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Learn Japanese Online with Podcasts

"These podcasts offer a painless and FREE way to bone up on the language and culture in a relevant, real world way that you won't get in a class room …

Language Learning

台風 (taifuu) typhoon 大雨 (ooame) heavy rain 強風 (kyoufuu) strong wind 洪水 (kouzui) flood 高波 (takanami) high wave 風速 (fuusoku) wind speed 降水量 (kousuiryou) rainfall 避難 (hinan) evacuation #TyphoonJongdari #typhoon12 #台風12号 https://t.co/h4NVCHSyRA

木 tree の 's 子 child ↓ きのこ (kinoko) mushroom 竹 bamboo の 's 子 child ↓ たけのこ (takenoko) bamboo shoot https://t.co/HQPLk6mgCJ

“Tanabata” (Star Festival)

A Yearly Rendezvous<p><i>Tanabata</i>, or the star festival, is observed on July 7. As the date approaches, long, narrow strips of colorful paper known as</i> …

How to clearly distinguish #Japanese #katakana ソ [so] vs ン [-n] vs リ [ri] and how to write 'Marilyn Manson' without making it look like [masososo masososo] https://t.co/6llKbQw9bE

How to clearly distinguish #Japanese #katakana シ vs ツ: Align left vertically for シ [shi] / top horizontally for ツ [tsu] https://t.co/meuhxhGfRH

Japanese word of the day: Kanji: 声 Hiragana: こえ Sound: KOE English: voice Cat’s tip: On the ground, there are two mouths 口 talking. If you enjoy the #japanesewordoftheday Please retweet. Thank you! #japaneselanguage #learnjapanese #wordoftheday https://t.co/p05gK5TIyQ

Japanese word of the day: Kanji: 力 Hiragana: ちから Sound: CHIKARA English: force, power Cat’s tip: カ resembles the hiragana か If you enjoy #japanesewordoftheday please retweet and may the force be with you #japaneselanguage #learnjapanese #wordoftheday https://t.co/j6KR5G3Mgj

Japanese word of the day: 🔥 Kanji: 火 Hiragana: ひ Sound: HI English: fire 🔥 Cat’s tip: It looks just like a campfire with flames coming from it 🔥 If you like the #japanesewordoftheday then please retweet to keep the🔥going #japaneselanguage #learnjapanese #wordoftheday https://t.co/UmSqBhsQ7B