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Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! As you walk by the rows of shops on the streets of Japan, you tug at your boyfriend’s sleeve and say in Japanese, “Ooh, look at that one!” Your boyfriend responds in Japanese, “It looks like a necklace. What about it?” You explain in Japanese, “Don’t you like it? It would look great on me, don’t you think?” When your boyfriend shrugs, you tell him in Japanese, “Well, let’s go inside to take a closer look.” After the salesperson brings it to you and you try it on, you again drop a hint in Japanese to your boyfriend and ask him, “What do you think now?” Your boyfriend tells you in Japanese, “It’s nice. But don’t you already have three other ones like it?” You punch him in the arm and look at him expectantly, so he continues in Japanese, “If you like it that much, you should buy it.” You reply in Japanese, “I’m trying to help you pick out my birthday present. Are you that clueless?”
Learning Japanese with JapanesePod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Japanese! This Japanese Newbie lesson will show you how to ask for something politely in Japanese. We’ll also teach you how to use counters for objects in Japanese. 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. The last thing you want is to get lost in Japan. That means you need to know how to buy bus and train tickets and talk about where you want to go. You’ll need to make requests such as, “Two adult tickets, please,” and “Two child and two adult tickets, please.” Not only that, you need to be able to tell the clerk where you want to go and when you want to leave! The experience can be intimidating, but not if you know what to ask for.
This newbie Japanese lesson will teach you what you need to know to get around in Japan. Master the modes of transportation and how to ask for reserved and non-reserved seats. You’ll learn to talk about adults, children and students and how to ask for the number of tickets you need in Japanese. This JapanesePod101.com lesson is designed to help you get around the real world. It’s invaluable!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com. If you want to be taken seriously in Japan, you must at least learn to make simple requests in Japanese. Think of all the simple requests you make in a day: “One of these, please,” “Please, stop here,” and “Call me later.”Now imagine being stripped of this ability. Imagine not knowing how to ask someone for a simple favor or an explanation. It’s critical that you learn how to ask for favors and explanations in Japanese. Asking in Japanese makes all the difference in the world.
In this Beginner Japanese lesson, you will learn how to ask for explanation using the Japanese phrase Setsumei shite kudasai. (please explain.) You will also discover how to use the Japanese word kudasai to ask someone to do something for you and the all-important Japanese suffix tachi.
Learn to Shop in Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! Ameyoko is a famous Showa Era market place in Taito-ku, Tokyo. The sales staff there are famous for being agressive and noisy as they try to entice would be shoppers into their store. We’ll look at some extremely polite Japanese constructions that you’ll hear in any shop or restaurant you enter in Japan. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a post!