Subject Headings for Japanese Language Learning

Online Japanese Language Resources


Hiragana and Katakana practice for Genki:

Kanji practice for Genki:

Grammar resource:

Audio/visual practice:

  • -- NHK’s News Web Easy lets listeners hear a slowly dictated news article in Japanese while following along with the script, which contains kanji readings. Excellent listening and reading practice.

Browser Add-ons (allows you to hover your mouse over Japanese to get translations and readings of words and kanji):

Good dictionary apps for smart phones:

  • Imiwa? (free)
  • Shirabe Jisho (free)
  • EOW (Eijiro on the Web) (free)
  • Midori ($10)

Finding Other Japanese-Language Books and Articles

You can find Japanese-language resources in the CSB and SJU Libraries catalog (main search box) by selecting Japanese under the Language limiter (found on the left-hand side of the search results page).

Many of our library databases include a similar option to limit results by Language

Print books: Here is a results list for Japanese language print (not electronic) books held at CSB Clemens and SJU Alcuin.  

Associate Director for Learning and Research

Other CSB and SJU Japanese Language Resources

General Language Resources