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AIUEO Japanese Learning Blog AIUEOーRe-れー礼儀(れいぎ)

日本語はこちら Manners come in many forms and knowing when to use them is very important. In today’s AIUEO blog, we will be explaining some manners that you should take note......

Posted by on December 13, 2018
Japanese Learning Blog – AIUEO – NE – NEKO – Japanese idioms related to cats

This week – Kumi Tanaka Sensei will share with us several idioms in Japanese related to cats.

AIUEO Japanese Learning Blog – Nu – Learn by stealing

This week – Yumi Yoshida will teach us about how to learn Japanese by stealing.

AIUEO - Ni (に) – Nikki- Writing a Diary

In this blog from Hidari-San we will learn the difference between writing a diary and keeping a diary in Japanese.

20 Ways to use Daijobu / Daijoubu 大丈夫 in Japanese

This blog will teach you how to use Daijobu / Daijoubu in Japanese. It lists 20 different ways that you can use daijobu / daijobu in Japanese with example sentences. So if you are looking for a quick reference that can teach you many ways of using this popular Japanese phrase – this is the blog for you!

Events in August 2018

Japanese 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 l...

AIUEO - Na (な) – Natsu Matsuri- Summer Festivals in Japan

Aiueo Blog “Summer Festivals” Na – Natsu matsuri 日本語「は」こちら Hello everyone! We have finally reached the turn around “Na” column of the Japanese alphabet. For this ...

New Staff Introduction: MutsukiSan – Licensed Scuba Diver and International Traveler

MutsukiSan is a new staff member that has been working at Coto Japanese Academy since February.  She is extremely friendly so please say Hi to her if you see her...

AIUEO – To (と) – Toriaezu (とりあえず) – What is the meaning of Toriaezu?

日本語こちら Typical Conversation between Japanese Friends The Positive & Negative Connotations To (と): Toriaezu (とりあえず) Beer! (Tori-Bee!) Have you ever been to an izakaya? It’...

Coto 19th Anniversary & Renewal Party!

Thanks to everyone, Coto will celebrate our 19th anniversary this year. Throughout the past year we feel very humbled to have played a part in your lives as the school...

AIUEO Learning Blog – Te – Tekito (適当) – The two meanings of Tekito in Japanese

日本語こちら A, who is a university student, told me this story the other day: “I had an interview with a company today. My university lecturer had told me to “go...

Student Story – Shannon – Learning Japanese as an Actress / Performer

What brought you to Japan? I am a performer by trade and I was sent to Japan on a 3 year assignment. I spent about 3 years here and never...

How to rent & use share bicycles in Tokyo (Docomo Sharecycle)

Want to learn how to use the red public share bicycles in Tokyo? Our students have asked for our help to understand how to use the share cycle system in...