Marugoto also supports learning through e-learning. By using e-learning with Marugoto, you will be able to learn more effectively and develop your learning more broadly and deeply.
Online courses where you can study using Marugoto
This is ”Marugoto” as an online course in JF Japanese e-Learning ”Minato”. There are two types of courses which you can choose according to your needs and preferences: Self-Study Courses for using interactive materials to study by yourself, and Tutor Support Courses for live lessons and teachers check your assignments. The courses are from Starter A1 to Pre-Intermediate (A2/B1).
[Japanese, English, Spanish, Chinese, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, French and Portuguese]
This is a platform for Japanese language study on which you can study Japanese online and interact with friends around the world. There are a wide range of courses available on Minato.
[Japanese, English, Spanish, Chinese, Indonesian, Thai and Vietnamese]
Support sites where you can study Marugoto contents
You can study Japanese language and culture following the topics of Marugoto. You can practise not just kanji and grammar, but also conversations while watching videos. In Lifestyle and Culture Corner you can see the lifestyles of Japanese people and people around the world through videos. Available for Starter (A1), Elementary 1 and 2 (A2).
[Japanese, English, Spanish (Starter(A1) only) and Indonesian (part of Elementary 1 (A2) only)]
A website that features the vocabulary and expressions used in Starter (A1), Elementary 1 and 2 (A2). You can use it as a dictionary to check the meaning of words, and to create My Lists for storing and organising vocabulary. You can also practise vocabulary by topic and by category.You can listen to recordings.
[English, Spanish, Chinese, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, French and Portuguese]
Japanese language learning sites that can be used with Marugoto
"Irodori: Japanese for Life in Japan" is a course-book designed to help foreign people learn the basic Japanese communication skills that are needed for daily life and work in Japan.
Irodori has established objectives based on the "JF Can-do for Life in Japan" standard.
You can download all the lesson materials in PDF format and as audio files free of charge on the "Irodori" website.
[Japanese, English, Chinese, Mongolian, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, Vietnamese, Burmese] (Editions in other languages will be successively released.)
"ひきだすにほんご Activate Your Japanese!" is a language-learning TV program designed to encourage Japanese-language learners who have learned basic Japanese to engage in more independent communication using Japanese. Our website "ひきだすにほんご Activate Your Japanese! Content-Library" provides various features and functions to help teachers make better use of the program as a teaching material, including on-demand videos and downloadable support materials.
[Japanese and English] (Subtitles: Japanese (with Kanji, or in Hiragana/Katakana), English, Latin-American Spanish and Vietnamese)
This is a free Japanese learning site where you can enjoy learning with Erin, a high school student who is studying in Japan. You can learn Japanese expressions from material such as TV drama-like skits and manga. You'll be able to do more in Japanese and learn the culture while you're at it.
[Japanese, English]（Subtitles: Japanese, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, French, Indonesian and Thai）
You can experience the everyday life of Japanese people through 12 topics: Stars and the Night Sky, The Outdoors, Martial Arts, Cafes and Tea, Sweets, Supermarkets and Markets, Calligraphy, Animation and Manga, Books and Libraries, Temples and Shrines, Music, and Aquariums. You can read articles and watch video interviews of Japanese people. You can also write comments and interact with learners from around the world.
[Japanese and English]
You can study the Japanese used in animation and manga. There are four genres: Love, School, Ninja, and Samurai, and you can encounter Japanese expressions not found in textbooks, such as the expressions used by different characters and onomatopoeia. You can also study vocabulary and kanji through games.
[English, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, and French]
KANJI Memory Hint
You can have fun studying kanji using mnemonic pictures, and practise through games. KANJI Memory Hint 1 features the kanji that appears in topics 3-9 of Starter 1 (A1). KANJI Memory Hint 2 features the kanji from Elementary 1 (A2) and KANJI Memory Hint 3 features the kanji from Elementary 2 (A2).
KANJI Memory Hint1
KANJI Memory Hint2
KANJI Memory Hint3