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Breaking the Ice

"Let's get down to business"? Hold your horses! Before you talk business in Japanese, it's important to first break the ice. Learn how to do so with this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: August 22, 2014

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Order Mistake

Try as we might, sometimes we mess up. You thought you checked the order form twice, but apparently you didn't and now you have a problem on your hands. How do you break the news to your boss and how do you make sure you don't let it happen again?...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: August 15, 2014

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A Late Delivery

You had everything lined up perfectly, but Murphy's Law has taken effect and now the delivery is delayed. How do you tell your boss about the bad news and what should you do to fix the situation?...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: August 13, 2014

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At the Reception Desk

You've shown up to the reception desk. Now what? Learn how to appropriate interact with a receptionist in order to get to your meeting in this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: August 11, 2014

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Hourensou (Not Spinach)

"Hourensou" means "Spinch" in Japanese, but no, we're not talking about what sort of salad you brought to the office for lunch. Check out this lesson to learn about this Japanese expression that is commonly used in the office....

Host: Wakako, Jason
Grammar: 報連相

Published: July 09, 2014

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Drinking with the Boss

You're done with work and your boss has invited you out for drinks. But don't worry about keeping up that formal facade - it's time to let your hair down a little and tell them how things are actually going.  ...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: July 04, 2014

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