In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to negotiate and make purchases in Japanese. With Japanese, as with any other language, a few key nouns and phrases (and knowing how to properly pronounce them) can go a long way. For more information, and to get started speaking Japanese yourself, watch this video tutorial.
In English, sentences follow the SVO, subject verb object, structure. Japanese, on the other hand goes by the SOV, subejct object verb, structure. As it's a little counter-intuitive to a non-native speaker, it can make learning the Japanese language that much tricker. Watch this video Japanese language tutorial and learn how to use and construct a sentence following proper formation rules.
This video teaches you how to use a particular Japanese word, "teki," to make nouns into adjectives.
Watch this video sequence and learn how to ask someone if they dislike or like something and also how to respond to such a question.
Learn what to say before, during, and after meals in Japan. This video teaches expressions such as, "Looks delicious!" and, "Let's eat!"
Watch this three part video sequence to learn basic Japanese time expressions and basic Hiragana characters.
Watch this short video and learn to pronounce some of your favorite foods and animals in Japanese.
This video entitled "Please turn left at the next corner" will teach you how to politely ask people to do thing. The video introduces the verbs misete kudasai.
In this video, we learn how to use Japanese expressions for "lazy". This is difficult to translate for most people, because of how it's expressed and said. Mendo-Kusai is expressing something you don't feel like doing. This is something that takes too much effort, and you can take this to someone casually or with your friends. An example is if you don't feel like doing your homework, or you don't want to walk all the way around a grocery store. This basically means you are being lazy and don'...
In this tutorial, we learn Japanese slang "kakkoii" or "cool". The word we will learn is "kakkoii" which describes something that is cool, looks awesome, or sounds cool. So, if you wanted to describe a band that sounds cool or say someone is cool, you would use this word. There is a small "su" in the word that you will need to learn how to pronounce when you are saying it. "Mabui" is a word that you would to describe for a girl that is really hot with a nice body and face. For the ladies, if ...
If you have ever wanted to learn Japanese or even just a few words in the language then this video is perfect for you to begin with. This video will show you how to write the word "tree" in Japanese in a fun creative way. The video takes a picture of an actual tree and redesigns it to become the word tree, but if you want to just learn how to write the word on it's own then a grab a piece of paper, pen and begin with making a horizontal stroke. Next, make a vertical line through the horizonta...
Learning a new language can be a hard and trying task. It takes time and patience to fully understand and use a language. Something else that can be difficult is confessing your love to someone. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to confess your love for someone in Japanese. So good luck and enjoy!
Check out this instructional Japanese language video for a lesson in Japanese slang. Practice your lingo and impress native Japanese language speakers with your firm grasp of their vernacular. This video is great for language nerds and anime enthusiasts who are trying to improve their Japanese language skills.
Takanori Tomita teaches you some useful phrases that can be used at a Japanese beauty salon to converse with the stylists.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to use basic hotel vocabulary in Japanese. With Japanese, as with any other language, a few key nouns and phrases (and knowing how to properly pronounce them) can go a long way. For more information, and to get started speaking Japanese yourself, watch this video tutorial.
In this video we learn how to say "I love you" in Japanese tutorial. Japanese words take a lot of different ones and expressions to say. To learn how to say this in Japanese, you first need to listen to how it's said. The word "aisitemasu" is how you say "I love you" in Japanese. If you say this wrong, you could end up saying something completely different that will come off as the wrong response to "I love you". Once you learn how to say this correctly, you can learn how to say more phrases ...
Improve your Japanese listening skills by watching this video. This short video is intended for entry level Japanese speakers, watch and test your listening ability.
In this video we learn how to pronounce the Japanese "R" sound. About 90% of people learning this language have problems saying this. The "R" sound is a combination of different sounds, not just the "R" sound like it is in English. There are five different ways to say the "R" pronunciation. You will combine all of these sounds together in one sound, unlike English. To help say these more correctly, start out by making out normal English words, pushing your tongue against the top of your mouth...
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask for help in Japanese. With Japanese, as with any other language, a few key nouns and phrases (and knowing how to properly pronounce them) can go a long way. For more information, and to get started speaking Japanese yourself, watch this video tutorial.
Watch this video and learn how to pronounce the months of the year in Japanese.
Watch these language videos and learn how to conjugate Japanese verbs into their negative forms. Part 1 of 3 - How to Negate Japanese verbs.
Be sure to watch this video and learn how to remember 18 Japanese Kanji characters. Have a a pad and pencil handy so you can practice writing Kanji.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to do basic counting in Japanese. With Japanese, as with any other language, a few key nouns and phrases (and knowing how to properly pronounce them) can go a long way. For more information, and to get started speaking Japanese yourself, watch this video tutorial.
Watch this video to learn directions in Japanese and their symbols. This video offers clever ways to remember the character for each direction.
Watch this video to learn how to say the names of common animals such as dogs, cats, fish, birds, and Godzilla in Japanese. The video offers special methods of remembering the name of each animal.
Learn simple Japanese phrases today in this video series with expert Yuu Asakura. Yuu gives you demonstrations for speaking and recognizing Japanese words about counting, currency, and buying things in Japan.
Writing the word “human” using Japanese characters or writing (also known as kanji) is deceptively easy. It can be completed in as little as two downward, curving strokes. Beginning from the top, draw a line downward, curving the direction of the pen or pencil slightly to the left as you go. Next, find the halfway point of the line you have just drawn. Once you have found the halfway point, draw a line from the halfway point downwards and curving slightly to the right. The end result will loo...
You're in Japan trying to buy something, but don't know how much it costs? Numbers are important to know, and simple to learn. This video language lesson shows the days of the week written in Japanese as well as English while the word is clearly pronounced. Follow along while watching this video Japanese language tutorial and learn how to read and say numbers from one to twelve.
Watch this video and learn how to introduce people in Japanese. Watch, listen, and learn.
Watch this video and learn three useful phrases when the meaning is unclear during a Japanese conversation.
Watch this video to learn how to count from 1 to 100,000.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say "cheers" in perfect Japanese. With Japanese, as with any other language, a few key nouns and phrases (and knowing how to properly pronounce them) can go a long way. For more information, and to get started speaking Japanese yourself, watch this video tutorial.
For those who have mastered Hiragana, this video shows some simple Japanese phrases you can use to introduce yourself and ask how someone is doing.
Watch this video Japanese lesson and learn how to say the planet names in Japanese.
Watch this short video and learn some simple Japanese phrases you will need to introduce yourself.
This episode is called "Please give me some stamps". Watch these instructional videos and learn how to politely ask for things and a few directional phrase.
Watch this video sequence and learn the basics about how to introduce yourself in Japanese. Part 1 of 3 - How to Introduce yourself in Japanese.
Learn how to recognize some basic Hiragana Japanese characters and the sounds they represent, as well as some very common phrases and how they're written.
This video language lesson explains how to hold polite dinner conversation in Japanese, focusing on traditional Japanese table etiquette. At the beginning of a meal, a typical thing to hear is "itadakimasu". Translated literally, it means, "I will partake." When finished with a meal, everyone says, "gochiso-sama", which is a way of expressing respect for the meal. The names of the utensils used in a Japanese meal are "hashi" (chopsticks), spoon (same as in English) and "foh-ku" (fork), "coppu...
Watch this video to learn to say different colors in Japanese.