Course ID:KC22_YOMS_A100_EN02

KC Yom Yom A1 Self-Study Course


The aim of this course is to enjoy reading short books written in easy Japanese at your own pace.

Following is the workflow of the course.

'Introduction', where you can check the workflow.

Reading the books.

'Quiz', where you check if you understood the content.

After finishing all books and quizzes, review the reading you did in your own course with 'Review, after all reading complete'.


This course also has Groups. By participating in the groups noticeboard you can interact with your fellow students in this course. That means you can use your thoughts on the books as a springboard to interacting with other people from all around the world.

So, we hope you will enjoy reading Japanese books with the 'KC Yom Yom A1 Self-Study Course!

In order to do the study within this course it is necessary to be able to read hiragana and katakana. For those who have not yet studied hiragana and katakana we recommend taking the course below.

Hiragana A1 Self-Study Course
Katakana A1 Self-Study Course

Course Objective "Can-do"

Able to read and understand short books written in easy Japanese.

Teaching Materials Used

All books are original works from the series, 'KC Yom Yom', created by the Kansai Center. You can read them in any order, so feel free to challenge yourself first with those you like.

1.太郎くんの夏休み (Taroo-kun no natsuyasumi)
2.天王寺動物園 (Tennooji-doobutsuen)
3.私の一日 (Watashi no ichinichi)
4.図書館 (Toshokan)
5.金剛山 (Kongoozan)
6.はじめまして、わたしはアインです (Hajimemashite, watashi wa Ain desu)
7.アインさんインタビュー (Ain-san intabyuu)

Review, after all reading complete
By answering questions, you can review the reading done in this course.

Reading record (Optional)
You can download a reading record sheet. This can be used for writing your impressions, either in Japanese or your native language, and for making notes of new words you have learnt.

Audio version of reading (Optional)
By listening to an audio version of the book while reading, even those who find the text difficult can still enjoy the books.

Completion Requirements

Passing Mark:  60 points or above.

Points are distributed as below:

・Reading activity  60%
・Quiz  30%
・Review of study  10%

Enrollment cannot be performed as it is outside the application period.

The 'Course Registration' button is located at the bottom of the page.

Enrollment cannot be performed as it is outside the application period.

    • Application Period
    • Anytime
    • Attendance Period
    • 3 Months From Course Start
    • Course Type
    • Self-Study
    • Level of Japanese
    • A1
    • Study Category
    • Reading
    • Language of Explanation
    • English
    • Expected Hours of Study
    • 5 Hour(s)
    • Course Operator
    • KC(Japan)
    • Course Fee
    • Free