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Read and Write Japanese: Comprehensive Hiragana and Katakana

Richard Heiney, If you can't do it, learn it!

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44 Videos (4h 3m)
    • Welcome

      5:40
    • Introduction

      4:58
    • Things you should know

      15:04
    • Unit 1 - あ

      5:38
    • Unit 2 - か

      4:42
    • Unit 3 - さ

      5:06
    • Unit 4 - た

      4:39
    • Unit 5 - な

      5:27
    • Unit 6 - は

      5:44
    • Unit 7 - ま

      4:14
    • Unit 8 - ら

      4:28
    • Unit 9 - やわん

      5:23
    • Unit 10 - が

      3:26
    • Unit 11 - ざ

      3:35
    • Unit 12 - だ

      3:55
    • Unit 13 - ば

      3:18
    • Unit 14 - ぱ

      5:01
    • Unit 15 - きゃぎゃ

      4:38
    • Unit 16 - しゃじゃ

      5:08
    • Unit 17 - ちゃ

      2:21
    • Unit 18 - にゃ

      3:35
    • Unit 19 - みゃ

      3:48
    • Unit 20 - ひゃ

      7:28
    • Unit 21 - りゃ

      2:51
    • Unit 22 - っ

      2:04
    • Katakana intro

      6:46
    • Unit 23 - ア

      5:30
    • Unit 24 - カ

      5:12
    • Unit 25 - サ

      5:34
    • Unit 26 - タ v2

      5:12
    • Unit 27 - ナ

      4:53
    • Unit 28 - ハバパ

      5:16
    • Unit 29 - マ

      4:55
    • Unit 30 - ラ

      3:55
    • Unit 31 - ヤ

      6:03
    • Unit 32 - シェチェズィ

      3:36
    • Unit 33 - ツァツィツェツォ

      3:32
    • Unit 34 - ティディトゥドゥ

      2:57
    • Unit 35 - ファフィフェフォ

      2:38
    • Unit 36 - ウィウェウォ

      2:53
    • Unit 37 - ヴァヴィヴヴェヴォ

      3:47
    • Supplementary info

      14:49
    • Comparing characters

      14:42
    • English names

      18:11

About This Class

The goal of this course is to teach you Hiragana and Katakana the RIGHT way. The way it's taught in Japanese schools.

This course is good for anyone interested in taking their Japanese to the next level. A lot of textbooks don't give exact instructions on how to write these characters. They just show you the character and expect you to figure out everything on your own.

The purpose of this course is to take different approach - to really walk you through all the characters while holding your hand (not in a weird way! :D )

Riko-chan - our native speaker - has been overseeing the entire course so all of the content is genuine. She also prepared practice sheets which you can use to improve your handwriting.

The entire course is basically a video course. Plus you're getting the mentioned practice sheets in JPG format which you can print out.

In Module 1 we'll teach you Hiragana.

In Module 2 we'll move onto Katakana, and we'll show you how to write your name in Japanese.

In Bonus Module we'll teach you 22 Kanji characters (numbers 1-10, and the 12 Animals of the Japanese Zodiac).

Throughout the course we'll teach you well over 300 words.

Flashcards to help you practice reading the characters are available for downloading as well.

Anyone aiming to write correctly, be able to read manga (world-wide popular Japanese comic books), children's books and eventually novels and newspapers will benefit greatly from this course.

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Richard Heiney

If you can't do it, learn it!

What you need to know about me is that I have a great passion for languages.

It all started with Japanese. I've been "exposed" to Japanese for many many years (studied since 2008).

During these years I went through many different books and courses. To be frank I feel like they all lacked something. Every book inevitably made me go try a different one for one reason or another. Typically lack of detailed explanations.

I wasted a lot of time with countless books and courses...

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