Free Educational Apps to learn Japanese

  • Japanese Hiragana Letter…Learn Japanese Alphabet (ぐーびーともじあそび)

By playing with Hiragana in various ways together with a character (Goobee), this app helps your child to learn Japanese letters while having fun!

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/japanese-hiragana-letter-もじあそび/id1176540679

  • Fun! Hiragana…kids learn to write Japanese

By tracing dashed line, your child learn to write perfect Hiragana, all while receiving encouragement from cute characters!

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/fun-hiragana/id1287147494

  • Fun! Katakana…kids learn to write Japanese (katakana version of above)

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/fun-katakana/id1409167644

  • Hiragana Katakana Question Drill ひらがな ・カタカナ 問題ドリル

Fill in the blanks with hiragana or katakana by looking at pictures.            Level 1-100.

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ひらがな-カタカナ-問題ドリル/id1444600479

 

Free Game Websites to Learn Japanese

  • Japanese Language Games

https://www.digitaldialects.com/Japanese.htm

  • Typingoo: Typing practice in Romaji

https://typingoo.com/21_kids.html

 

Free Japanese Dictionary Apps

  • Japanese…more than a dictionary

This is comprehensive, with over 175,000 dictionary entries and 58,000 example sentences. It comes with references, flashcards study tools, and all you need to master the Japanese language. Run offline.

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/japanese/id290664053

 

Free Japanese Book

  • NihongoTadoku
  1. Go to “Free Book”
  2. Choose a book (Level 0 – 4 / easy – difficult)

https://tadoku.org/japanese/en/free-books-en/

 

Japanese Learning Websites for JHL students 

  • NHK for School 「ことばドリル」episodes 1-20
  1. Watch 10 minutes video clip.
  2. Go to Supplement below for drill and Kanji practice.

https://www.nhk.or.jp/kokugo/drill/

  • News Web Easy NHK やさしい日本語で書いたニュース News written in an easy Japanese

https://www.nhk.or.jp/news/easy/