Author: Katsuyuki Hasegawa When reading on a smartphone, we recommend turning the screen to landscape mode. Warming up Audio Keywords and Summary Japanese Word Furigana English Word Example Sentence (Japanese & English) 羊 ひつじ sheep 埼玉県にあるバンブーパームの羊が注目を集めています。Sheep from Bamboo Palm in Saitama Prefecture, are garnering attention. 動物園 どうぶつえん zoo バンブーパームは予約制の動物園で、ミーアキャットやメガネフクロウなどが飼われています。Bamboo Palm is a reservation-based zoo with […]
Author: Katsuyuki Hasegawa When reading on a smartphone, we recommend turning the screen to landscape mode. Warming up Audio Keywords and Summary Japanese Word Furigana English Word Example Sentence (Japanese & English) アイスキャンデー アイスキャンデー popsicle 「間人アイスキャンデー」は京都府京丹後市で親しまれているアイスキャンデーの店です。"Taiza Popsicle" is a popular ice candy store in Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture. 店主 てんしゅ shop keeper 「間人アイスキャンデー」の店主が中江さんから久保さんへと引き継がれました。The shop keeper […]
Author: Mizuki Ichihira When reading on a smartphone, we recommend turning the screen to landscape mode. Tonikaku Akarui Yasumura-san Japanese comedian "Tonikaku Akarui Yasumura"-san, a recent finalist on the famous British TV show "Britain's Got Talent," is making waves in the entertainment industry. Although he didn't win the final, he sure won the hearts of […]
Want to improve your Japanese conversational skills? Here's a list of 5 useful Japanese M-words you will use in everyday conversations!
Learn Japanese Vocabulary Quickly: How Are “Shikata (ga) Nai” and “Shou ga Nai” Used In A Conversation?
Author: Mizuki Ichihira If you've ever watched a Japanese anime or movie or have visited Japan, you've probably come across phrases like "shou ga nai naa!" or "shikata nai." These expressions have become quite famous and are worth exploring to learn Japanese more comprehensively. "Shou ga nai naa!" and "shikata nai" convey a similar meaning, […]
5 most used idioms in Japanese 開いた口が塞がらない | aita kuchi ga fusagara nai This phrase literally translates to "the opened mouth doesn't close," and it's used when something is so surprising or shocking that one is left speechless. It's similar to the English idiom "my jaw hit the floor." Example: 「大切な会議で取締役たちが寝落ちしたって?!」「 開いた口が塞がらないわ。」 "Taisetsu na kaigi […]
Japanese is often seen as a very difficult language to learn. This is because of its complex writing system (related to the Chinese one but also different), the variety in saying the same concept in different ways and the pronunciation which can result in tough for Western learners. To improve your Japanese, consider learning its […]
If you are learning Japanese and are a European language native speaker, you know it's hard to count. Japanese numbers have different pronunciations, and you have to use "counters". Counters are used based on the type of thing you are counting. There's one for objects in general, one for animals, one for people, one for […]
Author: Alison Carter The We Languages approach to language learning is a unique and innovative one that emphasizes the importance of human expression and communication. Usually, someone enrolling in a language learning course may think the focus will be on grammar, structure, and pronunciation. Of course, these aspects are important, and without a solid foundation […]