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Study Advice & Stories to Read in Japanese (Practical Reading Training)

Find out tips for improving your Japanese in JLS articles!

The blog section contains many tips (techniques) for improving your Japanese.

■ I want to memorize a lot of words

■ I want to be able to read kanji freely

■ I want to pronounce words like a Japanese person.

■ I want to be able to use particles neatly.

■ I want to know about Japanese culture

■I want to understand and converse with native Japanese!

Our teachers regularly write articles to answer your questions about the Japanese language. Please take a look.

Misunderstandings are inevitable when learning a foreign language, so your study methods can sometimes get lost in a maze.

At times like these, it is "correct and abundant knowledge" that will show you the right way out.

What you know is what you know and what you can do.

And reading is the way to know and understand Japanese.

Our JLS blog articles are full of discoveries that will make you surprised to learn that Japanese words have this kind of structure.

When reading, be sure to read the sentences out loud and check your pronunciation.

If you come across a kanji character that you don't know how to read or a word that you don't know, look it up in a dictionary right away.

Reading articles is a natural way to improve your Japanese.

Japanese is also a written culture that uses three characters, including kanji, so in addition to learning sentence patterns and natural phrases, being able to "decipher" them will dramatically improve your Japanese language skills.

Read a lot of texts and practice.

There is no doubt that developing the habit of reading is a great advantage when studying Japanese.

[Highly recommended] Practical Japanese training!

~99 fun stories to read and learn Japanese~

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■The Monogatari series is currently being serialized■

The book features stories from all over the world, past and present, written in relatively simple Japanese and easy to read.

I hope you find a piece you like.

Try out the effects of 'extensive reading' for a month. I'm sure you'll be surprised at how much you can understand Japanese .

It's okay if you don't understand everything in the "story" you read.

No problem at all.

Read real Japanese and get to know Japanese words. By touching on first-class episodes and "reading comprehension", the "quantity" of hard work puts the study of kanji, vocabulary and grammar together into "Japanese language ability". And it shows us a natural sense of Japanese. In other words, it could be said to be a way to map the vast world of foreign languages.

Recommended reading!

First of all, speak out loud and with energy.

Then, read the words of the characters in the quotation marks as if you were that character. Act out the words while considering your voice, intonation, and facial expressions, and let your mouth and facial muscles memorize the Japanese.

This blog has many stories. Some stories are short, some are long, some are easy, some are difficult.

If you start reading a story and think, "Oh, this might be difficult," or "this might be too long," try reading a different story. Someday you'll be able to read it, so read some other stories now and try again after a while. The most important thing is to enjoy the story.

List of Monogatari series (currently published, new chapters being added at any time)

The Fashionable Crow Traveler and the Bear and the Donkey in the Lion's Skin

Reeds and Olives, The Ant and the Cricket, The Emperor's New Clothes

The Shepherd Boy, the Rabbit and the Turtle, the Flying Trunk

The North Wind, the Sun , the Dog and the Rooster Dad never does anything wrong

The Golden Axe, the Silver Axe The Origin of the Zodiac The Bremen Town Musicians

Little Red Riding Hood December Gifts Country Mouse and City Mouse

The Fox and the Vine Jack and the Beanstalk Hansel and Gretel

ThumbelinaThe Three Little PigsThe Ugly Duckling

The Snow Queen, the frog in the well, the wolf and the seven little goats, part 1

The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats part 2 Puss in Boots part 1 Puss in Boots part 2

Lion and Rabbit Mouse Meeting Nutcracker Part 1

The Nutcracker part 2 The Little Mermaid part 1 The Little Mermaid part 2

The tablecloth given by the north wind part 1 The tablecloth given by the north wind part 2

The old man's horse part 1 The old man's horse part 2 Sour grapes

The Mouse's Wedding : Do Not Cross This Bridge

Sannen Netaro 's Secret Candy Monkey and Crab

Flowering Old Man , Rolling Rice Ball, Duck and Gonbei

Momotaro 's Abandonment of Old Women

Urashima Taro 's Gratitude in Return

Kintaro Heaven and Hell

Princess Kaguya, Tongue -Cut Sparrow , Cat and Mouse

Mouse Sumo Part 1 Mouse Sumo Part 2

Why is the back of a shrimp curved ? Part 1 Why is the back of a shrimp curved? Part 2

Straw Millionaire part 1 Straw Millionaire part 2 Tanuki Bayashi of Shojoji temple part 1

Shojoji Temple's Tanuki Bayashi Part 2

The curse of Oiwa and the three charms left behind

Child-raising wife, eating less, snow woman part 1

Snow woman part 2

The Stingy Centipede's Errand Jugemu
Manjukowai Meguro's Sanma

Recommended for those studying basic grammar!

We will rewrite fun stories with a focus on basic grammar.

Each story is short so you can read it quickly!

Level 1 The Fox and the Crane Rolling Rice Ball

Level 2 The Ant and the Cricket Little Red Riding Hood

Level 3 The Tortoise and the Rabbit Momotaro

Level 4 Secret Candy Bremen Town Musicians

Level 5 Flowering Old Man: Dog and Rooster

Level 6 December Gift: Centipede's Errand

Level 7 Little Red Riding Hood The Emperor's New Clothes

Level 8 Golden Axe, Silver Axe Traveler and Bear

Level 9 Country mice and city mice

Level 10 Mouse Wedding Flying Trunk

Level 11 The crane's gratitude The origin of the zodiac

Level 12 The North Wind and the Sun Furuya no Mori

Level 13: Rolling rice balls: Secret candy

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