Language Learning Center

Japanese Language Resources


Looking for language learning help? You have come to the right place!

Regardless of your language level, we have something for you! Come by with your questions and our knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff will find a resource that caters to your need.

Join My Japanese Space on WISE for resources and help documents provided by the LLC. Every year we have a Language Assistant, a Japanese native speaker, available for language practice. You can sign up for tutoring with your Language Assistant through WISE. For a step-by-step on joining WISE sites and signing up for tutoring, check out this document.

The LLC offers various software programs such as TellMeMore and Rosetta Stone for your independent language learning.

Planning on studying abroad? The LLC has put together a list of helpful resources and ideas of things you can be doing now to prepare you for your perspective country.

Bring some friends and come over to the World Languages Studio (Ford 101) to check out our new Japanese board games!

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LLC Japanese Blog

Japanese and English Dinner Table! Hello everyone! にほんご  じゅぎょう 日本語 の  授業  は どうですか? Would you like to have more practice with Japanese, especially speaking skills? One more question, who loves eating? We have a great event at the Goudy! We are going to meet at 5:30pm every Wednesday, for “Japanese and English Dinner Table” ! Please come and meet new friends. Let’s [...]

International Party Hi everyone! I’m Gachaです, おげんきですか?:) Today, I’m gonna invite to you guys to our first International party on this Thursday from 7pm to 9pm at Walton 235! We’ll have some booth from different countries and we gonna introduce each traditional foods,music,games and more. My booth (of course Japanese booth;p) will have foods, music and also 書道(syodou) space. 書道 [...]

Konnichiwa! Nice to meet you all. My name is Naoko Matso, I’m the new Japanese language assistant for this year. I have a nickname. Have you heard of “Gachapin”? Gachapin is a popular character in Japan. I look like that. Right? So you can call me “Naoko” or “Gacha”! I’m from Tokyo. Some Japanese people call Tokyo ‘The city that never sleeps’. If [...]