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Self-study Room

Self-study Room offers a variety of online materials to support your learning with GENKI textbooks.

GENKI Videos げんきな動画

GENKI Dialogue Videos (げんき会話ビデオ)

These live-action recreations of the Dialogues in GENKI present the textbook’s familiar faces interacting in real-world settings.

Video Collection of GENKI Sentence Patterns
(げんき文型ビデオ集)

The sentence patterns studied in GENKI are presented in 132 short video skits covering one pattern each. This video collection can be readily used for a wide range of classroom learning and self-study.

Video Clips for Culture Note(Culture Noteのビデオクリップ)

Video clips related to “Culture Note” columns in the Dialogue & Grammar section of GENKI. All scenes were shot in Japan.
(by Elizabeth Armstrong/Eric Faden [Bucknell University])

GENKI Apps げんきなアプリ

The official GENKI apps are excellent tools for firmly mastering vocabulary, kanji, and conjugation, with the aid of native recordings and fun illustrations

GENKI Vocab for 3rd Ed.

enables you to steadily learn all words studied in GENKI along with their sounds, example sentences, and illustrations.


GENKI Kanji for 3rd Ed.

helps you recognize 317 basic kanji and more than 1,300 kanji words learned in GENKI, along with mnemonic hints, and stroke order movies.


GENKI Conjugation Cards

helps you to learn all the verb and adjective conjugation types introduced in GENKI, that have to be mastered at the elementary level.


OTO Navi

enables you to listen to the audio material of GENKI. After downloading it, search for “GENKI” to access the audio files.


GENKI Drills げんきなドリル

  • Sets of cards for studying GENKI are available through Quizlet at the links in the Drills column below.
  • Note that the audio pronunciations given on Quizlet are computer generated, and thus differ from the human recordings provided for GENKI app cards.
  • You can watch the Dialogue videos for each lesson by clicking the links in the Videos column on the right.

GENKI 1

  Drills Videos
Lesson Vocabulary Conjugation Kana / Kanji  
Before L1 Greetings Numbers   Hiragana Chart
Katakana Chart
 
Lesson 1 Vocabulary   Hiragana Dialogue Video
Lesson 2 Vocabulary   Katanana Dialogue Video
Lesson 3 Vocabulary Verb Masu-form Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 4 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 5 Vocabulary Adjective Present Negative
Adjective Past Affirmative
Adjective Past Negative
Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 6 Vocabulary Verb Te-form Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 7 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 8 Vocabulary Short Form Verb Present Negative
Short Form Adjective Present Negative
Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 9 Vocabulary Short Form Verb Past Affirmative
Short Form Adjective Past Affirmative
Short Form Verb Past Negative
Short Form Adjective Past Negative
Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 10 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 11 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 12 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video

GENKI 2

  Drills Videos
Lesson Vocabulary Conjugation Kana / Kanji  
Lesson 13 Vocabulary Verb Potential Form Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 14 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 15 Vocabulary Verb Volitional Form Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 16 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 17 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 18 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 19 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 20 Vocabulary   Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 21 Vocabulary Verb Passive Form Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 22 Vocabulary Verb Causative Form Kanji Dialogue Video
Lesson 23 Vocabulary Verb Causative-Passive Form Kanji Dialogue Video

Links リンク集

Please note that some of the following websites are based on the contents of GENKI 2nd Edition.

Genki Kanji Quiz

A website that offers a set of interactive exercises for practicing kanji learned in GENKI. It helps you recognize the kanji through multiple choice and gap-fill exercises, jumble modules, and crosswords. (by Edith Paillat [Victoria University of Wellington])

KanjiAlive

Web-based tool to help Japanese-language learners read and write kanji. It contains a database of 1,235 kanji. Students can easily search for kanji in a certain lesson of GENKI by inputting the lesson number. (by Kanji Alive Team [The University of Chicago])

uPal: Associative Kanji Learning

This website offers essential information on every kanji that appear in the major Japanese language textbooks for elementary level. You can easily access kanji that appear in GENKI I and II, and learn their reading, meaning, stroke order (animations), and relational kanji knowledge. Kanji Matching Quizzes for these kanji are also offered. (by Joji Miwa)

MyKikitori―Practice Your Japanese Listening Skills

A listening practice site that contains original dialogues based on the grammar and vocabulary introduced in GENKI I. Two speeds, natural and slow, are available for each dialogue, and all the dialogues are accompanied by comprehension questions in audio format. (by Aiko Sato [San Francisco State University])