More Katakana Diphthongs

In the last lesson, you learned the baseline katakana diphthong characters. Now we’re adding even more diphthongs to bring more new sounds to the language. More Katakana Combinations to Think About Remember,

Learn Katakana-N

In the last lesson, we went over ワ and ヲ — a super simple lesson with just a couple similar characters to worry about. This is probably this simplest lesson — the

Extended Katakana

In the last lesson you learned the syllabic N character. A super simple lesson for sure. Now we’re going to dive into modifiers that change some of the characters into new consonants:

Katakana Diphthongs

In the last lesson, you learned the extended katakana characters. The biggest lesson so far in this course. Now we’re moving into combinations adding a whole bunch of new sounds to the

Katakana Boot Camp

Welcome to katakana boot camp. This is the capstone of this course. The goal is to give you one place where you can practice recalling katakana until you’ve mastered them. It’s the

Learn Katakana-YA YU YO

In the last lesson, we went over ラリルレロ — a straightforward lesson without anything to trick you. The Y consonant is even easier because there are only three of them. YA YU

Learn Katakana-WA WO

In the last lesson, we went over ヤユヨ — a simple lesson without anything to trick you. The W consonant is even easier because there are only two of them. WA WO-ワヲ

Learn Katakana-RA RI RU RE RO

In the last lesson we went over マ三ムメモ — a simple lesson without any real gotchas. The R consonant in this lesson is simple too. While there is a pronunciation issue to

Learn Katakana-MA MI MU ME MO

In the last lesson, we went over ハヒフヘホ — a lesson with a unique character to watch out for. The M consonant is back to simple. MA MI MU ME MO-マ三ムメモ マ

Learn Katakana-HA HI FU HE HO

In the last lesson we went over ナ二ヌネノ — a pretty simple lesson with not much to watch out for. The H consonant throws a couple curve-balls at us though. HA HI

Learn Katakana-NA NI NU NE NO

In the last lesson, we went over タチツテト. Let’s add the N consonant to your katakana toolkit next. This is a very simple lesson, with one small tricky thing to look out

Learn Katakana-TA CHI TSU TE TO

In the last lesson, we went over サシスセソ and here we’ll cover the T consonant characters. This series has a couple of odd characters to think about: チ (chi) and ツ (tsu)

Learn Katakana-SA SHI SU SE SO

In the last lesson, we went over カキクケコ and here we’ll add the S consonant characters to your repertoire. As was true in hiragana, this series in katakana also has an odd

Learn Katakana-KA KI KU KE KO

In the last lesson, we went over アイウエオ — the core vowel sounds. The Japanese language consists of simply adding consonants to these core sounds. Let’s start with K first. KA KI

Learn Katakana-A I U E O

First up are the core vowel characters. These are important to learn as they make up the foundation of the other characters going forward. This is a simple lesson. Unfortunately, katakana has

Learn Katakana

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