How to Speak Japanese

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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 […]

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How to start a conversation in Japanese

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How to start a conversation in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series with tutor Wakako. In this article and video we will take a look at how to start a conversation in Japanese. Many Japanese learners are confused or unsure which level of politeness to use in Japanese when initially speaking to […]

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Learn about laundry-related terms in Japan

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Learn about laundry-related terms in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series, this time for another live-stream with tutor Erika. In this lesson we will take a look at laundry-related terms in Japanese. Doing the laundry may be a tedious talk, but it is an essential part of everyday life! In this article, […]

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How to pronounce Japanese

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How to pronounce Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series with tutor Wakako. In this article and video we will take a look at how to pronounce Japanese properly. No matter whether your native language is English or another language, there will probably be many fundamental differences in how your mother tongue and […]