May 2014

Hiragana Katakana-Yoon (contracted sound)

By |May 20th, 2014|

Japanese Syllable Alphabets
We have learnt some basic 46 Hiragana Katakana and Dakuon Hiragana Katakana, if you are still not sure please check our last lesson. Today we are going to learn Yoon Hiragana Katakana which is Combination two sounds, […]

Japanese Hiragana Writing

By |May 17th, 2014|

Japanese Hiragana Writing
Below is the image showing the stroke order of writing each Japanese Syllable Hiragana

Hiragana & katakana chart with audio sound

By |May 12th, 2014|

Japanese Syllable Alphabets
Hiragana & katakana chart with audio sound
Japanese Beginner Students might get confused by what Hiragana, Katakana, Romaji and Kanji stands for. Let me explain to you.

Japanese contains two syllable alphabets, katakana and hiragana.They both represent the same […]

April 2014

sayoonara

By |April 18th, 2014|

sayoonara
Although Oscar has just arrived in Japan, he studied Japanese for two years in his own country, so he has some confidence in speaking. One day he went to a part-time job at a company where his friend Mr. […]

sugoi and sugoku

By |April 17th, 2014|

sugoi and sugoku
Lisa brought a cake she had baked over to her friend Yoko’s house. Yoko said, “Waa sugoi! Did you bake it yourself, Lisa? sugoku oishii.” After that, Yoko started to repeat sugoi in many of her sentences, […]

kekkoo desu

By |April 16th, 2014|

kekkoo desu
Kate has been taking Japanese flower arrangement lessons since she came to Japan. Today she asked her teacher to comment on her work. Her teacher said, “It is very well done. kekkoo desuº yo.”

Later, at tea time, when […]

Japanese Language (Omachidoosama) and (Omatase shimashita)

By |April 15th, 2014|

Japanese Language (Omachidoosama) and (Omatase shimashita)
Jeff was five minutes late for his appointment with his professor, so as soon as he saw the professor’s face, he said, “Omachidoosama”.

This caused the professor to recall the time when, coming into the […]

Japanese Language (onegaishimasu)

By |April 14th, 2014|

Japanese Language (onegaishimasu)
Onegaishimasu is an expression that will prove to be very useful to anyone spending time in Japan. For example, when you get into a taxi, if you say “Akihabara (destination), onegaishimasu,” the taxi will take you to […]

March 2014

Japanese Language (sumimasen)

By |March 5th, 2014|

Japanese Language (sumimasen)

The Japanese word sumimasen is used in a lot of different situations. For example, in instances when you apologize for being late, causing trouble, stepping on someone’s foot, or lightly bumping into someone, sumimasen is used to […]