Course Description

Welcome to the study of Japanese kanji! Although it’s true one cannot learn kanji overnight, you will discover in this course that the journey of learning them can be fun and meaningful. This course is suitable for learners who have no prior knowledge of kanji. However, it’s also useful and informative for those who have learned kanji before but want to polish their memory. Either way, you will learn kanji through enjoyable and meaningful activities and acquire new tips and tricks along the way to keep yourself motivated to continue learning. So come join the course and experience the lifelong joy of mastering kanji. The extraordinary journey is at your fingertips!


Learner Outcomes

In this 6-week course, you will learn:

  • where kanji came from
  • how kanji are written
  • components of kanji to help you recognize, learn, and remember kanji
  • tips and tricks to learn kanji
  • to appreciate kanji learning through enjoyable and practical activities
  • to motivate yourself so you can be “obsessed” with kanji characters!


This course will not require a textbook.

You must be at least 18 years old on the first day of instruction in order to enroll in this course.


This course has no prerequisites.


Class meetings will be held online on Zoom.  Webcam use is strongly encouraged.
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