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In this lesson, you will learn 10 letters,  From あ (a) toこ (ko).

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Look at the first row,  those five is Japanese vowel. Japanese has only five vowels, A-I-U-E-O.  Every 46 hiragana letter created based on them. If you look at the second row, you can see "K" added before A-I-U-E-O. 

Guide to studying Hiragana in this lesson

1. Watch "Hiragana a-ko Video (with Romanized)" and practice the pronunciation of each letter.

2. After you feel comfortable reading them, Let's write each letter with the "Hiragana a-ko stroke order video (with Romanized)". 

* Printable Flashcards are available. If you have a printer, print them out and use for your studying. 

If you don't have a printer, please go to this link and use online flashcards 

3. Are you able to write and read those 10 letters comfortably? If so it is time to try "Hiragana a-ko practice sheet"! 

4. Let's check your answer and see your result. If you are satisfied with your result, you can move to Lesson 2. If you are not, I recommend reviewing this lesson again.

Hiragana practice sheet a-ko Answer