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Best of Risa for Beginners
Are you a Risa fan? Here are some of her best video lessons.
8 Lessons
8 Lessons
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Connecting with Japanese-Speaking Family
A little bit of language can help you mesh with your Japanese-speaking in-laws or relatives.
13 Lessons
13 Lessons
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Living in Japan
Living abroad isn't easy. These lessons will help you find your voice in a new country.
20 Lessons
20 Lessons
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Using Correct Japanese at the Bank
If you're living in Japan you'll want a bank account. It's not hard to get started!
10 Lessons
10 Lessons
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Shopping in Japan
Going shopping is even more fun when you can converse with the staff in Japanese.
5 Lessons
5 Lessons
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Talking with Your Japanese Partner
Communication is the cornerstone of a great relationship.
10 Lessons
10 Lessons
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Discovering Your Roots
Learn about your Japanese ancestry with these cultural lessons.
11 Lessons
11 Lessons
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Getting to Intermediate with Video
Level up your Japanese with this visual path. Learn culture, kanji, counters and much more.
64 Lessons
64 Lessons
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Japanese Particles Explained
These tiny sounds (ga, ni, o, na, de, and so on) can make a huge difference!
26 Lessons
26 Lessons
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JLPT N4 Master Course
N5 is in the rear-view mirror. Take the next step with our JLPT N4 course.
116 Lessons
116 Lessons
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Getting Started with Keigo: Upper Beginner
Keigo is humble and honorific language used in Japanese to show respect.
25 Lessons
25 Lessons
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Before You Move to Japan: Lower Beginner
Follow the story of Ken and Emily, two Australians living and working in Japan.
25 Lessons
25 Lessons
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Day-to-Day Work and Play: Lower Beginner
Follow David, John, and Mr. Tanaka as they go about their daily lives in Japan.
25 Lessons
25 Lessons
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Business Japanese for Beginners
Harness the power of formality levels in Japanese to boost your professional career.
25 Lessons
25 Lessons
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Must-Know Japanese Social Media Phrases
Social media Japanese follows its own rules. Learn to post like a native with these lessons.
25 Lessons
25 Lessons
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Must-Know Japanese Sentence Structures
Learn the most common Japanese sentence structures.
25 Lessons
25 Lessons
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Top 400 Activities: Daily Routines in Japanese
They're not flashy, but they're the nouns and verbs you'll use every day. Learn them now!
10 Lessons
10 Lessons
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Everyday Kanji
Learn useful everyday kanji with pictures that show the characters used in daily life in Japan.
21 Lessons
21 Lessons
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Introduction to Japanese Counters
Natsuko and Alisha will demystify some must-know Japanese counters.
15 Lessons
15 Lessons
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Words of the Week with Risa for Beginners
These fun, bite-sized lessons will get you speaking Japanese in no time!
25 Lessons
25 Lessons
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Reading Comprehension for Beginners
Try your hand at reading real Japanese in context.
5 Lessons
5 Lessons
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Japanese Children's Songs
Japanese music videos with subtitles and translations so you can easily follow along.
7 Lessons
7 Lessons
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New
Ask Risa: Your Questions Answered
Get the answers to the questions you've always wanted to ask Risa!
12 Lessons
12 Lessons
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New
Quick & Easy Japanese Review for Beginners
You may have forgotten some of these words and phrases. Brush up now!
4 Lessons
4 Lessons
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New
Listening Comprehension for Beginners
Listen to the dialog, answer the question, then get a full breakdown.
20 Lessons
20 Lessons
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Classic JPod101: Beginner S1-3
Our first lessons ever! Take a trip down memory lane with these 250(!) lessons.
251 Lessons
251 Lessons
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Nihongo Dojo: Beginner
The Nihongo Dojo will take you all the way to Intermediate Japanese. Continue your training!
100 Lessons
100 Lessons
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Japanese Conversations with Animation
Get a taste of real Japanese conversation with these short animations.
3 Lessons
3 Lessons
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Extensive Reading in Japanese
Break into reading Japanese with these fun miniature books.
2 Lessons
2 Lessons