Vocabulary: Subjects

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On this page, you can learn Japanese vocabulary for subjects.

Vocabulary list

Kanji characters in light blue are not basic 200 Kanji.

Japanese

日本語(に・ほん・ご)

English

英語(えい・ご)

maths

(すう・がく)

science

(か・がく)

P.E.

(たい・いく)

history

歴史(れき・し)

geography

(ち・り)

art

美術(び・じゅつ)

woodwork

技術(ぎ・じゅつ)

Home Eco

庭科(か・てい・か)

music

(おん・がく)

humanities

社会(しゃ・かい)

psychology

(しん・り・がく)

Stories about subjects

You can read stories about subjects below which could help you to remember them.

  • えいご(e i go)
    Aced an English test last week.
  • すうがく(su u ga ku)
    Sue likes maths.
  • かがく(ka ga ku)
    Car Science is my favourite TV program.
  • たいいく(ta i i ku)
    Thailand is a country where people are good at P.E.[/toggle]
  • れきし(re ki shi)
    wrecked ship stories are in a history textbook.
  • びじゅつ(bi ju tsu)
    beautiful art
  • ぎじゅつ(gi ju tsu)
    gear which I made in woodwork
  • かていか(ka te i ka)
    cut vegetable and meats in Home Eco.
  • おんがく(o n ga ku)
    encore for the music performance.
  • しゃかい(sha ka i)
    shattered humanities
  • しんりがく(shi n ri ga ku)
    She is going to ring her psychology teacher today.

Exercise

  • Learn the Japanese words above by writing them down in your book. Try to write in Kanji when applicable if you can.
  • Complete the test in Quizlet below. You will pass it if you get over 60%. Choose ‘test’ at the bottom right of Quizlet to start a test.

Topic based lessons

School: I study Japanese.
On this page, you can learn how to say a subject you study in Japanese.Key SentenceI study Japanese. wa ta shi wa ni ho
School: My favourite subject is maths.
On this page, you can learn how to express what subject you like or dislike most in Japanese.
School: Science is difficult.
On this page, you can learn how to describe a subject you study at school in Japanese.