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Studying the Japanese Language: Make a phrasebook and other tips

Studying a language to achieve a conversational level can take a few months to a year, and even longer to master a language. The key to any long-term endeavor is starting early, and to start with the ...

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Words of Appreciation: Saying Thank You and You're Welcome in Japanese

“Thank you” and “You’re welcome” often play a part in Japanese conversations. They are used to show appreciation, but there are rules to be followed depending on the rela...

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Express Your Wishes Properly; A Variety of Birthday Messages in Japanese

This special day only comes once upon a year so be sure that you are expressing it right! Did you know that birthday messages can be different depending on your relationship? No? Now you do. Here are ...

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No, Thank You; How to Politely and Properly Decline in Japanese

Japanese words can mean different things when on various occasions - are you certain you’re saying them right? There are situations when we have to decline someone out of politeness or personal ...

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Essential Japanese Phrases to Remember and Know when Traveling to Japan

You are traveling to Japan but you have no grasp of the local language? Worry not! Here are some of the essential phrases and words that you may need to make that travel a little easier and break what...

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15 Japanese Greetings to say Hello (and 5 to say Goodbye)

Greetings are often words that break the ice between distant acquaintances caused by long periods of time. The key to a good conversation is a good start, so start them well by making sure you are doi...

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Japanese Hospitality: How the Japanese express “Thank you for coming”

Words to express gratitude are always lovely to hear more-so if the other party goes out of their way to speak it in your mother tongue. The Japanese language has a variety of words for similar situat...

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Traveling in Japan: Essential Japanese Phrases in Hotels

If you are a tourist in Japan, then looking for a place to stay would be the most critical part. With language barriers, however, it would be essential to know and memorize a few phrases related to yo...

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Sorry I'm late: The Japanese attention to punctuality

Japanese people have a reputation for reliability when it comes to time, which made them one of the most punctual people in the world. Making excuses is avoided, and they are humble and quick to admit...

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Popular Japanese Phrases Common in Anime that You Can You use in Real Life

Anime has been a continually growing global trend, rising and falling in seasons but never really dying out. Anime character phrases can, at times, be more famous than the anime itself - why? Anime ph...

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