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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...

How to say Lucky in Japanese – AIUEO Blog!

This week’s author is Kambara Sensei – Ms. Kambara loves to travel and in addition to teaching Japanese at Coto Academy has her own tour company that rents camper vans to Tourists in Japan.https://www.roadtripjapan.com/

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 Free & Paid Japanese Flash Card Game Learning Applications – 2018

There are many applications out there to learn Japanese – this guide is a list of the top / best Japanese Flashcard Apps that our students use. Memrise – FREE...

What Arigato means? – あいうえお Blog! 「あ」

What is the meaning behind Arigato? 「あ」ありがとう – あいうえお Blog! 日本語はこちらから Hello, everyone! This is the first in a series of blogs we will call  “AIUEO” Here at Coto an...

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

Creating longer sentences in Japanese typically involves inserting different kinds of information in between the subject and predicate. Grammatical unites known as “particles...

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...

Japanese Essentials: How to book a restaurant by phone?

Tokyo is home to a large number of Michelin starred restaurants but getting a table can be difficult if you haven’t made a reservation in advance.

Japanese Essentials: Days of the Week & Months of the Year

Learning the Japanese days of the week and months of the year is one of the easiest lessons that you will have. Let’s start with the days of the week.

Japanese Essentials: How to Ask Permission?

Knowing how to ask permission in Japanese will make your stay in Japan more enjoyable. Learn a very simple sentence to ask if you can take a picture, borrow a pen or enter somewhere.