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Student Testimonials Student Story – Caleb – Day Trader

What brought you to Japan originally? I first came to japan when I was transferred with work in 1997 – My first time to Japan I lived here for three...

Posted by on May 25, 2018
The Love Shrine of Tokyo – Tokyo Daijingu Shrine

Did you know that one of Tokyo’s 5 Major Shrines is only a 3 minute walk from Coto?   Tokyo Daijingu 東京大神宮 ( とうきょう だいじんぐ ) – located in Iidabashi –......

The reason why you started – Kikkake ー AIUEO Blog

きっかけ (Kikkake) – The reason for starting something / “the story behind it” 日本語はこちら “Kikkake” can be defined as “a reason or incentive for why you started doing so...

Coto April Events Calendar 2018

Every month we hold cultural and social events for our students and their friends to discover more about Japanese culture, meet new friends and practice Japanese. We are looking fo...

Vernal Equinox Day (春分の日): The Start of Spring

The transition from winter to spring is always highly anticipated in Japan. So, to welcome this new season, we take a look at the history, meaning and celebrations of Vernal Equinox Day.

Cafes in iidabashi and kagurazaka that are great for studying.

cafes in iidabashi and kagurazaka Are you looking for a pleasant space to sit down and study Japanese in Tokyo? This list and map of cafes in Iidabashi and Kagurazaka...

Vocabulary for Tokyo Immigration Office, Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau FAQ

If you are a new resident to Japan – visiting the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau  (東京(とうきょう)入国(にゅうこく)管理(かんり)局(きょく)) / (Tokyo Immigration Office) is likely something that y...

Karaoke Japanese Vocabulary – AIUEO Blog!

Karaoke Japanese Vocabulary – AIUEO Blog! 日本語はこちら Hello to our lovely readers!  These days we can finally sense spring making an entrance amongst the winter cold.  Here on th...

Golden Week Intensive Special Japanese Course

Golden Week – Intensive Special Japanese Courses 2018 The Golden Week Intensive Course, which was very well received last year – will be held again this year! For 5 day...

What is “Okashii ” in English? A I U E O Blog! ” O “

Author, Mr. Matsumoto, was a junior high school Japanese teacher for 23 years before joining Coto Language Academy. Therefore, he is a Japanese language pro. He currently teaches Coto’s Intensive Courses (intermediate and advanced), Business Courses and the Part Time N1 grammar and reading classes. He is also involved in developing teaching materials at Coto.

Sorting out garbage in Japan – Japanese words for Trash

Sorting Out garbage In Japan Trash is not just something you can throw away easily, there is a large level of preparation needed before you can pitch things out in...

Japanese Learning Goal Tracking Spreadsheet – Goal Setting and Motivation – Upper Beginner Plateau

How can Japanese language students students prevent themselves from being demotivated?   About the author: Sam is a marketing staff at Coto and is taking Nihongo Plus: Part Ti...

Top 10 Useful Phrases for Japanese Job Interviews to help you sound more Natural.

In the following blog – we will be introducing 10 phrases that you can use to Sound more natural in Japanese Job Interviews. Japanese Job Interviews can be fun, exciting,...