Articles

  • Japanese idioms using body parts

    Even though idioms are not basic nouns or verbs, they are among the most essential expressions in everyday speech. Like other languages, Japanese has many idioms using body parts. In this article, I would like to introduce some of the most common idioms used in everyday life.

  • How to express your character with your online language in Japanese

    Video calls, once just a way of saving money on international calls, are now indispensable in everyday life. Social networking sites are used by almost everyone, regardless of age. With online communication now a major part of our lives, does the way we use language play the same role as it did in the past?

  • Why and how to use podcasts for learning Japanese

    Nowadays podcasts are the one of the popular methods to learn new language. Today I’m talking about learning Japanese in podcasts

  • Count Japanese numbers – How to write Japanese numbers in Kanji

    What is the maximum number you can read in Japanese? Can you use Japanese numbers Kanji correctly? Let’s review the key points with explanations and charts. Then, you can easily count numbers in Japanese from 1 to 10, 20, 100, 1000, 10000, and higher.

  • How About Christmas in Japan?

    Do the Japanese celebrate Christmas, and how is it different from places like the US and Europe?