Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Do you have an accent? Yes, you do. Everyone has an accent, if not in one language, then in another. You probably have more than one accent. Do you live in New England? Do you live in the South? How about the mid-West? What about England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand? Everybody has an accent. As you learn Japanese, you'll speak with an accent, maybe an American accent. As you learn Japanese, you can also learn different Japanese accents. If you're mischievous, and you practice your pronunciation carefully, you can confuse your acquaintances by speaking in a Japanese dialect with a special accent. It works really well on the telephone. The Kansai dialect is very popular in Japan. Those who grew up speaking Kansai-ben hardly realize they're speaking with an accent. If you want to learn it, keep practicing with us at JapanesePod101.com. We want to help.
Learning Japanese with JapanesePod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Japanese! This Japanese Audio Blog lesson explains some of the differences between the Kansai dialect and other dialects of Japanese. Can you recognize the short, clipped accent of a New Englander? Probably you can. Then you'll be able to hear the differences between Kansai-ben and other dialects of Japanese. This audio blog will expand your understanding of Japanese. Check out JapanesePod101.com where you will find many more fantastic Japanese lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!