Monthly Archive: October 2015

京都御所 御池庭 0

Particle⑧ – “ね(ne)” and “よ(yo)”

Hi, Leo Sensei dayo. In this session, we will study particles “ね(ne)” and “よ(yo)”. Just add these particles at the end of sentence. Very simple.   “ね(ne)” Agreement (or confirmation) The particle “ne” at...

横浜港 0

Particle⑥ – “か(ka)”

Hi, Leo Sensei dayo. In this session, let’s study particles added at the end of sentence. “か(ka)”. This is often used for question.   “か(ka)” ① Question The particle “か(ka)” at the end of...

皇居 二重橋 0

Particle⑤ – “と(to)” and “や(ya)”

Hi, Leo Sensei dayo. In this session, let’s study easy but useful partices,  “と(to)” and “や(ya)”.   “と(to)” ① Joint word(or phrase) The particle “と(to)” joints nouns. It is equivalent to “and” in English....

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Who visits Japan and How much tourist spends?

Hi, do you plan to go to Japan? How many times have you been to Japan? On October 21st, interesting survey on foreign toursit was disclosed by Japan National Tourist Organization(JNTO) and Japan Tourism Agency. ...

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Particle③ – “の(no)”

In particle series No.3, let’s study “の(no)” The particle “の(no)” has three main meanings, possessive, equivalent and location. Among these three, possesive is the most important one. We often use “の(no)” in daily conversation...

鎌倉 鶴岡八幡宮 0

Particle② – “を (wo)”

Hi, Leo Sensei dayo! In this session, let’s study “を(wo)”. “を(wo)” is also very important since this shows which word or phrase is object in the sentence. “を(wo)” has mainly two meanings, object and...

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Particle General – 助詞 (Jyoshi) まとめ

Hi, Leo Sensei dayo! I believe particle is very difficult for Japanese language learner since there are many kinds of particle and many usages for each particle. Also, there is little clear and easy explanation in Japanese...

京都東福寺の紅葉 0

Autumn Colors-紅葉(Kouyou)

Some of you may visit Japan in October and November. Autumn is very nice season for traveler to Japan because the temperature is moaderate(not hot and not too cold), some delicious foods are in best...

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Calligraphy art -書道(Syodou)

Can you read this kanji? This shows some chracter. Seems difficult, right? I also could not read this at first time. The answer is ” 和 “(わ, wa). ” 和 ” means gentle, warm,...

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Copula – I am Japanese

Hi, Leo Sensei dayo! I am Japanese.(Watashi wa nihonjin desu)  Sure, I am! In this session we learn how to say ” I am~” “You are~” etc. in Japanese. I posted topic about how...

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What is the most interesting sports in Japan?

Which sports do you like and play? Basically, I like playing all kinds of sports, especially tennis, golf and swimming. I played soccer in elementary school and have played tennis since junior high untill now....

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Word Order

Hi, Leo Sensei dayo! This session’s topic is “word order”. One of the special characteristics in Japanese is “word order”. Basic sentense  Japanese is different from English in the word order of verb. The...