Master common courtesies like greetings and goodbyes, plus a few basic questions for getting around a new destination.
Learn to introduce yourself, talk about language, and ask how to say or clarify certain words.
Learn crucial airport phrases and vocabulary like ‘delayed,’ ‘boarding,’ and ‘What did that announcement say?’
Navigate your way through a new city with these need-to-know public transportation phases in your back pocket.
Get where you need to go via bus or shuttle by learning basic phrases like ‘How much is the fare?’ and ‘I’d like to get off here.’
Hail a ride by learning basic directions, vocab, and the right questions to ask your driver.
Learn to manage reservations, ask for advice, and request hotel services.
Hungry? These food and dining-related phrases and vocabulary will make finding and ordering the local faire second-nature.
Interact with ease when speaking to shop vendors by learning to talk price, quantity, and how to express your likes and dislikes.
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Learn the 46 basic hiragana from あ to ん with this easy-to-read chart.
Discover how contracted sounds are transcribed in hiragana.
Use this chart to transcribe voiced and semi-voiced sounds in hiragana.
Learn the 46 basic katakana from ア to ン with this easy-to-read chart.
Discover how contracted sounds are transcribed in katakana.
Use this chart to transcribe voiced and semi-voiced sounds in katakana.