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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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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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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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Express Genuine Appreciation; Tips for writing a Formal Thank You Letter in Japanese

When simple messages and internet chats fail to express our appreciation, we turn to the traditional letter writing. But the western take on writing may not necessarily be applicable everywhere. Writi...

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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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How the Japanese say “I Love You” and other romantic phrases

The Japanese language is rich and diverse, and saying “I love you” can be said in myriad ways. Having a hard time expressing yourself? Can’t find the words to say to your partner? He...

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