Japanese language might be an obstacle in communicating with your Japanese friends and experiencing the many kinds of profound traditional Japanese culture.
Japanese Language is a good introduction even for a complete stranger. The site gives good foundation to every aspects of the language.
Cos Com brings you to a daily life of modern Japanese people through language study.
Your social activity will be expanded by Japanese Online. You could meet not only other students but also quite friendly Japanese people on this website.
All the Web sites above mentioned are essentially bilingual. If you, however, find any difficulty in Japanese language, please consult a Japanese-English Dictionary.
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