How to Speak Japanese

How to Speak Japanese

During a Japanese Speech, With Vs Without Your Script

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  Introduction During your Japanese speech, there are two ideas; you read out your script and you speak without your script. I think this has been controversial for a long time because both of the propositions are reasonable and understandable. One person says, “If you read out your script, you can prevent yourself from making […]

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With Pictures: How Japanese Body Language Works

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According to the 7%-38%-55% Rule stated by Albert Mehrabian, when people receive an ambiguous message, people interpret it by using this criteria with the ratio; words accounts for 7%, tone of voice accounts for 38%, and body language accounts for 55% of that. Also, as this word; poker face indicates, we can identify what you […]

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Road-Map: How to Make Your Japanese Speech

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Each language has own manner when making a speech. Although a Japanese speech is not an exception, it is difficult for learners to get a feel of this style. It may not be necessary to follow it correctly, but, on the other hand, if you can make your Japanese speech in this way, it would […]

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Proofread Your Japanese Script by Native Speakers

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*The target readers are those who are going to make a Japanese speech or presentation. After you have written your Japanese script, I recommend you to get it proofread by native speakers, if possible. Expectations about your writing will change depending on your situation, like for instance, people are required to respond quickly in business […]

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Avoid Being Monotone, the End of Japanese Sentences

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It is likely that Japanese learners don’t have difficulty in finding Japanese sentences to be unnatural very much, but it is difficult to find how to improve them. As you may not be aware, there are some tricks in Japanese sentences to make them colorful. In this article, you will learn one of the easiest, […]

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Apply the Essay Structure to Your Japanese Script

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*The target readers are those who will make a speech or presentation in Japanese. Needless to say, “Introduction-Body-Conclusion” is one of the most well known methods for making essays and scripts in the world. One of its strengths is that you are able to logically express what you want to convey to your audience. However, […]

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For Your Japanese Script: 6 Quotes from Great Leaders

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*The target readers are those who will make a speech or presentation in Japanese. It is very likely that your audience will have difficulty concentrating on your speech at the beginning. If you go straight to your main point without getting the audience’s attention, you may not get the results you want. You need a […]

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Imitate Great Speaker: How to Write Your Japanese Script

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Let me start this article, For your Japanese Script; Imitate Great Speakers, with the great saying, “Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.” This phrase is quoted from Pablo Picasso. There is no doubt that imitating others is one of the best ways to reach your goals. This technique can be utilized for writing your Japanese […]

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The Best Free Online Japanese Dictionary

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  Introduction There are a lot of free online Japanese dictionaries. However, as the Japanese saying goes “玉石混交 Gyokusekikonko; some of them are good and some of them are bad”, you have to find which one is appropriate for you. In this article, I am going to show you the complete comparison for Japanese dictionaries. Considering […]

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The Best Length of Sentences for Your Japanese Script

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Those who are reading this article probably know “、”; Punctuation Mark. Have you thought about how many times you can use “、” in a sentence before? At least, I have. Even native speakers are sometime wondering about this point. Thus, I will show you the best length of sentences, especially for your Japanese script and […]