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Course Info New! – Review Course for the JLPT N4 starting Early October

Do you want to pass the JLPT N4?  Do you want to rapidly review for the exam and do a final check before you take it? We are happy to...

Posted by on September 24, 2020
Japanese Example Sentences with Audio – How to find them and make flashcards

Hi Everyone! Many of our students have asked us for help with finding Japanese example sentences. We would recommend the following website – http://klet.home.kg/sentence_sear...

How to Say “And” to List Reasons – JLPT N4 Grammar 〜し〜し

Unlike English, Japanese has multiple different ways to say the word “and” depending on its use in the sentence. For example it looks different when connecting actions,...

Are you new to Coto? Get 10 Speaking Practice Sessions online for less than $5 each!

Are you thinking about Online Japanese lessons? At Coto we are offering a welcome package to new students for a limited time. One of the hardest parts of learning Japanese...

Golden Week Intensive Courses (ONLINE) – Japanese Conversation and Business Writing – Apply by 5/1

This year due to COVID-19 we will be offering several online special intensive courses. With a variety of different levels – you can take the opportunity to improve your Japa...

Online Japanese Speaking Sessions now Available

Speak Japanese freely with a native speaker with Coto’s Online Speaking sessions. Are you looking for a way to practice speaking Japanese online? We are excited to announce t...

JLPT N4 Grammar – ~たばかり

The JLPT N4 has many grammar points that are extremely useful for daily conversation. In addition to studying for a test, you are also adding to your Japanese language toolbox...

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...