How to Speak Japanese

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How to use “Aizuchi” in Japanese

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How to use “Aizuchi” in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series, this time for another live-stream with tutor Erika. In this live-stream we took a look at “Aizuchi” in Japanese. Aizuchi are filler words or words said/sounds made to indicate one is participating in the conversation. They are used in conversational Japanese. […]

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How to speak casual Japanese

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How to speak casual Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series with tutor Wakako. In this article and video we will talk about how to speak casually in Japanese. Speaking casual Japanese does not only mean leaving out “Keigo”. It involves varying degrees of leaving out and adding particles and exchanging certain stiff […]

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Learn about Golden Week in Japan

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Learn about Golden Week in Japan Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series, this time for another live-stream with tutor Erika. In this live-stream we took a look at “Golden Week”, a string of public holidays that allow the ever-working Japanese to take off several days in a row at the end of April/beginning […]

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How to ask for a haircut in Japanese

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How to ask for a haircut in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series with tutor Wakako. In this article and video we will talk about asking for a haircut in Japanese. If you live in Japan, have you ever been afraid of going to the hairdresser because you might get your Japanese […]

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How to say Goodbye in Japanese

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How to say Goodbye in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series, this time for another live-stream with tutor Erika. This live-stream teaches you how to say “Goodbye” naturally in Japanese. Many people tend to use “さようなら”, which is correct but may sound a bit unnatural. Let’s learn other ways to say goodbye […]

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How to talk about Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Season in Japanese

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How to talk about Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Season in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series with tutor Wakako. In this article and video we will talk about Sakura Season and “Ohanami” in Japan. This includes the cultural background of “Flower Watching”, as well as vocabulary and example sentences. Table of Contents [Introduction] […]

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Seasonal Terms (Spring Ed.) in Japanese

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Seasonal Terms (Spring Ed.) in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series, this time for another live-stream with tutor Erika. This live-stream is about seasonal terms used in Japanese and we are introducing some spring related terms, including vocabulary regarding the wide-spread hay fever here in Japan. Table of Contents [General Terms] [Hay […]

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All options for “I” and “You” in Japanese explained

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All options for “I” and “You” in Japanese explained Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series with tutor Wakako. In this article and video we will take a look at all the options you have for saying “I” and “You” in Japanese. Which version you should use depends heavily on who you are talking […]

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How to Cheer Someone On in Japanese

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How to Cheer Someone On in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series, this time for another live-stream with tutor Erika. This live-stream was aired during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, so the topic is how to cheer someone on in Japanese. You can use the following vocabulary and phrases when watching […]

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How to use “Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu” in Japanese

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How to use “Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu” in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series, this time for our first live-stream with tutor Wakako. In this article and video, Wakako introduces the very common sentence “Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu”. You will learn the meaning, origin, and most importantly how to use this phrase naturally in all kinds […]