How to Support Your Japanese Student
It's important to encourage your son or daughter as he or she is learning Japanese. While it's easy to remind your child or teen to practice, there are some other things you can do to help him or her succeed. These tips from language teacher Carol Beth L. will help you support your Japanese student...
1. Know Your Student's Goals
Why does your son or daughter want to learn Japanese? Is it required in school? Does he or she want to speak with others in Japanese? Is your student interested in an
Japanese Etiquette: The Dos and Don'ts of Mealtime
There are a few important things you should know when you sit down to a Japanese meal. So whether you're visiting Japan or joining some Japanese friends for dinner, learn some basic Japanese etiquette with language tutor Emily G...
Japans culture is very different from American culture, but perhaps the biggest surprise is how the differences touch even the most mundane parts of our daily lives. Meals in Japan, for example, can be very different from the typical American eating experience
3 Simple Ways to Remember Japanese Grammar Rules
Having trouble remembering how to conjugate Japanese verbs, or when to use formal pronouns? Here, Ann Arbor, MI teacher Elaina R. shares some tips and tricks to help you learn Japanese grammar rules...
When you're learning a foreign language, you may have a tendency to apply your own grammar rules to your new language, often with hilarious results. Arguably the hardest part about learning a new language is trying to remember new grammar rules. Luckily, there are several basic concepts tha
3 Wonderful Reasons Your Child Should Learn Japanese
When you're considering language studies for your child, don't rule out Japanese lessons. Here, Montgomery, TX teacher Emily G., explains the benefits of learning Japanese...
There are several great reasons for children to learn a second language. Learning another language can help your child think faster, and help your son or daughter develop effective problem-solving skills.
While Japanese may not be the first language that comes to mind when you consider options for your child, th
The Best Way to Learn the Japanese Alphabet
Want to know the best way to learn the Japanese alphabet? Here, language teacher Elaina R. offers some effective tips and tricks to help you learn the fundamentals of the Japanese language...
In the United States, we learn our ABCs. In Japan, children learn their ?????s. Even though Japanese can be difficult to read and write, learning the basic Japanese alphabet isn't as hard as you think.
The Japanese Writing System
Written Japanese has two components: kana and kanji. Kana is easier t