Katakana Page 02
So you survived the first part. Take a deep breath and jump on in!
In today's lesson, we will look at the K sounds.
Write them out 10 times a day and soon you will get it. To aid memorization, make silly associations to go with them. You can use the above mnemonics or you can make your own!
How do you read these Katakana characters? What English words do they sound out?
キー ____________ This means ____________ [The ー means to make the previous sound longer (like the hiragana う often does)]
カウ ____________ This means ____________ [Think of an animal]
ケーキ _____________ This means _____________ [Something to eat]
コーク _____________ This means ______________ [Something to drink]
Perhaps you can recognize these 5 in just one day of practice.
ki- This means KEY
カウ kau This means COW
ケーキ ke-ki This means CAKE
コーク ko-ku This means COKE
Think you have it all down pat?
Click here to take the Quiz