Course ID:KC24_HRGS_A100_EN01

Hiragana A1 Self-Study Course


This is a course to study reading and writing hiragana on your own.

In this course, interactive study materials will help you learn hiragana as you read and type single sounds as well as easy words and phrases. Materials on how to write are also available for those who want to learn handwriting.

If you are interested in Japanese writing, why not use this course to study hiragana?

Course Objective "Can-do"

To be able to read and type in hiragana.

Teaching Materials Used

You can learn interactively with the course study materials, Hiragana.

Study materials for this course are provided under the assumption that it is being taken on a computer. Other devices do not meet the recommended environment.

・Recommended Browsers

※The latest version is recommended.

In addition to the course study materials, you can learn more effectively by using Hiragana Memory Hint, an app developed by the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai. Please download it.

App Store (iOS) 
Google Play (Android) 
Amazon (Android)   

Completion Requirements

Passing Score: score of 60 points or higher

The allocation of points is as follows.
・Study materials 70%
・Test 30%

* You can take the test after all the study materials have been studied.

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

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