Language, Culture
Sumimasen, What Is Its Meaning and What Are Some Other Helpful Polite Japanese Words?

Sumimasen, What Is Its Meaning and What Are Some Other Helpful Polite Japanese Words?

Jun 14, 2019

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BondLingo: Learn Japanese Whenever, Wherever!

BondLingo: Learn Japanese Whenever, Wherever!

Jun 5, 2019

For anyone with an interest in Japan, learning Japanese has probably crossed your mind at least once... Read More...

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4 Terms that Illustrate Japanese Culture

4 Terms that Illustrate Japanese Culture

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Is Japanese Hard to Learn? 6 Tips on How to Make it Easier!

Is Japanese Hard to Learn? 6 Tips on How to Make it Easier!

Dec 17, 2018

Why is Japanese so hard to learn?     Learning a new language may be tough at f... Read More...

Language
Japanese Onomatopoeia: Your Mini Dictionary Guide

Japanese Onomatopoeia: Your Mini Dictionary Guide

Dec 7, 2018

  While you are or were living in Japan, when you were talking with your Japanese friend... Read More...

Language, Manners
Japanese Manners! Why Japanese People Say Thank You and Sorry So Often

Japanese Manners! Why Japanese People Say Thank You and Sorry So Often

Nov 28, 2018

It is often said that Japanese people say thank you and sorry too much. Sometimes it can be seen as ... Read More...

Language
3 Different Kanto & Kansai Expressions To Know About!

3 Different Kanto & Kansai Expressions To Know About!

Nov 16, 2018

    If you’re living in Japan right now, which region do you live in? Kanto regi... Read More...

Relationships, Language
A Note On Apologizing in Japan

A Note On Apologizing in Japan

Nov 6, 2018

In the current article, I would like to talk about the importance of apologizing in Japan. When peop... Read More...

Language
First Ear? Fat Eyes? Good Mouth? An Introduction to Body Part-Related Expressions in Japanese

First Ear? Fat Eyes? Good Mouth? An Introduction to Body Part-Related Expressions in Japanese

Oct 22, 2018

In the Japanese language, there are many “body part-related expressions,” just as there are in Engli... Read More...

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Understanding the Complexity of Japanese Pronouns!

Understanding the Complexity of Japanese Pronouns!

Sep 26, 2018

From my understanding, in America and other western countries, the use of pronouns for transgendered... Read More...

Language
Survivor’s Guide To the Japanese Language

Survivor’s Guide To the Japanese Language

Sep 15, 2018

The following is a survivor’s guide to the Japanese language. In particular, this is directed to the... Read More...

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【Event Report】Kansai-Ben Seminar at Akamonkai Japanese Language School!

【Event Report】Kansai-Ben Seminar at Akamonkai Japanese Language School!

Sep 11, 2018

Have you ever heard of Kansai-ben? Kansai-ben is the name for the dialect used in Osaka and other Ka... Read More...

Student Life, Study Abroad, Language
5 of the Most Effective and Useful Dictionary Apps!

5 of the Most Effective and Useful Dictionary Apps!

Aug 25, 2018

When learning Japanese to study or travel to the Sakura country, it's useful to have some basic Japa... Read More...

Language
How I Mastered Japanese! 5 Tips for Learning Japanese!

How I Mastered Japanese! 5 Tips for Learning Japanese!

Aug 14, 2018

Let’s get this out of the way: if you are new to Japan, and if you don’t already speak a second lang... Read More...

Move To Japan, Language, Manners, Culture
Back-channeling in Japanese: Aizuchi

Back-channeling in Japanese: Aizuchi

Jul 25, 2018

When speaking to a Japanese friend, you may have noticed them nodding and making small interject... Read More...

Move To Japan, Language, Manners
5 Facts about the Japanese word “Sumimasen”

5 Facts about the Japanese word “Sumimasen”

Mar 2, 2018

  If you’re a foreigner who lives in Japan or came to Japan as a tourist, have you ever ... Read More...

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