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...

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

Basic Japanese Grammar: Using Particles Creating longer sentences in Japanese typically involves inserting different kinds of information in between the subject and predicate. To d...

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...

Coto Japanese Academy February 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...

Grace: An 8-week Business Course to find a job in Japan

Grace came to Tokyo from Taiwan to pursue her Japanese studies. Highly motivated to work in Japan, she joined our 8-week Business Course in September, to boost her choices to...

Where can you park your bike in Tokyo? Churinjo 駐輪場 or Churin Kinshi 駐輪禁止

Where can you park your bike in Tokyo? Churinjo 駐輪場 or Churin Kinshi 駐輪禁止 If you are a new resident to Tokyo, you may have bought a bike and are...