https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ErebosM

Is Katakana and Kanji currently in the course? And what are your additional learning materials?

Hi guys.

I just started learning Japanese. It seems to me that the course is only supporting Hiragana and there's no exercises for Katakana and Kanji. Is that right?

As a follow up question: What are your additional learning materials? I heard about JapanesePod101 and punipunijapan.com. Any others?

Thanks :)

December 7, 2017

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lleuyaven

The Genki textbooks are amazing and the Essential Kanji books are also extremely helpful. There's also the app Tangoristo Japanese reader which lets you read a variety of news articles in Japanese and you can tap a word to see the English. WaniKani teaches you Kanji so you will remember it but you do have to pay for it, it is both an app and a website. Other than that there are fun YouTube channels like KemushiChan and Sharla in Japan.

December 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Woof.

"...there's no exercises for Katakana and Kanji. Is that right?"

No. It teaches Katakana and Kanji later in the course.

I use JapanesePod101 and I love it!

December 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheEeveeLord

Would you say that JapanesePod101 is worth a subscription? I've heard a lot about it and I have an account, but the free version of the site is rather... limiting. Is the full version really that good?

December 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vA7T3

I second this question! Can anyone answer?

May 20, 2018
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