Japanese Kanji for Beginners

An 11-part course with Learn Japanese Kanji

Start Free Preview Start Course

Course Overview

Ready to develop your kanji vocabulary? Start with a fascinating overview of this ancient system of Japanese writing, then dive in and learn how to read and write dozens of basic kanji characters. Follow along in this broad course for beginners as the teacher from Genki Japanese explains the "on reading" and the "kun reading" for each kanji symbol, and demonstrates how to draw them. Explore kanji meanings, practice writing them, and learn useful tips for remembering them!


  • Total Time 1 hr, 25 min
  • Lessons 11
  • Attachments 31
  • Exercises 151
  • 48 CQ

11 Lessons in This Course

Get started!
Complete your purchase

Please show this teacher your appreciation:

Leave comment
Love this lesson
Tip $1
Tip $2
Tip $5
500 characters left
Thank You
Thank you for your generosity!
No thanks
Your free trial of Curious+ has expired