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Japanese Vocab Builder #87 - St. Patrick’s Day

Japanese Vocab Builder
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we've made it even better! In each lesson, you'll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you'll learn words and phrases for US St. Patrick's Day. Click here to make your own flashcards using the vocab and phrases introduced in this lesson! Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find Japanese lesson notes and many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are here!

Ask Risa: Your Japanese Questions Answered #5 - What Are the Best Travel Tips and Places? Travel in Japan

Ask Risa: Your Japanese Questions Answered
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! To get ready for your move to Japan you've been learning with JapanesePod101.com, and you're very happy with your progress. You've built up an impressive vocabulary, and your reading skills are good. But you can't help but be worried about having your first Japanese conversation, especially if it's about Japanese culture. What if you can't understand their Japanese questions? That's where this series comes in! Let your Risa guide you through Japanese culture! In this lesson, you will learn about some of the best places to visit in Japan. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are there!

Absolute Beginner Japanese for Every Day #45 - 10 Anime Fighting Phrases

Absolute Beginner Japanese for Every Day
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! In your home country, there are some phrases that are so common you use them or hear them every day. The same is true in Japan too, so why not give your Japanese an instant boost by learning them in this video lesson? With Risa's help, you'll be sounding like a native Japanese speaker in no time! In this lesson, you'll learn 10 Anime Fighting Phrases. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find many more fantastic Japanese lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are there!

Intermediate Lesson #81 - My Tokyo Travelblogue - Day 23

Throwback Thursday
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! Agnes is still sick, but she felt well enough to stop by the office. But no sooner than she can say "ohayō gozaimasu," she's told the shachō wants to see her in his office. Is he angry because she blew it on Gori's project? Will he fire her for being late to the presentation? Will Yūsuke also be in the office ready to yell at her for hanging up on him the other night? We'll be looking at yojijukugo, which are 4 kanji idiomatic compounds derived from the Chinese Classics! They're a great way to impress your friends and look erudite. After listening, stop by JapanesePod101.com and be sure to leave us a post!

Inner Circle #38 - February 2017: How To Turn Your Japanese Weaknesses into Strengths

Inner Circle
Last time, you learned all about my holistic approach for Chinese in 2017. Plus, you learned how to set goals, routines and anchor points. This time, while I’ve hit my goals for January 2017, my success was a little deceptive. What do I mean? In this Inner Circle Lesson, you'll learn: 1. My Goal for the Year and My Learning Progress 2. How to Discover Your Weaknesses by Going Above And Beyond 3. How to Turn Your Weaknesses Into Strengths