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)||https://a1.marugotoweb.jp/en/||Japanese, English, Spanish|
|Elementary1 (A2)||https://a2.marugotoweb.jp/en/||Japanese, English, Indonesian ('Life and Culture' only)|
|Elementary2 (A2)||https://a2-2.marugotoweb.jp/en/||Japanese, English|
|MARUGOTO-NO-KOTOBA||https://words.marugotoweb.jp||English, Spanish,Indonesian, Thai,Chinese,Vietnamese,French,Portugese
(※Elementary 2 examples sentences are in English only.
MARUGOTO+ Starter (A1)/Elementary1 (A2)/Elementary 2(A2)
Challenge Drama ( Starter (A1)/Elementary1 (A2))
The user becomes the main character and lets them simulate exchanges with Japanese people and people from around the world in Japanese.
- Conversation (Elementary 2 (A2))
You can learn while enjoying the drama, set on the sharehouse.
★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).
Here you can input key words and look up for words and phrases. You can use kanji, kana, romaji or one of the user languages (English/Spanish/Indonesian/Thai/Chinese/Vietnamese/French/Portugese) to do this. In addition, you can sort new word entries on each cousebook.
- My list
You can make a convenient personalized list by selecting particular coursebooks, topics, lessons and the kinds of words you want to study. You can also use the lists you make for quizzes or PDF files of only the words you need.
For browsing / printing / SNS(PDF 2MB)