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Japanese Study 11 Common Japanese Phrases Using the Word “気” – Ki

What is “気” – Ki “気(ki)” literally means “gas” of “air”. In Japanese culture, it is believed that “気” is a form of...

Posted by on July 19, 2019
Saying “No” in Japanese

Refusing someone in English is already difficult enough. But refusing a friend or a colleague politely in Japanese? Today we will be exploring some of the different variations that you can use to reject someone and not come across as too harsh. 

The Various Ways to Saying “You’re Welcome” in Japanese!

The Most Common Way to Say “You’re Welcome!” Other ways of Saying “You’re Welcome!” in a more Casual Tone In a more Formal Situation… The ...

AIUEOーWaーわーWaraiーわらい

日本語はこちら Hello, everybody! It’s been a while, as there has been a winter break since the last time, but have you been well? To all of our fans who were...

AIUEOーRo-ろー露天風呂(ろてんぶろ)

日本語はこちら What is a Rotenburo? Have you ever bathed in a Rotenburo? Author’s experience Japanese and their love for hot baths What is a Rotenburo? A rotenburo is an open-air......

AIUEOーRe-れー礼儀(れいぎ)

日本語はこちら Manners come in many forms and knowing when to use them is very important. In today’s AIUEO blog, we will be explaining some manners that you should take note......

Events in January 2019

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...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Guide – Japanese Language and Culture

The time of the Olympics is here again! In the blink of an eye, 4 years have passed since the Rio 2016 Olympics, and today, we will be providing you...

AIUEO - Ru – ルーティンーRoutine

Learning how to come up with your own routine? Find out more about Yumi sensei’s routine and her advice to others!

20 Ways to use the Japanese Word: すごい (Sugoi)!

What is すごい (Sugoi)? Examples Conclusion   What is すごい (Sugoi)? We might have heard of the word before, be it through a Japanese TV Show, Anime or even in Pop Culture.......

AIUEO - Ryo – Ryokan

日本語はこちら Ryokan Vs. Hotels Sleep Experience Breakfast & Dinner included Hot Springs   If you enjoy traveling in Japan, you simply cannot miss out on the traditional Japanes...

Japanese Essentials: Cost of Studying Japanese in Tokyo

If you’re thinking about how to go about planning and managing the finances required to live and study in Japan, this article will help you to plan your trip budget....

AIUEO - Ra – Ramen

日本語はこちら Ramen Noodle Preference Soup Preference Toppings Additional Information Quiz Hey Everyone! Today’s topic is Ra「ら」. Just the other day, I wrote about Ya「や」… It w...