Here it is! Lesson 2! お待たせしまいました！ (Sorry for making you wait!)
In this lesson you're learning five new sounds, but ten new characters... How does that work, you ask?
Well, the left side, Hiragana, is one way of representing these sounds, and the right side, Katakana, is another way.
Hiragana is for words which have no Kanji and for particles, which are post-positions (like our prepositions, but after the word they mark, not before), and furigana (placing kana over kanji to show pronunciation).
Katakana, on the other hand, is for foreign words used in Japanese (like レストラン - restaurant), and for showing italics or emphasis.
If you're confused please leave a comment. I will clarify it for you!
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