Before You Travel: Survival Phrases

100 Lessons • 16 Hours, 18 Minutes
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1
Thank You!
Learn about thanking people
7 Minutes • Audio
2
You're Welcome
Learn about saying "you're welcome"
6 Minutes • Audio
3
This Please
Learn about asking for something
5 Minutes • Audio
4
Basic Greetings
Learn about exchanging basic greetings
7 Minutes • Audio
5
Goodbye
Learn about saying goodbye
6 Minutes • Audio
6
Where's the Bathroom?
Learn about asking where something is
4 Minutes • Audio
7
I Don't Understand.
Learn about saying that you don't understand
6 Minutes • Audio
8
Can You Speak English?
Learn about asking whether someone speaks a certain language
6 Minutes • Audio
9
Can You Say It Again?
Learn about asking someone to repeat something
6 Minutes • Audio
10
I'm Sorry
Learn about apologizing
5 Minutes • Audio
11
Business Greetings - Welcome!
Learn about greeting customers
4 Minutes • Audio
12
Restaurant 1
Learn about giving the number of people in your party
4 Minutes • Audio
13
Restaurant 2
Learn about asking for smoking or non-smoking seats
5 Minutes • Audio
14
Restaurant 3
Learn about ordering food and drinks
5 Minutes • Audio
15
Restaurant 4
Learn about getting the check
5 Minutes • Audio
16
Counting 1 to 10
Learn about counting 1-10
6 Minutes • Audio
17
How much?
Learn about asking for prices
5 Minutes • Audio
18
Please Lower the Price
Learn about asking for discounts
4 Minutes • Audio
19
Currency, Counting 100-10,000
Learn about counting large numbers
8 Minutes • Audio
20
Internet Cafe
Learn about using an internet cafe
13 Minutes • Audio
21
Riding the Bus 1
Learn about buying a bus ticket
8 Minutes • Audio
22
Riding the Bus 2
Learn about confirming bus stops
7 Minutes • Audio
23
Riding the Rails 1
Learn about buying a train ticket
4 Minutes • Audio
24
Riding the Rails 2
Learn about buying tickets for the bullet train
7 Minutes • Audio
25
Riding the Rails 3
Learn about confirming your destination
6 Minutes • Audio
26
Top 5 Most Popular Foods in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 Most Popular foods in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
27
Top 5 Fast Foods in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 Fast Foods in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
28
Top 5 Alcoholic Drinks in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 Alcoholic Drinks in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
29
Top 5 Words You Should Know For a Japanese-style Pub or Izakaya
Learn about the Top 5 Words You Should Know For a Japanese-style Pub or Izakaya
3 Minutes • Audio
30
Top 5 Popular Menu Items in an Izakaya
Learn about the Top 5 Popular Menu Items in an Izakaya
3 Minutes • Audio
31
Top 5 Sushi Items
Learn about the Top 5 Sushi Items
4 Minutes • Audio
32
Top 5 Words You Need to know For The Sushi Restaurant
Learn about the Top 5 Words You Need to know For The Sushi Restaurant
3 Minutes • Audio
33
Top 5 Words To Know Before Going to Ramen Noodle Restaurants
Learn about the Top 5 Words To Know Before Going to Ramen Noodle Restaurants
3 Minutes • Audio
34
Top 5 things To Know For A Gyudon Restaurant
Learn about the Top 5 things To Know For A Gyudon Restaurant
3 Minutes • Audio
35
Top 5 Things To Know About Japanese Curry Rice
Learn about the Top 5 Things To Know About Japanese Curry Rice
3 Minutes • Audio
36
Top 5 Tourist Spots in Tokyo
Learn about the Top 5 Tourist Spots in Tokyo
4 Minutes • Audio
37
Top 5 Tourist Spots in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 Tourist Spots in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
38
Top 5 Souvenir Shops in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 Souvenir Shops in Japan
3 Minutes • Audio
39
Top 5 Must-visit World Heritage Sites in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 Must-visit World Heritage Sites in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
40
Top 5 festivals in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 festivals in Japan
3 Minutes • Audio
41
Top 5 things you need to know about banks in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 things you need to know about banks in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
42
Top 5 things you need to know about cell phone industry in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 things you need to know about cell phone industry in Japan
3 Minutes • Audio
43
Top 5 things you need to know about electronic money (e-money) in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 things you need to know about electronic money (e-money) in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
44
Top 5 things you need to know about credit cards in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 things you need to know about credit cards in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
45
Top 5 famous businessmen in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 famous businessmen in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
46
Top 5 Japanese pop culture icons
Learn about the Top 5 Japanese pop culture icons
4 Minutes • Audio
47
Top 5 things you need to know about Japanese Baseball
Learn about the Top 5 things you need to know about Japanese Baseball
4 Minutes • Audio
48
Top 5 things you need to know about Sumo
Learn about the Top 5 things you need to know about Sumo
4 Minutes • Audio
49
Top 5 sports revalries in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 sports rivalries in Japan
4 Minutes • Audio
50
Top 5 TV personalities in Japan
Learn about the Top 5 TV personalities in Japan
3 Minutes • Audio
51
Indispensable Words
Learn about thanking someone and making polite requests
10 Minutes • Audio
52
Indispensable Words (Part II)
Learn about asking about preferences
12 Minutes • Audio
53
Dining Tips
Learn about phrases relating to meal
12 Minutes • Audio
54
Magical Wa!
Learn about asking a question
14 Minutes • Audio
55
Taxi
Learn about taking a taxi
12 Minutes • Audio
56
Getting Out of a Jam
Learn about finding a train
10 Minutes • Audio
57
How Do You Say This?
Learn about asking the name of something
14 Minutes • Audio
58
How Do You Say This (Part II)?
Learn about asking how to read something and asking what something is called
11 Minutes • Audio
59
A Meal Your Way!
Learn about counting people
13 Minutes • Audio
60
Where to Stay, Where to Stay?
Learn about asking for a room
10 Minutes • Audio
61
Checking In
Learn about checking in at a hotel
17 Minutes • Audio
62
Fast Food
Learn about ordering at a restaurant
14 Minutes • Audio
63
Fast Food 2
Learn about ordering at a restaurant and counting things
14 Minutes • Audio
64
Letter Home
Learn about mailing a letter and counting things
14 Minutes • Audio
65
Bank Part I
Learn about exchanging money
12 Minutes • Audio
66
Bank Part II
Learn about exchanging money
11 Minutes • Audio
67
Help 110! (911)
Learn about calling emergency services
12 Minutes • Audio
68
Pharmacy
Learn about getting medicine
13 Minutes • Audio
69
Pharmacy (Part 2)
Learn about buying energy drinks
14 Minutes • Audio
70
Getting Around
Learn about giving and getting directions
16 Minutes • Audio
71
Getting Around Part II
Learn about asking for directions
13 Minutes • Audio
72
Food Ticket Roulette
Learn about ordering
13 Minutes • Audio
73
How's the Weather?
Learn about asking about the weather
11 Minutes • Audio
74
How's the Weather? (Part II)
Learn about asking about the weather
14 Minutes • Audio
75
World Cup Special
Learn about talking about soccer
13 Minutes • Audio
76
Riding the Rails I
Learn about asking whether a train stops at a certain station
13 Minutes • Audio
77
Riding the Rails II
Learn about buying a train ticket
15 Minutes • Audio
78
Riding the Rails III
Learn about buying a train ticket
18 Minutes • Audio
79
Riding the Rails IV
Learn about asking where your train will go
18 Minutes • Audio
80
Riding the Rails V
Learn about asking for directions by train
12 Minutes • Audio
81
The Wheels on the Bus
Learn about getting on and off a bus
15 Minutes • Audio
82
Allergies
Learn about ordering a pizza
14 Minutes • Audio
83
FIBA World Championship 2006
Learn about introducing yourself
21 Minutes • Audio
84
Can You Take Our Picture?
Learn about asking someone to take your picture
11 Minutes • Audio
85
Finding the Stadium and Your Seats
Learn about asking for directions
16 Minutes • Audio
86
The Wheels on the Bus II
Learn about finding a bus stop
19 Minutes • Audio
87
House Visit
Learn about greeting your host in his/her own home
12 Minutes • Audio
88
House Visit II
Learn about giving a gift to your host
19 Minutes • Audio
89
Visiting a Temple
Learn about visiting a temple
11 Minutes • Audio
90
Visiting a Shrine
Learn about visiting a shrine
17 Minutes • Audio
91
Meeting at a Restaurant
Learn about meeting someone at a restaurant
14 Minutes • Audio
92
Returning Food
Learn about sending back an incorrect order
13 Minutes • Audio
93
Lost & Found
Learn about inquiring about a lost item at a lost-and-found counter
16 Minutes • Audio
94
Mr. Omiyage
Learn about shopping for a souvenir
15 Minutes • Audio
95
Mr. Omiyage II
Learn about shopping for a souvenir
14 Minutes • Audio
96
Credit Confusion
Learn about paying by credit card
14 Minutes • Audio
97
Change
Learn about breaking a bill into coins
16 Minutes • Audio
98
Telephone Card
Learn about buying a phone card
15 Minutes • Audio
99
Cell Phone
Learn about buying a prepaid phone
10 Minutes • Audio
100
Heat This Please
Learn about having something heated up
15 Minutes • Audio