Go! Go! Nihon Japanese Crash Course
Perfect for beginners - learn essential phrases, basic vocabulary, how to write in hiragana and katakana as well as get insights into Japanese culture in our two-week online Japanese crash course.
In just 2 weeks of our Japanese Crash Course you’ll learn useful essential Japanese phrases needed to navigate daily life in Japan, as well as discover Japanese cultural activities and take virtual tours. By the time you finish this crash course, you will have the basic Japanese speaking skills to survive in Japan.
Study Hiragana and Katakana and essential vocabulary
Learn how to introduce yourself, how to shop at stores, order in restaurants, ask for directions and more
Join online cultural activity lessons and virtual tours like tea ceremony, manga drawing class, furoshiki and a sake brewery tour
Learn about different aspect of Japanese culture: train etiquette, kimono wearing, Japanese cuisine and more
Yes, this course is open to anyone interested in learning basic Japanese and taking part in online activities, no previous knowledge of Japanese language is needed!
In this two week course, there are 10 days of lessons, one for each weekday. Each day has 4 main topics 2 about the Japanese language and 2 about Japanese culture, each lesson is also divided in sub-lessons of different types for both the language and culture. The lessons range from written lessons, audio recordings, role-play and guided practice videos, infographics and also cultural activity videos. You will have access to the content of the course for six weeks from the day you register so you can complete the lessons in your own time.
Although you will be able to interact with our staff and other students through the courses student community, you will not have live classes. Our lessons are pre-recorded to allow you to complete lessons at a time that suits you best.
There are multiple browsers from which you can access and complete the course both on desktop and mobile. For the best results, we recommend using Chrome.
Yes! You will get a certificate of completion issued by Go! Go! Nihon when you finish the course, you will also get exclusive discounts for our other courses if you want to keep learning, for our Tokyo guidebook to help you if you are planning a trip and also our in-person studytrips to Japan.
See the full curriculum below!
Crash Course Introduction
Course OverviewFREE PREVIEW
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How to use the courseFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 1 - Introduction to Japanese writing systemFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 1.1 - Introducing HiraganaFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 1.2 - Introducing KatakanaFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 2 - Hiragana PracticeFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 2.1 - Hiragana review - Part 1FREE PREVIEW
Lesson 2.2 - Hiragana Review - Part 2
Lesson 2.3 - Katakana Practice
Lesson 2.4 - Katakana review - Part 1
Lesson 2.5 - Katakana Review - Part 2
Lesson 3 - Japanese greetingsFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 3.1 - Most common greetings
Lesson 3.2 - Special greetings
Lesson 4 - Conversation 1 (Video)FREE PREVIEW
Lesson 4.1 - Conversation 1 - Video practiceFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 4.2 - Conversation 2 (Video)
Lesson 4.3 - Conversation 2 - Video Practice
Lesson 1 - Numbers
Lesson 1.1 - Numbers listening practice
Lesson 2 - Time
Lesson 2.1 - What time is it? - Infographic
Lesson 2.2 - Dates
Lesson 2.3 - What day is today? - Infographic
Lesson 2.4 - Directions
Lesson 3 - How to ask for directions
Lesson 3.1 - Video Practice
Lesson 4 - Trains etiquette
Lesson 1 - Kanji
Lesson 1.1 - Basic Kanji - Part 1
Lesson 1.2 - Basic Kanji - Part 1 - Videos
Lesson 2 - Basic Kanji - Part 2
Lesson 2.1 - Basic Kanji - Part 2 - Videos
Lesson 3 - Japanese Calligraphy
Lesson 4 - Calligraphy lesson (Video)
Lesson 1 - Japanese to use at restaurant - Vocabulary
Lesson 1.1 - Infographic
Lesson 2 - Useful phrases - Entering a restaurant and Getting seated
Lesson 2.2 - Conversation 1 - When entering a restaurant (Video)
Lesson 2.2.1 - Conversation 1 - Video Practice
Lesson 2.3 - Useful phrases - Ordering food and End of the meal
Lesson 2.4 - Conversation 2 - Explaining about your allergies (Video)
Lesson 2.4.1 - Conversation 2 - Video practice
Lesson 3 - Japanese food
Lesson 3.1 - Sushi focus
Lesson 3.2 - Japanese style meals
Lesson 4 - How to order at a restaurant (Video)
Lesson 4 .1 - Video practice
Lesson 4.2 - Tea Ceremony Activity (Video)
Lesson 1 - Basic expressions
Lesson 1.2 - Conversation 1 - Basic expressions (Video)
Lesson 1.2.1 - Conversation 1 - Video Practice
Lesson 1.3 - Conversation 2 - Basic expressions (Video)
1.4 - Conversation 2 - Practice with repetition
Lesson 2 - Counters
Lesson 2.1 - Useful vocabulary about Entertainment
Lesson 2.1 - Listening and repetition
Lesson 3 - About Japan's drinking culture
Lesson 3.1 - Drinking rules
Lesson 4 - Sake Brewery Tour (Video)
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