About MARUGOTO+ link

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This is a website for learning Japanese and Japanese culture based on the "Marugoto: Japanese language and culture" (click here for details) Japanese Coursebook developed by The Japan Foundation.

Levels and Languages

Starter (A1) link Japanese, English, Spanish
Elementary1 (A2) link Japanese, English, Indonesian ('Life and Culture' only)
Elementary2 (A2) link Japanese, English
MARUGOTO-NO-KOTOBA https://words.marugotoweb.jpExternal link English, Spanish,Indonesian, Thai,Chinese,Vietnamese,French,Portugese
(※Elementary 2 examples sentences are in English only.

MARUGOTO+ Starter (A1)/Elementary1 (A2)/Elementary 2(A2)

Starter (A1) Elementary1 (A2) Elementary 2(A2)

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★Life and Culture
Using videos and pictures, let's take a look at the lives of people in Japan and around the world.

★Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
Kanji, vocabulary and grammar used in the lessons can be practiced. You can have fun learning with illustrations and videos.(Vocabulary: Elementary1(A2))

In addition, on the "Starter (A1)" site, you can learn about Japan and the Japanese language and basics for those learning Japanese for the first time on the "Introduction" section. On the "Elementary1 (A2)" site, there are also contents like "Listening", where one can listen to longer conversations in Japanese and more.



This is a site where you can see the words and expressions used in "MARUGOTO: Japanese Language and Culture" ( Starter (A1),Elementary1 (A2), Elementary 2 (A2) ), check their meanings and organize them. There is also a page for smartphones, so you can search the moment you need to.
You can search in English, Spanish, Indonesian, Thai,Chinese, Vietnamese, French and Portugese (Elementary 2 examples sentences are in English only).

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