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How to Remember Japanese words? “Oyaji-jokes”!

6月 21, 2013 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
How to remember Japanese words "Oyaji-jokes"! Today’s topic is pretty light and “punny.” Every country has jokes that are combinations of ...
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How would you say “emotional” in Japanese?

6月 13, 2013 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
How would you say "emotional" in Japanese? I think that everyone who's studied Japanese has had the experience of encountering dictionary t...
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Japanese Cinema Lovers: “Aruitemo, Aruitemo (Still Walking)”

5月 20, 2013 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
In Japanese movies, nothing really happens. This may be the image that both those who like Japanese movies and those who do not have about J...
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How to say ”I’m dating him/her” in Japanese?

3月 25, 2013 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
How to say ”I’m dating him/her” in Japanese? When you want to ask “Do you have a boyfriend / girlfriend?”, what do you say in Japanese? ...
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What is “I’m slow today” in Japanese

3月 19, 2013 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
What is "I'm slow today" in Japanese When students have difficulty answering questions in class, we often hear excuses using the express...
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Japanese Slang: “Imaichi いまいち”

2月 04, 2013 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
How to say “not quite” “not very good” “not-so- great” “not good enough”  “could be better” in Japanese? →【Imaichi  いまいち】 Meaning: “Imaich...
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Japanese common mistakes 2

1月 07, 2013 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
Japanese Common Mistakes 2 A friend that I hadn't seen in a long time came to our house. First, we needed to thank him. 「今日は来てありがとう」 ...
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Japanese Slang: “Oh-ru オール”

12月 08, 2012 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
How to say “ all-night ” in Japanese?→ Oh-ru【オール】 Meaning:'oh-ru' comes from the English word 'all (an abbreviation of all-night)'.  It is ...
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Japanese Slang: “Dan-totsu 断トツ”

12月 03, 2012 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
Japanese Slang! How to say “ far and away the best ” in Japanese?→ Dan-totsu【断トツ】 "Dantotsu" (「断トツ」) is an abbreviation of "danzen toppu"—t...
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Japanese Slang: “Chin suru チンする”

11月 30, 2012 | by | CATEGORY: Japanese blog
Japanese Slang! How to say “to cook, or warm up food in a microwave oven” in Japanese? → Chin suru【チンする】 The word originates from the 'c...
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