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Understand Better Keigo: Japanese Honorific Prefixes お and ご

Introduction Rules of Japanese Honorific Prefixes Frequent Expressions Introduction When learning the Japanese respectful speech called Keigo, the attention is often focused on ver...

An Introduction to Japanese Keigo

Japanese Keigo: Honorific Form, Humble Form, Conjugation & More Whatever the reason you are studying Japanese, we believe you were having fun and you enjoyed writing your first...

29 Useful Japanese Keigo Phrases to help you out at Work

Learn 29 Japanese Business keigo words to communicate with your Japanese co-workers. If you’re working in Japan, this quick list of will be handy.

How to Say “I think” in Japanese – Giving Your Opinion

How do you share your opinion in Japanese? What are the do’s and don’ts? In this blog we will teach you a simple way to share your opinion in Japanese....

Japanese Insults: Insults and Being Rude in Japanese

Japan has a reputation for being an extremely polite and formal country. On the surface the culture seems very hospitable – but what about when it isn’t? Like any other...

Golden Week Intensive Courses (ONLINE) – Japanese Conversation and Business Writing – Apply by 5/1

This year due to COVID-19 we will be offering several online special intensive courses. With a variety of different levels – you can take the opportunity to improve your Japa...

Ultimate Guide to Japanese Business Emails!

Have you enjoyed the previous guides? Here’s another guide on how to write a Japanese business email! It is important to know how to write Japanese business emails if you...

Japanese Slang Used by Young People – 若者言葉 Wakamono Kotoba

What is Wakamono Kotoba? (Japanese Slang used by Young People) Is there such a thing as Japanese slang? In Japanese, the phrase for words and expressions that young people use...

All 4 Basic Japanese Greetings : Ohayou / Konnichiwa / Konbanwa / Oyasumi

Click Here to join our 30 day challenge to learn Hiragana Greetings are always the first few words or phrases you learn when learning a new language. There are 4...

Japanese Business Practices – 報連相 ほうれんそう Hourensou

Working in Japan is a unique experience, and because its so different from “western” business environments  understanding and adapting to Japanese business culture is c...

Saying Goodnight in Japanese – Oyasumi (おやすみ)

Japanese Oyasumi(おやすみ) Generally, the Japanese expression for saying “goodnight” is “おやすみ“(Oyasumi). However, it may be inappropriate to use it sometimes de...

Necessary Skills for Doing Business in Japan

Are you thinking of working in a Japanese environment in Japan? Are you currently working in Japan? If you are, these are the necessary skill sets you need in order...