Category Archives: Lesson Updates
Colors in Japanese is the second of two adjective vocab lessons (the other is Beginning Vocabulary: Adjectives). With that, we’ll be moving into more complex uses of adjectives in the next couple lessons.
Alright, now that we’re back in business, here’s what’s coming up. First, the remainder of the adjectives portion of the beginning lessons: Colors Likes and Dislikes Comparisons: “Yori” and “Hodo” Conjunctions and Compound Sentences Talking About School Subjects There are … Continue reading
Japanese Words for Food covers common food items in western and Japanese cuisine, including ingredients, dishes, drinks, and snacks. The next couple vocab lists will be countries, colors, and school subjects.
Beginning Vocabulary: Adjectives is a list of useful adjectives for beginners, organized by topic, with notes on usage. Several more specific adjective vocab pages coming up: Colors Likes and Dislikes Comparisons
Japanese Adjectives is the next big grammar lesson in the Beginning Lessons, and will be follow by several lessons focusing on using adjectives. Upcoming Lessons: Suki and Kirai: Likes and Dislikes Colors in Japanese Food Items in Japanese Conjunctions and … Continue reading
Next in the early beginning lessons revisions, The Structure of a Japanese Sentence has finally received some editing. No major changes this time, just a few things fixed here and there. “Politeness and Formality” and “Pitch Accent and Vowel Devoicing” … Continue reading
Beginning Vocabulary: Classroom Objects is the first vocab-specific page in the Beginning Lessons. For a full listing of all vocab-related pages, see Basic Japanese Vocabulary.
Telling Time is the second lesson in the numbers series of Beginning Lessons, which started with Counting in Japanese. This lesson covers the pronunciations of time in hours and minutes, intervals of time (from X to Y) as well as … Continue reading
I spent some time fixing up Hiragana and the Japanese Sound System, and to a lesser extent Hiragana and the Japanese Sound System, Part 2. The basic organization is the same, but the guide should now be a bit more … Continue reading
Having gone through a couple of name changes but not a change in content, Introduction to the Japanese Language has been revised and slightly expanded. This page covers background information for beginning Japanese learners, and should also be an enjoyable … Continue reading