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Lower Intermediate Lesson #55 - Taking a Sick Day

Lower Intermediate Season 1
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! Sometimes you're tired, sometimes you're just lazy. But every now and then, you have to lie to your boss or teacher or friends and weasel your way out of your responsibilities. Well, today is the day you learn how to do it in Japanese! (Who else is going to teach you this stuff?) We'll be looking at some extremely common idioms with ki (mind, spirit). And we'll learn about Naomi and Natsuko's recommendation for feigning illness in a convincing manner. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a post!

Lower Intermediate Lesson #54 - Quitters

Lower Intermediate Season 1
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! Two offices buddies are talking about some of their bad habits. Even thought they don't share habits, they share something much deeper: izonshō ni nariyasui (they're easily addicted to things). We'll look at 2 ways to use bakari, as well as a few colloquial variations. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a post!
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Lower Intermediate Lesson #53 - Supermarket Superman

Lower Intermediate Season 1
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!

Lower Intermediate Lesson #52 - Haircut Appointment 2

Lower Intermediate Season 1
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! This week we return to the hair salon and this time our customer is looking for a hairstyle that is a little out of the ordinary. It's a request the stylist literally attacks - and with relish! (and by relish I mean "gusto," not cranberry relish). This lesson is indispensable for the next time you find yourself in Harajuku looking for a crazy haircut. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a post!

Lower Intermediate Lesson #51 - Haircut Appointment 1

Lower Intermediate Season 1
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! Tokyo is one of the most fashionable cities in the world. A good hairstyle and great fashion go hand in hand. So the next time you find yourself in one of Harajuku's stylish salons, you can impress them with your excellent Japanese. And more importantly, you can get the haircut you want. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a post!