About this site
Here at NIHONGO eな Android version Portal for Learning Japanese,we look to introduce - in a plain, straightforward way - various apps aimed particularly at learners who use portable devices such as smartphones and tablets to study Japanese. Also, we aim to provide support on how to make good use of handheld devices for learners all over the world who want to learn and enjoy the Japanese language.
- You can search for an app with a particular purpose in mind by choosing from categories such as ‘Speaking’, ‘Listening’ etc. Three user levels - Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced - are shown too, so please refer to this.
- The contents of the featured apps are presented as an itemised list, complete with screenshots.
- In the ‘How to…’ section we explain how to use apps and give simple instructions for operating online tools.
Production & Management
The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai
Established in 1972 as a semi-governmental corporation under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Japan Foundation is the first organization that specializes in international cultural exchange in Japan, playing a major role in promoting arts and cultural exchange, Japanese language education overseas, Japanese studies and intellectual exchange. As an affiliated agency, The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai offers overseas students direct support through Japanese language programs and the development of Japanese teaching materials and websites.
Project Design, Content Production
The Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai E-Learning Team
- Collaborators: Sunami Hokuto (design719)
- Illustrations: office purechild
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We did think it might be convenient if you could use a banner when linking to the site, so we have prepared some banner images in 3 different sizes. Please download and use these as you wish.
We welcome your opinions and questions! Please send us an email, in either Japanese or English, to the address below.
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