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Archive for August, 2016

10 Japanese Phrases for Morning Routine Posted by on Aug 31, 2016

Phrases for your morning routine~.   So, kids are now back to school starting this week in our area. Finally I feel like summer is over. 🙂 My boys were not too crazy about going back to school as they have been sleeping in until late morning all summer. Waking up on time to eat…

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Understanding vague expression of Japanese Posted by on Aug 25, 2016

One of the main characteristics of Japanese~     Japanese can be such a vague language, where in our grammar, verb is always at the end. Compared to English, this can be something frustrating if you are new to speaking or reading Japanese. I often listen to my friends explain something and in my mind…

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48 Hours in Kyoto – Day One Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

Kyoto is an incredible place to visit. Once the Imperial capital of Japan, this beautiful city in the mountains has everything: palaces, Buddhist temples, bamboo groves, even monkeys! Explore this famous Japanese city with us in our new 2-part video series, “48 Hours in Kyoto.”

5 must know business phrases when asking someone a favor in Japanese Posted by on Aug 21, 2016

Useful Japanese expressions when it comes to asking someone a favor~     When you need some help from someone maybe because you are new to the area or have just started working, what would you say? Yes, the magic word is always “please”, but how would you say that in Japanese? and what else?…

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A Short Visit to Osaka Posted by on Aug 11, 2016

Explore an ancient castle, take a peaceful afternoon stroll through a park, munch on tasty Japanese snacks, relax at your hostel’s rooftop bonsai garden, and wind down the night in a sea of neon lights, karaoke bars, and pachinko parlors. All in a day’s work when traveling in Osaka, Japan. A Brief Introduction Osaka is…

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4 Must know Simple Japanese phrases to show your etiquette at work Posted by on Aug 8, 2016

Business Japanese – 4 words for etiquette     Day to day, we are busy with our work, some days are easier. You are more open to new ideas, and willing to accept others and come to work ready to interact with anyone that you might need to, to get your job done. Other days…

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