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Cultural Events Coto March Events Calendar 2018

Every month we hold cultural and social events for our students and their friends to discover more about Japanese culture, meet new friends and practice Japanese. We are looking fo...

Posted by on February 13, 2018
Participating in the 6-month intensive course, while working at a law firm – Collin

Colin is from the United States, and this is his fourth year in Japan. He decided to take the 6 months intensive course in order to obtain the position he seeks.

What does omotenashi mean in Japan?

Omotenashs is all about offering the best service without the expectation of a reward

Coto’s events in October 2015

Go for Lunch! Kagurazaka area ランチツアー! 神楽坂 Wednesday, October 7th  12:30-13:50 in Kagurazaka If you like donburi, you will certainly be fond of hitsumabushi. Hitsumabushi is a kind ...

How to send a package in Japanese

Many challenges await expatriates in Japan. The small actions of daily life become mountains to cross and one of them is certainly dealing with the Japanese post office. Sending a ...

Japanese Slang: Chin suru

Do you often buy prepared meal to warm up with a microwave oven? In Japan, takeout or home-packed meal, commonly known as “bentō” 「弁当」in Japanese cuisine are mass produ...

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...

Japanese Crash Course – Survival Japanese

Welcome to Japan! Along with your first steps in your new life in Tokyo, begin to learn Japanese with Coto’s Japanese Crash Course and feel immediately your improvement. In 4...

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...