Waseda University Online Course on Japan Language

Publish Date: Aug 20, 2016

Deadline: Nov 07, 2016

About this course

One of the most challenging aspects of learning Japanese is pronunciation.

Most non-native Japanese speakers, whether basic level or advanced, have experienced at least one situation when they were misunderstood or couldn’t share their true feelings because of incorrect pronunciation.

If you are a Japanese learner, anywhere around the world, this language course has been designed to help you improve your pronunciation, and give you confidence in spoken Japanese.

Join Professor Toda at WasedaX to practice your pronunciation, improve your communicative Japanese and become a confident Japanese speaker.


Length: 5 weeks
Effort: 3 hours per week
Price: FREE
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Institution: WasedaX
Subject: Language
Level: Introductory
Languages: English, 日本語
Video Transcripts: English, 日本語, Korean, Simplified Chinese

What you'll learn

  • Appropriate pronunciation, accent and intonation to improve your communicative Japanese
  • Different techniques to practice and improve Japanese pronunciation, including “shadowing”
  • About Japanese culture and society through pronunciation practice

Meet the instructor

Takako Toda
Professor, Graduate School of Japanese Applied Linguistics
Waseda University

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