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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
How to Learn & Study Japanese by Playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (あつまれ 動物の森) is one of the hottest games to hit the shelves in 2020 – And it’s making people’s self-isolation period a lot more enjoy...

JLPT N2 Online Course is now live!

Are you preparing for the December 2020 JLPT N2? We are offering a 24 week online course to help you pass! Time: Mondays and Wednesdays – 7:10 – 9:00 PM...

Learn Japanese by using Netflix in Japanese – Japanese Netflix Vocabulary List

This year has changed many people’s lifestyles. We’re all spending a lot of time at home binge watching our favorite shows. For Japanese Language learners – Netfl...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N3 -Unit 2: Transportation – PDF

We’ve already learned some kanji related to 乗り物 (norimono: vehicles) in N5 and N4 levels, such as: 車 (kuruma: car), 電車 (densha: train) and 駅 (eki: station.) In this unit......

Best Short-term Japanese Language Course Options for Students in Tokyo

Are you looking for a Short-term Japanese Course in Tokyo? At Coto we offer flexible scheduling. In this blog we will share with you more information about our Intensive, and...

How Can I Say “I see!” in Japanese? How to Use Naruhodo (なるほど) in Japanese Conversation

If you have been in a Japanese conversation before, you may have heard the word “Naruhodo” (なるほど) being used. Although this word is rarely found in textbooks, it comes ...

Learn Japanese With Animal Crossing – Characters and Vocabulary

Learn Japanese Vocabulary From Animal Crossing: New Horizons Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a great and fun resource for anyone looking to learn Japanese from Video Games. In the...

Japanese Insults: Insults and Being Rude in Japanese

Japan has a reputation for being an extremely polite and formal country. On the surface the culture seems very hospitable – but what about when it isn’t? Like any other...

Thank you for 20 years of Coto!

On July 1st, Coto Celebrated its 20th anniversary!!! There have been many ups and downs over the years – but the thing that has always stayed the same is the...

How to Say “I think” in Japanese – Giving Your Opinion

How do you share your opinion in Japanese? What are the do’s and don’ts? In this blog we will teach you a simple way to share your opinion in Japanese....

Learning Japanese in Tokyo without a Visa – FAQ

Many of our prospective students are confused about whether or not it requires a student visa to study Japanese language in Japan. This blog will answer several questions related t...

How to sound intelligent in Japanese – Politics – Key Vocabulary

In this blog series, we will give some critical vocabulary for “deep” discussions in Japanese. These vocabulary words are designed to expand your range of words so that...