Links for Learning Japanese Language

 

The following is a selection of the many interesting web sites on Japan.  Those listed here were selected for their relevance for students of the Japanese language at Lyon College and the basic informational needs of members of the local community.  If you come across a site that you believe should be added to this list, please send me the address at mpeek@lyon.edu.

Japanese Language

 www.genki-online.com

Official website for the textbook Genki: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese used at Lyon College.  

 

http://www.mc.maricopa.edu/~emiahn/concentration.htm

Concentration games for Yokoso textbook

 

http://web.mit.edu/jpnet/articles/JapaneseLanguage.html

Introduction to the Japanese language

 

http://www.popjisyo.com/WebHint/Portal_e.aspx

Japanese dictionary

 

http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~ik2r-myr/kanji/kanji1a.htm

Kanji practice

 

http://www.sla.purdue.edu/fll/JapanProj/

Japanese related projects at Purdue University

 

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~kanji/kanji0002.html

Kanji practice with calligraphy

 

http://www.wfu.edu/~takatay/YookosoKanji/

Yokoso Kanji practice

 

http://teachers.teach-nology.com/web_tools/materials/bingo/

Bingo card maker

 

http://www.nuthatch.com/kanjicards/

Java kanji flash cards

 

http://www.kanjiclinic.com/

Kanji clinic

 

http://www.nihongoweb.com
How to utilize internet for Japanese language education, a picture gallery of Japan, teaching materials, practice Japanese on-line, and a lot more!

 

http://language.tiu.ac.jp
Japanese Language Tutorial System "Reading Tutor" which is available through the Internet.  The Reading Tutorial Toolbox contains four tools:  bilingual dictionary, furigana, vocabulary Level Checker, and Kanji level checker.

 

http://www.sla.purdue.edu/fll/japanese
Reading text

 

http://www.becta.org.uk/teachers/teachers.cfm?section=1_3_2_1&id=2625

Say IT in Japanese

 

 

Culture/Key pals

 

http://www.japan-guide.com

 

http://www.askasia.org/

Asia Society's ASKASIA web site is tailored to the needs of K-12 educators.  It includes lesson plans and links to many teaching resources.

 

http://www.asiasource.org/
Asia Society's newest web site which carries current news and updates on Asia.

 

http://www.hungry.com/~jamie/japan.html
Images of Japan Web site

 

http://www.sabotenweb.com/bookmarks/
Keiko Schneider’s Bookmarks: Japanese language learning tools on web, bookstores and publishers, Japanese newspapers and media, Japanese culture, JET Program

 

http://www.rootsweb.com/~jpnwgw/
Genealogy about Japan

 

http://www.embjapan.org/
Information site by the Embassy of Japan

 

http://www.handaweb.com/anthony
Iwate Handbook on the JET Program

 

http://www.jinjapan.org/
The Japan Information Network (JIN) is operated by the Japan Center for Intercultural Communications with the cooperation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

 

Cinema

 

Currency Exchange Rate


Japan Foundation & Language Center

 

Japan National Tourist Organization


 

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