KATAKANA PART 10
The final page… After years of procrastination (yes, I started these katakana pages years ago…), we are finally posting the last katakana page! (well almost, there is a recap page) It goes without saying, but to really get these characters inside your brain, you need to read, read and read more! Look for katakana on the internet; try to sound out what you find; see if you can figure out what the word means or at least where it came from – Ganbatte!
ワ – wa – as in WOn
ヲ – wo – as in WOE (or sometimes Oh)
Spaztick kindly created for us. 🙂 Again, it isn’t incorrect, just isn’t used very often. Usually を is used and only as the direct object particle
Write them out 10 times a day and soon you will get it. To
aid memorization, make silly associations to go
with them. You can use the above mnemonics or you can make your own!
you write the above katakana 10 times? Did you sound them out as
well? Well, do it again! And then take the following test &
How do you read these Katakana characters? What English words do they sound out? (Some may be easier than others to guess)
ハワイ ____________ This
タワー ____________ This
コーン _____________ This
マン_____________ This means ______________
ワシントン _____________ This means ______________
Perhaps you can recognize
these 5 in just one day of practice.
ハワイ hawai This means Hawaii
タワー tawa- This means tower
チキン chikin This
コーン ko-n This
マン man This means man
ワシントン washinton This means Washington
p align=”center”>Think you have it all down pat?
Click here to take the Quiz