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School News Bento Chat Hour – Speaking Practice Events in May

Looking for a way to practice Speaking Japanese in Tokyo? Bento Chat Hour is perfect for you!

Posted by on April 25, 2018
Japanese slang “gachi”

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slangs is a nice and fun way to deepen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more like a nati...

A Japanese word for October: Koromogae

In Japan, the rather sudden change of seasons has lead to a very interesting custom called koromogae 「衣替え」: to change one’s wardrobe seasonally. The tradition began when all ...

Participating in the 6-month intensive course, while working at a law firm – Collin

Colin is from the United States, and this is his fourth year in Japan. He decided to take the 6 months intensive course in order to obtain the position he seeks.

What does omotenashi mean in Japan?

Omotenashs is all about offering the best service without the expectation of a reward

Coto’s events in October 2015

Go for Lunch! Kagurazaka area ランチツアー! 神楽坂 Wednesday, October 7th  12:30-13:50 in Kagurazaka If you like donburi, you will certainly be fond of hitsumabushi. Hitsumabushi is a kind ...

How to send a package in Japanese

Many challenges await expatriates in Japan. The small actions of daily life become mountains to cross and one of them is certainly dealing with the Japanese post office. Sending a ...

Japanese Slang: Chin suru

Do you often buy prepared meal to warm up with a microwave oven? In Japan, takeout or home-packed meal, commonly known as “bentō” 「弁当」in Japanese cuisine are mass produ...

Japanese slang otsubone

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slangs is a nice and fun way to deepen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more like a nati...

How to use the Japanese word “buri”?

Expressing the passing time in a foreign language can be quite tricky. Japanese is no exception. So let’s learn a very important and useful expression to express in Japanese ...

Japanese Slang: hamaru

Who has never gone crazy over a new video game, an anime or a new phone? Like children, we can get easily absorbed by a new thing, let the time pass by...

A Japanese Slang mattari (suru) for chilling out

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slangs is a funny way to deepen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more like a native spea...

Japanese Crash Course – Survival Japanese

Welcome to Japan! Along with your first steps in your new life in Tokyo, begin to learn Japanese with Coto’s Japanese Crash Course and feel immediately your improvement. In 4...