E-learning Website “Nihongo Starter” is the free Japanese Language e-learning site for beginners,  whenever you want, wherever you are.


The Japan Foundation and The Open University of Japan jointly produced the e-learning material NIHONGO Starter, and it is offered as one of the Japan Massive Open Online Courses (JMOOCs) operated by the Japan Open Online Education Promotion Council from April 14, 2014.

“Nihongo Starter” A1 (English version)

Duration: June 20 – July 31, 2016  (Text download and study records can be accessed whenever you want, even out of the course duration)

Conditions for participation: those who have Facebook account, Google account or OUJ MOOC account.
FacebookNihongo starter CLASS 8 Lounge

How to submit  OUJ MOOC account?http://chilos.jp/en/c/?c=4  (you can use the text through the internet for free but it is necessary to log in when you take an exam.

Text download: http://chilos.jp/en/s/?id=5

How to learn Japanese through the Nihongo Starter: