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Learn Japanese – Tidying up with Marie Kondo – 18 Common Phrases

Recently, Netflix has released a new series called “Tidying up with Marie Kondo” which has been a hit! Today, we will be introducing 18 common phrases used in the show by Marie!

Taking a Look at some ~tto Words: Motto, Chotto, Kitto, Zutto, Yatto

When we’re first introduced to the Japanese Language, I’m sure most of us had come across some ~tto words that left us perplexed. From words such as like Motto, Chotto,...

Counting in Japanese: Nouns, Time and the Frequency of Occurrence using Japanese Counters

In English, we’d often learn how to count from a very young age and it can be really simple! From one chair to even five dogs. However, things may start...

6 Different Japanese Superlatives to help you Express Yourself!

Ever ate that one dish that made you go like “Wow, that’s SUPER delicious!” or saw that one product that made you go like: “Err… That’s RIDICULO...

How to use the Japanese word “かっこいい (Kakkoii)”

What’s かっこいい (Kakkoii)? Calling someone… Ugly/Uncool? Sentence Examples When NOT to use かっこいい (Kakkoii)   What’s かっこいい (Kakkoii)? Ever walked across the stre...

10 Best Apps for Japanese Language Exchange

There are many uses for a Language Exchange Application. Some use it to learn and practice a new language, some may just want to find someone to talk to, while others may use it as a platform to search for their soulmate. Today, we will be introducing 10 Language Exchange Applications that you could make use of while in Japan!

Expressing Who, What, When, Where, Why and How in Japanese!

Who What When Where Why/How More commonly known as the 5W’s and 1 H, these are words there are more or less the essentials to almost every language when it...

Saying “No” in Japanese

Refusing someone in English is already difficult enough. But refusing a friend or a colleague politely in Japanese? Today we will be exploring some of the different variations that you can use to reject someone and not come across as too harsh. 

The Various Ways to Saying “You’re Welcome” in Japanese!

The Most Common Way to Say “You’re Welcome!” Other ways of Saying “You’re Welcome!” in a more Casual Tone In a more Formal Situation… The ...

20 Ways to use the Japanese Word: すごい (Sugoi)!

What is すごい (Sugoi)? Examples Conclusion   What is すごい (Sugoi)? We might have heard of the word before, be it through a Japanese TV Show, Anime or even in Pop Culture.......

Japanese Essentials: Ordering a Bowl of Ramen in Japan

When going to Japan, trying out the various foods that Japan has to offer is a must. But what’s the first food that comes to the minds of us foreigners?...

Japanese Learning Resources: Learning Japanese through Video Games

Japan is famous for its video game characters.  From Sonic to Mario to Pokémon – Japanese Video Games have become a global phenomenon that spans multiple generations. It isn&...

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