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Great New Resource! 


Hirogaru: Japanese learning website where you can enjoy studying Japanese through learning all about Japan. It is aimed at Japanese language learners with beginner proficiency level 

Free and smartphone-responsive, Hirogaru enables Japanese learners of all kinds to:

  • Personally experience understanding and using basic Japanese
  • Engage with various aspects about Japan and the Japanese language through reading articles and watching movies related to 12 topics about Japan
  • Through user comments, learn more about not only Japan but also your own culture and the culture of places where other learners live.


Minato, a place to learn and meet

JF Japanese e-Learning Minato is a Japanese language learning platform provided by the Japan Foundation. Minato means "port". Here at Minato, a place to learn and meet other like-minded people, we invite you to expand your understanding and knowledge of Japan, Japanese people, and the Japanese language.

On Minato, you'll find all sorts of Japanese online courses. With Minato's online Japanese courses you can start learning Japanese wherever you are, whenever you want to. Have you given up on learning because you can't find a class nearby? Are you too busy to commute? Just want to try it out but are a bit nervous? Well this is the place for you. Choose the level, course type, study category, and language of explanation that suits you and you're set to go.

Click here to find out more and access site





カリスマ英語教師「田尻悟郎」を取り上げたNHKの番組「プロフェッショナル仕事の流儀」のビデオがここに見られる。ぜひ一度ご覧になってください。He is using the same basic principles that are successful anywhere isn't he (except that that we wouldn't be allowed so much touchy feely stuff in Ireland!)? Fun to watch but food for thought too. 








Marugoto Plus

Have you tried out this cool new website for helping you with your Japanese? Lots of great listening practice, opportunity to record yourself, read the conversations in whatever form you choose, and learn loads of useful Japanese!

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