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Hey guys, it’s Risa. Today I am going to teach you five phrases your teacher will never teach you but I will teach you.
1. すごい(sugoi) cool
すごーい(sugōi) when you say something outstanding, you say わー、すごい(wā, sugoi)すごーい(sugōi)
2. ばか(baka) idiot, fool.
I don’t want to be an American idiot. When your closer friend or family did something stupid, you say ばかだねー(baka da nē). When you are kidding around someone, you say ばかー(bakā) too.
3. 相槌 (aizuchi) そうそう(sō, sō)、だよねー (da yo nē) うんうん(unun) へえー(hē)
相槌(aizuchi) we use 相槌(aizuchi) between the conversation a lot. “そうそうそう(sō, sō, sō)” means like “yes, yes, yes.” だよねー(da yo nē) and だよねー(da yo nē) is like exactly. うんうん(un'un) is like yeah, yeah. へええー(hē) when you don’t have any interest in something, へー(hē). On the other hand, when you hear something for the first time, you say へえー(hē) with lots of interest へえー(hē)
4. うそー(usō). No way
うそ(uso) no way うそー(usō) うそ(uso) うそだあー(usodā).
5. Words used by young people ちょー (chō)ヤバイ (yabai)マジ?(maji?)すげー(sugē)超(cho)
超(cho) means very or really ヤバイ (yabai)ヤバイ(yabai) is like oh my gosh or oh my god マジ?(maji?)マジ?(maji?) seriously. すげー、(sugē,)すげー(sugē) usually guys use, it’s like wow! すげー(sugē)すげー!(sugē!) wow!
How is the lesson? I hope you enjoyed it. If you can speak Japanese, すごい!(sugoi!)それでは、またねー。(soredeha, matanē.)

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December 14th, 2014 at 06:30 PM
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Which word do you like the most?

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September 17th, 2021 at 03:14 PM
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September 17th, 2021 at 02:10 AM
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すげー、これぞ!🤸‍♀️

「やばい 」が一番すきね「🙀 」😜😅

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June 7th, 2021 at 06:28 PM
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Hi Barton Paul Levenson,


Thank you for your comment!

"Aizuchi" means nodding or polite interjections like "yes" and "uh-huh."

We use various kinds of "aizuchi" to make the conversation go smoothly.


Yes, the last group of slang words goes very fast in the video😅

Please watch the video again and also check Lesson Transcript.


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Barton Paul Levenson
May 20th, 2021 at 11:00 PM
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You never really defined "Aizuchi," you just said it was used between conversations. What does it mean? Does it mark the end of a sentence?


And the last four words, grouped together as word #5, went by too fast to learn easily.


I think I would revise this lesson. And rename it "Eight words..." not "Five words..."

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April 28th, 2021 at 08:18 AM
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こんにちは Fuad,


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Fuad
April 26th, 2021 at 09:46 PM
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Sugoi...

japanesepod101 is very good. I like it so much 👍👍👍

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January 18th, 2021 at 09:29 PM
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Leoさん


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Leo
January 15th, 2021 at 10:54 AM
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YABAI i hear all the time so now Im so glad I know what it means haha.

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May 29th, 2020 at 06:55 PM
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Konnichiwa Diamond


Thank you for asking us.

Some may debate whether this counts as a swear word or not. It depends on each one.

Also depends on the situation. Using this among close friends to tease each other and using this to someone who you don't know well especially in formal situation are different.

Well... Those kind of words are better not use easily 😅


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April 22nd, 2020 at 11:38 PM
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Some say that バカ is a swear word. Is this true?