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The one, the only, the "Hey that's a useful site" Thread.

Have a textbook or grammar book that you find particularly helpful? What about a learning tip to share with others?

Re: The one, the only, the

Postby GraceyLike » Thu 04.03.2008 1:43 pm

それはすごいですね?
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby piepiepie75 » Fri 04.04.2008 8:14 pm

http://www.renshuu.org

I haven't seen it mentioned before, but if it has sorry >_<.

Anyways, it's a really great site for those who are studying for the JLPT. It contains the vocab and Kanji lists divided up into several lessons that you can quiz yourself on. You can also quiz the entire vocab/character list for a set amount of time. If you have JFBP or Genki textbooks, it also has lists for that :D.
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby sonia182 » Fri 04.11.2008 5:25 am

The best ive found so far for the study material....this site is quite helpful to start right away with the basics....-------
http://www.japanese.about.com---i must appreciate its organisation....

as far as the audio e-boks are concerned.....i recommend...
Japanese - Berlitz Phrase Book
Japanese Picture Dictionary
Teach Yourself Japanese
VocabUlearn
all downloaded from
... or ...

being a beginner myself i guess i would know it better :)
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby sonia182 » Fri 04.11.2008 5:30 am

by the way...if you want to learn from the flash cards...i recommend you download the software from:
its the best i have found---------
http://www.byki.com/


P.S.: all this can be downloaded for free.....also refers to the sites I mentioned in my earlier post :wink:
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby Daisuke » Fri 04.11.2008 6:16 am

sonia bohra wrote:The best ive found so far for the study material....this site is quite helpful to start right away with the basics....-------
http://www.japanese.about.com---i must appreciate its organisation....

as far as the audio e-boks are concerned.....i recommend...
Japanese - Berlitz Phrase Book
Japanese Picture Dictionary
Teach Yourself Japanese
VocabUlearn
all downloaded from
... or ...

I am pretty sure this is illegal. I removed the links.

If you want the books you should support the authors by buying them.
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby GraceyLike » Thu 05.01.2008 12:04 pm

sonia bohra wrote:by the way...if you want to learn from the flash cards...i recommend you download the software from:
its the best i have found---------
http://www.byki.com/


P.S.: all this can be downloaded for free.....also refers to the sites I mentioned in my earlier post :wink:


I downloaded the free flashcards a while ago, but only started using them last month =3.
They're okay, but the do make some mistakes. Like, when using the participle は in speech, they say it's pronounced "ha", not "wa". Likewise with を, they tell you to pronounce it wo. Although some people do :?.
Basically, they make some mistakes, but they're good for learning things like animals and basic nouns =3
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby sugarlevi » Sat 05.17.2008 2:22 pm

Has http://www.lingq.com/ been mentioned yet? It's a rather nice toy to use. You can make use of the content already available and also import your own content.
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby coco » Mon 05.19.2008 10:53 am

KOTONOHA

Although it's only a demonstration version, you might find it's useful.
(I think using it is much better than showing quantity of Google-hit result.)

Details of this project is here.
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby katafei » Thu 05.22.2008 6:18 pm

voiceblogs of all kind.
すごい
Actually, I first stumbled on this one, which I'm sure is on the main page somewhere, but I can't find it. And I really think it's worth a mention, so...
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby Tack » Tue 06.03.2008 3:33 am

I have tried to read every page of this thread AND done a search.....
there is ONE site that seems not to be listed and... it is OUTSTANDING!

http://www.gwu.edu/~eall/vjg/vjghomepage/vjghome.htm

The home <?> of Visualizing Japanese grammar. there are 66 flash tutorials - up to 10 minutes each - covering various grammar points by native Japanese speakers in English . Also a series of downloadable power point presentations. Clear, concise and beautifully presented - and free!
don't walk - don't run - FLY to this site. :!:

It has made my life ohhh soo much easier :D

If this site is so well known that no one bothers to mention it, I apologise :P

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http://www.gwu.edu/~eall/vjg/vjghomepage/vjghome.htm
If you haven't been there - go NOW!
66 flash Japanese grammar lessons - to die for!
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby KYJap » Mon 08.04.2008 10:22 am

Thanks for the links guys. I generally just subscribe to a bunch of blogs and study through my Feedburner, but will check a few of these out.
Some [url=http://www.knowyourjapanese.com]helpful tips for learning Japanese[/url]
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Re: Kamus Pemakaian Bahasa Jepang Dasar

Postby coco » Fri 08.08.2008 5:44 am

This is an online dictionary for Indonesian speakers.

Kamus Pemakaian Bahasa Jepang Dasar
http://www2.kokken.go.jp/kamus/


Kamus ini terdiri dari kira-kira 4,000 buah kata yang merupakan kata-kata yang bersifat dasar dalam bahasa Jepang.
Dalam kamus ini,arti dan pemakaian dari kata-kata tersebut diuraikan lebih mendetail,
diperuntukkan bagi orang-orang yang berbahasa ibu bahasa Indonesia yang telah mempelajari bahasa Jepang tingkat dasar.
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby vhcoffee » Sun 09.07.2008 12:27 pm

http://kotonoha.cc/

It's kind of an SNS site, but has an interesting twist.
You post yes-no answers to questions and add a comment.
You can get practice figuring out what they're asking and
you can browse the comments of others to the question.
Anyway, good for practicing reading and writing in Japanese.
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby somenube » Sat 01.03.2009 3:47 pm

I don't know if this has been posted or not but Lang-8.com is a website where you make posts in your journal and have them corrected by native Japanese people. In return, you correct other Japanese journals. There are other languages other Japanese.

http://lang-8.com/
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Re: The one, the only, the

Postby tjasa » Sun 01.18.2009 6:46 am

I advice you to try this Kanji course
http://beta.supermemo.net.pl/pages/course/courseOverview.smnet?action=goToCourse&courseId=10720.
It contains about 1000 kanji characters.

There is also katakana course, but it contains only basic characters:
http://beta.supermemo.net.pl/pages/course/courseOverview.smnet?action=goToCourse&courseId=10223
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