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Archive for December, 2017

End of Year Greeting in Japanese Posted by on Dec 30, 2017

❝Learn everything you can, anytime you can, from anyone you can; there will always come a time when you will be grateful you did.❞ ‒Sarah Caldwell     With just another day left in December, I can’t believe it’s almost 2018. This year has gone by too fast for me. How about you? How did…

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What’s happening in Japan in December? Posted by on Dec 25, 2017

❝To have another language is to possess a second soul.❞ ‒Charlemagne Merry Christmas everyone! Here in Pacific Northwest, we actually had some snow starting yesterday morning for the first time this year. It was perfect timing to have snow falling as it made our Christmas into “White Christmas”. Snow is melting now, and kids are…

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Merry Christmas in Japanese Posted by on Dec 18, 2017

❝Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.❞ ‒Rita Mae Brown It’s hard to believe, Christmas will be here in a week from today. Time is flying by too fast this year for me. Before we know it, we will be celebrating…

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Get Well Soon message in Japanese Posted by on Dec 16, 2017

❝Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.❞ ‒Chinese Proverb     Recently, I found out that one of our friends has just gone through an open heart surgery.  Fortunately, her surgery went very well, and she is doing well. Her road to recovery will be long, but she is hopeful that she…

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Kanji Challenge 1 -Can you think of Kanjis that starts with あ? Posted by on Dec 4, 2017

❝If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.❞ ‒Nelson Mandela   Hi everyone! I hope you are all having a great Monday out there. Weather here in NW is amazing this week. How…

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