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Learn Japanese anywhere with JapanesePod101 on your mobile device!

Hey Listeners!

Did you know that all of our lessons, lesson notes, progress tracking and premium tools are available on your smartphone or mobile device? Well, they are! With our Innovative Language 101 App, you can study Japanese on-the-go wherever you want!

Getting on the fast-track to learning Japanese is THAT simple!

Want to switch from the app to your computer and continue where you left off? You can! Our system is fully integrated!

Download the App for FREE to your Android, iPhone, iPad or Kindle Fire

Download the Innovative Language 101 App for FREE to your Android, iPhone, iPad or Kindle Fire!

Click here to download the App for FREE & learn Japanese on the go!

What’s Inside The Innovative Language Learning 101 App:

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  • Download Manager for Offline Study: Hands down, the easiest way to listen on-the-go! Download any lesson you have access to with your account and listen offline from your Library
  • Upgrade In-App: This is upgrading made easy. In-app purchasing of Basic, Premium and Mobile-only subscriptions available. (Kindle Fire users will be redirected to the JapanesePod101 website to upgrade)
  • Full Language Library: New and archived audio and video lesson access covering the Absolute Beginner to Advanced levels
  • Innovative Lesson Tools: You get PDF notes, Line-By-Line Transcripts and Vocabulary Lists with audio (Requires active 7-Day Free Trial, Basic or Premium Account). Mobile-only users also have access to these features
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  • Fully Integrated Learning System: Your lesson progress is synced between our websites and the App so you never lose momentum
  • Personalized Learning: Curate your own learning plan in My Library. You pick and choose the lessons you want to study
  • iCloud Sync: Never lose your lesson progress. If you close a lesson, you can return to it and continue where you left off in the lesson with iCloud Syncing. (Not available for the Android App)
  • Exclusive Discounted In-App Subscription upgrades for mobile users
  • Quick Customer Care: Easily report feedback and errors and contact our friendly customer support team from within the App

Click here to download the Innovative Language 101 App for FREE!

Learn Japanese anywhere with JapanesePod101!

To your fluency,

Team JapanesePod101

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You Got Us to 500 Million! Here’s 30% OFF & 2 New Japanese Study Tools for You.

You Got Us to 500 Million! Here’s 30% OFF & 2 New Japanese Study Tools for You.

Hello Listener,

Can you believe it? You got us to 500 million lesson downloads. To put that number in perspective, that’s 9,513 years of learning done since we started teaching in 2005. It means that you’re learning with a proven system. 500 million downloads and 10 years of experience don’t lie. So, to thank you for helping us reach this milestone, we’ve been giving you a BIG 30% OFF and two new study tools.

In this month’s newsletter:

  1. Ends Friday! Click here to get 30% OFF Premium or Premium PLUS!
  2. Never Forget Japanese Words with the Updated Word Bank
  3. New! Stay Focused, Learn 2x Faster with Lesson Transcripts

1.Ends Friday! Get 30% OFF with the 500 Million Celebration!
You’ve helped us reach 500 million lesson downloads! As a thank-you, we’d like to help you master more Japanese for LESS. Get 30% OFF any Premium or Premium PLUS plan – that’s just $7/month or $0.23/day. You get unlimited access to 370+ hours of lessons, study tools and apps. With Premium PLUS, you can even learn 1-on-1 with your own teacher. Hurry! This ends October 2nd, 2015!

Click here to get 30% OFF any Premium or Premium PLUS plan!
(As low as $7/month and up to $164.70 in total savings).

2. Never Forget Japanese Words Again with the NEW Word Bank.
Do you find it easy to forget words you’ve just learned? You need the Word Bank. It’s your personal, ever-growing collection of words. Save words from lessons and vocab lists to the Word Bank with 1 click and review ‘em in 1 spot. And, it’s been updated with a new features for Premium members. What are they? Click below to find out. Not a Premium member? Take advantage of the 30% discount above!

Click here to learn about the new Word Bank & how to remember words!

3. Get Your Lessons in Writing – Read Along with Lesson Transcripts.
Here’s how you easily remember the Japanese you learn in our lessons. Read while along listening! Using two senses at the same time keeps you focused and engaged so you learn twice as fast. With the new Lesson Transcripts, you get the entire transcript from our teachers – the dialogue, their explanations, tips and sample sentences – from beginning to end. If you’re a Basic or Premium member, find the transcripts in the Lesson PDFs of any lesson.

Click here to access a random lesson & view the Lesson Transcript!
(You must be a Basic or Premium member to access this.)

To mastering Japanese with fun and easy lessons!

Team JapanesePod101

P.S. 3 Days Left! Learn Japanese at 30% OFF with lessons by real teachers. 500 million lesson downloads don’t lie. You’ll start speaking Japanese from your first lesson and quickly move on to mastering practical conversations. But the only way to start speaking Japanese and SAVE is to take action and unlock our proven system. Get 30% OFF any Premium or Premium PLUS plan – just $7/month or $0.23/day – ‘til Friday, October 2nd, 2015.

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You Got Us to 500 Million! Here’s 30% OFF & 2 New Japanese Study Tools for You

Why Sapporo is my favorite city in Japan

Why Sapporo is my favorite city in Japan

わや*!That was a hard decision to make Kyushu? Okinawa? South Korea? Taiwan? No… I made it to Hokkaido and have to start this article by talking about Salmon Ikura Don (raw salmon with salmon fish eggs on rice that I ate in Sapporo), in honor of the best dish I’ve ever eaten.

First, If you want to travel in Japan and don’t know where to start, I suggest you to take a look at this list: here

So…why Sapporo?
Well, my two closest Japanese friends are living there… What better reason to fly north?

First of all, I love big cities. Tokyo is massive and I enjoy it. However, I’m still a Swiss girl from the Alps… So I was actually really excited about this trip. The image I had of Sapporo is pretty similar to the one foreigners can have of Switzerland, I guess.

There are a few things you should know about Sapporo. It’s not only a beer brand, this is also the fifth largest city in Japan, and almost 2 million people live there! The 1972 Winter Olympic Games were hosted there and it’s famous for its yearly Snow Festival as well.

Now let me tell you why the capital of Hokkaido Prefecture has became my favorite city in Japan, and how I managed to escape from the real world for 4 whole days (I didn’t even realize that Google had a new logo!)

  • Incredible Atmosphere
  • I’ve lived in Canada, England, and Switzerland and have been able to travel around, including to Japan. But Sapporo has something that other cities clearly don’t have! There is still that urban vibe with areas such as Susukino, as well as a Western touch with the Former Hokkaido Government office and the area around that building.

    The enormous park around the Hokkaido University reminded me of those I could relax in when in was in Toronto. The Maryuyama Park area has many bakeries, small cafės, and restaurants. I would describe this spot as fancy but cosy at the same time.

  • Beautiful Natural Surroundings
  • It is part of the atmosphere, but it needs its own paragraph. My friend took me to Mount Moiwa and the night view was breathtaking… Sapporo is a large city, so seeing all those lights sparkling from the mountain was magical, and I will simply never forget it.
    It might seem insignificant, but the city is full of flowers and greenery, and this is what is missing in Tokyo. Almost every sidewalk has colorful flowers, and you can also find them in parks and even outside people’s front doors. It’s a small detail but it makes a big difference.
    My other friend took me to Otaru, which is by the seaside north of Sapporo. It’s a small and picturesque city intersected by a river and many small boutiques.

    Finally, wherever you are in Sapporo, if the weather isn’t foggy, you can see mountains! It really reminds me of where I am from. Now I can’t wait to go back to Hokkaido during the winter time and enjoy the snow up there!

    Mount Moiwa

  • Kind People
  • The hospitality in Japan is no secret. But in Hokkaido, I was touched by the people’s kindness, generosity, and enthusiasm. I guess life is more peaceful there, so everyone takes the time to do whatever they have to. I felt relaxed from the beginning to the end. And of course, I am so thankful to my friends who were my reason for spending my precious time there.

  • Delicious Food
  • I started with food and I am ending with food. If you do love Japanese cuisine, this is a no-brainer – you just have to go to Sapporo. Curry soup is famous there. I also had the chance to eat えび味噌ラーメン (ebi miso ramen)、うに (uni), and 鮭 いくら 丼 (salmon ikura don), which as you know tasted like heaven.
    If you like cheese and milk, you won’t be disappointed in Hokkaido – just trust the girl from Switzerland, AKA ‘cheese land.’
    Food quality isn’t a problem in Sapporo, and the prices are affordable too.

    Salmon Ikura Don

    If you want to know more about Japanese food, check out this audio lesson: The 5 most popular foods in Japan

    Before visiting this northern part of Japan, I’d heard many times that Sapporo was a great city to live in. Now I totally understand why and if you are planning to go to Japan, drop by Hokkaido, because you can find pretty good deals online to get there 😉

    * わや waya is popular slang meaning ヤバイ (yabai) in Hokkaido-ben.

    Don’t forget to discover more about Japanese culture and language on https://www.japanesepod101.com

    Get 30% OFF our Proven Japanese Learning System. 500 Million Downloads Don’t Lie.

    Get 30% OFF our Proven Japanese Learning System. 500 Million Downloads Don’t Lie!

    Hello Listener,

    We want to thank you. JapanesePod101 has reached 500 MILLION lesson downloads – that’s HALF a BILLION since we began in 2005! You’ve downloaded and you’ve learned with us. As you can imagine, we’re celebrating this milestone. And what better way to celebrate than to reward the people who helped – members like you!

    At JapanesePod101, you learn Japanese with real lessons by real teachers – with 370+ hours of audio and video lessons – but now it’s even more affordable too!
    500 Million Celebration: Get 30% Off ALL Premium and Premium PLUS plans!

    500 Million Celebration! Get 30% OFF Premium and Premium PLUS!
    (Only 500 spots available for this huge discount)
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    • Premium Plan for Just $7/Month or $0.23/Day!
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    • Get Up to $164.70 OFF in Total at JapanesePod101

    That’s right: Even the rarely discounted Premium PLUS plan, which includes your own Japanese teacher and customized curriculum is as low as $0.53 a day! You learn and master Japanese faster with personal attention, direct feedback, corrections and regular interactions. With Premium PLUS, you’re getting your own teacher as well as:

    • Professional Assessment: An assessment of your Japanese strengths and weaknesses.
    • Personalized Learning: Your teacher will create a study plan based on your needs.
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    Click here to learn Japanese 1-on-1 with your teacher. Save up to $164.70!

    And regardless of whether you go Premium or Premium PLUS, all students have UNLIMITED access to more than 370 hours of high-quality audio and video lessons created by real teachers and professional voice actors! We add new lessons every week and focus on facilitating communication – so you actually speak Japanese from the first lesson!

    More specifically, you get UNLIMITED ACCESS to…

    • Exclusive! App for iPhone, iPad and Android to Learn on the Go
    • Over 2,210 High-Resolution Audio & Video Lessons
    • New Audio & Video Lessons EVERY Single Week
    • Lesson Notes to Read Along with Every Lesson
    • Lesson Review Quizzes for Extra Practice
    • Teacher Feedback & Comments on Each Lesson
    • Progress Tracking Reports: See Your Japanese Progress Grow
    • Learning Guidance: We Guide You Through the Lessons
    • Premium Tools: 2,000 Core Words List, Spaced Repetition Flashcards, Line by Line Pronunciation, Word Bank, Voice Recorder and More
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    • …and much more!

    Click here to go Premium! Get unlimited access for as low as $7/month or $0.23/day!

    Hurry – Just 500 Spots Are Available!
    We don’t have enough Japanese teachers to realistically offer more than 500 spots for this entire promotion. This is why the Premium PLUS plan is rarely offered. In fact, we don’t even have enough teachers to offer 500 Premium PLUS subscriptions…

    That means the 500 spots are all we have available for both plans – combined!
    So take advantage. Click on any link to get 30% OFF Premium or Premium PLUS. That’s as low as $7/month or $0.23/day to start mastering Japanese. Choose your plan, get instant access to the entire learning system and start learning in minutes.

    Only 500 spots! Click here to upgrade and claim your 30% instant discount now!

    And signing up is risk-free. You don’t have to take our word for it because your membership is fully backed by our 60-Day Money-Back Guarantee. If you’re not speaking Japanese as fast as you’d like, simply contact us for a full refund. No questions asked.

    Thank you for downloading and learning!

    Team JapanesePod101.

    P.S. Just 500 spots are available for the 500 Million Celebration, meaning you MUST ACT quickly to instantly get 30% off Premium and Premium PLUS. You learn Japanese with lessons by real teachers – over 370 hours of audio and video lessons inside. At 30% OFF, that’s as low as $7/month or $0.23/day. Hurry! This ends October 2nd, 2015!

    Click here to learn Japanese with UNLIMITED access for $7/month or $0.23/day!

    5 Ways To Never Forget Japanese Words with the NEW Word Bank

    Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

    Hello Listener,

    How easy is it to forget new Japanese words and phrases?

    First you learn ‘em. Two days later, you forget ‘em.

    Stopping to note them down takes a lot of time. You can write every word down on 100s of flashcards or in a notebook. That’s the time-consuming part of the battle. But wait! You STILL have to review them all!

    So here are 5 ways to never forget new Japanese words with the Word Bank.
    It’s your personal, ever-growing collection of vocab. Come across a new word in a JapanesePod101 lesson? Want to master specific vocab list? Save ‘em with 1 click and review ‘em in 1 spot – the Word Bank.

    And it’s just been updated with new features! If you’re a Premium user, be sure to check it out! If not, take advantage of our upcoming 500 Million Celebration Sale and get 30% OFF Premium or Premium PLUS (click here) with this sneak peek.

    1) Never Forget New Words from Lessons. You’re listening (or watching) a JapanesePod101 lesson. And you come across a new word. But hearing it once isn’t enough. Find the word in the lesson’s vocabulary review list and click on “Add to Word Bank” to save it.

    Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

    Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!
    (You must be a Premium user and logged in to access this feature.)

    2) Save New Words or Phrases from Vocab Lists. Know those “Free Japanese Bonus” word and phrase lessons we send out? You can save these to your Word Bank as well for future review. Select your words, click on “Add Selected Words” and choose “Word Bank.” Done!

    Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

    3) New! Review Quickly and Easily. Ready to review? You’ll find all your saved words in the Word Bank. We’ve updated it so it’s a lot cleaner and easier on the eyes. Review the words and meanings at a glance. You can also hear the native audio pronunciation.

    And, you can even enlarge the words as you hover over them.

    Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

    4) New! Organize and Label your Words. Maybe you want to see just the adjectives. Or just the questions. Or…the words you learned this past month. Just add a custom label of your choice to a set of words. Then, review just the ones you’re interested in.

    Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

    5) New! Make Reading and Pronunciation Easy with Transliteration. The best way to never forget a word? Make it easy to remember! With transliteration, you can quickly learn the word and its reading in English. Or, feel free turn it off for an extra challenge.

    Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!

    Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!
    (You must be a Premium user and logged in to access this feature.)

    With the JapanesePod101 Word Bank, a Premium Study Tool available for our Premium and Premium PLUS learners, you can…

    • Save words from any lesson or vocab list with 1 click
    • Review all of your words quickly in 1 spot
    • Organize them by custom labels and see the words you want
    • Send your words to Flashcards to drill and master them fast
    • Access the relevant audio and video lessons that introduce the word
    • Export your words to PDF and print them out as physical study sheets
    • Export your words to Excel or CSV files (for advanced users)

    Click here to visit the newly updated Word Bank!
    (You must be a Premium user and logged in to access this feature.)

    This is your personal, ever-growing collection of words. Save with 1 click, review them all in 1 spot and never forget Japanese words again.

    Stay tuned for even more great learning tools and features to come!

    To your fluency,

    Team JapanesePod101

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    Click Here To See Today’s Offer – Ends Midnight (EST)!

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    Sneak Peek: Review More Japanese with This Feature, Badges & Your 26% OFF

    Click here to get 26% OFF + A FREE Audiobook!

    Hello Listener,

    You’ll want to know about these 3 new Japanese learning tools and features. They’re great for reviewing, motivation and progress and learning consistently with easy 1-minute lessons. One is an unofficial sneak peek.

    So what are they? The brand new Achievement Badges, the Daily Dose of Japanese and the Word Bank! And… if you want to master Japanese, unlock our proven learning system at 26% OFF and get a Bonus 6.5-hour Audiobook!

    In this month’s newsletter:

    1. 72 Hours Left! Click here to get 26% OFF + FREE 6.5-Hour Audiobook
    2. New Feature! Achievement Badges Now Available for Premium PLUS
    3. Sneak Peek: Save & Review Vocab with this Study Tool
    4. New! Easy 1-Minute Lessons with the Daily Dose of Japanese


    1. Ends Friday! Learn Japanese with 26% OFF & a FREE Audiobook!
    No school. No stress. Learn Japanese at your pace and start speaking in minutes with effective lessons! ‘Til Friday only, get 26% OFF any 1- or 2-year plan and a BONUS Japanese Audiobook as a 2-for-1 deal. You get access to 370+ hours of audio and video lessons by teachers, lesson notes, motivational progress stats, apps, study tools and more. Just $2.96/month and up to $62.40 OFF. Hurry! Ends Friday, 8/28/2015!

    Click here to learn Japanese and get 26% OFF. Up to $62.40 in savings.
    (The free 6.5-hour Japanese audiobook will be inside your welcome email)

    2. NEW Feature! Learn and Stay Motivated with NEW Achievement Badges
    Learning Japanese? You deserve recognition and motivation. So, if you’re a Premium PLUS member… you can now unlock new badges as your Japanese improves. Your Premium PLUS teacher will give out badges as you complete weekly assignments. The result? You master more Japanese, unlock badges for your progress, and stay motivated to keep going.

    Click here to learn about the Premium PLUS Achievement Badges!

    3. Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Newly Redesigned Word Bank!
    We haven’t fully announced this yet… but here’s a sneak peek! The Word Bank – your personal collection of words and phrases – is better than ever. What’s new? First, a shiny new design. You can sort and manage your vocab and phrases with custom labels. Turn transliteration on and off. And feel free to print out your entries as physical study material or export them as files! Not a Premium member? Take advantage of the 26% discount by Friday.

    Premium Users: Click here to access the New Word Bank!
    (Note: You must be logged in to access this)

    4. Get Your Daily Dose of Japanese with 1-Minute Mini-Lessons
    The Daily Dose of Japanese is a Calendar that gives you new, 1-minute lessons every day. Why? Because learning a little every day is easy, strengthens your habits and motivation and you improve your Japanese over time. Lessons range from culture and holidays to grammar, slang, phrases and more. Find it in the Japanese Resources menu or in the Quick Links menu on your Dashboard.

    Click here to check out the Daily Dose of Japanese Calendar.

    To your fluency,
    Team JapanesePod101

    P.S. We’re giving you a BONUS 6.5-Hour Audiobook. Get 26% OFF by Friday!
    No school or textbooks necessary to learn Japanese! In fact, you get a FREE Audiobook when you get 26% OFF any 1- or 2-year plan. Master Japanese in LESS time with this 2-for-1 deal! Unlock our learning system – over 370 hours of audio and video lesson by real teachers and more! Just $2.96/month and up to $62.40 OFF. Hurry! Ends Friday, 8/28/2015!

    Ends Friday! Click here to learn Japanese and Get 26% OFF!
    (Your FREE Audiobook will instantly be available in your welcome email)

    Click here to get 26% OFF + A FREE Audiobook!

    You’re Too Cool for School: Master Japanese at 26% OFF & Get a FREE Audiobook

    Click here to get 26% OFF & a free Audiobook!

    Hello Listener,

    Did you start this year out with a resolution to learn Japanese? Haven’t found time to make it happen yet? Well, with students everywhere going back to school this month… Now’s a perfect time to renew your dream of truly learning Japanese.

    Even if you’re a complete beginner. Even if you’re out of school…
    You can and will learn Japanese with 370+ hours of lessons from real teachers. The Too Cool for School Sale at JapanesePod101 starts today:

    Click here to get 26% OFF & a free Audiobook!
    Click here to get 26% OFF & a free Audiobook!

    Start speaking Japanese from your very first lesson and get our entire Japanese learning system at 26% OFF! That’s just $2.96/month with Basic or $7.40/month with Premium and up to $62.40 in savings. So if you upgrade now, you instantly receive:

    How does it work? And how will you learn Japanese?
    Learning Japanese in a class simply isn’t an option for most of us with work, family and busy schedules. Between the excessive costs and the inconveniences of getting to class and working around someone else’s schedule, classrooms aren’t realistic.

    But at JapanesePod101, you get fun, effective and proven lessons from real Japanese teachers. The entire learning system was designed to help you overcome the obstacles of traditional classes, because:

    • JapanesePod101 is a Mere Fraction of the Cost of Classrooms
    • You Get 370+ Hours of Audio & Video Lessons from Real Japanese Teachers
    • You Access Lessons & Study Tools With Your Computer or Any Mobile Device
    • You Learn at Your Own Pace and When It’s Convenient For You
    • There Are No Extra Textbooks To Buy (But you do get a FREE Audiobook!)

    Click Here to Get 26% Off Any Annual Subscription & A Japanese Audiobook FREE!

    That’s right: You learn whenever and wherever is convenient for you and at a pace you choose! And during the Too Cool for School Sale, just sign up for any annual Basic or Premium subscription by clicking on any link and we’ll instantly discount the price by 26%!

    And with a Premium plan, you’re unlocking the entire system….

    • Exclusive! App for the iPhone, iPad or Android
    • Full Lesson Library Access: 2,210+ Japanese Lessons
    • Read Along with Every Lesson with PDF Lesson Notes
    • Get Instructor Feedback & Comments on Each Lesson
    • Stay Motivated & See Your Progress Grow with Progress Tracking
    • Know Which Lesson to Study Next with Learning Guidance
    • Hear the Conversation Line by Line with the Line by Line Dialogue
    • Get Full Lesson Transcripts, Translations & Review Tracks
    • Get Extra Practice with Review Quizzes for Every Lesson
    • Master Japanese Words Fast with Smart Online Flashcards
    • Reach Conversational Fluency with the 2,000 Top Japanese Word List
    • Save Words & Phrases for Later Review with the Word Bank
    • Perfect Your Pronunciation with Voice Recording Tools
    • 24/7 Access via Any Device with Internet Access
    • Get All the Vocab from a Lesson Season with Season Vocabulary
    • Exclusive! Create Your Own Word Lists with the Custom Lists App
    • …and much more!

    Click here to get UNLIMITED access for just $0.24/day or $7.40/month!
    (Your FREE Audiobook will instantly be available in your welcome email.)

    So for the next few days, that means you gain full access to our Basic plan for as low as just $2.96 per month or our most popular Premium plan for just $7.40 a month – a mere fraction of what you would pay for traditional classroom instruction!

    Don’t Forget Your FREE Japanese Audiobook!
    Get the best of both worlds with real-life conversation and the in-depth explanations of a textbook! Listen to over 6.5 hours of lessons and read along with 200+ pages. You’ll get your free Audiobook instantly when you upgrade, inside the welcome email.

    Click Here To Learn Japanese At 26% OFF & Get Your Free Audiobook!

    And Upgrading is Risk-Free.

    Remember, you get a 60-Day Money-Back Guarantee so if plans change or you are anything less than thrilled with our language learning system – we’ll promptly refund your entire order without any hassles or questions.

    But hurry: Although it’s never too late to make a fresh start and realize your dream of learning Japanese, the Too Cool for School Sale ends soon, so….

    Click here to learn Japanese with 370+ hours of Japanese lessons & save up to $62.40
    (Your FREE Audiobook will instantly be available in your welcome email.)

    To Making a Fresh Start,

    Team JapanesePod101

    P.S. All subscriptions are fully backed by our 60-day money-back guarantee meaning you can lock in your savings now and if you later decide that you’re not learning Japanese as fast as you’d like, then we’ll refund your entire subscription amount. You have nothing to lose but you have to ACT NOW before this Too Cool for School Sale ends!

    Click here to get UNLIMITED Japanese learning for just $0.24/day or $7.40/month!
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    NEW! Complete Japanese Assignments, Earn NEW Badges, Level Up Your Japanese

    New Feature! Level Up Your Japanese and Earn Badges with 1-on-1 Learning

    Hello Listener,

    (This is all about new achievement badges at JapanesePod101. Keep reading!)

    Let’s say you JUST finished a Japanese lesson. For example, an assignment like…

    • You write a self-introduction in Japanese
    • You record your self-introduction via audio or video
    • You send an image to your teacher that’s related to Japanese
    • …or you complete a weekly writing task

    Then, you send it over. Your JapanesePod101 teacher checks it. Approves it.

    Ding! You get a new achievement badge for your hard work. It’s your mark of progress. It definitely sends a burst of Japanese learning motivation into your brain!

    What does this mean? It’s proof that your Japanese is improving, as confirmed by a real Japanese teacher. Real proof that you’re well on your way to mastering the language. And it’s an awesome way to stay confident and motivated in your learning journey.

    It also means achievement badges are now available at JapanesePod101. You’re learning Japanese. You deserve recognition and motivation. So, if you’re a Premium PLUS member, you can now unlock badges as you level up your Japanese. Your Premium PLUS teacher will give out badges as you complete new assignments!

    Click here to visit My Teacher at JapanesePod101!
    (For Premium PLUS users: Complete assignments and get badges from your teacher)

    New Feature! Level Up Your Japanese and Earn Badges with 1-on-1 Learning

    Listeners, this is something many of you have been asking for.

    Alright, how does this work and how can you unlock badges?
    JapanesePod101 Badges are currently available to Premium PLUS subscribers. Don’t worry, more are on the way for other users! Here’s how it works!

    With Premium PLUS, you learn with your own Teacher. You stay in 1-on-1 contact via My Teacher – whether the mobile app or directly on the JapanesePod101 site.

    Your teacher gives you Japanese assignments. That’s right, you’re not learning alone! You get various assignments. Your teacher will correct your Japanese and give feedback. You can do this via text or audio or video recordings.

    And you earn badges for completing assignments – from your teacher. This is how you know you’re mastering Japanese.

    You’re getting feedback from the one person that knows best.

    A real Japanese teacher.

    Find your unlocked badges in My Account. Once you’re there, go to the “My Report” Tab and click on “Your Badges.” So, if you’re a Premium PLUS user, get in touch with your teacher on JapanesePod101. Then, start earning badges and leveling up your Japanese.

    Click here to see your badges inside My Account!
    (For Premium PLUS users only)

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