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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...

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If you haven't realised by now, the Japanese language places particular emphasis on formality and the correct use of language based on a given situation. For example, in the company of friends or family,...

Kanji of the Year 2017 is …

That's right they even have a Kanji (Chinese Character) of the year in Japan. So, this year is no exception with the '北' (きた or Kita - meaning North) character being elected as the...

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It's easy to think getting a haircut, especially in a place like Japan, can be a daunting undertaking. What about how to get a haircut in Japan where English is still a fairly scarce...

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So it's Halloween time, well officially that is on the 31st of October 2017, and time to learn some Horrifying Halloween Expressions, even though you may have retired your costumes from the previous weekends...

15 Japanese Buzzwords 2017 (2017の流行語)

Here are the 15 Japanese Buzzwords 2017 which topped our list this year. The 流行語 (Ryuukougo) or buzzwords are fashionable slogans or terms which have become popular in their own right. They usually have...

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In this exercise, we will examine the main particles used at the start of Japanese sentences, namely 「は」(wa), which is used to identify the topic of a sentence. Additionally, we will look at 「も」(mo),...

Self-Introductions in Japanese

Self-Introductions in Japanese or 自己紹介 (じこしょうかい or Jikoshoukai), when speaking Japanese is a good place to start when just beginning your study. Usually, using this simple structure will help you to memorise not only...

The Differences in Use Between「を」and「が」

As we continue to explore the difference in Japanese particles, we will look at two which are particularly useful. These are used for distinguishing objects and identifying unknowns, namely 「を」 and 「が」 respectively. If you're...
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Directions in Japanese

Simple things like directions in Japanese may seem simple enough for anyone, especially with the use of gestures. However, if you simply know the correct words for the corresponding direction, this can ensure you...

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