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Absolute Beginner S2 #24 - Going on a Strange Hike in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! After a long day at work in Japan, you look forward to coming home and hearing your wife welcome you back in Japanese. She makes delicious Japanese dishes for dinner every night, and she is always waiting when you arrive to say hello and offer you a kiss, a drink, and a hearty home-cooked Japanese meal. What a wonderful life you have in Japan! In this lesson, you'll learn how to use adjectives in the past affirmative and interrogative forms in Japanese. Our Japanese conversation takes place at home in Japan and is between relatives. Since the speakers are distant relatives, they will be speaking formal Japanese. You'll also learn about a common Japanese greeting that you use when someone arrives home. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Japanese lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!
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Absolute Beginner S2 #20 - Visiting the Tokyo Game Show
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When your roommate gets home from school in the evening, she finds you in front of the television, glued to the couch playing the latest video game from your favorite Japanese company. In fact, you were sitting in the exact same spot when she left this morning. When she accuses you in Japanese of skipping class to play your game, you invite her to join you in Japanese. Maybe then she'll understand! In this lesson, you'll learn how to use Japanese verbs in the past negative form. Our Japanese conversation takes place at home between relatives. Because the Japanese speakers are related, they will be speaking formal Japanese. We will also tell you about an exciting expo that happens yearly in Japan involving the latest in video games. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Japanese lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!
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Absolute Beginner S2 #19 - How Long Ago Did you Arrive in Japan?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You enjoy traveling through Japan to visit family, but some of your Japanese relatives make you so exhausted! For instance, one Japanese family member insists that you call her every time you change locations in Japan. You can hardly excuse yourself from the room before she is asking you in Japanese what you are doing. Never mind the number of times she checks in with you when you are traveling across Japan to see other family! In this lesson, you'll learn how to use Japanese verbs in the past affirmative form. Our Japanese conversation takes place on a telephone between a man and his mother-in-law. Because the Japanese speakers are relatives, they will be speaking formal Japanese. In addition, you'll learn why it can be important to use a "time word" in your Japanese sentence. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Japanese lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!
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Lower Intermediate Lesson #53 - Supermarket Superman
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! Heros stand up for what is right. They protect the innocent and serve as role models for everyone to emulate. Sometimes you can become a hero just by being in the right place at the right time and doing the right thing. That's what happened to Ryu-kun the other day... sort of. Our grammar point, tokoro, is one of the most useful tools for specifying tense in Japanese! Very useful considering the simple verb structure of this language. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a post!
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Beginner Lesson S2 #9 - Romantic Night at the Fights
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Today the battle begins after a night at the fights! In today's tale, our young Japanese Don Fan (Don Juan) escorts his date out for a lovely night of keiwan. We tune right as they leaving the building, so we'll find out soon enough if she is a fan or not. Today we're reviewing the past plain form of i-adjectives!
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