This is a site where you can find how to read and write hiragana and katakana. You can learn about 'Writing' 'Pronunciation' and 'Vocabulary' for each.
- The site is easy to use. You can stop the animation of how to write the kana any time you like.
- You can hear how to pronounce the readings of hiragana and katakana.
- Some vocabulary words using the kana you've chosen are introduced, and you can hear audio for these too.
These contents are part of the TUFS Language Modules (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies The 21st Century COE Program "Usage-Based Linguistic Informatics") (Introduction article).
To get to these contents from the top page, follow these instructions:
First, from "言語で選ぶ" (Language Choice), please choose '日本語' (Japanese).
In "モジュールを選ぶ" (Module Choices) you'll see 'かな・カナの書き方' (How to write hiragana and katakana).
Last update 2010.05.10