感謝の言葉 Kansha no kotoba: Appreciation words in Japanese

Japanese Appreciation Words

Have you heard of “Power of appreciation or gratitude”? To receive help from Japanese, showing gratitude in advance works! Let’s learn variety of useful Japanese thank you words! This is YouTube Live lesson on 1 June 2020 – YT Japanese Live Lessons on every Mon & Wed 9am JST. Please turn in if you like 🙂   Here are the words … Read More

All About Particles | Japanese particles for JLPT N5 explained

Minasan Konnichiwa! かずえです。 あけましておめでとうございます!2020年がはじまりました。みなさんいかがお過ごしですか。 A Happy New Year! Year of 2020 has started. How are you doing? 今回のビデオは、助詞についてです。 konkai no video wa joshi ni tsuite desu. Today’s video is about Japanese particles. How many Japanese particles are there? I know many Japanese learner struggle with particles. Particles makes unique about Japanese language. In this video I explained 25 different particles … Read More

L20 Minna no Nihongo Lesson Notes

Minna no Nihongo Grammar Lesson 20

Akemashite Omedetoo gozaimasu! A Happy New Year! Here is the L20 Minna no Nihongo Lesson Notes. We’ve learnt Casual Conversation in this lesson. For verb, we use Plain form. Here are the Lesson contents: Casual Conversation ① Plain form of verb Verb3: きます→くる/こない/きた/こなかった  します→ する/しない/した/しなかった   Verb2:  たべます→ たべる/たべない/たべた/たべなかった   Verb1:  かきます→ かく/かかない/かいた/かかなかった ② Plain form of い-adj. e.g.   しろい→ しろい/しろくない/しろかった/しろくなかった ③ Plain … Read More

4. Basic Hiragana Chart (Audio)

Each Japanese syllable is made up of either a single vowel: a,i,u,e and o or a combination of a consonant plus a vowel. The only exception is the n, m or ŋ sound which is represented by the character ん.

3. Japanese Alphabets

Japanese alphabet

There are three types of Japanese letters: Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji. In this section, the history and the role of each Japanese script are introduced.

2. Japanese is Easy! (Basic grammar explained)

Why Japanese is easy: First of all, let me give you an introduction of Japanese grammar. Basically, the composition of the grammar is just the opposite or reverse of that in English.

1. Japanese Daily Greetings (Audio)

Basic Japanese LearnJapanese123

How the Japanese greet each other? Please find out Japanese daily greeting in audio! The following expressions are listed with romaji, followed by the same word written in Japanese (Hiragana).

Your Ultimate Guide to Japanese Trains

mt fuji bullet train

Japan’s public transportation system is known for being one of the most advanced and reliable in the entire world! If you’re visiting Japan, the train system is an especially convenient and affordable way to travel. Here’s everything you need to know about taking the trains in Japan.

Onsen/Sentō Manners: Japanese Bathing Etiquette

onsen etiquette

Japanese onsen (温泉: hot springs) or sentō (銭湯: public baths), are are enjoyed by anyone of all ages. Onsen use hot water taken from a natural hot spring, while sentō use tap water heated by boilers. Both onsen and sentō are very enjoyable to Japanese and foreigners alike, but there is a set of unspoken instructions you should know before you … Read More

How to Write Your Name in Japanese (Katakana)

If you’re learning Japanese, one of the first things you should learn is how to introduce yourself! And you can’t do that unless you know your name in Japanese, right? Here is how to write your name in Japanese!