pathway, you will learn how to talk about your family.
11 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to talk about your family.
11 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Visual Vocab Quiz: Learn with Picture
This pathway will test your vocabulary knowledge.
25 Lessons • 5 Assessments Absolute Beginner
This pathway will test your vocabulary knowledge.
25 Lessons • 5 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Visual Vocab Quiz: Core 100 Word List
1 Lesson • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
1 Lesson • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Visual Vocab Quiz: Core 200 Word List
1 Lesson • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
1 Lesson • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Visual Vocab Quiz: Core 300 Word List
1 Lesson • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
1 Lesson • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Can Ask About Well-being
In this pathway, you will learn how to ask about well-being.
5 Lessons Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to ask about well-being.
5 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Can Use Daily Greetings
In this pathway, you will learn how to use greetings and leavetaking expressions appropriate to different times of the day.
12 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to use greetings and leavetaking expressions appropriate to different times of the day.
12 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Can Use Essential Social Expressions
In this pathway, you will learn how to use essential social expressions.
6 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to use essential social expressions.
6 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Can Talk About Weather
In this pathway, you will learn how to use weather expressions appropriate to conversation and show agreement to an opinion about the weather.
11 Lessons • 7 Assessments Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to use weather expressions appropriate to conversation and show agreement to an opinion about the weather.
11 Lessons • 7 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Can Ask For Clarification
In this pathway, you will learn how to ask for clarification.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to ask for clarification.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Can Shop At a Grocery Store
In this pathway, you will learn how to shop at a grocery store.
15 Lessons Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to shop at a grocery store.
15 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Can Order At a Restaurant
In this pathway, you will learn how to order at a restaurant.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to order at a restaurant.
10 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Learn JLPT N5 Kanji
Learn Kanji, their on- and kun-readings, plus common words using the characters with this JLPT N5 Kanji Review series.
20 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn Kanji, their on- and kun-readings, plus common words using the characters with this JLPT N5 Kanji Review series.
20 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Learn Hiragana with Worksheets
Want to master Hiragana? With pathway, you can learn, practice, and review Hiragana for total mastery. You get the lessons that teach you to write. Review quizzes that test your Hiragana. And worksheets so you can practice your writing.
30 Lessons • 30 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Want to master Hiragana? With pathway, you can learn, practice, and review Hiragana for total mastery. You get the lessons that teach you to write. Review quizzes that test your Hiragana. And worksheets so you can practice your writing.
30 Lessons • 30 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Speaking Perfect Japanese at a Restaurant
Obliterate the language barrier between you and delicious Japanese food.
50 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Obliterate the language barrier between you and delicious Japanese food.
50 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Learn Katakana with Worksheets
Want to master Katakana? With pathway, you can learn, practice, and review Katakana for total mastery. You get the lessons that teach you to write. Review quizzes that test your Katakana. And worksheets so you can practice your writing.
27 Lessons • 30 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Want to master Katakana? With pathway, you can learn, practice, and review Katakana for total mastery. You get the lessons that teach you to write. Review quizzes that test your Katakana. And worksheets so you can practice your writing.
27 Lessons • 30 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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JLPT N5 Vocabulary Practice 1
Use this pathway to practice N5 JLPT vocabulary.
1 Lesson • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Use this pathway to practice N5 JLPT vocabulary.
1 Lesson • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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JLPT N5 Vocabulary Practice 2
In this path, you can test your vocabulary skill for JLPT N5.
1 Lesson • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
In this path, you can test your vocabulary skill for JLPT N5.
1 Lesson • 10 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Prototype Audio Lessons for Absolute Beginners
Want to get access to never-before-seen, experimental language lessons? Take a look here. Leave a comment and let us know which ones you like best!
1 Lesson Absolute Beginner
Want to get access to never-before-seen, experimental language lessons? Take a look here. Leave a comment and let us know which ones you like best!
1 Lesson Absolute Beginner
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Prototype Video Lessons for Absolute Beginners
Want to get access to never-before-seen, experimental language lessons? Take a look here. Leave a comment and let us know which ones you like best!
9 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Want to get access to never-before-seen, experimental language lessons? Take a look here. Leave a comment and let us know which ones you like best!
9 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Can Do Japanese for Absolute Beginners
Learn how to "do" various tasks in Japanese. A practical course.
110 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn how to "do" various tasks in Japanese. A practical course.
110 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Absolute Beginner—Fun and Easy
If you are completely new to Japanese, start here! In this series, Jessi and Naomi will walk you through the absolute beginner basics of the Japanese language.
25 Lessons • 2 Assessments Absolute Beginner
If you are completely new to Japanese, start here! In this series, Jessi and Naomi will walk you through the absolute beginner basics of the Japanese language.
25 Lessons • 2 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Level 1 Japanese
Start here for our official curated pathway for Level 1. This course is aligned with JLPT N5 and level A1 of the CEFR.
92 Lessons • 130 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Start here for our official curated pathway for Level 1. This course is aligned with JLPT N5 and level A1 of the CEFR.
92 Lessons • 130 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Level 1 Japanese: An Intensive Course
Start here for our intensive curated pathway for Level 1. This course is aligned with JLPT N5 and level A1-A2 of the CEFR.
42 Lessons • 76 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Start here for our intensive curated pathway for Level 1. This course is aligned with JLPT N5 and level A1-A2 of the CEFR.
42 Lessons • 76 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Can Introduce Yourself
In this pathway, you will learn how to introduce yourself in Japanese.
24 Lessons • 8 Assessments Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to introduce yourself in Japanese.
24 Lessons • 8 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Conversational Phrases
Learn common words and phrases you'll need in conversations
80 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn common words and phrases you'll need in conversations
80 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Level 1 Japanese: Immersive Practice
Practice speaking Japanese with these immersive videos
8 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Practice speaking Japanese with these immersive videos
8 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Can Give Your Contact Information
In this pathway, you will learn how to give your contact information.
11 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to give your contact information.
11 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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JLPT N5 Recommended Course: Part 1
Use this pathway to prepare for the JLPT N5 test. This is the first part of the course.
90 Lessons • 63 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Use this pathway to prepare for the JLPT N5 test. This is the first part of the course.
90 Lessons • 63 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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JLPT N5 Recommended Course: Part 2
Use this pathway to prepare for the JLPT N5 test. This is the second part of the course.
60 Lessons • 39 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Use this pathway to prepare for the JLPT N5 test. This is the second part of the course.
60 Lessons • 39 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Japanese Explained
Learn grammar, words, phrases and more with whiteboard lessons
24 Lessons Absolute Beginner
Learn grammar, words, phrases and more with whiteboard lessons
24 Lessons Absolute Beginner
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Learn JLPT N5 Kanji with Workbook
Want to master JLPT N5 Kanji? With pathway, you can learn, practice, and review JLPT N5 Kanji for total mastery. You get the lessons that teach you to write. Review quizzes that test your Kanji. And worksheets so you can practice your writing.
1 Lesson • 13 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Want to master JLPT N5 Kanji? With pathway, you can learn, practice, and review JLPT N5 Kanji for total mastery. You get the lessons that teach you to write. Review quizzes that test your Kanji. And worksheets so you can practice your writing.
1 Lesson • 13 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Level 1.1 Japanese
Start here for our official curated pathway for Level 1.1. This course is aligned with JLPT N5 and level A1 of the CEFR.
52 Lessons • 19 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Start here for our official curated pathway for Level 1.1. This course is aligned with JLPT N5 and level A1 of the CEFR.
52 Lessons • 19 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Can Talk About Your Hobbies
In this pathway, you will learn how to talk about your hobbies.
5 Lessons • 1 Assessment Absolute Beginner
In this pathway, you will learn how to talk about your hobbies.
5 Lessons • 1 Assessment Absolute Beginner
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Level 1.2 Kanji Week 3
Study the following materials for your week 3 live group class.
1 Lesson • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Study the following materials for your week 3 live group class.
1 Lesson • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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Level 1.2 Kanji Week 5
Study the following materials for your week 5 live group class.
1 Lesson • 2 Assessments Absolute Beginner
Study the following materials for your week 5 live group class.
1 Lesson • 2 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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How to Use Basic Greetings — Group Lesson Week 4
This is a learning path for the fourth group lesson.
10 Lessons • 5 Assessments Absolute Beginner
This is a learning path for the fourth group lesson.
10 Lessons • 5 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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How to Use Essential Expressions — Group Lesson Week 6
This is a learning path for the sixth group lesson.
6 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
This is a learning path for the sixth group lesson.
6 Lessons • 4 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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How to Ask for Clarification — Group Lesson Week 9
This is a learning path for the ninth group lesson.
7 Lessons • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
This is a learning path for the ninth group lesson.
7 Lessons • 3 Assessments Absolute Beginner
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