Study Japanese in real communicative contexts to get speaking quickly, wherever you might be with this course for travel and beginners.
Start building your communication skills and get on the road to fluency in Japanese.
Begin your access to this fascinating culture via Japanese for Travel and Beginners. In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of learning any language, practical methods for independent study and how to apply them to your journey of learning Japanese. Learn the 1,000 words and phrases completely in context I wish I had known at the start of my five years in Japan. Gain access to additional materials online, as well as some paid resources, to set and reach your goals.
Learn specific course objectives, how to set goals, measure progress and how to assess when you have mastered the course. Download your task checklist below.
After watching the lecture on how to learn vocabulary, download your Japanese MP3 files, guide to making playlists, Anki cards, PDF printable flashcards and your PDF practice sheets.
Learn about how to develop fluency in a language with the practical activities presented in the lecture.
Here is a collection of resources to bring your Japanese to the next level.
I have been teaching languages at the primary, secondary and university level for more than two decades on three continents. I hold a BA in Foreign Languages and Theater Arts, and an MA in the Teaching of Languages. I am the author of Learn ANY Language: A Practical Guide to Reach Any Level of Fluency in Any Language. I am multilingual, hold certificates to teach languages and have earned certification to rate the Spanish-speaking proficiency test from the Center for Applied Linguistics. My work has been published in The Language Educator, a publication from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. I have presented at conferences such as the BETT show in London, and the annual ACTFL convention on learning languages using online materials.