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Day 6
ハ・ヒ・フ・ヘ・ホ

JLPT: N5

LEVEL: Beginner

カタカナ ⇢ Katakana

In this new lesson, we will learn katakana beginning with the letter "H". Every katakana who have the letter "H", consist of consonant with a vowel added (see lesson 1 for vowels). Add the "H" before one of these vowels a, i, u, e, o to transform consonant "H" and vowel to syllable. Exception for the vowel "u" which change in "fu".

Note: the reading words are examples, they are presented for reading and practicing only. It is not necessary to memorize them. You can learn them later in vocabulary section.

Kana to romanization

Look carefully at all characters used to transcribe the Japanese syllabary. Find on this table on top the Japanese katakana and at the bottom the romanized version in the English alphabet.

hahifuheho
katakana to alphabet

FlashCard

Tips: Go left to right and right to left, trying to memorize each character. Close your eyes and try to visualize the characters in your head.

Play by hovering over the kana with your mouse (or touch on your phone) the kana to see the transliteration.

Writing

write

Now take a sheet of paper and practice writing each katakana below several times. Observe the order of the strokes to be able to draw the characters correctly. The color blue indicates the first stroke. The color pink the second and the green the third one.

Coming soon

Reading

Let's move on to practice with these different words to read. Read all the katakana and check your answers below. Do the same exercise again another day to consolidate your memorize.

ハーフ

ヒーター

フエ

ヘイ

ホス


Good job!

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Katakana learned!


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