I am John and I have just started to learn the Japanese language.
I hope you all join me, here at "Japster 2000" to start the studies of Japanese.
Okay, so now I'm going to explain the simple functions of "Japster2000".
Read it carefully so that you could find yourown method for an effective study in Japanese!
First, I'll tell you about "Japster", the webpage.
This is a page for the very beginners of Japanese.
We will start the course from the simplest Japanese.
So don't worry -- you'll be able to learn Japanese from the level of your choice.
And don't worry if you don't have a Japanese encoder on your browser.
All the Japanese words that are in this webpage is recognized as a graphic.
So if you have a browser that shows graphic, you'll be able to read the Japanese words fully!
Next, I'll tell you about the functions of "Japster".
"Japster" is divided into 5 parts:
* 20 lessons(including a thorough review exam)
All together there are 20 lessons with Lesson 20 being a thorough review exam of the 19 lessons.
* Question BBS (just write in a question and we'll answer within 24 hours)
* A simple English-Japanese dictionary
* Quick Reference
* Japanese Writing section
When you pass the exam you'll receive a Graduation Award, so look forward to that, too!
Each lesson includes:
When you click the link below the conversation, a new window will pop open and you can go to
*Using the key phrases(notes)
vocabulary, using the keyphrase, or pages of notes.
In vocabulary, you will learn the words included in the conversation.
In using the keyphrase, you will learn the ways to use the basics of Japanese grammer.
notes will be included here and there to add more explanation about the conversation.
Also, there are 3 excercise questions in all lessons from 1 to 19.
When you think you understood the lesson, do the excercise questions and go on to the next lesson!
During your course of Japanese studies, there probably will be some questions that arounse on your mind.
That is when to use the question BBS.
Ask a question and it will be answered within 24 hours by the Japster 2000 staff.
Don't just sit and think about the answer! Just Ask!
There will be times when you need to find a word to say in Japanese.
Then use simple English-Japanese dictionary for reference.
And if you want a review of the grammer types that were covered in the lessons,
use Quick Reference as your own reference guide.
The pages of Writing Japanese enables you to practice writing in Japanese-- Hiragana and Katakana.
Also, when you want to skip around on the lesson, we've made a link to each of the lessons
from the top page.
Please use it for your own advantage and convenience.
Now let's start studying and you'll be a Japster in a flash!!!