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How to Say Thank You for Listening in Japanese - in Conversation and in Speeches or Presentations

There's so many ways to say thank you in Japanese. How about when you're giving a speech or presentation, or when you want to thank a friend who's there for you? Here are some things ...

Japanese Speaking Writing Listening Business Japanese

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 in Japanese can be different depending on your relationship? No? Now you d...

Japanese Business Japanese Speaking Writing

San? Kun? Chan? Learn Which Japanese Suffix You Should Use to Call Someone

You may be confused by the many titles or suffixes attached to the end of Japanese names. -san, - chan, - kun, -sama ? Which one should you use? Why are they not used sometimes? It really depends on y...

Japanese interview work rules & manners slang Speaking Writing Grammar Business Japanese

All About Shodo, Japanese Calligraphy

Shodo, or Japanese calligraphy, has been practiced and enjoyed by many to this day, not only to practice writing characters but as a form of meditation. But did you know that there’s 3 different...

Culture Writing tradition & crafts Kanji characters

Starting a Writing Career in Japan

Japan has more and more visitors every year and a growing expat community leading to high demand for English content writers. Or perhaps you are inspired to write your own original work. If you have t...

Work Writing

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...

Culture interview Writing Business Japanese

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 & Religion Speaking Writing Business Japanese festivals & events

How to Say Sorry in Japanese: in a culture that apologizes for everything

In Japan, people often apologize for many things. It doesn’t mean we are always personally in the wrong but rather, it shows awareness in our part in an interaction. Whether you are apologizing ...

Japanese Grammar Writing Business Japanese

Arigatou and more: How to Say Thank You in Japanese in All Types of Situations

Did you know that there are many different phrases to say thank you in Japanese? They vary depending on the formality of the situation and your relationship with the person, and it's not always ju...

Japanese Speaking Grammar Writing Business Japanese

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