Tag: Japanese Language
In the way that Scotland has produced comedians like Billy Connolly, Frankie Boyle and Kevin Bridges, so too has Osaka produced most of the current crop of nationally famous comedians. Much like Glasgow, there is just something innately funny about what Osaka people say, and the way in which they say it.
October 9, 2016
Most of you who have tried to learn Japanese know that it is a truly difficult language for native English speakers to master. According to a Voxy study it takes around 2,200 hours of study to become proficient in the language when compared to just 575 with Spanish which is closer to our native tongue.
July 5, 2016
Japanese is a pretty tough language to learn. Three different types of characters, consisting of 50 hiragana, 50 katakana, and over 2000 common kanji—with so much to start out with, sometimes it can be tricky to build up on the vocabulary aspect of the language.
June 29, 2016
Let's play a word game. I'll start with the name of a place, like a city, state, province, or country, and you tell me the name of a different place that starts with the last letter of the city I mentioned. For example, if I say Rome, you might say Ethiopia. Which would mean I need to say someplace that starts with A. So, I'll use Aichi, which is a prefecture here in Japan. Then you start with I and so on and so forth.
June 10, 2016
Do you love playing cards with your friends or family members? In Japan, they love to play Karuta with their friends. “Karuta” is from Portuguese “Carta”, which means “Card”. Let’s know more about what kind of game is it, and how to play it then!
April 20, 2016
Not so much a week as 4 distinct national holidays within 7 days of each other, Golden Week is one of those all too rare times on the Japanese calendar when even the most dedicated of “company men” (and women) will have to take at least a few days off.
April 20, 2016
it is better to learn some of useful Japanese phrases. Why do I recommend that? It is because many Japanese people do not understand English and they can’t speak English too. So, you needs to learn some of their language or commonly used phrases. Here are the most commonly used phrases in Japan, which will be helpful during your travel or stay in Japan.
April 8, 2016