The Best Way to Learn the Japanese Alphabet
Want to know the best way to learn the Japanese alphabet? You've come to the right place! Here, you'll find some of the most effective tips and tricks to help you master the fundamentals of the Japanese language.
In the United States, we learn our "ABCs." But in Japan, children learn their ?????s. Even though Japanese can seem difficult to read and write, learning the basic Japanese alphabet isn't as hard as you think!
The Japanese Alphabet & Writing Systems
Written Japanese has two
How Long Does it Take to Speak Spanish Fluently?
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The Ultimate Guide to Japanese Martial Arts
There's no better way to learn Japanese than exploring important aspects of the culture. Martial arts play a significant role in both Japanese history and Japanese culture.
So whether you're taking Japanese lessons or you're interested in learning martial arts, here is your guide to the most popular Japanese fighting styles.
Sumo is Japans national sport. The rules are simple: each rikishi (wrestler) tries to push his opponent out of the elevated, clay dohyo (ring).
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And as anyone who has traveled abroad knows, no two countries a
Italian Pronunciation: Tips on How to (Almost) Speak Like a Native
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A lot of students ask me what is the best and easiest way to pronounce Italian words. While Italian pronunciation can be difficult for beginners, it's actually quite easy to pick up