Search Results

Moshi Moshi (もしもし) – Japanese Phone Etiquette

Speaking in Japanese on the phone is a next level challenge for most students. Here’s our handy guide for some key phrases that you need to know.

Japanese Honorific Titles: San, Sama, Kun and Chan

Click Here to join our 30 day challenge to learn Hiragana Looking for part-time Japanese classes? Check out our Part-time Japanese lessons in Tokyo. Contents: Using Japanese Honori...

Otsukaresama desu – Japanese Business Phrases at Work: お疲れ様です!

Otsukaresama desu is a key phrase that you will need to master if you plan to work in a Japanese office.

How to Prepare For a Japanese Job Interview?

Preparing for your Japanese Job Interview? If you’ve been dreaming of working in Japan, and you’ve finally received a job interview proposition, then now is the time to...

Use and Meaning of よろしくお願いします (Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu)

Yoroshiku onegaishimasu (よろしくお願いします) is one of those quintessential Japanese words that is highly ingrained into the culture but very difficult to translate to English.

Study Japanese in Japan #4 Erika

Erika came to Japan from Peru in 2003 and has since been studying Japanese while working and trying to advance her career. We asked her how her Japanese has developed since she started lessons with Coto (formerly ILS).

Using Wakarimasen (わかりません) vs Shirimasen (しりません)

Learning the Nuances Practice & Examples Going Further… Did you know that both “wakarimasen” or “shirimasen” can be used to say “I don’...

4 Essential Skills For Conducting Business in Japanese

Have you ever worked in a Japanese speaking work environment? Or Do you want to get a job in a Japanese speaking business? The following four points outline four aptitudes...