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Japanese Study JLPT N3 Grammar: 〜切る (How to Say “To Do Completely~” in Japanese)

We have new a JLPT N3 grammar blog for you!  Do you know the Japanese word 切る(kiru)?  It’s a verb meaning “to cut” – but it also has another meaning......

Posted by on April 15, 2021
Japanese Hobbies and Sports Vocabulary ー With Sentence Examples! Part 1

Have your friends asked you about what are your hobbies or which sports are your favorite? With this blog article, you would be able to pick out your favorite hobby...

Practice speaking Japanese online with Native Japanese Speakers

Are you looking for a way to practice your Japanese speaking online?  Coto Online Japanese Lessons now offers “speaking sessions” with native Japanese speakers!  Enhanc...

Getting off the train in Japan – How to be polite in Japan – Must-use Phrase

  How to leave a crowded train in Japan – Getting off the train in Japan If you live in Japan, you are probably used to rush-hour trains. In the...

20 Must-Know Grammar Points for the JLPT N2 – Part 2!

Enjoyed our previous blog on 20 must-know JLPT N2 grammar points? In this blog, we share with you 20 MORE that will help you with your JLPT N2 revision! Without...

Coto Student’s Story: Charles – Recovering from an Injury and Learning Advanced Japanese

  Hi, what’s your name? My name is Charles. What kind of class are you currently taking at Coto? Right now I’m taking the Advanced 2 course. How long have...

How to write a Japanese Cover Letter – Ultimate Guide

Coming to Japan to look for a job? Or you just finished taking one of our Japanese language courses and would want to apply for a job in Japan? Stay...

The most useful Japanese Phrases that you wish you learned earlier! – Top 10 List

Have you ever thought about what kind of Japanese words you have studied or learned that made you think “wow, this is so useful! How did I go so long...

How to ask for a picture with a Maiko or a Geisha – Japan Travel Tip

Kyoto is world famous for its Gion District and the Geisha that work there.  If you would like to take pictures of Geisha or Maiko – there is a polite...

How to learn Japanese through Netflix – Google Chrome Extension

Are you looking for a google chrome extension that will let you learn Japanese with Netflix? Are you tired of feeling guilty for wasting time simply watching Japanese shows on...

20 Must-Know Grammar Points for the JLPT N4!

Studying for the JLPT N4 test? In this blog, we will be covering 20 crucial grammar points that will help with your JLPT N4 revision! Here is the list of...

UR HOUSING in Tokyo: Finding an Affordable / Convenient Apartment in Tokyo or Yokohama

Are you looking for an Apartment in Tokyo?  Do you already live in Japan? If you are a foreign resident in Tokyo you may have already experienced the headache of...

How to say “In Other Words” in Japanese – つまり – JLPT N3 Grammar Point

JLPT N3 Grammar: How to Use つまり If you are speaking in Japanese in a casual setting with coworkers or friends, you may want to do away with long form...