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First words in kanji

Discover your very first words in kanji! 22 words in total.

挨拶と礼儀の単語 - Polite formulas

Many ready-made expressions, mainly written in hiragana. Very important for expressing yourself correctly in everyday life.

ビデオゲームのフランチャイズ - Video game franchises

Personally, I love video games and since we have seen together the different rules that govern the use of kana, I offer you a list of iconic game titles. All in katakana. A good opportunity to review all that we have seen previously, all accompanied by historical anecdotes.

ペットや家畜の単語 - Domestic animals

We are sticking to a basic vocabulary with this new theme: pets. Twenty new words to learn. Enjoy it. 🐶🐱🐹🐰🐴

犬の品種の単語 - Dog’s breeds

Hope you like dogs because here is a vocabulary lesson on the subject. A good opportunity to practice writing your katakana.

家族の単語 - Family members

In Japanese, we will use very specific words to speak of one’s own family and other words to speak of the family of others. For today, we will learn how to talk about your own family.

色の単語 - The name of colors

The name of the colors… because it is part of the basics. Twenty-five vocabulary words.

曜日の呼び方 & 太陽系 - Days of the week & The solar system

It’s finally time to learn the days of the week. This will be useful for you to write the date, which we will see later. At the same time, you will learn the names of the planets that make up our solar system. Believe me, everything is connected.

森林公園の散歩 - Walk in the forest park

Take part to a little walk in the forest park. Whether it’s raining, winding or the sun is shining, nothing should stop you from learning. Twenty-five vocabulary words await you.

楽器の単語 - Musical instruments

While Japan has given birth to a few musical instruments, many of the best-known ones come from the West. As a result, the names of these instruments, mainly from English and Italian, are all written in katakana. Recorder, clarinet, piccolo, trumpet, saxophone, ocarina, piano, harp, violin, guitar... Simple vocabulary to memorize. Thirty-five words in total. 🥁🪕🎻🎺🎷🎹🎸

各月の呼び方 - The months of the year

To read and understand this vocabulary course, you must first have done the course on Japanese numbers. Twelve words. Easy!

各日の番号の呼び方 - The number of the days

If you have followed all the courses on Japanese numbers, counting in Japanese and purely Japanese numbers, then this vocabulary course will be a piece of cake.

時間の読方 - Read the time

Learning to read and write time in Japanese is not difficult if you have a good command of numbers. Between the use of kanji and Arabic numerals, whether it is morning or afternoon, there are different ways to write the time in Japanese. However, the use of Arabic numerals remains very widespread, particularly on digital watches, alarm clocks and smartphones.

都の呼び方 - Capitals name

Fifty-five vocabulary words, fifty-five names of capitals from around the world. Almost only words in katakana. Easy-peasy!

国々の呼び方 - Countries name

Several dozen country names, from Canada to Japan, crossing the American continent from North to South, then heading for Europe… to end the journey in Asia. A good opportunity to check your mastery of katakana.

アフリカの野生動物の単語 - Wild animals of Africa

Twenty-five African animal names. Lots of katakana words, a few kanji words. Pay close attention to these.

アルプスの野生動物の単語 - Wild animals of the Alps

I think many of you have never visited the Alps. To be honest, neither do I, but there are very interesting animals there. Twenty-three names of wild animals of the Alps await you in this course. You will also find some kanji that you already know.

コーヒーの単語 – The coffee

A very interesting lexicon around coffee : the coffee tree, the coffee flower, the coffee bean, coffee growing, the coffee plantation... There are also a few names of Italian coffees that both amateurs and professionals alike will easily recognize. Twenty-five vocabulary words, very easy to remember and very useful. ☕