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Uncategorized Japanese Essentials: Asking a Question at a Store

So far we’ve learned a few simple phrases on how to ask for an item and how to ask for a price of an item. In this article we’re learn...

Posted by on August 19, 2017
Gregory: Aroused By Tasty Smells

How long have you been in Japan and why did you decide to move here? I’m back in the U.S. now; I was in Tokyo for two months. I’ve always...

Japanese Essentials: Talk About Family

When speaking about family in Japanese, you will not use the same words whether your speaking about your loved ones or about another person’s family members.

Japanese Essentials: How to Ask a Question

Thanks to our previous article, you know now how to introduce yourself properly! If you want to know more about the person you’re with, it’s time to learn how to...

Marine Day (海の日): How and Why Japan Pay Homage to the Oceans

Japan is the only nation to have a public holiday dedicated to the oceans. So, why is Marine Day important and how can we all celebrate it together?

Diana: I don’t actually look like soy sauce

Diana fell in love with the culture and language of Japan while visiting over ten years ago. She recently decided to continue her studies by taking the Coto Intensive Japanese Language Course.

Coto Events in August 2017

Book our events online or contact us at info@cotoacademy.com. Lunch Tour Thursday, August 3 Kagurazaka is an enchanting neighborhood located 5 minutes walking from the Coto Academy...

Lucy: Working Holiday in Japan

We continue our Student Testimonial series with Lucy who came to Japan on a working holiday visa to learn the language and travel around the country.

Japanese Essentials: How to Introduce Yourself

Learn how to easily and quickly introduce yourself in Japanese in this handy article.

New Events July 2017

We’re very excited to introduce two new social events in July! Bring along your friends and family to join the fun! 1: Sake Tasting Tour Have you been to Shinbashi...

Japanese Essentials: How To Talk About Things You Like

A great way to make a new friend is to share about your interests and things you enjoy. Being able to talk in Japanese about things you like will get...

Study Options For Working Holiday Visa holders

Our flexible 4-week Intensive courses offer Working Holiday Visa holders the perfect opportunity to study Japanese.

Survival Japanese: Ordering A Beer!

A key language lesson to learn in Japan is how to order beers at a restaurant!