Jul 18, 2013

Free Japanese Educational Fonts on PC and Mac

Japanese educational fonts are suitable for Japanese language learning such as hiragana hand-tracing  and hiragana matching quiz.

If you have MS Office on Japanese OS,  you can use bundled educational fonts. Please read a page of kanji font.
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You can download free Japanese educational fonts on PC and Mac for personal from a site of trial use since June, 2013. But you must buy in a case of group use in your class room from the site. The cost of the font is about 18,900 yen.

(A) Examples of use Japanese educational fonts.

(a) An example of free educational fonts 
無料教科書体フォントの使用例
ひらがななぞり書き練習の例
MS Word
(c) An example of educational hiragana table
教科書体ひらがな表の例
(d) An example of hiragana matching quizz
ひらがなマッチングクイズの例

Drag right items to left items for PC or Mac.

(B) How to install free Japanese educational fonts.
  1. Register your e-mail address for download
  2. Submit your e-mail address for registration
  3. Download from the font site 
  4. Check kanji list such as 1365 letters (小学校教育漢字)

  5. Install fonts for Windows
  6. Check fonts for Windows
  7. Install fonts for Mac OS
  8. Check font book for Mac OS
(2) Set your e-mail address for registration

無料教科書体フォントのダウンロード

(3) Download of fonts after registration
フォントのダウンロード
(4) Check fonts
文字種一覧.txt
お試しフォント(1,365字)文字種一覧

欧文(65字) ,-.
両仮名・英字・記号類(294字)
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〈〉《》「」『』【】+−×÷
教育漢字(1,006字)
(5) Install fonts for Windows
(6) Check fonts for Windows after installation
C:/windows/fonts/

(7) Install fonts for Mac
(8) Check fonts for Mac after installation


/Users/myhome/Library/fonts



NtMotoyaKyotaiStd-W2.otf 
NtMotoyaKyotaiStd-W3.otf
NtMotoyaKyotaiStd-W4.otf



Jun 25, 2013

Web-based Hand-tracing Practice by Your Favorite Order

Hand-tracing practice for kanji, hiragana and katakana by your favorite order

Procedure:
1. Go to hand-tracing page.
2. Paste your tracing text by favorite order.
3. Click a "Go to Hand-Tracing" button.
4. After hand-tracing, click a "Next" button.

Cautions:
Please latest browsers such as IE9, IE10, Safari6, Chrome27, Firefox21, or Opera12 for HTML5.
Please setup Educational Fonts for PC or Mac

For teachers:
Please directly link to this page by the following style on your web pages.
<a href="http://www.sp.cis.iwate-u.ac.jp/icampus/u/tracing.jsp?k=日月時分曜">日月時分曜</a>
Your students can get hand-tracing scores after login.

Mar 5, 2013

Kanji Hand Tracing Practice: 謹賀新年

How to Practice Kanji Hand Tracing
  1. Input Kanji to Trace at Text Box.
  2. Click a Search Button.
  3. Click a Kanji Link for Hand Tracing.
  4. Trace on a Tablet for Kanji Hand Recognition.
Kanji Hand Tracing for "謹賀新年"
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