Tae Kim Ok, I'm not going to go into all the reasons why Japanese is such a fun and rewarding language to learn because you're already here and interested in learning it. If you're still undecided or afraid that it's too hard, don't be! It can be one of the easier languages to learn in ways that will surprise you. So here's what you need to do to teach yourself Japanese and how to do it by using this site. Learn Hiragana (the Japanese "alphabet")Learn vocabulary (with Kanji) and grammarPractice listening, speaking, reading, and writingLearn Katakana (the "alphabet" for foreign words)Learn how to use various tools such as online dictionariesRepeat steps 2 and 3 with progressively more advanced topics
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Youkoso - Welcome Welcome to the Vocabulary section of Nihongo o Narau. This section contains lists of Japanese vocabulary related to different topics you may want to talk about. The topics range from basic things like colors to more advanced things like medicine. It is not reccomended that you memorize vocabulary that you will not use regularly. Some of the more advanced lists are inteded for people living in Japan. Nihongo o Narau
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Japanese Slang Last updated: 8 July 2013 Find a list a common Japanese slang expressions and patois below. Most of these phrases are used extensively in daily life. Note that some of them are very rude. We will continually work on expanding this list.
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