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Online Small Group Japanese Lessons Starting from April

Have you ever wanted to visit Japan?  Watch Japanese dramas and anime without subtitles?  Learn more about Japan’s historical cultures?  From April 2021, we will be offering online small group Japanese Lessons! Why not use this chance to take a further step with your interest in the Japanese language and communicate better? Why Online Small […]
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Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N2 -Unit 5: In Station – 駅で – PDF

Japan has the most complicated railway systems in the world. Have you ever got lost in the complicated train network? Don’t worry, let’s learn some common kanji you will see in the station. You will get used to Japanese railway system soon. To learn more N2 kanji related to themes such as “Hot spring holiday”, […]
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Evening Business Japanese Course

Improve your career opportunities in Japan with this NEW Evening Business Japanese Course Are you already working in Japan? Do you want to improve your business Japanese communica…
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JLPT N2 Grammar – あげく (How to say "In the end"/"After all~" in Japanese)

Do you know how to say “after all” or “in the end” in Japanese?  In this blog post, we will look at a more advanced Japanese grammar point – JLPT N2 grammar: あげく (ageku), meaning “in the end”. First watch Nami-sensei explain it in the video above, then review with this companion article. And be […]
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Virtual Tour of our Yokohama Location

Are you looking for Japanese classes in Yokohama? Take a virtual tour of our Yokohama school location below! Thanks so much to the folks at Focus Media Japan for the great tour! 
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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…; comparing…” in Japanese. First watch Yuka-sensei’s video above – and make sure to subscribe to our channel!  Then review the video’s content with this article. How to Use JLPT […]
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Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N2 -Unit 4: Recruitment & Jobs– 採用 – PDF

If you are planning to work in Japan, or finding a part-time job during your time studying in Japan. The business level Japanese skills are required in most cases. Before you start job hunting in Japan, let’s learn some kanji often show in the hiring post. Our Business Japanese course designed to help you reach […]
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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 1: Don’t Overpromise and Under-deliver How many times have you found yourself excited to learn Japanese, but then frustrated with the slow progress?  Setting a clear […]
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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 the Japanese word ながら (nagara), meaning “while”, there is a similar nuanced expression you may not be familar with. JLPT N3 Grammar: ついでに (tsuide ni) […]
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How to find Kanji Stroke order using Kanjibro

Are you struggling with stroke order? You’re not alone. Some kanji have more than a few strokes to remember. That is why we are so happy to share about this! Kanjibro is a new tool for finding the stroke order of most common Kanji (Kanji that appear in open source Japanese dictionaries.) Using Kanjibro to […]
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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 and Evening Japanese classes. Evening and Saturday Schedule – New for March 2021 Class: Active Basic Grammar-A (N5) Date: every Tuesday and Friday, starting from […]
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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 Japanese food labels and packaging. To learn more N2 kanji related to themes such as “Food”, “Advertising” and “ Signboards” (total 14 units), You can download […]
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