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Written by Jpbasic on December 4th, 2011
Vocabulary:  かいしゃ(company)、うち(house, home)、へや(room)、でんわ(telephone)、かいだん(staircase)、しょくどう(dining hall, canteen)、ロビー(lobby)、ワイン(wine)、すみません(excuse me),じゃ。。。 (well, then, in that case) 1. これ、それ、and あれthat are discussed in japanese lession 3 refer to a thing, while ここ、そこ and あそこrefer a place, ここis the place where speaker is,そこ is the place where the listener is,  and  あそこ is the place  far from  both the speaker ...
Written by Jpbasic on November 13th, 2011
Vocabulary: だいがく(university); きょうし (teacher); がくせい(Student),イギリス (U.K); カナダ(Canada); にほん(japan); ベトナム (Viet nam),...
Written by Jpbasic on February 17th, 2010
  ぜろ、れい-zero, rei: zero いち-ichi: one に-ni : two さん-san: three よん、し-yon, shi: four
Written by Jpbasic on January 28th, 2010
1.      Daily greetings and expressions
Written by Jpbasic on January 24th, 2010
A long vowel is pronounced twice as long as the ordinary vowels  あ、い、う、え、お。If you count the length of the vowel あ  as one, the length of the long vowel ああ is counted as two. Whether a vowel is long or not can change the meaning of the word.
Written by Jpbasic on December 31st, 2009
Katakana ( カタカナ) is a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system along with hiragana, kanji, and in some cases the Latin alphabet. In modern Japanese, katakana are most often used for transcription of words from foreign languages (called gairaigo). For example, "television" is written terebi (テレビ). Similarly, katakana ...
Written by Jpbasic on December 31st, 2009
Play flash card games to sharpen your skills in katakana