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...
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.
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...
Learn how to count the floors of a building in Japanese. It's easy if you can already count in Japanese.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say "thank you" 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.
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.
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 and learn three useful phrases when the meaning is unclear during a Japanese conversation.
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 ...
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 ...
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'...
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...
Learn how to say "good night" in Japanese.
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!
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.
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.
Check out this video to learn some Japanese hand signals. Part 1 of 2 - How to Use Japanese hand gestures.
This video shows you how to count small objects from 1 to 10 in Japanese. Watch and sing along.
This video teaches you how to use a particular Japanese word, "teki," to make nouns into adjectives.
In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to flirt 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.
Learn what to say before, during, and after meals in Japan. This video teaches expressions such as, "Looks delicious!" and, "Let's eat!"
Use Japanese hand gestures for counting.
Watch this three part video sequence to learn basic Japanese time expressions and basic Hiragana characters.
Watch this video to review the affirmative past tense and to learn how to conjugate Japanese verbs in the negative past tense.
Watch these Japanese language videos and learn to how to ask for permission to do things. You will learn to use the phrase "May I look at this?".
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.
Watch this video to learn directions in Japanese and their symbols. This video offers clever ways to remember the character for each direction.
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...
You're in Japan but don't know what today is or what tomorrow is going to be? The days of the week are important to know, and simple to learn. This video language lesson shows the days of the week written in Japanese hiragana and kanji, 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 the days of the week.
Watch this video to learn how to count from 1 to 100,000.
Watch this short video and learn some simple Japanese phrases you will need to introduce yourself.
Watch this short video and learn to pronounce some of your favorite foods and animals in Japanese.
Watch this video Japanese lesson and learn how to say the planet names in Japanese.
Takanori Tomita teaches you the difference between masu and mashita.
Takanori Tomita teaches you some useful phrases that can be used at a Japanese beauty salon to converse with the stylists.
This is a video that explains to a person how to write their name in Japanese. The woman shows two ways as to how to translate your name in Japanese. The first is how the name is pronounced, and the second way is to translate your name based on the meaning. Usually the name is translated based on pronunciation in the native language. The name is pronounced similarly but not exactly the same. For example Rachel is pronounced "Reicheru". She also shows a website where more information can be fo...
Where to start when learning a language, that's neither here nor there. This video language lesson starts building up a basic Japanese vocabulary of location words. Watch this video Japanese language tutorial and learn how to say some terms associated with places, like here, there, and where.
Learn how simple it can be to write out numbers in Japanese using Kanji characters by watching this video.
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.
Watch this video and listen to a fun hip hop track to learn Japanese Hiragana characters.