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Japanese Quiz Challenge Posted by on Nov 30, 2014

It is the end of the November now, and we are fixing to go into December. I can’t believe 2014 is almost over with just one month left. Are you guys ready to start a new year? I know I am not ready at all. I feel like this year just flew by and feel…

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Learning Negative Imperative Sentences in Japanese Posted by on Nov 30, 2014

When you want to just tell someone, “Don’t talk so loud, please”, how would you say that in Japanese? As a mom, I feel like I use the negative imperative forms all the time with my kids. I know it’s not good to talk to them so negatively, but some days, I just can’t help…

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Various ways of saying, I am very cold! in Japanese Posted by on Nov 26, 2014

Hi, Winter is near us, and for some of you, it’s already here. I have to tell you, winter is not my favorite season at all, but snow is pretty, and I love skiing! So, I can’t complain much.  In today’s article, let me show you different ways of saying, I am very cold! in…

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Japanese Hamburger Posted by on Nov 24, 2014

Here is the recipe for quick and easy meal, especially for the days you feel like eating meat! (Sorry all vegetarian folks out there). This is one of my kids’ favorites, and I cook it often at home as well. In Japanese, we call it Hanba-gu, ハンバーグ. In English, this is a simple hamburger that…

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Learning Imperative Sentence in Japanese Posted by on Nov 18, 2014

Imperative sentence might be something you might not use too often but you definitely want to know because it will come in handy when you need to express your strong opinion. Typically in English, imperative sentence begins with the base form of verb, and it ends with a period or exclamation point. It is similar in…

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Learn Japanese by Listening to an Old Folk Tale Posted by on Nov 17, 2014

Since the last post was popular, I decided to do another one of these, short and easy Japaneses story again. The audio on the Youtube makes it easier to understand by learning the correct pronunciation at the same time. I have also provided the transliteration and English translation below for your reference. Enjoy the story…

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Winter is almost here. Master these Vocabulary Posted by on Nov 15, 2014

Winter is almost here, and I am sure in some parts of the world, you have already started your winter. In this blog post today, I would like to cover some of the most common Japanese vocabulary that are related to winter. You would often here these words during this time of the year. If…

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