Learning Tools


Translates websites or texts to English.



Helps read Japanese text/websites, including kanji (uses popups).

Japanese Software and Information

Provides links to Japanese word processing software.

Nihongo Chat Online

Allows users to chat in Japanese at both beginner and advanced levels.

Online Dictionaries


Online Japanese-English Dictionary

Basic dictionary.

Jim Breen's WWWJDIC Japanese Dictionary Server

Multiple Japanese translation resources, including a much more extensive dictionary, a translate function, and a kanji dictionary.


Portal to Asian Internet Resources

Links to a wealth of information on all parts of Asia, from agriculture to gender to politics.


Japanese Text Initiative

Texts of classical Japanese literature made available online, computer must be able to read and input Japanese characters.

Keiko Schneider's Bookmarks

A collection of bookmarks regarding Japanese and teaching/learning Japanese.