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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
How I Passed the JLPT N2 – Student Testimonial / JLPT Exam Guide

JLPT N2 Exam Guide – Table of  Contents: 1. Background 2. Components of the JLPT N2 Exam 3. Kanji 4. Grammar 5. Reading 6. Vocabulary 7. Listening 8. Keigo 9....

Japanese Basic Grammar Guide Part III – Japanese Particles (No, To, Mo, Kara, Made, Ga) の、と、から、まで、が

Japanese Grammar Particles – の、と、から、まで、が of these Japanese particles in use. 5. no – の の Can be used to express possession of an object – the following sentences ...

En no shita no Chikaramochi – 縁の下の力持ち

日本語はこちらから In the “E” edition of the “A I U E O” blog, we would like to introduce a Japanese saying. Have you ever heard of the saying “縁の下の力持ち En-no-s...

Speak Japanese like a Native – Natural Japanese Pronunciation – Mistakes to Avoid and Good Habits to Adopt

If you would like to learn to Speak Japanese like a native – there are several things you need.   Listening Practice An Opportunity to Speak with Natives and get...

Coto March 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...

How to say Lucky in Japanese – AIUEO Blog!

This week’s author is Kambara Sensei – Ms. Kambara loves to travel and in addition to teaching Japanese at Coto Academy has her own tour company that rents camper vans to Tourists in Japan.https://www.roadtripjapan.com/

National Foundation Day (建国記念の日): A Patriotic Holiday for Japan

Due to its somewhat controversial origins, National Foundation was abolished following the post-war constitution, but it subsequently bounced back 20 years later. We wonder, does it still hold the same meaning?

What “Imadoki” means in English?? – AIUEO Blog! 「I」

What “Imadoki” means in English??   日本語はこちら! “i” → “imadoki” (Conversation between two colleagues at work) A: Looks like our casual, Yamada, is going t...

Top 3 Free & Paid Japanese Flash Card Game Learning Applications – 2018

There are many applications out there to learn Japanese – this guide is a list of the top / best Japanese Flashcard Apps that our students use. Memrise – FREE...

Our new location, Coto Japanese Club – Azabu Juban

Coto Japanese Club – Azabu Juban We are happy to introduce our 2nd location, Coto Japanese Club – Azabu Juban! We are so excited to be welcoming students and friends...

What Arigato means? – あいうえお Blog! 「あ」

What is the meaning behind Arigato? 「あ」ありがとう – あいうえお Blog! 日本語はこちらから Hello, everyone! This is the first in a series of blogs we will call  “AIUEO” Here at Coto an...

Japanese Basic Grammar Guide Part II – Particles (wa, ga, o, ni, de)

Creating longer sentences in Japanese typically involves inserting different kinds of information in between the subject and predicate. Grammatical unites known as “particles...