- Study Abroad Resources
- Language Dictionaries
- Reading/Vocabulary/Study Tools
- Kanji Dictionaries
- iPod Touch/iPhone Apps
- JLPT Resources
Compiled by the Language Learning Center- LLC: Study Abroad
Compiled by Office of International Education- OIE: Study Abroad
Denshi Jisho: A great Japanese dictionary! (Favorite of many LLC and JSSL members)
三省堂 Web Dictionary Japanese-Japanese Dictionary
The Counting Dictionary, a Dictionary of Japanese Counters Useful for studying how to count in a language without plurals.
Wordchamp.com-Upload any text or view any webpage with mouse-over translation. Great for reading Japanese newspapers or magazines online. Downloadable Webreader toolbar so you can use it without opening WordChamp. Create flashcards or search Wordchamp’s flashcard database. Access WordChamp through a tab on WISE via My Japanese Space or you can go directly to wordchamp.com. Check out the Video tutorial.
Reading Tutorial Toolbox - Copy and paste Japanese text and the site will dissect and explain the text to you.
POPjisyo.com and Rikai.com: Translates website text with a mouse-over. An awesome study tool!
Kantango.com - Easily make customizable vocabulary lists to help with your studying!
Kanji Alive -This is a really cool site. Helps a lot with stroke order in addition to many other kanji problems!!
Imi wa?- The FAVORITE dictionary app for many Japanese Language students
JGD Basic- Basic Japanese grammar dictionary
World Nomads Japanese Language Guide- Includes helpful Japanese phrases
Kanji LS Touch- uses iPod Touch/iPhone's touch screen to practice writing kanji
Wakaru- Similar to WordChamp, but for your iPod
KanjiBox- Kanji study app
Kanji de Q- kanji quiz app for native speakers
MetrO- Public transportation help/planner (though it's best to have a route/plan before leaving your house, this still convenient).
JLPT Official Website: http://www.jlpt.jp/e/
JLPT N1-5 Kanji and Vocabulary iPod App (best app, in my opinion): JLPT Study