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Passive Voice Part 1 - Learn to Speak Polite Japanese  by: Peter Galante
Without even realizing it, you speak in the passive voice all the time. Instead of saying, "My mother yelled at me," you might say, "I was yelled at by my mother." The passive voice is even more..
Japanese Mobile Phones Are Highly Advanced  by: Doug Smitt
When you compare the mobile phone market in Japan with the market in the USA and other regions of the world, it's easy to see some stark differences. In some places in America, people still use..
My friend and I want to go to Japan for a vacation.?  by: answers.yahoo.com
She lives in CO and I live in New England. One day, we want to visit Japan for about a week. (Like, in the Summer) How much will it cost?
Japanese Cinema  by: Tom Takihi
Godzilla probably epitomizes how the west viewed Japanese pop culture, especially since this sometimes lovable, sometimes despicable reptile has evolved and developed as well as Japanese cinema has...
Re: Maple English and French School  by: girlygirljordan@yahoo.com
HI NOBODY what a joke Maple School Let's get this straight this is not a man................ BUT A WOMAN. But complaints have been made against Maple School not just once. People have ears and eyes..
Gift Giving Etiquette Japan  by: Neil Payne
•Gift-giving is a central part of Japanese business etiquette. •Bring a range of gifts for your trip so if you are presented with a gift you will be able to reciprocate. •The emphasis in..
Tomodachi: Making Friends with Japanese  by: Kevin Burns
From Japan Living: Learn about living and working in Japan from those that do! Japan Living: http://www.eikaiwa1.com/jp.html Making good friends in Japan is difficult unless you work for a big..
Teaching German in Japan  by: Markus
I'd like to get more information about teachging German in Japan. What are the requorements, which schools are offering such jobs etc.? Can anybody
Is Japan a good place to live for a young woman?  by: answers.yahoo.com
i said to someone i would like to live in japan for a few years when i graduate. They warned me against it saying a young girl alone would be in danger. They said the crime rate is high and often..
How Not Using Japanese Pronouns Makes Your Japanese Better  by: Philip Rozek
Japanese pronouns are just plain confusing. There are polite pronouns, rude pronouns, and everything in between. The toughest thing of all, though, is that a good Japanese speaker should use as few..
Top Five Travel Tips in Japan  by: Dino Ng
Japan has always been a nice to go country, with their superb service which is well known in the world and the never-ending scenic spots found in the country. In addition, if you are a hot spring..
Seeing Japan Through The Eyes Of A Black Woman - blog (updated continuously)  by: Teacher in Japan
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Learn This Japanese Before It's Too Late!  by: Peter Galante
Learn Japanese! You ask business representatives a lot of questions. But, I'll bet that one you ask all the time is, "What are your hours?" In Japan, you'll find yourself needing to ask this..
A Peek Inside A Traditional Japanese Tea House  by: Mayoor Patel
A Japanese tea house is a special building designed for holding Japanese tea ceremonies. It is built using simple rustic materials and is usually surrounded by a small garden called a roji. The..
Learn Japanese  by: genkienglish.net
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Employment  by: Mike Mounstephen
Kevin, Sorry to hear that you have been let down by a fellow professional. No point in telling you that it is the way of a modern world(showing my age now!!). There was a time that notice periods..
Learn How To Count Numbers In Japanese Language  by: Takanori Tomita
Counting numbers in Japanese language is quite easy, because they are logically made from combination of the Japanese numbers 1 - 10. All you have to remember is how to count, 1 - 10 100, 1000, and..
Teaching English in Japan - Best Company? (JET, GEOS, AEON, NOVA, ECC)?  by: answers.yahoo.com
I'm graduating next year, and want to go to Japan to teach English for a year. My freshman year I studied abroad in Japan for 2 1/2 months and loved every minute of it. I stayed in a smaller city..
Living costs in Tokyo  by: James
I've been planning to go to Japan for quite some time. I have studied Japanese for 1 year so I can get to conversational level. I read everything up to 500 kanji. I speak basic conversational..
Japanese Kanji Symbol Translation For Your Tattoo  by: Gary Simpkins
There are three types of Japanese symbols to choose from when considering a Japanese style tattoo. Kanji is by far the most popular of these three Japanese symbols, especially if you are looking for..
response to Kevin  by: John Smith
Dear Kevin, I believe you that you run your business with integrity and generousity and that it was unfair to you that a teacher left without giving reasonable notice. I agree that a great deal of..
Japanese Jewelry - expand your options!  by: Slava Diamy
By Slava Diamy Japan jewelry making started less than a hundred years ago. Unlike other crafts in Japan it had a strong influence of Western culture. There was a wonderful miracle was born through..
Learn Japanese - 04#Shopping from A to Z, part 1 - Video with sound  by: Japanese student
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Learn Japanese in Japan in Three Economical Ways  by: Kris Risonar
Learning a new language is not easy. Unless you possess the gift to speak different languages, living in a foreign country can be very difficult. For instance, you may want to use the public bathroom..
Can anyone translate these English words into Japanese  by: answers.yahoo.com
Can anyone translate these English words into Japanese? I'm looking for a funky name for my National Diploma restaurant. I need these to be accurate as my life will depend on it if they are not! Any..
The Most Critical Japanese Questions  by: Peter Galante
Learn Japanese rapidly! When visiting Japan, you might have some difficulty getting around. The sights and sounds of the city may be confusing and not at all what you're used to. That's why being..
Working Holiday in Japan  by: Working Holiday Maker
As far as I'm aware the working holiday program is a recipricol agreement; the Japanese can go to Australia, New Zealand, Canada and now Ireland and vice versa. America hasn't made any agreements to..
Quest for a Better Lifestyle Link  by: Kevin Burns
Originally published in the Vancouver Sun Minami Ashigara Shi, Kanagawa Ken, Japan I am lucky to live in one of the most beautiful places in the world. At this moment, I am sitting on a hill top,..
How to Buy and Export a Used Car from Japan  by: Keith Taynton
Japan has been a rich source of used cars for many years and each day thousands of people buy a used car direct from Japanese car auctions. The benefits are many: Good quality, reliable, economical..
Who cares?  by: Mr H
You aren't American so why do you care? The fact the American government doesn't se fit to negotiate a working holiday program in Japan or any country simply highlights it's general attitude ,which..
Sapporo Japan - An Introduction  by: Jason Martin
I don't know about you, but when I hear about Sapporo, the first thing that comes to mind is beer. I'm a long time Sushi eater and Sapporo is my beer of choice when eating. What you might have not..
Teaching English in Japan - What to Expect  by: Jim Sherard
The economic boom that swept Japan in the 1980's brought with it not only a period of wealth and prosperity, but also a sudden surge in a desire to study English. Fueled in part by Japan's role as an..
Working Holiday in Japan  by: Working Holiday Maker
As far as I'm aware the working holiday program is a recipricol agreement; the Japanese can go to Australia, New Zealand, Canada and now Ireland and vice versa. America hasn't made any agreements to..
Teaching in Japan?  by: answers.yahoo.com
what are the possibilities like for an American wanting to teach over in Japan?
Re: Thee Best Places to View Cherry Blossoms in Japan  by: cunning linguist
I can see how important the Cherry Blossom viewing is in Japan. It was a significant scene in the film "Geisha".
The Forums About Teaching English in Japan Need to Take A Reality Check!  by: Kevin Burns
After reading what they had to say in the forums there, I almost decided to go to Korea, it is so negative. When I did ask, well what schools are good to work for?-no one answered."--A.P., USA--..
Hinamatsuri (Girls Day) - Japan's Small Doll Festival  by: Troy Hogg
In case you haven't noticed, most of Japan's Holidays fall on the day of the month that correlates to the number of the month (i.e. Jan. 1st, March 3rd, May 5th....). March 3rd is known as..
Japanese Cinema  by: Tom Takihi
Godzilla probably epitomizes how the west viewed Japanese pop culture, especially since this sometimes lovable, sometimes despicable reptile has evolved and developed as well as Japanese cinema has...
How to Speak Japanese - Video  by: WatchMojo
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Re: Japanese Pronunciation Tips #13  by: Commodore Luke Perry
Spoken Japanese has more than 46 syllable types, so the analysis here seems linguistically naive if not outright odd.
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