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How To Use すみません Correctly? A Guide To All Meanings of Sumimasen 

Sorry” in English and “Sumimasen” in Japanese. Both expressions have the same function of apology, but there are cultural differences in the situations in which they are used. Here is an actual example from our Coto teacher. “When the teacher gives the instruction, 「この文を読んでください」Kono bun o yondekudasai (Please read this sentence), some learners often say, […]
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