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Japanese is the official language of Japan, where the majority of the citizens speak it as a first language. There are also millions of people who speak Japanese with some degree of proficiency outside of Japan-- predominantly Japanese descendants in Hawaii and Brazil.
Transparent Language Online Japanese

Transparent Language Online Japanese

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Packed full of pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing, vocabulary-building lessons, and supplemental learning materials, this is the most complete online language-learning solution available. Anywhere.

Everywhere Japanese Audio Course

Everywhere Japanese Audio Course

$49.95

Build vocabulary, conversation, pronunciation, and grammar skills with dozens of audio lessons.

KidSpeak Japanese

KidSpeak Japanese

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KidSpeak Japanese is a language-learning breakthrough that makes learning Japanese easy for kids of all ages

Japanese Language Quizzes & Tests

Take an online quiz to test your Japanese proficiency.

Japanese Survival Phrases

Learn important basic phrases in this basic online Japanese lesson.

Japanese Word of the Day

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Japanese Word of the Day

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