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Karaoke

Karaoke is one of the most popular things to do with friends in Japan. But do you know the words you need to know to sign with the best of them? And should you take that invitation or not?...

Host: Wakako, Jason
Grammar: ながら

Published: August 06, 2014

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A Misunderstanding

None of us are perfect. Despite our most valiant of efforts, we sometimes screw up a detail or confuse a date. But fret not! Knowing how to explain that you made a mistake is the first step on the path to forgiveness....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: May 05, 2014

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I'm Not Going to the Party

Sometimes you just don't want to go, plain and simple. Yes yes, everyone is going, and you'll be "missing out", but if you're not up for it you're not up for it. Learn how to decline an invitation and state that you're not going to the party with this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: March 28, 2014

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Why Don't You Use a Spoon?

Chopsticks are the traditional eating utensil in Japan, but let's face it - not everyone can use them! Try as you might, you just can't pick up that piece of fish. Learn about some different utensils and how to accept -- or decline -- a suggestion to use a spoon with this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: March 19, 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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