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Japanese Customs and Manners

Japanese customs and manners can be very particular and take a while to get used to for foreigners. Learn about some of the most surprising differences in Japanese customs and manners and the reasons behind them in this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason
Grammar: ~うちに

Published: October 10, 2014

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Visiting Someone's House

Visiting another person's home in Japan often requires the highest degrees of formality. Get a basic introduction to the polite form of Japanese, 敬語(けいご), in this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason
Function: using_keigo

Published: June 02, 2014

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Manners on the Train

Given how much time the average Japanese person spends on a train everyday, it's no surprise there's a special code of conduct for these "electricity cars". Learn about how to not annoy everyone else around you with this lesson....

Host: Wakako, Jason
Topic: trains, manners

Published: May 30, 2014

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