Free Online Japanese Language Courses from Top Universities

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Whether you have some proficiency in Japanese or have no experience in the language, you can find classes that can help grow your knowledge of the Japanese language. Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers five courses you can take online for free.
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Free Japanese Language Courses

Individuals interested in learning how to speak, write and read Japanese as well as those who are already familiar or fluent in the language can find free courses online through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Classes also touch on Kanji characters and modern standard Japanese.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

There are three levels of Japanese language courses available at MIT: introductory, intermediate and advanced. Individuals taking introductory classes learn basic reading, writing and speaking skills. Those at the intermediate level build oral proficiency, learn approximately 80 characters and focus on gaining an active command of the language. An advanced course is available for fluent speakers who wish to continue with independent study.

Free Online Japanese Language Courses at a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Japanese I course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate/Graduate Text, Video Yes Yes Yes
Japanese II course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate/Graduate Text Yes Yes Yes
Intermediate Japanese I course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Text Yes Yes Yes
Advanced Japanese I course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes
Advanced Japanese II course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Text Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

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    1. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Strategic Communication
      • Master of Arts in Government - Political Communication
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Rhetoric and Public Culture
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Strategic Communication
      • Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Queens University of Charlotte

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication - General
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Integrated Digital Strategy Concentration
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Undecided
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS - Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Stanford, CA

    Stanford University

  • Athens, GA

    University of Georgia

  • Notre Dame, IN

    University of Notre Dame

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations

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Queens University of Charlotte

  • Master of Arts in Communication - General
  • Master of Arts in Communication - Integrated Digital Strategy Concentration
  • Master of Arts in Communication - Undecided

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Colorado State University Global

  • BS - Communication

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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