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This section contains lots of useful grammar notes which will help you improve your Japanese substantially. If you have further queries on grammar, feel free to ask us and we will try our best to answer them =)
Hi,everyone! Have you ever organized a Takoyaki party at home? I definitely recommend you to organize it! There are a few unique ways of using a Takoyaki machine Takoyaki is one of the most famous and delicious snacks in Japan,therefore we enjoy having a Takoyaki party often at home. Also there is one funny saying that most families have at least one Takoyaki machine in Osaka！This is well known in Japan. ①Chinese dumpling The Takoyaki machine can be used for making Chinese du
If yes, can you continue to eat it for 1000 DAYS!? The other day, I saw an interesting news on Yahoo Japan. A Japanese man went to a restaurant every day and ate “Gyudon(Beef rice bowl)” for 1000 days! Gyudon is a Japanese dish in which thinly sliced beef and onions are simmered in soy sauce and placed on top of rice I love "Gyudon" too, but I can't keep eating it for 1000 days. But I guess there are quite a few Japanese who eat Gyudon several times a week. It has a status li
There are many things that each person enjoys at home. So this time, I would like to introduce my indoor hobby, how I enjoy it, and where you can find the tools for this hobby. My hobby is building Gunpla. Gunpla is an abbreviation of "Plastic Model” of "Gundam" (a robot that appears in a famous Japanese anime). I started building Gunpla at the age of 10 under the influence of my father. I was impressed by the Gundam anime, and then I built Gunpla that appeared in the anime.
When I am teaching in the basic course, my students asked me this question frequently. Let me share this question and answer it here today! 【What is the Difference Between "Goro" and "Gurai”?】 Both “goro” （ごろ) and “gurai”（ぐらい）are used to express approximation. Those two words are translated to "about," "around," or "approximately," but they are used in different ways. “Goro” is only used for describing an approximation of a specific point in time. [For example] ★Sanji goro uc
You may have learned “どうして” as “why” in your lesson.
On the other hand, you may have heard “なんで” “なぜ” as why in the anime or drama too. Why Japanese has the three different words for “why”?
What is the difference between “どうして” “なんで” and “なぜ”? Let’s check together:) 「どうして」
「どうして」is usually used to ask the reason for something when you speak, with your feeling. (emotional)
どうして にほんごを べんきょうしますか。
Doushite nihongo o benkyou shimasuka.
Why do you study Japanese? どうして あんなことを してしまった
What is the hiragana character that fills in the blank in the following sentence?
I study Japanese Language.
The correct answer is “を"!
Was it easy or difficult? Japanese language has many particles.
There are “は ha", “が ga", “も mo", “に ni", and so on. Today, I would like to explain about “を o" among them.
The particle "を" has three main usages
①Object ②Starting point ③movement First, the most common situation in which it is used is to describe the object of ①.
I would like to introduce Suju restaurant in Mandarin gallery
Recently our principal Tomoki sensei introduced us to try this restaurant and I totally fell in love with their taste! They serve various authentic and delicious home style dishes like Karaage, Sabamiso with rice and miso soup.
Their menu is very simple but they are very dedicated and thoughtful with their food. I ordered the Karaage set menu myself. The Karaage was crispy and fried perfectly, I could tell that it
The Japanese convenient expression 「〜んです (~ndesu)」 「〜んです (~ndesu) has the same meaning as 「です (desu)」, but it is different as it has a more personal touch to it. It is also used to ask or to give an explanation about a certain situation. This time around, let me introduce more differences between them in greater detail 【What’s happened?】 どうしましたか。VS どうしたんですか。 (Ask the fact objectively) VS (Ask with anxiety) As you can see in the photo, 「どうしましたか。」is used the conversation betwe
Japanese grammar 「〜んです (ndesu)」is a difficult grammar to understand. However, it is a very convenient grammar and one that Japanese people use often. This grammar will allow you to get help from Japanese people when you encounter trouble in various situations! First of all, 「〜んです (ndesu) has the same meaning as 「です (desu)」, but it is different as it feels a little more personal. It is also used to ask or to give an explanation about a certain situation. Let me introduce the m