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Japanese Study How to Type in Japanese on Mac, iOS, Apple Devices – Installation Guide

Trying to figure out how to type in Japanese on a Mac? Maybe you’ve already read our article on How to Type Japanese on Windows 10, but the installation process...

Posted by on July 10, 2020
How to Say “I Wish”/”I Want” In Japanese – Using 欲しい

Are you learning Japanese and want to know how to express sentiments like “I wish”? In learning or speaking any language, being able to express yourself and your own wi...

Important Coronavirus Vocabulary in Japanese

Many of you guys have requested a “cheat sheet” in Japanese for how to talk about the coronavirus – and what key vocabulary you need to know to understand news...

FAQ about Our Online Japanese Lessons during COVID-19

Many of our students have asked us about how to take Japanese lessons with our Online lesson system. We wanted to share this blog as a way to answer some...

How to Say “During”, “While” in Japanese – JLPT N4 Grammar: 間に

Contents: How to use 間に Example: Verbs Example: Nouns Example: な-adjectives Continuous actions? Sometimes when speaking in Japanese to your friends or peers at work, you may want t...

JLPT N3 Grammar Point: ~ppanashi (〜っぱなし)

Have you ever heard this phrase in a Japanese sentence before, but didn’t know what it meant: 何々っぱなし〜?   Maybe you were able to catch the general meaning or implication, but....

Making Flashcards for Japanese TV Shows – Netflix recommendations for Learning Japanese

Many of our students will be studying remotely and worldwide – many Japanese learners are stuck at home. In this blog, we want to introduce a great way to get...

5% Discount – No Registration Fee for US Military Families

We at Coto Japanese Academy would like to show our commitment to service members of the United State’s armed forces. That’s why for a limited time we are offering a...

COVID 19 Announcement – Closure of School 4/6-4/11 – All lessons will be remote

Dear Coto Students, Thank you for your continued support in choosing to study with us. Due to the increased number of Covid-19 cases in the Tokyo area – we will...

Life in Japan: How to Order Coffee in Japanese

For most people in Japan, coffee is an essential part of daily life. Japan takes their coffee game rather seriously, however ordering coffee in a foreign language can be intimidati...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N4 Kanji Unit 3 Hobbies – PDF

Learning and practicing your N4 Kanji? Do you know what kind of words to use to describe your favorite hobbies? We have a new unit for you! This is the...

Update about Covid-19 Safety Measures and Online Lessons – 3/26

Dear Coto Academy Students, Thank you for your continued support during this time.   Remote Lessons  / Online Classes Following the announcement from the Tokyo Governor Koike ...

Apps for homeschool Japanese

Are you homeschooling your child and looking for language learning resources? Japanese is a good fit for homeschoolers due to its unique visual writing systems. Below we have laid ...