Conversational Japanese for Absolute Beginners

50 Lessons • 8 Hours, 17 Minutes
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1
Say Hello in Japanese No Matter What the Time of Day
Learn how to greet someone both formally and informally
8 Minutes • Audio
2
Introducing Yourself in Japanese
Learn how to greet someone for the first time and say your name
7 Minutes • Audio
3
Show Your Appreciation in Japanese
Learn how to say "Thank you" and "You're welcome" in Japanese
7 Minutes • Audio
4
Being Sorry in Japan
Learn how to apologize
7 Minutes • Audio
5
Can You Take My Japanese Order?
Learn how to ask for something
7 Minutes • Audio
6
Catching Up With an Old Friend in Japan
Learn how to greet someone you haven't seen in a long time
6 Minutes • Audio
7
Can You Tell Me What This is in Japanese?
Learn how to say what something is ("A is B")
9 Minutes • Audio
8
This is a Japanese Gift For You
Learn how to identify things, give someone things, and say some polite Japanese phrases
8 Minutes • Audio
9
Asking a Japanese Question
Learn how to ask questions
7 Minutes • Audio
10
Is This Your Japanese House?
Learn how to say that something belongs to someone
9 Minutes • Audio
11
What is This Delicious Japanese Dish?
Learn how to ask what something is
8 Minutes • Audio
12
Can You Eat This Japanese Meatloaf?
Learn how to ask whether something or someone is okay
10 Minutes • Audio
13
Where's the Party in Japan?
Learn how to ask where something is
9 Minutes • Audio
14
Being Really Clumsy in Japan
Learn how to add emphasis to Japanese phrases that you have already learned
9 Minutes • Audio
15
A Long, Hot Japanese Summer
Learn how to describe what something is like
10 Minutes • Audio
16
These Japanese Interjections Aren't Impolite!
Learn how to how to respond to someone in a conversation
9 Minutes • Audio
17
Asking Somebody's Age in Japanese
Learn how to how to use numbers to ask someone's age or tell someone your age
12 Minutes • Audio
18
Loving and Hating in Japanese
Learn how to how to say that you like or don't like something
10 Minutes • Audio
19
Is There Some Japanese Fried Chicken Left?
Learn how to talk about inanimate objects in Japanese using arimasu
10 Minutes • Audio
20
A Trip to the Japanese Zoo
Learn how to talk about animate objects in Japanese using imasu
9 Minutes • Audio
21
Do You Eat Sushi in Japan?
Learn how to talk about doing an action
11 Minutes • Audio
22
Do You Drink Japanese Beer?
Learn how to ask questions in Japanese using -masu ka
10 Minutes • Audio
23
Hoping for a Lucky Streak in Japan
Learn how to talk about going places
11 Minutes • Audio
24
What's the Japanese Word for This?
Learn how to ask what something is in the Japanese language
10 Minutes • Audio
25
Do You Remember the Japanese Grammar You've Learned in this Series?
Review some of the different grammar points we have learned throughout this series
13 Minutes • Audio
26
Counting Down to the New Year in Japan
Learn how to say the numbers from zero to ten
12 Minutes • Audio
27
Best Wishes for the Japanese New Year
Learn how to say "Mr" and "Ms"
10 Minutes • Audio
28
A Japanese Introduction
Learn how to introduce yourself
12 Minutes • Audio
29
Talking About the Japanese Weather
Learn how to talk about the weather and the air temperature
9 Minutes • Audio
30
There's a 6 A.M. in Japan?
Learn how to ask for and tell what time it is
11 Minutes • Audio
31
How is Everyone Feeling in Japan?
Learn how to ask "How are you?"
9 Minutes • Audio
32
How Much Do Things Cost in Japan?
Learn how to ask the price of something
10 Minutes • Audio
33
Going to Japan by Way of Mexico
Learn how to ask when someone will go or come to a place
9 Minutes • Audio
34
One of These Things is Not Like the Other One in Japan
Learn how to ask what something is
9 Minutes • Audio
35
Missing the Japanese Train
Learn how to ask about timetables
8 Minutes • Audio
36
Can I Get Some Ketchup for my Japanese Dinner?
Learn how to ask whether someone has something
10 Minutes • Audio
37
I'm Having a Taxi Emergency in Japan
Learn how to express that you have and don't have something
11 Minutes • Audio
38
Where in Japan Are You Now?
Learn how to ask where someone is
10 Minutes • Audio
39
Finding Your Friends in Japan
Learn how to ask and say the location of something
10 Minutes • Audio
40
Are You Missing Your Japanese Dog?
Learn how to describe that someone or something is not in a place
10 Minutes • Audio
41
Spending Time on Japanese Public Transportation
Learn how to say a means of transportation
11 Minutes • Audio
42
Visiting a Japanese Home
Learn how to use Japanese verbs in their non-past affirmative and interrogative forms
10 Minutes • Audio
43
Being a Vegetarian is a Bit Difficult in Japan
Learn how to use Japanese verbs in the non-past negative form
10 Minutes • Audio
44
How Long Ago Did you Arrive in Japan?
Learn how to use Japanese verbs in the past affirmative form
8 Minutes • Audio
45
Visiting the Tokyo Game Show
Learn how to use Japanese verbs in the past negative form
9 Minutes • Audio
46
Getting Enthusiastic about Japanese Games
Learn how to invite someone to do something in using the Japanese phrase -masen ka
10 Minutes • Audio
47
Let's Drink to Learning Japanese!
Learn how to make a suggestion
8 Minutes • Audio
48
Beware of Japanese Monkeys
Learn how to explain your emergency
10 Minutes • Audio
49
Going on a Strange Hike in Japan
Learn how to use adjectives in the past affirmative and interrogative forms
11 Minutes • Audio
50
Review the Japanese You've Learned this Season
Review the series so far
10 Minutes • Audio