Here’s a nice lesson for starting to learn Japanese Kanji that’s designed for beginners. The video title seems to indicate that this can be done in 45 minutes. While we’re pretty sure that you’ll be studying it for much longer, at least this will give you a good overview of the basics Kanji letters in Japanese and how best to learn them. Once you master the basics, you may want to check out our previous video that was flashcard Kanji practice for Japanese. You should subscribe to their videos here.
When you’re learning Japanese you’ll have to master learning Japanese Kanji at some point. In this video, which is a livestream recording, you may want to jump to around minute 7:20 where the practicing of vocabulary words actually starts. This video is from JapanesePod101 who you should follow. You may also check out this video for beginners to start learning Japanese Kanji.
This video is for intermediate learners and focuses on prep for the JLPT N2. When you’re learning any language, having a fixed goal and timeline can be useful. To make that a reality, one really useful tactic is to commit to taking one of the JLPT level tests. That gives you a limited set of vocabulary and grammar to focus on while also giving you a specific date. This helps both with focus and motivation. You can subscribe to their videos here. If this videos is too advanced then you may instead like some Japanese listening practice for beginners.
This lesson is for complete Japanese beginners or you might find it useful to review & prep before you travel to Japan so that you have a few common courtesy phrases that you can say to people. It starts out with the absolute basics like hello in Japanese (Konnichiwa) and runs for more than hour ending on words like ‘when is your birthday’ or ‘my phone number is…’ or ‘can I take a picture’, all covered as Japanese phrases. If this seems overwhelming, you may want to check out this lesson on how to remember vocabulary. You can subscribe to their videos here.