Japanese slang otsubone

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slangs is a nice and fun way to deepen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more like a nati...

How to use the Japanese word “buri”?

Expressing the passing time in a foreign language can be quite tricky. Japanese is no exception. So let’s learn a very important and useful expression to express in Japanese ...

Japanese Slang: hamaru

Who has never gone crazy over a new video game, an anime or a new phone? Like children, we can get easily absorbed by a new thing, let the time pass by...

A Japanese Slang mattari (suru) for chilling out

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slangs is a funny way to deepen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more like a native spea...

How to ask the permission to take photos in Japanese?

Are you wondering if you should know how to ask the permission to take photos in Japanese? When you are in Japan, you will find yourself reaching for your camera more...

Japanese Slang : Dekikon

One of the many ways to become more fluent in a foreign language is to study its slangs. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more...

How to Correctly Use the Japanese Word chotto?

Some frequent word convey different meanings according to the context, and among them, the Japanese word chotto 「ちょっと」is quite a challenge to master. If you are learning Japanese, ...

How to say dating in Japanese? Tsukiau and deeto

We’ve already presented the Japanese slang “nanpa” and “gyakunan” to describe flirting with someone – in particular on the street. This time, le...

Japanese Slang: “nanpa suru”, “gyaku nan suru”

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slang is a funny way to deepen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more like a native speak...

Common Japanese Mistakes: pronouns kare and kanojyo

Japanese personal pronouns are really hard to get for Japanese learners, as in truth, we rarely use them. Not only “I” 「私・watashi」and “you”「あなた・anata」are ha...

Japanese Slang: Jikochuu 「自己中」

How would you say “ egocentric, selfish, self-centered” in Japanese? Jiko chuu「自己チュー」「自己中」「ジコチュー」! It is a well known fact that Japanese society cares for selflessness and consider...

A Common Mistake in Japanese: ki o tsukete

Have you heard this Japanese expression before? When learning a foreign language, translations can sometimes skip some nuances.  We found out that one of the common mistakes made i...