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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! You open the door to the balcony of your Pacific resort and soak in the morning sunshine and salt air. Unfortunately, during this vacation from your Japanese job, your cell phone has been ringing off the hook, and e-mails have been pouring in every minute. As you look through your messages, your spouse tells you in Japanese, “It’s only six o’clock. We’re supposed to be on vacation. Come back to bed.” You tell your spouse in Japanese, “I can’t sleep.” Your spouse tells you in Japanese, “That’s not true…you’re just worrying about work. What is the office telling you now?” You respond in Japanese, “Don’t worry about it…just go back to bed and I’ll take care of it.” Your spouse sneaks up behind you and reads your e-mails over your shoulder. Your spouse exclaims in Japanese, “Seriously? Your boss said to come back to Japan early from your vacation and everything will be all right? Let me tell him a few things about that idea!”
Learning Japanese with JapanesePod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Japanese! This Japanese Upper Intermediate lesson will teach you how to solve a problem in Japanese. At least, we’ll give you the Japanese words so you can tell someone how to fix it. 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! You and your family are long overdue for a vacation, so you call a family meeting and ask them in Japanese, “Where do you want to go on vacation this year?” You hear a chorus of responses in Japanese, and all of them agree that the beach is the place to be. You tell them in Japanese, “Okay, that was easier than I expected. Now what about when to go?” Your spouse tells you in Japanese, “Well, we have to wait for the kids to finish school, and then I have a ton of papers I’ll have to grade. So we cannot go earlier than June.” One of your children speaks up and tells you in Japanese, “And I signed up for a two-week camp in July.” Another one replies in Japanese, “I have swimming lessons every week in July.” Writing all this down, you ask in Japanese, “Is there anything else to think about?” Your spouse flips through the calendar and says in Japanese, “Right now the first two weeks of August look good, but you know how things are. Even if we plan as well as we can, something always comes up! Let’s just pick a date so we can know not to plan other things.”
Learning Japanese with JapanesePod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Japanese! This Japanese Upper Intermediate lesson will teach you the Japanese phrase that means “even if.” We will show you two forms of this Japanese phrase, the formal and informal versions, and we’ll show you how to put together a sentence using this phrase. 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 at JapanesePod101.com! Golden Week has again come upon us and Tokyo is a ghost town! We have a slightly modified schedule for this week, so we wanted to get the message out. Also, we want to remind everyone about the Chiba Lotte Marines game on Thursday - come on down and watch the game with us! And, of course, you can save 33% on any Basic or Premium subscription! After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a post!
Learn Real Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! Kumi and Kenji are driving back to Tokyo after spending Golden Week out of town. Problem is, they’re not the only ones. Now they’re stuck in 4 km traffic jam, part of the yearly U-Turn Rush. We’ll focus on some formal language used on television and radio, traffic terms and a rather easy grammar point, -tto. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a post!
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! The New Year’s holiday will be coming to an end soon, but the Japanese have many New Year traditions that extend well into the middle of the January. Today Miki is going to tell us about nanakusagayu and kagami mochi and o-shiroku, 3 important traditional foods associated with O-shōgatsu. Since everyone loves talking about food, you won’t wanna miss this one. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave Miki a post!