Emotional Expression ~mimetic words~

Japanese mimetic words

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!

Lost in Translation ~ trap of direct translation

lost in translation

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!

Asking direction in Japanese

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

Japanese Birthday Party Phrases

Japanese birthday phrases

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!

Let’s Shop in Japan in Japanese!

shop in Japan in Japanese

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!

Customer Service Japanese ~Restaurants~

Japanese phrases in a restaurant

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

Learn Japanese with Anime | YT Live #11

Learn Japanese with Anime

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!

Catchy Useful Japanese Words

Catchy Japanese Words

Minasan Konnichiwa! Today’s YouTube Live lesson is “Catchy Useful Japanese Words”. There are many catchy repeating Japanese words like “doki-doki”, “waku-waku”, etc. Let’s find out more!

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

all about particles

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