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What will you say to the customs officials when you enter Japan? Have no fear, today we’ll learn what to say at customs as well what the customs officials are saying to you. Start learning Japanese at JapanesePod101.com. In this linear newbie course, we’ll learn the Japanese words and phrases most commonly used to function in Japanese speaking environment.
We’ll learn about the polite copula, desu, which in Japanese approximates the English verb “to be.” We’ll also introduce the Japanese topic marking particle, wa.
Introducing… YOU! But wait! How can you introduce yourself when making new Japanese friends? Well, it’s easier than you think! Today we’ll learn some basic Japanese self-introductions that will help you make friends. Don’t want to talk about yourself the whole time? Don’t worry, because we’ll also learn how to ask basic questions using desu ka. We’ll also get our first glimpse of the honorific suffix, -san, which is attached to people’s names. We’ll introduce the Japanese possessive particle no, similar to the possessive ’s in English. There’s a lot of great stuff packed into this concise Newbie Lesson, so don’t miss out on the fun!
Meeting a Japanese person for the first time? Do you know what to say? Today we’ll learn the basic greetings you should say when meeting a person. We’ll also give you one of the most important and high frequency phrases in the Japanese language: yoroshiku onegai shimasu. We’ll also learn how to make a sentence negative. Lot’s of good stuff packed into this week’s podcast.
What is that thing? It’s an important question and today we’re going to teach you how to ask it! We’ll also learn how to use the Japanese sentence ending particles, ne and yo. You’ll be seeing these in every Japanese conversation for the rest of your life, so it’s best to master them now. We’ll also review how to use the question particle ka. These are the 3 most essential particles used in Japanese.