Japanese Basic Grammar Guide Part III – Japanese Particles (No, To, Mo, Kara, Made, Ga) の、と、から、まで、が

Japanese Grammar Particles – の、と、から、まで、が of these Japanese particles in use. 5. no – の の Can be used to express possession of an object – the following sentences ...

En no shita no Chikaramochi – 縁の下の力持ち

日本語はこちらから In the “E” edition of the “A I U E O” blog, we would like to introduce a Japanese saying. Have you ever heard of the saying “縁の下の力持ち En-no-s...

Speak Japanese like a Native – Natural Japanese Pronunciation – Mistakes to Avoid and Good Habits to Adopt

If you would like to learn to Speak Japanese like a native – there are several things you need.   Listening Practice An Opportunity to Speak with Natives and get...

Coto Japanese Academy March Events Calendar 2018

This is an older post – to see our upcoming monthly events – click here Monthly Events Every month we hold cultural and social events for our students and their...

AIUEO - U (う) – うん (Un) - How to say “Lucky” in Japanese

How to say Lucky in Japanese – 運(うん)がいい  - あいうえおブログ「う」 日本語はこちら Feeling Lucky…? The Mysterious Man with a Chestnut A Matter of your own Abilities?   Feeling Lucky&#...

National Foundation Day (建国記念の日): A Patriotic Holiday for Japan

Due to its somewhat controversial origins, National Foundation was abolished following the post-war constitution, but it subsequently bounced back 20 years later. We wonder, does it still hold the same meaning?

What “Imadoki” means in English?? – AIUEO Blog! 「I」

What “Imadoki” means in English??   日本語はこちら! “i” → “imadoki” (Conversation between two colleagues at work) A: Looks like our casual, Yamada, is going t...

Top 3 Japanese Flash Card Game Learning Applications in 2018

Memrise MindSnacks Kanji no Owari There are many applications out there to learn Japanese – this guide is a list of the top / best Japanese Flashcard Apps that our...

Our new location, Coto Japanese Club – Azabu Juban

Coto Japanese Club – Azabu Juban We are happy to introduce our 2nd location, Coto Japanese Club – Azabu Juban! We are so excited to be welcoming students and friends...

What does Arigatou mean? – あいうえお Blog! 「あ」

What is the meaning behind Arigatou? 「あ」ありがとう – あいうえお Blog! 日本語はこちらから Hello, everyone! This will be the first in a series of blogs we will call  “AIUEO” Introduct...

Japanese Basic Grammar Guide Part II – Particles (wa, ga, o, ni, de)

Creating longer sentences in Japanese typically involves inserting different kinds of information in between the subject and predicate. Grammatical unites known as “particles...

Basic Japanese Grammar – Basic Sentence Patterns

  Basic Japanese Grammar – Basic Sentence Patterns Cheat Sheet Sentence Structure In this guide to Basic Japanese Grammar – we will explain in broad terms, the mos...