Cafes in Iidabashi and Kagurazaka that are good for Studying

Cafes in Iidabashi and Kagurazaka Are you looking for a pleasant space to sit down and study Japanese in Tokyo? This list and map of cafes in Iidabashi and Kagurazaka...

Vocabulary for Tokyo Immigration Office, Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau FAQ

If you are a new resident to Japan – visiting the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau  (東京(とうきょう)入国(にゅうこく)管理(かんり)局(きょく)) / (Tokyo Immigration Office) is likely something that y...

AIUEO - Ka (か) – Karaoke (カラオケ)- Japanese Vocabulary related to Karaoke

Karaoke Japanese Vocabulary – AIUEO Blog! 日本語はこちら Hello to our lovely readers!  These days we can finally sense spring making an entrance amongst the winter cold.  Here on th...

Golden Week Intensive Special Japanese Course

Golden Week – Intensive Special Japanese Courses 2018 CLICK HERE FOR 2019   The Golden Week Intensive Course, which was very well received last year – will be held...

AIUEO - O (お) – おかしい (Okashii)- What is “Okashii” in English?

Author, Mr. Matsumoto, was a junior high school Japanese teacher for 23 years before joining Coto Language Academy. Therefore, he is a Japanese language pro. He currently teaches Coto’s Intensive Courses (intermediate and advanced), Business Courses and the Part Time N1 grammar and reading classes. He is also involved in developing teaching materials at Coto.

Sorting Garbage out in Japan – Japanese Words related to throwing Garbage away

Garbage In Japan Garbage is not just something you can throw away easily, there is a large level of preparation needed before you can pitch things out in the bin...

Japanese Learning Goal Tracking Spreadsheet – Goal Setting and Motivation – Upper Beginner Plateau

How can Japanese language students students prevent themselves from being demotivated?   About the author: Sam is a marketing staff at Coto Japanese Academy and is taking Niho...

Top 10 Useful Phrases for Japanese Job Interviews to help you sound more Natural

In the following blog – we will be introducing 10 useful phrases that you can use to sound more natural in Japanese Job Interviews. Japanese Job Interviews can be fun,...

How I Passed the JLPT N2 – Student Testimonial / JLPT Exam Guide

JLPT N2 Exam Guide – Table of Contents: 1. Background 2. Components of the JLPT N2 Exam 3. Kanji 4. Grammar 5. Reading 6. Vocabulary 7. Listening 8. Keigo 9....

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...