Author: leosensei

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This year’s Kanji contest

This year’s Kanji contest Hi, Leo Sensei dayo. 2015 is almost finished. How were your days in 2015?? Now is good time for looking back this year and set new goals for next year....

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Buzzwords Contest 2015

Buzzwords contest 2015 In early December, most influential Buzzwords in 2015 were announced in Japan. We have Buzzwords contest presented by U-can, publishing company, in Japan every year. Buzzwords reflect current society situation, popular...

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Shinkansen(Bullet Train) – 新幹線

Hi Leo Sensei dayo! I will go back to Japan for one week. I can’t wait. I will take Shinkansen, known as bullet train, in Japan. In this column, I wanna write about Shinkansen....

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Study in Japan (Scholarship Info etc)

Study in Japan (Scholarship Info etc) Hi Leo Sensei dayo. I got question from one student how to get scholarship information in Japan. So in this session I wanna write about study in Japan...

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Cleaning up Halloween

Hi Leo Sensei dayo! Did you enjoy your Halloween last Saturday? Now I feel ashamed. I have read some news about Halloween and thought about trash.   Halloween in Shibuya Shibuya is famous place...

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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...

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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...

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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...