5 Things You Didn't Know About the Japanese Language
Learning Japanese can be fun, and it can also be useful for traveling or job hunting. No matter how old you are, picking up a new language is easier than you think, even a language like Japanese.
Here are five things you didn't know about the Japanese language.
1. Japanese Phonetics Are Easy to Learn
Japanese words are relatively easy to pronounce since there are only 46 different sounds. Learning to make these sounds is simple and easy to remember with practice.
Once you have maste
Practice Japanese: 4 Ways to Boost Your Speaking Skills
Learning Japanese isn't just about studying textbooks and memorizing vocabulary. Here, Montgomery, TX Japanese teacher Emily G. shares her tips to help you improve your Japanese speaking skills...
If youre learning Japanese, chances are you plan to use it. You want to be able to read, watch anime without subtitles, or get out there and converse with Japanese people! Sometimes textbooks, useful as they are, just arent the best way to apply your Japanese-language skills. Here are some wa
Your Complete Guide to Japanese Sake
Want to learn more about Japanese culture as you take Japanese lessons? Then you should explore different types of Japanese cuisine and Japanese beverages (if you are of age). Sake is a popular Japanese beverage, and luckily, if you're unable to travel to Japan, you can enjoy certain types of sake in the United States...
So next time you head out to eat sushi, you'll be able to order and enjoy sake like a pro. Here's everything you need to know about Japanese sake.
What is Sake?
The Japanese Writing Systems for Beginners: Learn Kanji
When you're studying Japanese, you will learn new vocabulary, grammar, and writing systems. Now that you've been introduced to hiragana , it's time to talk about kanji. Here, Brighton, MA Japanese teacher Karou N. shares some effective study tips to help you learn kanji...
If youre interested in studying Japanese, and you've made up your mind to learn the language, theres no way to avoid kanji. Understanding kanji, and being able to read and write the letters correctly, is important for
The 7 Best Japanese Videos for Language Students
Japanese videos are fantastic to help you practice the skills you're learning in your Japanese lessons. Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate student, it's easy to find a video series that suits your needs.
Here are our recommendations for the best videos to help you learn Japanese.
Set in a classroom, complete with a white board and pointer, this video demonstrates how to introduce yourself in Japanese.
The instructor explains the phrases and p