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Japanese Study JLPT N3 Grammar – わりに (How to say “Considering…” in Japanese)

We have another Youtube companion blog for you!  This article goes over Yuka-sensei’s video about the JLPT N3 grammar point: 割わりに (wari ni) – meaning “considering...

Posted by on March 5, 2021
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...

Kanji Practice Worksheet Free Download: JLPT N3 -Unit 4: Weather – PDF

In the N4 kanji workbook, we practiced kanji related to the four seasons. In this unit, we are going to learn some words you will see in weather forecasts. Looking...

Online Japanese Business Writing Course is Now Open!

Do You Want To Be Able to Write Professional Emails in Japanese? We know that this is a major frustration for many of our students. They want to be able...

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....

How to find and choose the Best Japanese Lessons for you in Tokyo or Yokohama

What is the best option for you? Unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer to this question. The Best Japanese Language School and the Best Japanese Language Course is differ...

How to Type in Japanese on Mac, iOS, Apple Devices – Installation Guide

Trying to figure out how to type in Japanese on a Mac? Maybe you’ve already read our article on How to Type Japanese on Windows 10, but the installation process...

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...