How to Speak 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 […]

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Valentine’s Special: How to ask your crush out in Japanese

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Valentine’s Day Special: How to ask your crush out in Japanese Welcome back to another “Video & Article” series, this time for our first live-stream with tutor Erika. In this article and video, Erika explains how Valentine’s Day and White Day are celebrated in Japan. And of course how to ask out your crush! Table […]

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How to talk about the weather in Japanese

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How to talk about the weather in Japanese Welcome to the next video and article series with tutor Naomi! In this video and article we will explain how to talk about the weather in simple Japanese. [How to describe the weather] First of all, let’s go through some of the main vocabulary you will need […]

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How to speak like a woman/girl in Japanese

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How to speak like a woman/girl in Japanese Welcome to the next video and article series with tutor Hidee! In this video and article we will explain how “女言葉(おんなことば)” or female gendered language works in Japanese. You can learn words and expressions used mostly by women. Table of Contents [Short Introduction] [Differences in Sentence Enders] […]

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Wasabi – How to say “This is my …” in Japanese

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How to say “This is my …” in Japanese Welcome to the next video and article series with tutor Naomi! In this article and video, Naomi explains how you can use the particle “の” to express that something belongs to you in Japanese. This is a very simple, but useful sentence structure used commonly in […]