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The Japanese language uses 3 writing systems:
Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji.

In Japanese, broadly three scripts are used in a mixed way.

Hiragana and Kanji are used widely in a sentence. Katakana is mainly used for borrowerd words from foreign language.

For example,

ラジオ日本をきいた。(I heard a Japanese song on radio)

In the above sentence all the three scripts are used as follows:

Hiragana: で, の, を, きいた
Katakana: ラジオ
Kanji: 日本, 歌


The Goal of this Session

  • Master Katakana alphabets within 3~20 days.
  • To be able to pronounce the alphabets correctly.
  • To be able to write Katakana  alphabets with correct order of stroke.
  • To be able to read simple vocabulary in Katakana. The main goal is to focus on reading, so do not worry about the meanings at this moment.

Brief Explanation

Practice test



Free Katakana Chart

To download the Free PDF of Katakana chart download button. 



Free Katakana Practice sheet
  1. To download the Free PDF of Katakana Practice book, please the download button. 
  2. This e-book contains stroke order of all the katakana letters.

Did You know ?

Japan in Japanese is Nihon or Nippon.

Recommended books

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To summarize

Practice reading and writing Katakana alphabets as many times as you can until you become Perfect. And then you are ready to shift to JLPTN5 and learning Kanjis.

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