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Learn Japanese for Beginners: The Ultimate 100-Lesson Course

You learn Japanese minutes into your first lesson. Learn to speak, read and write with 100 lessons by real teachers

4.62 / 5.0
26459 students8 hours 2 minutes

Created by Innovative Language, offered on Udemy

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8.9/10

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Course length

9/10

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Overall score

8.8/10

This course currently has a bestcourses score of 8.8/10, which makes it a great course to learn from. On our entire platform, only 15% of courses achieve this rating!

Description

Are you ready to start speaking, writing and understanding Japanese in minutes? Then, this is the course for you. You unlock 100 high-quality beginner video lessons and we’ll guide you step-by-step.

Learn Japanese with lessons made by real teachers.

In every lesson, we take you by the hand and guide you through the language.

You will...

  • Learn How to Read and Write Japanese
  • Sound like a Native Speaker with Pronunciation Lessons
  • Learn Basic Japanese Conversation Skills with the 3-Minute Video Series
  • Sharpen Your Listening with Comprehension Lessons
  • Get Access to 100 High-Definition Video Lessons
  • Unlock Bonus Access to Lesson Transcripts and Vocabulary Lists

This is the ultimate starting point for any beginner. 

By the end, you’ll be able to hold basic Japanese conversations – such as introducing yourself, asking for directions and making small talk with others. You’ll also know how to read and write in Japanese.

If you’re a beginner and want to learn Japanese in the fastest, easiest and most fun way, start here. This course is broken up into 6 parts:

  1. Introduction to Japanese: Want to learn Japanese? Don't know where to start? This is it. The Introduction to Japanese Video series is perfect for those who know zero Japanese but want to take that first step. In this 5-lesson series, you'll learn all about the Japanese language, as well as grammar, writing and phrases to get you started.
  2. How to Write in Japanese - Hiragana and Katakana: Ready to learn to write in Japanese? In this 20-lesson comprehensive video course, you'll learn all of the Hiragana and Katakana characters and how to write them. Join our teacher, Risa, as she guides you through each character step by step!
  3. Ultimate Japanese Pronunciation Guide: Ready to sound like a native Japanese speaker? Join Michelle in the Ultimate Japanese Pronunciation Series! In these 25 video lessons, you'll learn the ins and outs of perfect Japanese pronunciation. You'll learn the common mistakes learners make, how to avoid them, and the nuances that only native speakers are aware of.
  4. Basic Japanese: This 25-lesson series will teach you all the most common vocabulary and phrases needed for every day Japanese. You'll learn useful conversational phrases and the basics of Japanese so that you can introduce yourself and ask questions. Have fun reviewing with humorous role-plays and skits that use the Japanese you have just learned!
  5. Japanese Listening Comprehension for Absolute Beginners: Improve your Japanese listening skills in every lesson! This Japanese Listening Comprehension Series tests you on your listening and makes sure you understand every word. Listen to the dialog, watch the video, and answer the questions asked. This video series is perfect for Absolute Beginners.
  6. Japanese Listening Comprehension for Beginners: Ready to understand even more Japanese? This Japanese Listening Comprehension Series tests you on your listening and makes sure you understand every word. Listen to the dialog, watch the video, and answer the questions asked. This video series is perfect for Beginner Japanese learners or those looking to reach a Beginner level.

What you will learn

  • Read and Write in Japanese
  • Sound like a Native Speaker with Pronunciation Lessons
  • Participate in Basic Japanese Conversations and Use Daily Phrases
  • Understand and Pick Up on Basic Conversations

Requirements

  • No Prerequisite Knowledge of Japanese Needed
  • You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to see the PDF Lesson Notes and Transcripts
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  • Price: $24.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 8 hours 2 minutes
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bestcourses score: 8.8/10

This course is better than many others in its category.