Top apps and books for studying Japanese language

Top apps for learning Japanese

by Karen Tomita

If you have a great desire to study Japanese, but no opportunity to go Japan and communicate with native speakers, no panic. Fortunately, we live in the world of globalization and sharing the information, and as a result, everybody can find everything via Internet. In this article, I would like to make a short review of the best books and applications for studying Japanese language.

1. Grammar

2. Vocabulary

3. Training of speaking/understanding


Top apps for learning Japanese

About the writer

My name is Karen Tomita, Nisei Japanese in Georgia. I am a writer and a full-time blogger at As a writer, I am interested in everything related to language, language learning and teaching. どうぞ,よろしくお願いします!

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