iPhone Application: Japanese 101: Kansai Dialect

Kansai-ben on your iPhone / iTouch

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iPhone Japanese app

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Beginners can get a lot out of this, but Intermediates may find this app more useful.

Kansai-ben
Upper Beginners +

Created by Harvey & Chika at JapanNewbie.com, this app covers 240+ essential Kansai dialect words & phrases with sounds and explanation.

Japanese 101: Kansai Dialect

With this application even beginners completely new to Japanese can learn to understand and speak phrases in the Kansai dialect (Kansai-ben). Japanese 101: Kansai Dialect is fully functional on the iPhone and iPod Touch. There is no need to be connected to the Internet when using this application.

Japanese 101: Kansai Dialect includes 240+ Kansai-ben phrases and expressions, including the Japanese text, romaji (Japanese written using English characters), and an English translation for each. Most phrases also include notes that explain what the expression would be in standard Japanese (標準語 hyoujungo) or give other cultural tidbits of interest. You can also hear a native Japanese voice actress from Osaka speak each phrase at native speed and additionally at a slower speed to ensure that you catch every syllable.

Here is an example of a particularly unique Kansai-ben phrase from the application.