Language Links: JapaneseDepartment: Asian Languages and Civilizations
News and Media
Selection of links to Japanese websites for television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and other media.
Newspaper & Magazines
Travel and Study Abroad
Selection of links to Japanese airlines and train stations, main cities and study abroad programs.
Official Tourist Sites:
Links to Japanese stores, restaurants, museums, etc, located in the Denver-Boulder metropolitan area.
The goal of Human Japanese is not just to turn out students capable of repeating canned phrases, but to lay the foundation for real linguistic and cultural understanding.
If you are studying Japanese then you will need to learn the two phonetic scripts called hiragana and katakana. iKana touch will make learning these much easier and more fun than traditional methods!
Interesting and culturally relevant lessons that allows users to learn to speak Japanese naturally, perfect their pronunciation, and build their Japanese vocabulary.
24/7 Tutor Japanese provides a set of engaging, interactive study tools that help users really learn the language.
Kanji Flip is a learning tool similar to flashcards, but with an intelligent progress tracking system that helps you learn faster.
Teaching ResourcesLanguage Instruction
This website provides access to over 300 kanji. For each one, the learner can look at a video clip illustrating the stroke order, audio clips and sample sentences.
This website provides a serachable database fo 1235 kanji.
Gives a side by side comparison of 4 versions of a scroll depicting the Mongol Invasion. It is an excellent illustration of the possible contribution of technology to art, history, and literature.
This is a searchable database of texts sponsored by the University of Virginia and the University of Pittsburgh. The goal is to make Japanese Classical Literature available. The texts can be used in class or as homework.
This website presents 17 traditional Japanese short stories and their English translations. The texts can be used in class or as homework.