Learn Japanese with The Pimsleur Method

Speak Japanese like a native!

It’s now possible to speak and understand a foreign language effortlessly. The world-famous Pimsleur Method™ combines well-established research, most-useful vocabulary and a completely intuitive process to get you speaking right from the first day. All Pimsleur® courses feature real-world context and flexible vocabulary enabling you to learn your new language in a fluid, natural way. It’s the simplest way to start speaking a new language today.

Japanese is spoken by about approximately 122 million people in Japan. There are also speakers in the Ryukyu Islands, Korea, Taiwan, parts of the US, and Brazil. Pimsleur's Japanese teaches a polite level of Japanese appropriate for most situations in Japan. Learn Japanese today with Pimsleur. READ MORE »

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Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4 - start from zero and progress to a near fluent, high-intermediate level of speaking and understanding. 120 lessons, culture notes, and reading instruction as MP3 download (64 hrs).

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Learn to carry on simple conversations with a near-native accent using essential grammar and vocabulary - greetings, directions, numbers, time, shopping, meals, money, travel, and more. 30 lessons plus culture notes as MP3 download - 16 hrs.

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Increased confidence & fluency lets you communicate with a near-flawless accent. Learn informal, past tense, discuss interests, business/social activities, shopping, & more. Use after Level 1 - 30 lessons plus culture notes as MP3 download - 16 hrs.

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Informal and formal discussions on practical, social, and semiprofessional topics using present, past, and future tenses. Expand your vocabulary and increase your fluency. Use after Level 2 - 30 lessons plus culture notes as MP3 download - 16 hrs.

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The pace and conversation moves more rapidly, making way for accelerated and more plentiful learning of vocabulary and structures. Use after Level 3 - 30 lessons plus Hiragana reading instruction as MP3 download -16 hrs.

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The Complete Course

Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4 - start from zero and progress to a near fluent, high-intermediate level of speaking and understanding. 120 lessons, culture notes, and Hiragana reading instruction on 64 CDs (64 hrs).

$970.00 CD Add to Cart

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Buy 30 Lessons at a Time

Each product contains 30 lessons from the Complete Course.

Learn to carry on simple conversations with a near-native accent using essential grammar and vocabulary - greetings, directions, numbers, time, shopping, meals, money, travel, and more. 30 lessons plus culture notes on 16 CDs (16 hrs).

$345.00 CD Add to Cart

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Increased confidence & fluency allows you to communicate with a near-flawless accent. Learn informal, past tense, discuss interests, business/social activities, shopping, & more. Use after Level 1 - 30 lessons plus culture notes on 16 CDs (16 hrs).

$345.00 CD Add to Cart

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Informal and formal discussions on practical, social, and semiprofessional topics using present, past, and future tenses. Expand your vocabulary and increase your fluency. Use after Level 2 - 30 lessons plus culture notes on 16 CDs (16 hrs).

$345.00 CD Add to Cart

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The pace and conversation moves more rapidly, making way for accelerated and more plentiful learning of vocabulary and structures. Use after Level 3 - 30 lessons plus Hirgana reading instructions on 16 CDs (16 hrs).

$345.00 CD Add to Cart

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