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Free Japanese Audio Course

This is a free Japanese audio course which was made by Carl Kenner.

This course teaches you some Japanese from absolute scratch. It teaches you:

This goes in a step-by-step fashion where no previous knowledge of Japanese is needed and you simply follow along learning one thing at a time.

You can now download Discs 1, 2, 3, 4.

I have gotten permission form Carl Kenner to host this course on this site. I have also to thank Fraggle for putting all of this together and organizing it. However, please note that the course is yet incomplete. It is planned to have 8 CDs in total.

How to use the Japanese course

To learn Japanese with this audio course, do this:
  1. Download and unzip it.
  2. Open the .pdf format files and print all the pages in them using your printer.
  3. Get a pen and a piece of paper.
  4. Load all the files on your computer or better yet upload all the mp3 to your mp3 player.
  5. Listen to it and if needed, pause the recording, and say out loud what is asked for you to be said and write the characters on the sheet of paper when asked.

That's about it.