LANGUAGE

No49 [LANGUAGE] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. In this issue, let’s take a look at some phrases you can use when staying at hotels or ryokan in Japan (Ryokan are traditional Japanese style accommodation, usually with a hot spring bath). As you may imagine, these can be [...]

No48 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. From the last issue, we have been introducing a series of useful phrases, categorised into different situations that you might often come across during everyday life in Japan, or even just when you are over there sightseeing. In [...]

No47 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. From this issue forward we would like to present a series of useful phrases categorised into different situations that you might often come across during everyday life in Japan, or even just when you are over there sightseeing. F[...]

No46 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. All languages have regional dialects from the different parts of the countries they are spoken in, and of course Japanese is no exception. The world of Japanese dialects is very rich and can be fascinating to get into. As well as[...]

No44 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. All languages have regional dialects from the different parts of the countries they are spoken in, and of course Japanese is no exception. The world of Japanese dialects is very rich and can be fascinating to get into. As well as[...]

No43 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascination world of the Japanese language. All languages have regional dialects from the different parts of the countries they are spoken in, and of course Japanese is no exception. The world of Japanese dialects is very rich and can be fascinating to get into. As well as[...]

No40 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascination world of the Japanese language. All languages have regional dialects from the different parts of the countries they are spoken in, and of course Japanese is no exception. The world of Japanese dialects is very rich and can be fascinating to get into. As well as[...]

No38 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. Are you ready for today’s lesson? Emotions; people have so many of them. You can express how you feel sad, excited or irritated in any language, but the Japanese language even has onomatopoetic words that express emotions a[...]

No37 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. Are you ready for today’s lesson? It’s already December and soon is Christmas so let me introduce you to some words related to this holiday. What all of today’s words have in common is, and which can be surprising but a[...]

No36 [Language] Omoshiroi yo NIHONGO!

Welcome once again, to the fascinating world of the Japanese language. Are you ready for today’s lesson? This time we introduce you to a segment of the colourful world of Japanese onomatopoeia. The group of words, which is called “gitaigo” 擬態語, describes conditions, states a[...]