Katakana Learning Course
All-in-One Free Course to Learn Katakana.
3 More Reasons Why You Should Learn Katakana
Have you finished Hiragana? Great! Shall we begin learning Katakana? Further to 8 reasons why you should learn Hiragana, which are as applicable to Katakana, I can suggest 3 more reasons why Katakana is useful for you.
Let’s start 46 basic Katakana letters. Each sound is completely same as Hiragana, but you can see how different each letter looks. You can download PDF, listen to the audio and do quiz!
In this lesson, we’ll learn more Katakana letters, called “dakuon” and “handakuon.” Dakuon is with two dots. Handakuon is with a little circle.
Katakana yōon is same as Hiragana yōon. Yōon is that one i-sound Hiragana letter and one small や, ゆ or よletter join and represent one sound.
In this lesson, we will learn Katakana long vowels and small “ッ.” Long vowels are called “Chōon.” Small “ッ” is called “Sokuon.” Let’s practice.
As Katakana is used to represent the sounds of foreign words, there are several extra sounds only for Katakana. Let’s check.