Entry point to Japanese

Best Way with Japanese

* Best Way to Learn Japanese Hiragana and Katakana.
* Best Way to Learn Japanese Kanji.
* Best Way To Learn Conversational Manga Japanese.
* Books on Learning Japanese
* Business Japanese
* Japanese culture
* Kanji: Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary: Revised and Expanded (2e, 2013)

Japanese Hiragana

Hiragana for the first five vowel:
a あ i い u う e え o お

First Basic Hiragana symbols:
The k- syllables:
ka か ki き ku く ke け ko こ
The s- syllables:
sa さ shi し su す se せ so そ
The t- syllables:
ta た chi ち tsu っ te て to と

Preliminary Japanese vocabulary

幼稚園  (youchien) kindergarten
学生  (gakusei) student
学校  (gakkou) school
小学校  (shougakkou) elementary school
中学校  (chuugakkou) junior high school
高校  (koukou) high school
大学  (daigaku) university

Books to Help you Learn Japanese

Japanese Step By Step

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Berlitz Japanese Resources

Pimsleur Japanese Resources: Basic

Pimsleur Language Program:
Audio-only progam.

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Pimsleur Japanese: Course I; Beginners/Part A

Pimsleur Language Program: Japanese: Course I; Beginners/Part A.
Audio-only program.

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Japanese: From Educational Services in their Language/30 series

Japanese: From Educational Services in their Language/30 series.
Audio plus a booklet.

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