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Japanese Study 10 Japanese Words with Multiple Meanings!

Did you know that in the Japanese language, there are many words with multiple meanings? These words can come across very differently depending on the situation you use them in!...

Posted by on October 23, 2019
Living in Japan as a Japanese Language Student – Quickstart Guide

From finding accommodation to signing up for an internet plan – this blog will give a list of helpful articles that will help make your stay in Tokyo easy. At...

Survival Japanese Crash Course – Getting started with Japanese in Tokyo

Have you just moved to Tokyo?  Are you ready to get started learning Japanese?  Choosing a Japanese language course to start learning Japanese can be confusing.  In this article we...

How many hours does it take to pass the JLPT – Illustrated Guide

Learn how many hours of study it will take you to pass each level of the JLPT. This illustrated guide compares how many hours of Japanese study per JLPT level. Did you know that it takes just as long to pass the N2 as it does to become a certified public accountant in the US?

How to conjugate Te-Form in Japanese – Handy Illustrated Guide to Japanese Verbs

Knowing how to conjugate te versions of dictionary verbs is very important.  They are widely used in spoken Japanese and you must understand them in order to become fluent.  ...

Public Holidays in Japan / Japanese National Holidays – 2019 & 2020 Schedule

As of 2019 – there are 16 types of official national holidays in Japan, making up a total number 18 public holidays. This means that there are 18 three-day weekends...

Asking for Permission to Marry in Japanese 

when in Rome, do as the Romans do. Are you engaged in a relationship with a Japanese lady and are planning to marry her? In Japan, it is important culturally...

How to Improve Your Japanese Listening Comprehension Skills – Tips

Mastering a language is a slow and gradual process. you have to be able to read, write listen and speak in the language to become fluent. Each skill is equally...

Best Japanese Dictionaries 2019 | Paper / Electronic / Apps / Online Dictionaries – Review

Looking for a Japanese dictionary to help with your studies? This article summarizes and reviews the BEST paper, electronic, and smartphone app Japanese dictionaries in 2019.

Talking about Size, Length, Width and Depth in Japanese (Big, Small, Short, Long, Thin, Thick) Illustrated Guide

Are you looking for Japanese words that describe size, length, depth, width? What about drink sizes and meal sizes in Japanese? This blog covers vocabulary for discussing size in Japanese.

Learn Japanese with Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020: Epsiode 9 – Girlfight

Learn Japanese with useful phrases from Terrace House Tokyo 2019-2020 – In this blog we breakdown some useful phrases from an argument episode.

Colors in Japanese – How to Use Japanese Color Words

In Japanese, the words for specific colors are used differently depending on their parts of speech. Having two sets – one set is the Japanese – the other being a...

Student Tips – Little Ways to Practice Japanese Everyday

In this Guest Post – Teresa Tak, Japanese Language learner will give us some tips on how to practice Japanese everyday.