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Japanese Study 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...

Posted by on March 5, 2021
JLPT N4 Grammar: 〜ましょうか (How to say “Shall I…” in Japanese)

Do you know how to offer help in Japanese?  Given that Japanese is such a polite language, it is important to know how to offer someone help in Japanese.  That’s why...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N2 -Unit 3: Food Labels – PDF

For foreigners living in Japan, reading food labels may be particularly challenging. In this unit, we sort out some common kanji to help you understand the information written on J...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N2 -Unit 2: Body parts – 体の部位 – PDF

In this new Kanji unit, we are going to learn how to write some body parts. For example, 腕(arm), 腰(waist) and 肩(shoulder). To learn more N2 kanji related to themes...

Saturday and Evening Japanese Classes in Yokohama

Are you a working professional in Yokohama? Do you want to improve your Japanese, but worried about your schedule? We are excited to announce that we are now offering Saturday...

Japanese Particles Cheat Sheet & Guide -N5-N4 – Free Download!

Confused about Japanese Particles?  Want to know the difference between wa and ga? Check out this easy to use reference guide. Japanese particles are an indispensable key in unders...

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...

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...

What Does “Oishii” Mean in Japanese? 美味しい, おいしい in Japanese

Have you ever heard the word “oishii!” in Japanese?  It’s a common adjective found in Japanese media, like anime, comics, TV, as well as in everyday life in Japan...

Japanese Childcare Vocabulary (Registering for a nursery) – Basic info and Vocab

If you are living in Japan with kids – you might want to put your child into a nursery or a daycare. This blog will hopefully give you a brief...

List of Japanese Language Certificates Accepted by Immigration

The rules for Japanese student visas are changing.   Before we continue we would like to share the following   Disclaimer:   We do NOT provide student visa support at...

MyJLPT – How to check your results for the December 2020 JLPT

If you registered for the December 2020 JLPT electronically, the results of the December 2020 JLPT will be released on January 25th 2021 through your MYJLPT page. How to check...

訳ではない – How to Say “It’s Not Necessarily the Case that…” in Japanese

Have you ever heard the Japanese phrase “そんな訳じゃない” or “そういう訳ではないんです“?  This is a very common Japanese phrase that can be used in a number of different circu...