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Chapter 1
Hiragana
Kanji
The verb to be
The topic particle は
Reading exercise
Writing hiragana
Writing kanji
Chapter 2
Hiragana
Kanji
This one and that one
The question particle か
Reading exercise
Writing hiragana
Writing kanji
Chapter 3
Hiragana
Kanji
Negating nouns
The possession particle の
い-adjectives and な-adjectives
Here and there
The subject particle が
There is, there are
Reading exercise
Writing hiragana
Writing kanji
Chapter 4
Hiragana
Kanji
Group 1 verbs, direct and indirect objects
Group 2 verbs
Writing hiragana
Hiragana 5
Verbs in the past tense
Negating verbs
Invitations and the particle と
Negating past verbs
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 5
Kanji
Nouns and the past tense
The group 3 verbs する and 来る
The discourse particles ね and よ
This and that
The location particles に and で
The destination particles に and へ
Reading exercise
Writing hiragana
Writing kanji
Chapter 6
Hiragana
Kanji
The origin particle から
Relative positions
Conjugating い-adjectives
Saying however with けど, けれど and けれども
Vocabulary expansion 6
Reading exercise
Writing hiragana
Writing kanji
Chapter 7
Hiragana
Kanji
How are you?
Conjugating な-adjectives
The particle も
The word ちょっと
Reading exercise
Writing hiragana
Writing kanji
Chapter 8
Katakana
Kanji
Numbers up to 10
Numbers from 11 to 99
Numbers from 100 to 999
How much is it?
Introduction to counters
The 回-counter
Life, truth and sheep
Reading exercise
Writing katakana
Writing kanji
Chapter 9
Katakana
Kanji
How old are you?
Telling time: hours
Telling time: minutes
The days of the week
The months of the year
Time and the に-particle
Reading exercise
Writing katakana
Writing kanji
Chapter 10
Katakana
Kanji
Greetings
The adjective いい
Like and Dislike
Using 〜間 to indicate duration
Reading exercise
Writing katakana
Writing kanji
Chapter 11
Katakana
Kanji
Let's and Shall We with the verb stem + ましょう
Expressing Desire: Nouns
Expressing Desire: Verbs
Expressing purpose with the verb stem + に
Vocabulary expansion 11
Reading exercise
Writing katakana
Writing kanji
Chapter 12
Katakana
Kanji
Apologizing with すみません and 失礼します
Explaining why using から
Counting objects and the flat object counter 枚
Other usages of の
The general counter 〜つ
Connecting sentences with そして and nouns with と
Reading exercise
Writing katakana
Writing kanji
Chapter 13
Katakana
Kanji
Indicating ability with the potential form
Indicating ability with ことができる
Nature
Combining も with other particles
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 14
Kanji
Formal denial
The -て form and the imperative part 1
The -て form and the imperative part 2
Reading exercise
Writing katakana 6
Writing kanji
Chapter 15
Kanji
Relative time expressions
どう
AM (before noon) and PM (afternoon)
Using ごろ and ぐらい for approximation
Before and after with 前に and 後に
Stem-form + 始める and 終える
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 16
Kanji
て-form + から
Introducing yourself
Counting thousands
Counting ten thousands and higher
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 17
Kanji
Linking verbs and clauses with the て-form
Expressions at home
Vocabulary expansion 17
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 18
Kanji
The verb 言う
Asking permission with て-form + もいいですか
Denying permission with て-form + 行けません
Vocabulary expansion 18
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 19
Kanji
The present continuous and past continuous
Linking adjectives together
Vocabulary expansion 19
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 20
Kanji
Using で after a noun to link sentences
Family members
Children
Vocabulary expansion 20
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 21
Kanji
Near, Next to, and Between
Dates
Using は to indicate possession instead of の
The subject particle が revisited
い-adjectives with multiple personality disorder
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 22
Kanji
The Plain Form I: Present Tense Affirmative
The Plain Form II: Adjectival sentences
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 23
Kanji
The Plain Form III: Present Tense Negative Verbs
The Plain Form IV: The past tense
The Plain Form V: Past Tense Adjectival Sentences
Changing adjectives into adverbs
Saying however using でも and しかし
Vocabulary expansion 23
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 24
Kanji
Traffic directions and the waypoint particle を
Qualifying nouns with subordinate clauses
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 25
Kanji
The four cardinal directions
Direct and indirect quotations
Vocabulary expansion 25
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 26
Kanji
Listing alternatives with the particle か
Negative requests with the plain form + でください
Telling it's too much with すぎる
が as an object marker
Indicating proximity with こちら, そちら, あちら and どちら
Vocabulary expansion 26
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 27
Kanji
Converting -すぎる to a noun with -すぎ
The body
The contrast marker は
Combining は with other particles
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 28
Kanji
Usages of the verb する
Casual conversation
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 29
Kanji
Colors
Apologizing with ごめん なさい
Vocabulary expansion 29
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 30
Kanji
Vocabulary expansion 30
Expressing intention with つもり
Nominalizing verbs using の
Verb + の + ability
The connecting particle や
Home
Verb + の + like/dislike
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 31
Kanji
Vocabulary expansion 31
Explaining why with から less formally
Explain why using ので
Explaining why using noun + で
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 32
Kanji
思う: To think
Pluralizing suffixes - たち and ら
Vocabulary expansion 32
Only - だけ
Not only - だけ で なく
Not even - だけ + も + negative verb
As ... as possible - potential form + だけ
方: the way of doing something
Making requests with をください
The long, cylindrical object counter 本
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 33
Kanji
Using より to make comparisons
Comparisons with より ~ ほうが
Asking why with どうして
Offering explanation with んです
Listing multiple things with ~たり
Giving advice: 方がいいです
まだ~ていません: have not ... yet
Vocabulary expansion 33
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 34
Kanji
Vocabulary expansion 34
いっしょに: Together with
And, and then, since then with それから
Have to do - ないといけない
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 35
Kanji
もう: Already
Without doing: ないで
Saying when using 時
Vocabulary expansion 35
〜て ある: intentional actions with remaining effects
Denying permission with verb + ちゃいけない
Denying permission with verb + ちゃダメ
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 36
Kanji
Vocabulary expansion 36
Levels of certainty
Conjecturing with でしょう
Conjecturing with だろう
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 37
Kanji
Vocabulary expansion 37
あのう
Indicating proximity with こっち, そっち, and あっち
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 38
Kanji
Vocabulary expansion 38
More family members
Asking in what way using どうやって
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 39
Kanji
Asking for what reason using 何故
Using の at the end of a sentence
Vocabulary expansion 39
To have done (before) - た こと が ある
The floor counter 階
Forming superlatives with 一番
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 40
Kanji
Vocabulary expansion 40
Saying other or besides using 他
Saying intended for using 〜向け
Saying only or nothing but with しか
Telling you've decided on something with に する
This kind of, that kind of, what kind of
Linking negative verbs with 〜なくて
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 41
Kanji
Have to do - 〜なくて は いけない
Have to do - 〜なくて は ならない
Have to do - 〜なくて は ダメです
Have to do 〜なくちゃ
Vocabulary expansion 41
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 42
Kanji
To not have to - 〜なくて も いい
The informal volitional form
Vocabulary expansion 42
Plural nouns
Reading exercise
Writing kanji
Chapter 43
Kanji
The particle なあ
Vocabulary expansion 43
Reading exercise
Writing kanji

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