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Archive for March, 2018

How do you say “Procrastination” in Japanese? Posted by on Mar 31, 2018

“A different language is a different vision of life.” -Federico Fellini     Hi everyone, Hope you are having a great weekend. My boys are finishing up their spring break this weekend, and I am ready for them to go back to school. We had a nice quality time with family this week, but too…

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Japanese names inspired by “Spring” Posted by on Mar 29, 2018

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” -Chinese Proverb   Hi everyone, hope everyone is enjoying the last week of March. It’s almost spring, and I am sure some of you are already enjoying the warmer weather by now. Here in Pacific Northwest, we are seeing more cheery blossoms started to bloom…

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10 must know phrases to cheer someone up in Japanese Posted by on Mar 20, 2018

“Learning another language is like becoming another person.” – Haruki Murakami     Hello everyone. Hope you are all doing great!  As I write this, I wish I was outside(soto, 外、そと) today. It’s such a beautiful day today here in Pacific Northwest. I hear rain (ame, 雨、あめ)is coming tomorrow, which will be no fun…

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Girls Day (Hinamatsuri) : How the Japanese celebrate? Posted by on Mar 2, 2018

“Learning a new language, just like opening a new window, allows you to see the world with intimacy.” ― Pearl Zhu   March 3rd is the Girl’s Day in Japan. What we call, Hinamaturi (ひなまつり、雛祭り). It is not a national holiday, but it is the day to celebrate girl’s health and happiness. It is the…

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