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FAQ: How do I type in Japanese?
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What does "wake" actually mean?
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Skype study buddy for nihongo beginners ^_^
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Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you visit Japan, you’ll no doubt run into many friendly Japanese people who will all want to greet you. And of course, being the polite person you are, you’ll want to greet them right back in Japanese. But did you know that there are different Japanese greetings you’ll need to use depending on what time of day it is and how well you know the person? You’ll need to know which Japanese greeting to choose, and we’re here to help you out! In this lesson, you will learn how to greet someone both formally and informally in Japanese. Our speakers in our conversation will demonstrate how to say hello both formally and informally in Japanese at different times during the day. 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!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Do you get tongue tied when meeting new people? Are you at a loss for words when you see your acquaintances every day? Maybe not, but what about meeting people who speak a foreign language such as Japanese? To be polite, you will want to say, “Hello,” In Japanese. Maybe you want to impress that really cute Japanese girl in the next office. Then you’ll want to spend just three minutes with this JapanesePod101.com lesson, and you’ll be able to have a complete conversation. “Hello, how are you?” “I’m fine, how are you?” That’s a big payback for three minutes. Good luck with the Japanese girl.
Learning Japanese with JapanesePod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Japanese! This Video lesson will teach you how to meet new people and say hello to friends and acquaintances in polite Japanese. And you’ll learn how to answer the question, “How are you?” All in three minutes! Visit us at JapanesePod101.com where you will find many more great Japanese lessons and learning materials. Leave us a message while you are there!
As you know, you only get one chance to make a great first impression. When you’re in Japan, you’ll need to quickly and confidently tell people who you are, where you’re from, and what you enjoy doing. These three simple facts about yourself are enough to form lasting friendships. Sentences as simple as, “My name is Cindy” and “I’m from America” along with those as complex as, “I enjoy running, reading, and cooking,” are a critical part of making a killer first impression.
This newbie Japanese lesson provides you with all the tools you need to make a great first impression using Japanese. You’ll first master shusshin to talk about your hometown and shumi to discuss your hobbies. Next, you’ll discover how easy it is to talk about your hobbies in Japanese. This Japanese lesson comes complete with helpful charts of countries and hobbies along with plenty of examples and practice sentences. If you want to make a perfect first impression, don’t miss this Japanese lesson!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com. So, you’ve learned to make simple introductions in Japanese. What happens next? You’re ready to learn to use polite Japanese to tell people about yourself. You’ll also need to know polite Japanese to get to know others. Case in point, what if someone asks about your job, or where you go to school? Would you know how to answer? You get only one chance to make a first impression. Make an impression that lasts by using polite Japanese.
In this beginner Japanese lesson, you will learn to use Japanese verbs like iku, kuru, and kaeru. These important Japanese words allow you to talk about a state or condition you are in, such as being married and describing people you know. This JapanesePod101.com lesson also teaches you to talk about habitual actions, like where you work and live.
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You know how it goes. You find a really nice girl, she speaks Japanese, and eventually she wants you to meet her family in Japan. This time it’s worse though. You have to go to her home for the weekend to meet the family so you won’t be able to exit gracefully after a couple of hours. You’re stuck for the entire weekend. Well, it’s now or never…you are already at her parents’ door. Boy, everyone’s here - mother, father, siblings, grandparents. Your girlfriend’s mother greets you politely in Japanese, “Nice to meet you. Come on in. Well, she sure picked a tall, good-looking one this time.” You know, that kind of talk from a girlfriend’s mother feels a little weird, especially the very first time you meet. Here comes her father…he grabs your hand firmly (looking you up and down) and asks in Japanese, “Hi. Want a drink? How about a fresh, cold beer?” Well, at least her father isn’t acting rough like something out of the movies, trying to scare you. Uh-oh, siblings. Those can be trouble. No telling what they’ll say. They take turns telling you in Japanese, “You must be the boyfriend. We hope you’re quieter and cooler than the last one. Maybe you’ll be nicer and last longer. Or not.” You hope her father has a good supply of beer. This could be a long weekend…
Learning Japanese with JapanesePod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Japanese! This Japanese Newbie lesson is about combining Japanese adjectives. The rules can be tricky; the Japanese adjectives must match in special ways. But with this Japanese adjective lesson, you’ll be ready for that weekend meeting the family. 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!