Question: What Should I Learn First In Japanese?

What is the easiest Japanese alphabet to learn?

KanaKana is easier to learn, while kanji consists of thousands of characters derived from the Chinese writing system..

What do you learn first in Japanese?

So you want to learn JapaneseLearn Hiragana and Katakana (the Japanese “alphabet”).Learn vocabulary (with Kanji) and grammar with help from the either the Complete Guide or the Grammar Guide.Practice listening, speaking, reading, and writing with material that is interesting to you.More items…

In what order should I learn Japanese?

Hiragana then katakana before anything else. The japanese alphabet is phonetic so this will give you the correct pronunciation of Japanese words or at least closer than you would get doing only romaji (Japanese written with English letters). Then move on to phrases and grammar.

Should I learn to speak or write Japanese first?

If you want to go study for the JLPT, or if you want to translate at some point, then it would be best to start with reading and writing first. If you are not planning on using Japanese much when it comes to reading or writing, then it could be better to focus on listening and speaking first.