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Japanese Slang: Nanpa Suru and Gyakunan Suru

Picking People up?Where did the Word come from?Usage Examples When you are learning a foreign language, studying slang is a funny way to deepen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more like a native speaker. Moreover, slang gives you an interesting point of view on society. Let’s see how Japanese people […]
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Japanese Slang: Being Egocentric/Selfish/Self-centered in Japanese, 自己中 (Jikochuu)!

Describing someone as Egocentric, Selfish or even Self-centered… Derivation of the Word 自己中 (Jikochuu) In a Formal Context…   Describing someone as Egocentric, Selfish or even Self-centered… Jiko chuu「自己チュー」「自己中」「ジコチュー」! It is a well known fact that Japanese society cares for selflessness and considers it to be an important value. For Japanese people, nothing is greater than to put others’ […]
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Japanese Slang: Dotakyan (ドタキャン) Suru for Pulling out Last Minute?

When you are learning a foreign language, studying slang is a funny way to deepen your vocabulary. Not only will you speak more fluently but you will sound more like a native speaker. Moreover, slang gives you an interesting point of view on society.  Introduction Definition Examples of Usage Introduction If you have been to Japan and met […]
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Top 20 Best Apps for Learning Japanese – 2021

Ever imagined yourself being fluent in the Japanese Language? Procrastinating and giving yourself excuses to deter yourself from picking up the language? Then this is the time to start. No more excuses as learning Japanese has never been any more convenient than this. Accessible anywhere and any time as long as you have a smartphone.  […]
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Japanese Learning Clubs on Clubhouse

Have you ever heard of the newly launched social media platform Clubhouse? Clubhouse is an exclusive platform, allowing users to interact with not only celebrities, but people around the world through conversations. Sure, Japanese podcasts and radios may be a great way to learn Japanese, but Clubhouse offers something new to the table. Through Clubhouse, […]
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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 enjoyable. Animal Crossing has quickly taken the gaming world by storm, selling out in many stores across North America. Now that most people are not in a hurry […]
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JLPT N4 Grammar – ~たばかり

The JLPT N4 has many grammar points that are extremely useful for daily conversation. In addition to studying for a test, you are also adding to your Japanese language toolbox more tools that you can use to communicate. This article covers the JLPT N4 grammar point: ~たばかり (~tabakari) ~たばかり is one of those grammar points […]
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10 Japanese Words with Multiple Meanings!

Did you know that in the Japanese language, there are many words with multiple meanings? These words can come across very differently depending on the situation you use them in! In this blog article, we will be sharing with you 10 Japanese words that have multiple meanings, some of which you might even find very […]
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Best Japanese Dictionaries 2020 | Paper / Electronic / Apps / Online Dictionaries – Review – Updated

Looking for a Japanese dictionary to help with your studies? This article summarizes and reviews the BEST paper, electronic, and smartphone app Japanese dictionaries in 2019.
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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. In fact, this Japanese word is used so frequently that if you haven’t heard of it before, you’re probably missing out! (笑) 😁 But that’s besides […]
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Learn Japanese with Terrace House – Boys and Girls in the City – Top 10 Phrases

Terrace House is a popular Japanese Reality Series. This article gives 10 frequently used vocabulary from the popular Netflix show! Practice real spoken Japanese by watching Terrace House.
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AIUEO - He (へ) – 凹む (Hekomu) – Meaning of Hekomu in Japanese

Do you know the meaning of the word hekomu in Japanese? This article will teach you about this interesting character.
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