This page contains links to collections of culturally authentic materials in Japanese.


Ads


AdsOfTheWorldLogo.png - A searchable database of ads from around the world (search by country, topic, type of ad--audio/print/video, etc.)




Audio


GlossLogo.jpg - Links to culturally authentic materials in a variety of languages, including Japanese.

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Blogs


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Children's Literature


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Searchable database of children's books in a wide variety of languages (including Arabic, Chinese, Croation, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, & Thai), categorized by age, color of cover, genre, length, topic, etc., that can be read online

Legends&FolktalesLogo.jpg - An interactive map containing links to legends and folktales from countries around the world in a variety of languages, including Japanese.

Images


CulturallyAuthenticPictorialLexiconLogo.png - A database of culturally authentic Creative Commons images, organized by language and topic

FreeImagesLogo.jpg - Hundreds of copyright-safe images related to Japanese

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HawaiiJapaneseCenter.png - Extensive collection of movie posters in Japanese

Image Database - Culturally authentic photos, categorized by topic


My Interactive Image (Japanese)


RealiaProjectLogo.jpg - Culturally authentic images


Infographics


InfographicJP.JPG - A dynamic collection of infographics in Japanese

JapaneseInfographicsMapsChartsPinterest.JPG - A series of infographics (most in English, but some in Japanese) on Pinterest



Magazines & News


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DirectoryOfNewspapers&Magazines.JPG - Directory from around the world

NewseumLogo.jpg - Today's front pages from newspapers around the world

NewspaperMap.JPG - A map that plots the locations of newspapers from around the world--can be filtered by language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish)

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Public Announcements and Warnings in Easy Japanese - Regarding topics like flu outbreaks, norovirus, firefighting notifications, moving, pensions, taxes, etc.



Resources


JapaneseHousePopUp.gif - A variety of activities for children re: environmental protection


環境ポップアップ絵本 - Printable Patterns for Pop-up House

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Topics


Disaster Preparedness


Modules (written in Easy Japanese) designed to teach foreigners how to handle various disaster-related emergencies

119-page Booklet About Disaster Preparedness
- Written in Easy Japanese

Elderly Travel in Japan

Resources from Emi Murayama





Issues Faced by Immigrants


サンゴーヨン★サッカー予告篇(90秒)



Japanese Loan Words

Resources from Kasumi Yamamoto

English Words in Japanese by 日本語 learners (Nations Of The World tune) #add1challenge 日本語学習者が歌う外来語

Infographic in Japanese on the Japanese Language


Video


Arts Chula #77 Japanese Major - A humorous video



Japanese Writing



ADE WITLearn Japanese: Stone Soup