Contact Us Sitemap
Minato Self-Study Course: Introduction to Kansai Dialect A2 Self-Study Course

There is a new course on the Japan Foundation's Minato e-learning platform: Introduction to Kansai Dialect A2 Self-Study Course

Kansai is a region in the west of Japan famous for its delicious food, fascinating history and distinctive dialect. Lively Osaka, beautiful Kyoto and deer-filled Nara are just some of the many places to visit in the area.

Two photographs of gorgeous Kyoto.

Studying the famous dialect of the region is one way to really discover the vibrant culture of Kansai. By studying the FREE self-study Minato Course, you can work on completing the course objectives:

1. Understand the basic cultural/linguistic features of the Kansai dialect.

2. Understand simple, daily exchanges in the Kansai dialect, and with practise, be able to take part in a short conversation about a topic familiar to you.

Learning is done interactively using videos and quizzes, etc.

To find out more and get started speaking the Kansai dialect, click here!