2019

Top 10 New Year Japanese Words – Happy New Year 2019 from FAQ

2018 is coming to a close, and maybe you’ll be drinking, eating, dancing or relaxing the year away. So, this our top 10 New Year Japanese Words for 2019. You may also be interested in...
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas – Top 8 Japanese Christmas Words

Tis' the season to be jolly, and here are our Top 8 Japanese Christmas Words for the year. This is our attempt at spreading the Christmas cheer through language learning. So メリクリ from everyone...
The Sai Kanji of the year 2018

Kanji of the year 2018 is …

The Kanji of the year 2018 is「災」(sai) meaning disaster or curse. This character reflects many of the events and adversity that Japan has faced in the past year. This year was hit by many natural...

Top 10 Japanese Buzzwords for 2018

We finally have the Top 10 Japanese Buzzwords or 流行語 (Ryuukougo) for 2018. So, we have provided a listing of the top ten, with their English equivalent meanings to help you understand as easily...

Japanese – The Verb’s Negative Form

So you're comfortable with the basics of Japanese verbs, now its time to-learn the foundations of the verbs negative form. Basically, we want to be able to express that a certain action was not...

Japanese Verb Basics

In Japanese grammar, the use of only a single verb in a sentence is grammatically correct. So, Japanese verb basics are an important rule to understand to ensure you express yourself correctly. For example,...

Dining Out and Restaurant Related Japanese

Dining out and restaurant related Japanese is essential in a country whose food culture is amazingly rich. Not only just in its long-held traditions, but also in its value on taste, presentation and hygiene....
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Do I need Japanese in Japan ?

Learning Japanese in Japan or the native Language of any country you're planning to visit or live in goes a long way. It enriches your experience, gives you a better insight into the lifestyle...

Common Japanese Abbreviations – Japanese Vocabulary

Just like Aussies (Australian people), Japanese Abbreviations are also common including their own names to their friend's and family names, store names, vocabulary, expressions and a whole bunch more. As a means to create...

Common Rental Property Terms and Phrases – Japanese Vocabulary

The property rental system is a whole new world of complex terminology in Japanese and so we hope this guide helps to introduce you to some of the basic vocabulary. Rather than scare you...