Learning Japanese Language

Useful information of learning Japanese from beginners to advanced levels

If you are interested in learning Japanese or already have some experience studying the language, you may enjoy some of our articles below. We have created articles with information about free online materials for learning Japanese, great apps, Japanese in business use, must-know greetings and phrases, and more. These articles cover topics relevant to everyone no matter if your a beginner to the Japanese language or using it at advanced levels.

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Feeling Sick in Japan? Use These Japanese Words and Phrases

Here is a list of some of the most frequent illnesses and disorders that may need seeking medical attention. Remember to express your problem clearly: if the dispatcher understands what's going on, the ambulance will be able to assist you as soon as it arrives. Furthermore, you will receive the most…

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Japanese Voice Translator / Interpreter Apps

Recently, a variety of translation and interpretation apps have been developed. There are various types of recognition, including text, voice, multiple conversations, and images. We have gathered a selection of apps that can be used for translation and interpretation of Japanese and English.

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What you need to know about "Good" and "Bad" in Japanese

When I interact with international students, I often find out that they encounter various misunderstandings in their daily lives, and there are many things that often make me wonder. Today, I'd like to introduce you to some examples of how to use "Good" and "Bad".

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Japanese Idioms: A List of Expressions Based on Body Parts

When learning a language one of the most difficult, yet most interesting aspects is mastering the idioms and expressions that come with the language. From literal meanings that are seemingly completely at odds with metaphorical meanings to confusing colloquialisms, learning idioms can be an uphill…

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Understanding the different uses of ‟Sumimasen (Sorry)" in Japanese culture

Japanese people always say "Sumimasen (Excuse me / I’m sorry)" and you hear Sumimasen everywhere. But did you know that there are many meanings in Sumimasen? It's not always used for apologies.

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How Hard Is It to Learn Japanese? A Look at Why It's So Complex

The Japanese language is considered one of the most difficult to learn by many English speakers. With three separate writing systems, an opposite sentence structure to English, and a complicated hierarchy of politeness, it’s decidedly complex. But how hard is it to learn Japanese? Keep reading to f……

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Japanese Language Exchange: Find a Partner to Talk With

Improve your skills by participating in Japanese language exchange! Find out where you can find someone to talk with and how to prepare for the conversation.

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How to Find Japanese Online Teachers and Tutors

Online Japanese private lessons / classes are very practical as you can learn from native Japanese teachers whenever you want and wherever you are. You can find affordable prices within your budget, and customize lessons to your specific needs.

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The Best Way to Learn Japanese: 7 Savvy Strategies

So you're living in Japan and the only Japanese you know involves food names like sushi and tempura or brand names of electronics or cars. Some other expats may jokingly reassure you that you can get around with just saying "sumimasen (excuse me)" and "arigato gozaimasu (thank you)," but you can o…

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Polite and Useful Japanese Business Phrases

Working in a Japanese company requires not only knowledge of Japanese business culture but also the use of a polite form of Japanese that is not commonly used in daily life. Though some phrases and words do carry over into everyday normal conversation, some words have a strictly business feel abou…

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