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Archive for November, 2015

Master these 20 Winter Japanese Words Posted by on Nov 30, 2015

When do you feel that winter is approaching? There are many signs of winter these days around here in Pacific NW. I am not too crazy about the cold weather, but I love how we have seasons here. When I see the snow covered mountain, it almost feels like mountains are going to sleep during winter…

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Learning Japanese Grammar – Should be, Might(maybe) Posted by on Nov 30, 2015

Today’s topic is about learning Japanese grammar.  Some readers have asked me to cover this topic in my post. So, here is a quick lesson about the expressions,  “should be” and “might (maybe)” in Japanese.   In Japanese these are expressed as follows: Should be ==> ~ はずです。 (~hazu desu) Might (maybe) ==> ~かもしれません。(~kamo shiremasen) Using these…

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All about coffee – in Japanese Posted by on Nov 28, 2015

This morning, I made a quick stop at a nearby coffee shop for a nice cup of morning coffee. I am one of those people who have to have a coffee in the morning. 🙂 It’s been pretty cold around here in Pacific Northwest, so on our way to a short walk, coffee was just perfect…

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What are you thankful for? Posted by on Nov 27, 2015

Hope everyone is having a great Thanksgiving holiday. This is the time of the year to really appreciate for what you have. Everyone has his/her own list of things that they feel thankful for, but below is my list of things that I am very thankful for. If yours was not listed here, share with me in…

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Thanksgiving Day in Japan Posted by on Nov 26, 2015

Hi everyone. It’s been for a while since my last post. I realized, tomorrow is already Thanksgiving Holiday here in the U.S.!  In today’s post, I would like to introduce you to how Thanksgiving day is celebrated in Japan. ~Thanksgiving in Japan~ In Japan, Thanksgiving is a national holiday, called, ‘Labor Thanksgiving Day”. In Japanese…

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