[By now, you should be able to correctly pronounce Japanese words, so I'm going to stop writing out the pronunciation for each word, except in special cases where I think it may be needed.]… Read More
Lesson Four Vocabulary shigoto (shee-goh-toh) - Work, job. hanashi (hah-nah-shee) - A talk, conversation. shigoto no hanashi - Conversation about work. shigoto wa nan desu ka - What do you… Read More
Gadget Helps Bathroom-Bashful Women - EarthLink - Strange News: " TOKYO - When Naoko Ito uses a public bathroom, she cringes in embarrassment at the thought that other patrons can hear the s… Read More
Lesson Three Vocabulary asa (ah-sah) - Morning. asa juu-ji (ah-sah jooo-jee) - Ten o'clock in the morning. ohayoo gozaimasu (oh-hi-yooh go-zie-mass) - Good morning. mada (mah-dah) - Not… Read More
This is another site that has the same name as mine. There are several listed on Google, maybe I should change the name of this site? Anyway, I hate to say it, but everything this guy says a… Read More
Lesson Two- Vocabulary nan-ji (nahn-jee) - What time? ima (ee-mah) - Now. Ima nan-ji desu ka - What time is it now? ichi-ji (ee-chee-jee) - One o'clock. Ichi means "one," and the suffix… Read More
Between lessons, there will often be fun extras, such as fun Japanese words or interesting facts about Japan... Even simple concepts like "you" and "I" are complicated in Japanese. The basi… Read More
(Note: I've decided to give credit where credit is due. This lesson, and all that follow this format, are taken from the Berlitz Basic Japanese book. I do recommend, if you are serious about… Read More
Japanese can be an extremely difficult language to learn, but luckily the pronunciation is easy. All words in Japanese are made up of distinct syllables, normally of two or three letters eac… Read More
Sorry, but it appears there may be some delays in getting the first lesson up, as I figure out how exactly I'm going to structure these lessons, and while trying not to seriously violate any… Read More
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