THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING JAPANESE
On this page, you'll find our list of the best resources for learning Japanese, organized into different categories. Browse through them and click on a title or image to try one out and start learning Japanese today. Happy learning!
A language course created by NHK, the public Japanese television and radio broadcasting company. Each lesson is based on a conversation or dialogue and accompanied by notes about grammar.
Come check out our YouTube channel for tons of videos with tips and tricks to improve your language learning skills, including Japanese. Don't forget to turn on your notifications (click on the bell icon) to stay up to date on new videos!
Chatting with a language partner online might be the most entertaining and overall best way to learn Japanese. Work on various skills, from speaking and pronunciation to vocab and listening, and even culture and confidence. We tested the most popular language exchange websites and created a guide to help you decide which one is best for you.
Book affordable paid lessons with a tutor. Over 15,000 teachers are registered on the app and website, and you can even book a trial session to make sure you click with the tutor before you commit to a full Japanese lesson.
Forvo is a "pronunciation dictionary" that lets you listen to the pronunciation of almost any word in a given language, including Japanese. The recordings come from users on the website, so you can get a feel for different regional accents.
Reading and Writing
This website brings together numerous resources in English for learning Japanese, especially Japanese grammar. The content is collected and produced by Tae Kim, an influential blogger in the Japanese language learning sphere.
Other Japanese Guides and Resources
This course was designed to give you the tools, techniques, and best resources for learning Japanese (or any other language!). Learn the secret techniques used by polyglots, practice the most effective learning methods, and stock your proverbial toolbox with every resource you could possibly need to learn Japanese quickly and have fun doing it.
We hope these free online resources for learning Japanese will be a big help to you. We’re constantly searching for the best resources to help you improve your Japanese skills and updating this page, so be sure to come back from time to time. And finally, if there are any great Japanese tools or resources we didn’t mention but that deserve to be on the list, click here to let us know about them.