japanese-culture

If you find a good site for learning more about Japanese language, please put a link to it here.


Kana Evolution

http://www.omniglot.com/writing/japanese.htm - How Kana was transformed from Kanji

Kana Practice

http://www.coscom.co.jp/ebook/kanawork/diskdata/hiragana/hiragana-index.html Excellent for practicing kana

http://www.csus.edu/indiv/s/sheaa/projects/genki/index.html Try 'Hiragana Drag and Drop' once you've learnt the whole chart.

http://www.geocities.com/hiraganatiles/ - a game to download to your computer - play majong using tiles that show hiragana :)

http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/ealc/faculty/masakoucla/kids%20japanese%20club/home/kids%20club%20home.htm There is a Flash Hiragana Game about 2/3s down the page

http://www.geocities.com/cherokeegs/Japanese/mod02.html Contains a few samples of kana and kanji written by different japanese teenagers.

Listening Practice

Pronunciation: http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/ - very kawaii and colourful site. Can learn basic Nihongo on this site.

Vocabulary: http://www.learn-japanese.info/ good site to learn vocabs.

Time: http://www.genkienglish.net/genkijapan/tellingthetimeinjapanese.htm Telling the time Game!

Numbers: http://sp.cis.iwate-u.ac.jp/sp/lessonj/doc/numbers.html

Advanced: Japanese high school students talking about themselves http://www.tjf.or.jp/deai/index.html

Iro iro

http://www1.curriculum.edu.au/joozu/weblinks.html

http://www.livemocha.com/ Find a personal tutor, practice speaking, listening, reading and writing. New!

Word Bank

http://www1.curriculum.edu.au/joozu/wordbank.html

Advice on learning Japanese

http://pepper.idge.net/japanese/