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I Want to Try Yoga

New year, new you...or so the advertising slogans go. But don't let this over-commercialization of trying new things get you down! Any time of the year is a good time for new, healthy, and productive beginnings. For many people, this involves being more active. Learn about attempting to do yoga with this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: February 19, 2014

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What Are You Going to Do in Fukuoka?

You've made it to Fukuoka, the biggest city in Southern Japan and the nation's sixth most populous, but now what? What is Fukuoka famous for, and what should you do while there? Listen to this lesson to learn how to say where you complete actions....

Published: February 17, 2014

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What Do You Want to Do This Summer?

Summer is finally upon you and it's time to make plans. What are you going to do? Where are you going to go? Make sure you don't spend all of those precious months as a couch potato with this useful lesson on how to say what you want to do....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: February 14, 2014

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My Favorite Food

Food, one of the human race's great univerals - something that is treasured and loved by people from all across the globe. But not everyone likes the same things, do they? Learn how to say what food you do (and do not) like with this lesson....

Published: February 12, 2014

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I Just Can't Understand English

Language learning is no laughing matter. For some of us it comes easily, but for others of us it's a monumental task. You study, you listen, you speak, you write, but you still don't soak it up the way you'd like. But fear not! Learn how to express these difficulties with this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: February 10, 2014

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Dogs or Cats?

The age old question that has destroyed relationships, ruined families, and made empires crumble down to the ground - dogs or cats? The debate rages on with this important lesson on how to ask about preferences and make comparisons...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: February 07, 2014

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The Weather Forecast

Hot, cold, summer, winter - these are the seasons of our lives. Before you reach for the tank top in January or the down coat in July, make sure you know how to understand the TV weather forecast with this lesson. ...

Published: February 05, 2014

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The Disappointing Restaurant

After a long tiring day, you're ready to chow down. But when you get to the restaurant, there's something that's not quite right. Learn how to spot the signs of a restaurant that may have something a little askew with this lesson....

Published: January 31, 2014

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When Are You Going to Fukuoka?

You're making plans to go on a trip to Fukuoka, the beautiful metropolis of Southern Japan. Make sure you know exactly what day you're going so you don't miss your train and what to say to your friend when you depart....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: January 29, 2014

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What Are You Good At?

Not all of us are Renaissance-style polymaths, but everyone has something that they're good at. Learn how to share what you're good at, and what you maybe need to work on a little bit, with this lesson on hobbies....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: January 27, 2014

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There's Someone that I Like

Long you've searched, but finally you've met Mr. Right. He has everything you're looking for in a partner...or so you thought. Learn how to give multiple reasons for something with this lesson on Love, Loss, and Life....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: January 24, 2014

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Let's Go to the Beach

It's hot, it's the weekend, and the city is suffocating you. Where should you go? The beach of course! Learn how to invite people to go somewhere with you and how to politely decline. ...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: January 22, 2014

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Wake Up, It's New Years Day

In many parts of the world, the morning of New Year's Day is a time reserved for sleeping in and large, leisurely meals. Not so in Japan, where there are important things to do to bring in the new year. Learn more about some Japanese New Year's customs with this lesson....

Published: January 20, 2014

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What Are You Doing?

Eating food, going to school, watching a movie, talking with friends - people tend to do things quite often. Take your Japanese to the next level and learn how to use basic verbs with this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: January 17, 2014

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I Lost My Wallet!

You reach for your back pocket and your entire chest sinks - your wallet isn't there. Few things are worse than this feeling, but fear not! If you're in Japan, you may still have a chance of getting it back. Learn about your options of how to get your wallet back and other important grammar patterns in this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: January 15, 2014

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How Old Are You?

You think he's in his early 20s, but then he says he's a father? Or did he say grandfather? Wait, how old is this man?! Learn how to ask how old someone is and wish them happy birthday when the time comes. ...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: January 13, 2014

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How Much Is It?

You're at the store and you find the object of your dreams, but you have no idea how much it is. Learn how to ask how much it is, and how to respond when it's ever-so-slightly outside of your budget....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: January 10, 2014

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Euro Trip

You've planned this trip for months and have the itinerary set. When someone asks, you know exactly when you'll be in France, when you'll go to Rome, and when you'll go home. Learn how to tell dates in Japanese with this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason
Grammar: ○月○日

Published: January 08, 2014

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