LANGUAGE

3 phrases you have to know in Japan!

3 phrases you’ll hear everywhere in Japan When visiting Japan, you will probably bring some phrasebooks which teach you some basic Japanese phrases such as Konnichiwa(hello). However, there are many peculiar phrases that are hard to explain in another language. If you know these phrases, your trip to Japan or your Japanese studying might get…

Dogs say “wan-wan”: Animal Sounds in Japanese!

pipii.co.uk/ Same as traditional festivals and behaviour reflect the country’s culture, so does language and the words that are chosen to express different things. Just as women used to say, that they “need to powder their nose”, when they wanted to go to the toilet, instead of naming it directly, Japanese too, have an euphemism…

Learn Japanese with these Adorable Children’s Songs!

A fun way to learn a foreign language is through songs. Modern songs are often made with difficult lyrics and vocabulary, and a nice way to start is singing children songs. Generally, shorter and easier – perfect for beginner students of the Japanese language! If you can read Hiragana, try to concentrate on the left…

Learn more about Kanji–make your trip even more interesting!

item.rakuten.co.jp/ You know, if you study about the culture or history before you visit a country, your trip is always going to be more interesting. And here’s why kanji is interesting when coming to Japan. Kanji 漢字 flickr.com/ Kaniji, literally means “characters from Han China” are Chinese characters used in Japanese. Kanji is one of…

The magical word “Daijobu”, what does it really mean?

Have you ever heard of this word spoken by the Japanese? If so, you might be wondering what the word really indicates. This word is used in various situations, an take on various meanings and is one of the most widely used Japanese words. So how is it used? “Daijobu Desu” c120378990ckenkou.blog.so-net.ne.jp/ We say “daijobu”…

Knowing easy Japanese makes your travel better!!

Visiting a foreign country and not being able to communicate can be frustrating. You might be scared of situations where you need to express yourself, but can not. Japanese have improved their English ability in the past 10 years, but if you happen to get to some rural area or just pass along someone who…
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