Learn to speak Japanese in hours, not years

Michel Thomas Method - Total Japanese

When it comes to learning Japanese it doesn’t get easier than the Michel Thomas Method. The Michel Thomas method eases you into the Japanese language by breaking it into its component parts. You will then be able to easily form your own sentences depending on what you want to say in Japanese! Go from absolute beginner to confident speaker—without books, homework or memorizing.

Listen, absorb and speak Japanese naturally

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The Michel Thomas Method audio course helps you pick up the Japanese language naturally, at your own pace. It teaches you Japanese through your own language, building it up, step by step in ‘real-time’ conditions.

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About the Japanese language

Japanese is spoken by 126 million both in Japan and around the world, especially in North and South America. It is the second language of older Chinese and Korean people who either live in Japan or had to learn Japanese; and is the fifth most popular foreign language in USA and a popular non-European language in secondary schools in the UK. Even if you have never studied Japanese before, because of the huge economic and cultural influence Japan has had worldwide you will almost certainly be already familiar with some Japanese words like karaoke, origami, sushi and manga!

The Michel Thomas Method Range

THe Michel Thomas Method product range

The new Michel Thomas Method range guides you every step of the way from absolute beginner to total fluency. Discover the range.

"The thrill is you’re figuring it out on your own…You’re actually engaging with another language."
David Sedaris, The New Yorker
"A unique and perfectly brilliant way of learning languages"
Stephen Fry
"The most extraordinary experience of my life"
Emma Thompson
"Works like a dream"
Daily Telegraph
"The nearest thing to painless learning"
The Times
"Thomas makes it simple"
Sunday Times
"Michel Thomas is a precious find indeed"
"Five minutes into the first CD and you already feel like you're winning"
Time Out
"For the first time, trying to speak Italian was fun, not frustrating"
"A genuinely new way of learning a language"
Daily mail
"Hugely inspiring"

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