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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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Long Time No See.

Life is busy, and even with modern technologies we often don't see a friend or acquaintance for a long time. When you unexpectedly run into these people on the street, make sure you know the proper greetings and questions to make your Japanese as slick as you are in these situations. ...

Host: Wakako, Jason
Grammar: も(mo)-also

Published: January 01, 2014

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Let's Begin Class

Class is in session and it's time to listen up. Don't fall out of line lest you make teacher angry. Learn how to take the teacher's polite commands while learning to give them yourself with this lesson!...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: December 18, 2013

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Where Is the Restroom?

You've been holding it for too long and are about to explode, but you don't want to make a fool of yourself by trying to act out "restroom" to an innocent bystander. How do you ask "where is the restroom" in Japanese? Listen in to find out!...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: December 13, 2013

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What Is Your Job?

Inbetween waking up and going to sleep, we all do something everyday. Do you work? Do you study? Learn in this lesson how to say what you do. ...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: December 04, 2013

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Are You Free Tomorrow?

You've finally built up the courage to ask your classmate out to do something together. But they're busy? No no, don't give up - what about this time? That time? Learn how to ask if someone is free and understand from what time until what time they're busy with this useful lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: December 02, 2013

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Nice to Meet You!

You're meeting someone in Japan for the first time and you don't know what to say! Avoid fumbling over your words when making your all-important first impression and listen to this lesson to learn how to introduce yourself politely in a way that shows insights into Japanese customs. ...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: November 11, 2013

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