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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...

Japanese work rules / manners Speaking Business Japanese

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...

Japanese work rules / manners Speaking Business Japanese

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...

Japanese interview Speaking Japanese language school Business Japanese

Sorry I'm late: The Japanese attention to punctuality

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

Japanese interview Speaking Business Japanese

Popular Japanese Phrases Common in Anime that You Can 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...

Japanese History and Religion Speaking Writing Business Japanese festivals / events

Start the Year Right; Learn the Proper Japanese New Year Greetings

Start the year right! There are a lot of ways to say your new year’s greetings and there are a lot of people to greet. Learn how to appropriately wish someone a new year and other things that ma...

Japanese tradition / crafts History and Religion Speaking Business Japanese

Dine with Grace; Essential Phrases When Eating in Japanese Restaurants

When in Rome, do as the Romans do and when in Japan, eat as the Japanese do. Want to order something, but you don’t speak Japanese? Here are some simple but essential phrases to know when dining...

Japanese work rules / manners food and drink Speaking Business Japanese

Lost in Translation: How Learning to say “Thank you for Listening” in Japanese Improves Communication

In a place where nearly all of its population speaks the native tongue, you might find yourself lost, not in place, but in translation. Be heard, and be heard correctly. Here are some things to know w...

Japanese Speaking Writing Listening Business Japanese

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