“Japanese for College Students” course materials
Links for JLP students
"NIHONGO eな -Portal for Learning Japanese" is a site dedicated to introduce all kinds of websites and online tools useful for studying Japanese.
Enter the URL in the box. Move the mouse over the Japanese words in order to see the reading and definition.
This is a reading support tool which shows you reading and the meaning of Japanese words that use Kanji.
Enter the URL or paste the text in the box. Move the mouse over the Japanese words in order to see the reading and definition.
Rikaichan (firefox add-on)
Rikaikun (google chrome add-on)
Enter the URL of the Japanese website. This system adds hiragana to the kanji.
Select and copy the text that you want to read.
Paste the text into the box, or type in the text yourself.
Choose which language you want to study in.
Your text, plus a list of the meanings of the words will appear on the right hand side of the screen.
This is an online Japanese-English/English-Japanese dictionary. You can look up the meaning of words and phrases, and there are plenty of example sentences.
Denshi Jisho lets you find words, kanji and example sentences by searching in many ways.
Tangorin lets you find words, kanji and example sentences by searching in many ways.
You can draw kanji characters with your mouse to look up words you don’t know how to read, take Tests and view flashcards based on prebuilt word lists or your own custom vocabulary lists.
This site shows Kanji stroke order animations.
This is an online English to Japanese, Japanese to English dictionary. It has lots of new vocabulary and specialist vocabulary, and there are plenty of example sentences. Type/Paste words or phrases into the box and a list of various definitions and examples will be created for you.
This site provides search results from 646 specialized dictionaries, thesaurus, and encyclopaedia.
Automatic translation service. Japanese to Enlish and vice versa.
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