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3 More Reasons why you should learn Katakana

Have you finished Hiragana? Great! Shall we begin learning Katakana? Further to 8 reasons why you should learn Hiragana, which are as applicable to Katakana, I can suggest 3 more reasons why Katakana is useful for you.     1. Katakana is used for foreign words We use Katakana to express foreign sounds into Japanese. …

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Some More Hiragana Letters

In this lesson, we will learn long vowels and small “っ”. Long vowels As you already know, Japanese has 5 vowels. Sometimes they become long vowels, which are doubled in length. How do we know that? We add one more vowel. Here is the examples. あcolumn : “あ” is added. おかあさん (mother)  “か” is lengthen …

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More+ Hiragana Letters

In this lesson, we will learn some more Hiragana letters, called yōon. Yōon is that one い-sound Hiragana letter and one small や, ゆ or よletter join together and represent one sound. Here is the table. You can download the PDF “Printable Yōon Hiragana Table”. Audio Let’s read them together. At the first row, “きゃ、きゅ、きょ”. …

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More Hiragana Letters – Dakuon and Handakuon

In this lesson, we will learn more Hiragana letters, called “Dakuon” and “Handakuon”. Dakuon has two dots and Handakuon has a circle. Hiragana Dakuon and Handakuon Chart Here is the Hiragana dakuon and handakuon chart. You can download the Hiragana dakuon and handakuon pdf “Printable Dakuon Handakuon Hiragana Chart”.   Hiragana Dakuon and Handakuon Audio …

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46 Basic Hiragana Letters

Let’s begin learning Hiragana! At the beginning, I will show you how to read Hiragana letters. In the later session, I will show you how to memorize them easily and quickly. Here is the list. You can see Roman alphabets in the table. It’s called Romaji, which offers you a hint of how to pronounce …

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8 Reasons Why You Should Learn Hiragana

You might think… “I just want to speak Japanese. I cannot dedicate my time to learn weird Japanese letters!”   Yes, I know. Some learners would like to focus on oral communication. From their point of view, learning Hiragana seems an extra task.   But still, I believe it would be beneficial to learn Hiragana. …

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