Useful Links for Language Learning 

Dictionaries
Google Translate: http://translate.google.com/  
goo辞書:http://dictionary.goo.ne.jp/je/
Etymology (語源由来辞典):http://gogen-allguide.com/
 
Kanji
Kanji Dictionary (漢字字典ネット):http://www.kanjijiten.net/ 
Kanji Stroke Order (筆順):http://kakijun.jp/page/11229200.html  
Furigana Megane: http://www.hiragana.jp/ 
Yomoyomo: http://yomoyomo.jp/

How to type Japanese
 
Apps

Japanese (Video) News

NHK News Web EASY (video, audio, and text): http://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/easy/

NHK News (video and text): http://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/ 

FNN News (video and text): http://www.fnn-news.com/ 

R25: http://r25.yahoo.co.jp/

Matcha: http://mcha-easy.com/

Japanese Tests

SAT Subject Test (Japanese): http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-subject-test-preparation/japanese-with-listening 
AP Japanese: http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/teachers_corner/37222.html
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) 日本語能力試験: http://www.jlpt.jp/e/
Kanji Kente 漢検: http://www.kanken.or.jp/ 
Quiz: Nihongo no ki: http://www.nihongonoki.com/blog/apps-for-iphone/ 

Reading Japanese Literature in Japanese

Aozora Bunko  http://www.aozora.gr.jp/ 

Japanese Culture through Rare Books   https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/japanese-rare-books-culture

For Recording
Rich Internet Application (Michigan University): http://clear.msu.edu/teaching/online/ria/
ReLAN: http://www.relanpro-usa.com/?page_id=1104 
SANS: http://www.sansinc.com/products/teaching-benefits.php 

Textbooks:

Japanese for Busy People Volume I: Kana Version 3rd Edition (Kodansha) 

Basic Kanji Book Volume 1 (Bonjinsha) 

Authentic reading materials:

Read Real Japanese Essays: Contemporary Writings by Popular Authors http://www.amazon.com/Read-Real-Japanese-Essays-Contemporary/dp/4770030576/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1284315948&sr=1-1


Read Real Japanese Fiction: Short Stories by Contemporary Writers http://www.amazon.com/Read-Real-Japanese-Fiction-Contemporary/dp/4770030584/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_b


Breaking into Japanese Literature: Seven Modern Classics in Parallel Text http://www.amazon.com/Breaking-into-Japanese-Literature-Classics/dp/4770028997/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_c


Exploring Japanese Literature: Read Mishima, Tanizaki, and Kawabata in the Original http://www.amazon.com/Exploring-Japanese-Literature-Tanizaki-Kawabata/dp/477003041X/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_c


Kumon Yojijukugo Cardshttp://www.amazon.co.jp/%E3%81%8F%E3%82%82%E3%82%93%E3%81%AE%E5%9B%9B%E5%AD%97%E7%86%9F%E8%AA%9E%E3%82%AB%E3%83%BC%E3%83%89%E2%80%94%E5%B9%BC%E5%85%90%E3%81%8B%E3%82%89-1%E9%9B%86/dp/477430137X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1252284347&sr=8-1 

Kumon Kotowaza Cardshttp://www.amazon.co.jp/%E3%81%8F%E3%82%82%E3%82%93%E3%81%AE%E3%81%93%E3%81%A8%E3%82%8F%E3%81%96%E3%82%AB%E3%83%BC%E3%83%89-1%E9%9B%86/dp/4875769679/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1252284404&sr=8-1


My First Japanese Kanji Book (Tuttle) http://www.amazon.com/My-First-Japanese-Kanji-Book/dp/4805310375/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1259106684&sr=1-2


An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese (textbook) https://bookweb.kinokuniya.co.jp/guest/cgi-bin/wshoseaohb.cgi?W-NIPS=9983471884&AREA=02&LANG=J An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese (workbook)https://bookweb.kinokuniya.co.jp/guest/cgi-bin/wshoseaohb.cgi?W-NIPS=9983591936&AREA=02&LANG=J

 

Social Media:

Japanese Web Magazine (ハッチスタジオ)

http://newyork.hatchstudioinc.com/

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