7 Useful Phrases All Japanese Learners Should Know

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It’s Saturday afternoon and you’re talking with your language partner about last week’s episode of your favorite Japanese drama.

You’re thrilled that the conversation is basic enough for you to even try adding some aizuchi in there, polite Japanese

An Introduction to Japanese Chopstick Etiquette

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How many times have you heard, “No elbows on the table!” or, “Chew with your mouth closed.”?

Growing up I heard these every single night, so by the time I left my family nest and decided to travel, I was …

6 Secrets for the Best Japanese Language Exchange

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You can successfully order food at a Japanese restaurant, but how are your Japanese conversation skills?

If they need some work, or if your entire knowledge comes solely from textbook conversations, then you have a lot to gain through …

How to Order Food in Japanese Without Looking Like a Fool

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I was perplexed.

I’d ordered yakitori.

But what followed was a salad, vegetarian hotpot, and mixed rice with vegetables – and this was a famous yakitori restaurant.

Embarrassed, I ate what I could while wondering where I had gone wrong.…

The Ultimate Japanese Vocabulary List for Soccer / Football

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Like Japanese movies, dramas, and aizuchi, learning Japanese soccer vocabulary is another way to connect with other Japanese speakers.

To start, the nickname for Japan’s team is Samurai Blue (サムライ・ブルー).

Below are some soccer words and phrases …

Learn Japanese with Movies: 10 Modern Classics for Japanese Learners

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So you already like learning Japanese with dramas.

Another great way to improve your Japanese is to watch Japanese movies.

Of course, it’s not just about watching the movies.

To get the most out of them, you need to …

How to Learn Japanese with Subtitles: 4 Ways to Get Started

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So you’re already learning Japanese with dramas.
Want to take your Japanese learning to the next level?

The key is to take full advantage of the subtitles that tend to come with Japanese dramas.

In this post, we’ll go

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