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Japanese Self-Study Guide for Teens

Let's start your journey! For all those starting Japanese

How to Learn Japanese by Yourself

Japanese language skills are developed through several stages. 

  • First step - Duolingo, basic phrases from YouTube

  • Learn Hiragana and Katakana

  • Learn communication skills for beginner

  • Find books and websites to learn grammar and vocabulary

  • Find a way to learn Kanji

Find out resources suitable for your stage.

After studying the basics for about two years, you will be able to read short articles and write a diary. You will understand Japanese tenses and forms such as past and negative. If you are considering taking GCSE Japanese, you should start preparing at this stage and study for two more years.

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