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Learn Japanese | JapanesePod101.com

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Learn Japanese with Daily Podcasts from Tokyo Whether you are Japan-bound or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at Japanesepod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever! Yoroshiku O-negai Shimasu!

Episodes

3-Minute Japanese #2 - Greetings  

Learn common Japanese greetings with JapanesePod101.com’s 3-Minute Japanese series! In Japan, manners are important, and this step-by-step lesson teaches you some of the basics you need to be polite while speaking Japanese. A native Japanese teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to greet someone in Japanese. Visit us at [...]

Japanese Vocab Builder #106 - Kitchen  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! Click here to make your own flashcards using the vocab and phrases introduced in this lesson! Visit [...]

Ask Risa: Your Japanese Questions Answered #10 - The Simplest Way to Learn Japanese Kanji  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! To get ready for your move to Japan you’ve been learning with JapanesePod101.com, and you’re very happy with your progress. You’ve built up an impressive vocabulary, and your reading skills are good. But you can’t help but be worried about having your first Japanese conversation, especially if it’s about Japanese culture. [...]

Kantan Kana #4: Hiragana た, ち, つ, て, と  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Welcome to JapanesePod101.com’s Kantan Kana. Japanese has three writing systems: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. In this series of twenty-five lessons, you will learn both Hiragana and Katakana, collectively known as Kana. Over twenty-five lessons, we will teach you Japanese Kana using simple steps, showing you the correct stroke order, helpful tricks [...]

Learn Japanese Conversations with Animation — Absolute Beginner #4 - What Can You Eat for Breakfast in Japan?  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Welcome to the Learn Japanese Conversations with Animation series. In each lesson of this series, you’ll hear a Japanese dialogue presented with a fun animation to help you to understand the cultural context or situation better. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to talk about breakfast foods. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where [...]

3-Minute Japanese #1 - Self Introduction  

Learn to introduce yourself in Japanese with JapanesePod101.com’s 3-Minute Japanese series! In Japan, manners are important, and this step-by-step lesson teaches you some of the basics you need to be polite while speaking Japanese. A native Japanese teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to introduce yourself in Japanese. Visit [...]

Japanese Vocab Builder #105 - Meals  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! Click here to make your own flashcards using the vocab and phrases introduced in this lesson! Visit [...]

Culture Class: News and Current Events in Japan #12 - The Local Train Line Abolition Crisis  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Do you find yourself running out of things to talk about in Japan? This introductory audio blog series, which is entirely in English, is designed to get you talking about news and current topics in Japan. You’ll never be lost for words again! In this lesson, you’ll learn about The [...]

Survival Phrases #60 - CSP 10 - Leaving Japan  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Today is our final installment of Celebrity Survival Phrases. We hope you enjoyed them as much as we did. Today we’re discussing gracious ways to say farewell and how to promise your return. You’re not just jōzu, you’re o-jōzu, baby! After listening, grace JapanesePod101.com with your awesome [...]

Ask Risa: Your Japanese Questions Answered #9 - How Can You Type in Japanese?  

Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! To get ready for your move to Japan you’ve been learning with JapanesePod101.com, and you’re very happy with your progress. You’ve built up an impressive vocabulary, and your reading skills are good. But you can’t help but be worried about having your first Japanese conversation, especially if it’s about Japanese culture. [...]

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