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Japanese Study JLPT N3 Grammar: 〜切る (How to Say “To Do Completely~” in Japanese)

We have new a JLPT N3 grammar blog for you!  Do you know the Japanese word 切る(kiru)?  It’s a verb meaning “to cut” – but it also has another meaning......

Posted by on April 15, 2021
JLPT N3 Grammar – ~てもかまわない (How to say “It doesn’t matter if…” in Japanese)

We have another companion blog for you!  In this entry, we review Nami-sensei’s video above, where she teaches the JLPT N3 Grammar point: ~てもかまわない (~te mo kama wa nai).  Mean...

JLPT N4 Grammar: 〜しよう (Volitional form – How to say “Let’s do…” in Japanese)

We have another JLPT grammar blog for you!  This one is a companion to the Youtube video above, in which Yuka-sensei teaches us the JLPT N4 Grammar: しよう (shiyou) –...

Golden Week Intensive Special Japanese Course – 2021

Golden Week Intesive – Special 5 Day Japanese Conversation and Business Writing Courses Wondering what to do for this year’s Golden Week?  If so, we at Coto Academy hav...

Online Small Group Japanese Lessons Starting from April

Have you ever wanted to visit Japan?  Watch Japanese dramas and anime without subtitles?  Learn more about Japan’s historical cultures?  From April 2021, we will be offering ...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N2 -Unit 5: In Station – 駅で – PDF

Japan has the most complicated railway systems in the world. Have you ever got lost in the complicated train network? Don’t worry, let’s learn some common kanji you wil...

JLPT N2 Grammar – あげく (How to say “In the end”/”After all~” in Japanese)

Do you know how to say “after all” or “in the end” in Japanese?  In this blog post, we will look at a more advanced Japanese grammar point – JLPT...

Virtual Tour of our Yokohama Location

Are you looking for Japanese classes in Yokohama? Take a virtual tour of our Yokohama school location below! Thanks so much to the folks at Focus Media Japan for the...

JLPT N3 Grammar – わりに (How to say “Considering…” in Japanese)

We have another Youtube companion blog for you!  This article goes over Yuka-sensei’s video about the JLPT N3 grammar point: 割わりに (wari ni) – meaning “considering...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N2 -Unit 4: Recruitment & Jobs– 採用 – PDF

If you are planning to work in Japan, or finding a part-time job during your time studying in Japan. The business level Japanese skills are required in most cases. Before...

5 Tips for Great Japanese Classes

It’s easy to lose motivation when commitment is one sided. In this blog we’ll look at a few ways to keep yourself engaged when you’re taking Japanese classes. Tip...

JLPT N3 Grammar – ついでに (How to say “While you are there…” in Japanese)

Japanese is a very nuanced language.  By now, you have probably realized this – especially if you are studying at a JLPT N3 level.  Although you may be familiar with...

How to find Kanji Stroke order using Kanjibro

Are you struggling with stroke order? You’re not alone. Some kanji have more than a few strokes to remember. That is why we are so happy to share about this!...

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