UCL CENTRE FOR LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (CLIE)

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  • Asahi Broadcasting Corporation

Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (abbreviated to ABC) is a regional radio and television broadcaster headquartered in Osaka, Japan, serving in the Kansai region. ABC content includes morning, youth, and sports programming. TV includes an Anime broadcast 8.30-9am on a Sunday, morning and evening shows, quiz and variety shows.

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Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (abbreviated to ABC) is a regional radio and television broadcaster headquartered in Osaka, Japan, serving in the Kansai region. ABC content includes morning, youth, and sports programming. TV includes an Anime broadcast 8.30-9am on a Sunday, morning and evening shows, quiz and variety shows.

  • The Japan Times Online

The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper. It is published by The Japan Times, Ltd. Printed stories from The Japan Times are archived online. The Japan Times English-language daily content includes: News (domestic and world news), Opinion (Editorials, Op-eds, and Letters to the Editor), Features (life and style, etc) Entertainment (film, art, festivals) and Sports (domestic and overseas sports news).

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The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper. It is published by The Japan Times, Ltd. Printed stories from The Japan Times are archived online. The Japan Times English-language daily content includes: News (domestic and world news), Opinion (Editorials, Op-eds, and Letters to the Editor), Features (life and style, etc) Entertainment (film, art, festivals) and Sports (domestic and overseas sports news).

  • The Mainichi

The Mainichi Shimbun (in English "Daily News") is one of the major newspapers in Japan, published by The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd. In addition to the Mainichi Shimbun, which is printed twice a day in several local editions, Mainichi also operates an English language news website called The Mainichi. Follow the link to find the website.

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The Mainichi Shimbun (in English "Daily News") is one of the major newspapers in Japan, published by The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd. In addition to the Mainichi Shimbun, which is printed twice a day in several local editions, Mainichi also operates an English language news website called The Mainichi. Follow the link to find the website.

  • Seishun Publishing

Seishun Publishing Co., Ltd. (or Youth Publisher Co., Ltd. in English) is a publishing company in Japan. Mainly specializing in practical writing and self-development for young people.

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Seishun Publishing Co., Ltd. (or Youth Publisher Co., Ltd. in English) is a publishing company in Japan. Mainly specializing in practical writing and self-development for young people.

  • NewsWeek Japan

Japanese edition of American NewsWeek magazine, originally founded in 1933.

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Japanese edition of American NewsWeek magazine, originally founded in 1933.

  • NUCB Business School

Nagoya University of Commerce & Business (abbreviated as NUCB) is a Japanese private university located in Nisshin, Aichi within the Tokai region of Japan. Reflecting the needs of improved English undergraduate education in Japan, NUCB will be one of only 5 universities to offer an English track starting from April 2019 under the Faculty of International Studies, Global Business Studies.

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Nagoya University of Commerce & Business (abbreviated as NUCB) is a Japanese private university located in Nisshin, Aichi within the Tokai region of Japan. Reflecting the needs of improved English undergraduate education in Japan, NUCB will be one of only 5 universities to offer an English track starting from April 2019 under the Faculty of International Studies, Global Business Studies.

  • Yomiuri Online

The Yomiuri Shimbun is a Japanese newspaper published in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, and other major Japanese cities. It is part of the Yomiuri Group, Japan's largest media conglomerate. It is one of the five national newspapers in Japan; the other four are the Asahi Shimbun, the Mainichi Shimbun, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, and the Sankei Shimbun.

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The Yomiuri Shimbun is a Japanese newspaper published in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, and other major Japanese cities. It is part of the Yomiuri Group, Japan's largest media conglomerate. It is one of the five national newspapers in Japan; the other four are the Asahi Shimbun, the Mainichi Shimbun, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, and the Sankei Shimbun.

  • Bab.la

Bab.la language portal offers you dictionary translations, language quizzes & games, vocabulary lessons for learning and much more. bab.la is interactive: You can enter your own translation, create your own language test or your own vocabulary flashcards

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Bab.la language portal offers you dictionary translations, language quizzes & games, vocabulary lessons for learning and much more. bab.la is interactive: You can enter your own translation, create your own language test or your own vocabulary flashcards

  • Word Reference (Japanese)

A very useful online dictionary. Simple and easy to see. If you have any questions, you can use the forum. This dictionary is constantly being enhanced / expanded.

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A very useful online dictionary. Simple and easy to see. If you have any questions, you can use the forum. This dictionary is constantly being enhanced / expanded.

  • Language Atlas

Japanese pages offering a taster of Japanese culture and language. Includes introductions to the language, history, and way of life of the Japanese.

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Japanese pages offering a taster of Japanese culture and language. Includes introductions to the language, history, and way of life of the Japanese.

  • Asahi Shimbun

The Asahi Shimbun (literally 'Morning Sun Newspaper') is one of the five national newspapers in Japan. The Asahi Shimbun is considered a left-leaning newspaper, for example supporting the pacifist nature of Japan's post-war Constitution.

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The Asahi Shimbun (literally 'Morning Sun Newspaper') is one of the five national newspapers in Japan. The Asahi Shimbun is considered a left-leaning newspaper, for example supporting the pacifist nature of Japan's post-war Constitution.

  • The Japan Foundation

Japan's principal agent for cultural relations between Japan and overseas countries. The Japan Foundation maintains 24 overseas branches in 23 countries, including the UK (London).

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Japan's principal agent for cultural relations between Japan and overseas countries. The Japan Foundation maintains 24 overseas branches in 23 countries, including the UK (London).

  • BBC - A Guide to Japan­ese (Essential Phrases)

A list of 15 Japanese key phrases, available to download or print-out.

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A list of 15 Japanese key phrases, available to download or print-out.

  • BBC - A Guide to Japan­ese (Japanese Challenge)

A chance to get a flavour of visiting Japan... without leaving your chair! Japanese challenge asks you to start by imagining you arrive at the airport, equipped with a print-out of your internet booking for your stay at a Ryokan (a traditional Japanese inn)...

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A chance to get a flavour of visiting Japan... without leaving your chair! Japanese challenge asks you to start by imagining you arrive at the airport, equipped with a print-out of your internet booking for your stay at a Ryokan (a traditional Japanese inn)...

  • BBC - A Guide to Japanese (10 Facts)

BBC Languages information on key facts about the Japanese Language. On this website you can find information regarding 'where Japanese is spoken' (1) or 'Some good Japanese jokes' (5).

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BBC Languages information on key facts about the Japanese Language. On this website you can find information regarding 'where Japanese is spoken' (1) or 'Some good Japanese jokes' (5).

  • BBC - A Guide to Japan­ese (Alphabet)

A guide to the Japanese alphabet, explanations on kanji, radicals, hiragana, katakana, and romaji.

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A guide to the Japanese alphabet, explanations on kanji, radicals, hiragana, katakana, and romaji.

  • NHK World Radio Japan (Free Audio & Text Japanese Lessons)

Weekly Japanese lessons from the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, NHK. A wide variety of lessons starting with the basics. Audio files of native Japanese speakers easily downloadable.

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Weekly Japanese lessons from the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, NHK. A wide variety of lessons starting with the basics. Audio files of native Japanese speakers easily downloadable.

  • Japanese Phrases for Travellers

Hundreds of simple phrases and pronunciation guides online. Resources include information relating to survival Japanese, greetings, asking for directions, ordering food, staying at a hotel, using transportation, and much more.

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Hundreds of simple phrases and pronunciation guides online. Resources include information relating to survival Japanese, greetings, asking for directions, ordering food, staying at a hotel, using transportation, and much more.

  • Nihongo o Narau - Learn Japanese

Complete and free Japanese online course. Website dedicated to the teaching of Japanese to speakers of English. Includes resources to aid with vocabulary study, grammar, writing, speaking and listening and more.

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Complete and free Japanese online course. Website dedicated to the teaching of Japanese to speakers of English. Includes resources to aid with vocabulary study, grammar, writing, speaking and listening and more.

  • Digital Dialects

Interactive games for learning the Japanese language. Resources for students of beginner level Japanese, tasks include kanji/hiragana/katakana quizzes, numbers, animals, colours etc.

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Interactive games for learning the Japanese language. Resources for students of beginner level Japanese, tasks include kanji/hiragana/katakana quizzes, numbers, animals, colours etc.

  • JOSHU

JOSHU (Japanese Online Self-Help Utility) means *assistant*, or *tutor* in Japanese, which is what this website attempts to be to anyone interested in learning the Japanese language. Developed by University of Texas.

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JOSHU (Japanese Online Self-Help Utility) means *assistant*, or *tutor* in Japanese, which is what this website attempts to be to anyone interested in learning the Japanese language. Developed by University of Texas.

  • GLOSS

Global Language Online Support System is a database of interactive language lessons from the Defense Language Institute. Lessons contain authentic audio and video texts, activities, glossaries, and links for further information on the topics.

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Global Language Online Support System is a database of interactive language lessons from the Defense Language Institute. Lessons contain authentic audio and video texts, activities, glossaries, and links for further information on the topics.

  • Visualising Grammar

This website provides links to 66 Flash animations of various grammatical structures in Japanese and 12 downloadable appendices.

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This website provides links to 66 Flash animations of various grammatical structures in Japanese and 12 downloadable appendices.

  • Web Japan

Web Japan is sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and operated by a Japanese non government organization. The site provides highly reliable information on Japan across many different genres including culture, sightseeing, society, history and nature. The content is provided primarily in English, but a portion of the site is multilingual.

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Web Japan is sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and operated by a Japanese non government organization. The site provides highly reliable information on Japan across many different genres including culture, sightseeing, society, history and nature. The content is provided primarily in English, but a portion of the site is multilingual.

  • NHK

NHK (Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai, or the Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan's national public broadcasting organization. NHK, which has always identified itself to audiences by the English pronunciation of its initials, is a publicly owned corporation funded by viewers' payments of a television license fee.

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NHK (Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai, or the Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan's national public broadcasting organization. NHK, which has always identified itself to audiences by the English pronunciation of its initials, is a publicly owned corporation funded by viewers' payments of a television license fee.

  • TBC

Tohoku Broadcasting Company (abbreviated name: TBC) is a Japanese TV and radio network affiliated with the Japan News Network (JNN). Its headquarters are located in Miyagi Prefecture.

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Tohoku Broadcasting Company (abbreviated name: TBC) is a Japanese TV and radio network affiliated with the Japan News Network (JNN). Its headquarters are located in Miyagi Prefecture.

  • J-Wave

J-Wave is a commercial radio station based in Tokyo, Japan, broadcasting on 81.3 FM from the Tokyo Skytree to the Tokyo area. J-Wave airs music covering a wide range of formats. The station is considered the most popular among FM broadcasts in Tokyo. J-Wave's slogan is "The Best Music on the Planet." DJs are known as "navigator" (ナビゲーター nabigētā). The music format can be considered a Japanese equivalent of the Western concept of Top 40 or CHR radio.

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J-Wave is a commercial radio station based in Tokyo, Japan, broadcasting on 81.3 FM from the Tokyo Skytree to the Tokyo area. J-Wave airs music covering a wide range of formats. The station is considered the most popular among FM broadcasts in Tokyo. J-Wave's slogan is "The Best Music on the Planet." DJs are known as "navigator" (ナビゲーター nabigētā). The music format can be considered a Japanese equivalent of the Western concept of Top 40 or CHR radio.

  • STV

The Sapporo Television Broadcasting, Co., Ltd. (abbreviated as STV) is a TV station of Nippon News Network (NNN) and Nippon Television Network System (NNS) in Hokkaidō, Japan. Programming includes a variety of weekend, morning and evening shows.

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The Sapporo Television Broadcasting, Co., Ltd. (abbreviated as STV) is a TV station of Nippon News Network (NNN) and Nippon Television Network System (NNS) in Hokkaidō, Japan. Programming includes a variety of weekend, morning and evening shows.

  • Tokyo FM

Tokyo FM Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (abbreviated as TFM) is a radio station in Tokyo, Japan. Great resource for learning about Tokyo and Japanese culture in general. Programmes include: Japanese lifestyle, culture, music, and travel. Content available in a variety of languages including Japanese and English.

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Tokyo FM Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (abbreviated as TFM) is a radio station in Tokyo, Japan. Great resource for learning about Tokyo and Japanese culture in general. Programmes include: Japanese lifestyle, culture, music, and travel. Content available in a variety of languages including Japanese and English.

  • Radio Osaka

Osaka Broadcasting Association or Radio Osaka (ラジオ大阪 Rajio Osaka) as it is commonly known, is an AM radio station of the National Radio Network (NRN) in Osaka, Japan.

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Osaka Broadcasting Association or Radio Osaka (ラジオ大阪 Rajio Osaka) as it is commonly known, is an AM radio station of the National Radio Network (NRN) in Osaka, Japan.