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Japanese Study JLPT N4 Grammar: How to Use the Grammar Point までに (made ni)

If you have been studying Japanese for a while now – you are probably familiar with から and まで.  But do you know how to use “made ni” (までに)? Unless......

Posted by on November 25, 2020
Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N4 Kanji Unit 1 Family – PDF

Are you trying to learn Kanji from the JLPT N4?? Do you know the Japanese words used to address your family members? In this sample unit from our JLPT N4...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N4 Kanji Unit 2 Weather, Nature, Animal – PDF

Learning and practicing your JLPT N4 Kanji? Do you know what kind of words to use to describe the seasons, weather or animals in Japanese? In This Article: Unit 2...

Measures in response to the novel coronavirus COVID-19

At Coto, our student’s well being is our highest priority. Many students have emailed us with questions about the developing situation in regards to the Novel Corona Virus ou...

Yokohama Japanese Language School is now Open!

Congratulations to our Coto Japanese Academy Yokohama Team! Construction has just finished and we are now accepting students at our Yokohama Location – please find details ab...

How to say a noun “is not” in Japanese

Click Here to join our 30 day challenge to learn Hiragana In Japanese to say that something is something – you use “Noun + Desu”. First, you give the noun &#...

Online Japanese Lessons for Homeschooling

In light of the Covid-19 situation affecting Schools across the world – Coto has decided to start offering its online lessons to homeschoolers and their families that are loo...

How to say “But” or “However” in Japanese – でも – JLPT N5 Grammar

Learn how to say the Japanese word for But or However in this blog!

Apps for homeschool Japanese

Click Here to join our 30 day challenge to learn Hiragana Are you homeschooling your child and looking for language learning resources? Japanese is a good fit for homeschoolers due...

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 ...

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...

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...

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....