When you speak casual English to friends, you don’t use perfect grammar and full sentences like you would when writing a paper, correct? Japanese is the same way. When speaking conversational Japanese, people rarely use the exact words and long phrases that you’d find in a textbook. Here is a 5-minute mini lesson to help you speak Casual Japanese.
Konnichiwa! こんばんは！ Today’s YT Live lesson topic was “All About Particles ~Live lesson version~”. Particle is one of the most concerned topics amongst Japanese learners. In this lesson, I introduced several Japanese particles for the beginners. Let’s check out the particles with the example sentences!
Konbanwa! こんばんは！ Today’s YT Live lesson topic was “Emotional Expressions ~mimetic words”. There are many catchy Japanese mimetic words, and most of them are short repeating words, “doki-doki”, “run-run”, “waku-waku”, etc. In this lesson, I introduced these mimetic words by emotional expressions. Let’s check out the commonly used Japanese emotional mimetic words!
Minasan Ohayoo gozaimasu！ みなさん、おはようございます！ Today’s YT Live lesson topic is “Lost in translation”. Directly translated phrases may not work or even provoke others sometimes. So you need to know the right phrases situation-by-situation basis. Let’s check out the common mistakes caused by the direct translation and learn the right expressions!
Minasan Ogenki desuka? ここは今日も雨です。koko wa kyoo mo ame desu. Today is rain again here. ☔️ Today’s YT Live lesson topic is “Asking direction in Japanese”. Have you ever lost in Japan? If so, how did you manage to survive? In this lesson, I introduced useful phrases asking direction and must-know vocabularies and phrases in order to understand the responses by … Read More
Ohayō gozaimasu! Kyoo wa ichinichi-juu ame desu. 🌧 Good morning! It will be rain all day today. Today’s YT Live lesson topic is “Japanese Birthday Party Phrases” Have you attended Japanese birthday party before? Japanese birthday celebration is a bit different style from other countries. Let’s check it out!
Ohayō gozaimasu! Kyoo mo atsui desu.🥵️ Good morning! It’s hot here today too. Today’s YT Live lesson topic is “Let’s shop in Japan in Japanese!” Have you shopped in Japan before? Do you know how to ask the different size or different color of an item? I also introduced about the color names too. Let’s check it out!
Ohayō gozaimasu! Kyo wa iitenki desu! Good morning! Today’s YouTube Live lesson topic is Customer Service Japanese ~Restaurants. Have you been to a restaurant in Japan? If so, I bet you were treated very well. Because in Japan, we have a culture of “Customers are Gods”. お客様は神様です。(okyaku-sama wa kamisama desu.) Well, in this lesson, I introduced common Japanese phrases that … Read More
Minasan Ohayō gozaimasu! Good morning, everyone! Today’s YouTube Live lesson was Learn Japanese with Anime. Have you watched Japanese anime before? Do you think the ordinary Japanese people talk like anime characters? Do you think just watching Anime improves your Japanese skills? Let’s find it out more!