Japanese Language Resources
Great Japanese textbooks & courses for all levels
Websites and Apps For Learning Japanese
italki – $10 credits after your first lesson booking if you sign up here
Japanese lessons 1 on 1 with a tutor of your choice, time and price range.
Memrise – a powerful app that’s been around for a while. Memory-based learning at its best (I mean, it was created by a memory master guy!) They recently added videos and better audio, too!
JapanesePod101 – This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app.
News in Slow Japanese – A subscription service that primarily offers streaming news stories at a level and speed that is level-appropriate for language learners. Covers a wide variety of topics and content types.
Tae Kim’s Guide to Learning Japanese – Comprehensive resource for grammar, great for beginner to intermediate learners.
YouTube Channels To Learn Japanese With
JapanesePod101 – This is a great start to learn Japanese, the channel contains a massive collection of videos about different topics, and it provide some fantastic tutorials to learn Kana.
Easy Japanese – The Easy Languages series offers real, spoken Japanese, with live interviews done with random people on the street. The videos touch upon a huge variety of dialogues and come with dual-language subtitles (in English and Japanese). Great for intermediate-advanced learners.
Nihongo No Mori – Free Japanese lessons.