How to Speak Japanese

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5 Ways to Say “To Wear Something” in Japanese

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5 Ways to Say “To Wear Something” in Japanese Welcome back to our “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video Miki teaches five different verbs that all mean “to wear” in English. Japanese uses different verbs meaning “to wear” or “to put on” depending on the type of clothing or […]

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How To Correctly Omit Words in Japanese

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How to correctly omit words in Japanese Welcome back to our “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video Miki will show you how to omit certain words in your Japanese sentence to make your spoken Japanese sound more natural. Stop learning how Japanese is spoken in theory, and learn how […]

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Learn Three Japanese Words with no English Translation

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Learn Three Japanese Words with No English Translation Welcome back to our “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video we will take a look at three Japanese terms that are so specific to the Japanese culture that there is no way to translate them directly into English. Learning about these […]

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How to use Wasei-Eigo (Japanese English)

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How to use Wasei-Eigo (Japanese English) Welcome back to our “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video we will take a look at “Wasei-Eigo”. Wasei-Eigo, or Japanese English, refers to originally English terms whose meaning has changed after they were integrated into the Japanese language. They look like English words, […]

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How to use Double Negatives in Japanese

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How to use Double Negatives in Japanese Welcome back to our “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video we will take a look at expressing positive statements by using double negatives in Japanese. For example: “よくないことはない”. Learn how to express subtle nuances by using double negatives in Japanese! Table of […]

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The Difference Between “から” & “ので” Explained

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The Difference Between “から” & “ので” Explained Welcome back to our “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video we will take a look at the particles “から” and “ので”. They both translate to English as “because”, but depending on which one you use in Japanese, the meaning of the sentence […]

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The Difference Between “ha” & “ga” Explained

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The Difference Between “は” & “が” Explained Welcome back to our “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video we will take a look at the particles “は” and “が”. While they can sometimes be used interchangeably, there are some major grammatical differences in their usage. Learn when to use which […]

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Eight funny & figurative idioms you need to know in Japanese

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Eight funny & figurative idioms you need to know in Japanese Welcome back to our first “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video we will take a look at a couple of so called “cushion words” that you can use to make your polite Japanese sound softer and friendlier. Cushion […]

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How to Use Cushion Words in Japanese

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How to Use Cushion Words in Japanese Welcome back to our first “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video we will take a look at a couple of so called “cushion words” that you can use to make your polite Japanese sound softer and friendlier. Cushion words are essential for […]

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Learn 9 Idioms Using the Word “あたま” in Japanese

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Learn 9 Idioms Using the Word “あたま” in Japanese Welcome back to our first “Video & Article” series with tutor Miki. In this article and video we will take a look at nine different idioms that use the Japanese word for “head” (頭) in Japanese. Idioms make your spoken Japanese sound very natural, and having […]