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Crime on Trains

Japan is one of the safest countries in the world. That said, crime still does happen. Learn about somet of the more common forms of theft in the country and things to keep an eye out for when riding a train with this lesson. ...

Host: Wakako, Jason
Topic: trains, crime

Published: October 13, 2014

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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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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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Sorry, I'm Late

No matter how you spin it, you're late. With the boss in your face, how do you explain it? Empty excuses are not going to be good enough, this is Japan afterall. How are you going to be able to prove it then?...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: May 14, 2014

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Riding the Train

Taking the train is a huge part of everyday life in Japan. But with hundreds of lines and thousands of stations across the country, what train do you take? Where do you get off? And do you need to transfer?...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: April 28, 2014

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Buying a Train Ticket

Riding a train is an everyday reality for most people in Japan. If you're taking a subway or a commuter train, you can buy a ticket from a machine and ride to your destination without talking to anyone. But if you want to go a bit further afield, you're going to approach the dreaded ticket counter. ...

Host: Wakako, Jason

Published: April 04, 2014

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