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Erin's Challenge! I can speak Japanese. Untitled. Temporal Nouns Flashcards. Japanese Stories. Go to Tom Ray's home page.

Japanese Stories

Go to the Tierra home page. I have translated these texts as my own way of studying Japanese. I have made them available on my web page primarily for other people studying Japanese (and also for Japanese people studying English), but also for those in the West who may not be familiar with these stories. However, these stories have, of course, already been translated. A web search on Japanese Children's Stories can show you how to get the English editions. The files present the books, page by page. For those who wish to use the texts to study Japanese, it is useful to have spaces separating the Japanese words. If you don't know how to display Japanese characters: in Netscape, select the ``Options'' menu, then the ``Language Encoding'', then ``Japanese (Auto-Select)''. ももたろう、 Momotarou (Momotarou, the Peach Boy).

さるかに、Sarukani (The Monkey and the Crab). したきりすずめ、Shitakirisuzume (The Sparrows' Inn). かちかちやま、 Kachikachiyama (Click Clack Mountain). Learn kanji with vocabulary. Denshi Jisho - Online Japanese dictionary. 花咲じいさん <福娘童話集 日本の有名な話> Kanji Brain: Learn Kanji! Untitled. (These sites and many more are linked to KanjiClinic.com.


Check 'em out!) (Updated May, 2010) Rikai.com (www.rikai.com) An online kanji translator that allows you to tackle Japanese Web pages. Enter the URL of the homepage you want to read, and Rikai will open it for you. Run your cursor over any kanji in the text, and its pronunciation, along with a definition in English, will appear. The Furiganizer (www.furiganizer.com) Adds furigana to all the kanji in any Japanese text.

Jim Breen's Site (www.csse.monash.edu.au/~jwb/wwwjdic.html) Extensive online kanji dictionary, plus many other features. Kanji Game (www.msu.edu/~lakejess/kanjigame.html) Kanji Challenge (webjapanese.com/wj/kanji-c)Read the Kanji (www.readthekanji.com)1,460 Quizzes on Commonly Used Japanese Words (www.manythings.org/kanji/q/) These interactive kanji quizzes are addictive! Java Kanji Flashcards 500 (www.nuthatch.com/kanjicards) These online flashcards enable you to review the 500 most commonly occurring characters. Kanji Game, a free program for studying Japanese characters. Learn Hiragana, Katakana, compounds, and vocabulary. Reading Tutor Homepage.

Ninja Kanji Game|アニメ・マンガの日本語 Japanese in Anime & Manga. Pricing information. Japanese Body Language. Communicating with a Japanese can be very frustrating at times.

Japanese Body Language

If the rapport hasn’t been developed, they tend to communicate in brief, but meaningful sentences, and a lot of times can be very ambiguous in their answers or wants. Silence is more integrated in their customs as a form of communication than compared to Western languages. Also, the Japanese tend to be passive resistance. Therefore, it is very important that you understand the Japanese body language.

Coupling the knowledge of the Japanese body language with verbal communication will help avoid misunderstandings between you and your Japanese conversationalist. Eye Contact Ever notice when making eye contact with a Japanese individual, the individual responds by looking away? Making eye contact is considered rude, leads to uncomfortableness, and can be construed as a sign of aggression. Gestures A list of the common and not-so-common body gestures used by the Japanese.

Angry Index finders pointing out from head, like horns. Bragger. 世論 What Japan Thinks. White Rabbit Press Japanese Kanji Flashcards, Series 2 Volume 1 - Flashcards - Learn Japanese. The New Series of White Rabbit Press' top-selling Japanese Kanji Flashcards, Volume 1* The complete set of beginner level kanji ISBN: 978-098433490-2 We've gathered all the essential information needed to master kanji into a convenient flashcard format that makes learning and drilling as efficient as possible.

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