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Japanese Phrases – Hanami Picnic Part 3


Learn Japanese Phrases - Hanami Picnic Part 3

The cherry blossoms are almost in full bloom in Tokyo, and soon the petals will be fluttering — another beautiful moment that we look forward to every year.

Now, for our hanami picnic video series, the two friends have enjoyed their cherry-blossom-viewing-picnic and are getting ready to wrap things up.

Do you know the Japanese onomatopoeia for describing fluttering petals? Find out in the video and pick up more phrases!

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Japanese Phrases – Hanami Picnic Part 1


Learn Japanese Phrases - Hanami Picnic Part 1

When Spring has arrived, 桜(さくら)の季節(きせつ) cherry blossom season is here — the best season of the year!

In this video series, two friends decide to go on a 花見(はなみ) hanami picnic. What will they prepare? What will they bring?

Listen to the conversation and pick up some useful Japanese phrases. Regardless of hanami season, these are everyday phrases that we use, so hope you find them helpful. We've also included some vocabulary tips.

Part 2 to come, so subscribe to our YouTube channel and stay updated.
Hope to see you there!

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Japanese Phrases to Use at an Izakaya – Part 3


Learn Japanese Izakaya Phrases - Getting the Check

After the two colleagues quenched their thirst with a beer in Part 1 and ordered some food in Part 2, they are now full and satisfied and are ready for the check. This video is Part 3, last of the Izakaya Phrases series.

Listen to how they ask for the check, how they pay and learn some words and phrases as they finish off the evening.

These are common phrases that we use daily, so we hope you find the video useful and that you'll have a chance to try them out one day! Practice away and boost your Japanese conversation skills.

If you haven't seen Part 1 or 2 yet, check them out:

Part 1
https://youtu.be/YfWdPHcnEq8

Part 2
https://youtu.be/dkEd2-RVGuc

We hope you enjoyed the series. Learn and practice more Nihongo with our other videos on our YouTube channel. Hope to see you there!

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Japanese Phrases to Use at an Izakaya – Part 2


Learn Japanese Izakaya Phrases - How to Order Food

This video is Part 2 of the Izakaya Phrases series. In Part 1, two colleagues went into an izakaya to get a drink after work. After they've satisfied their とりあえず生 beer-thirst, now they are ready to order.

Listen to the conversation and pick up some phrases on how to order at an izakaya.

We also included some side notes about the dishes that they ordered. Are you familiar with any of them?

We hope you find the phrases useful and that you'll have a chance to try them out one day. Practice away and boost your Japanese conversation skills!

Part 3, the last of the series is to come so don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel and stay updated.

 

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Japanese Phrases to Use at an Izakaya – Part 1


Learn Japanese Izakaya Phrases

Eating and experiencing the local scene, like a local, is the best part of traveling or living in a foreign country. Izakayas in Japan are like English pubs — you get a drink after work, satisfy your hunger, de-stress, laugh away, and reset for another day.

In this video series, we introduce common phrases that we use at an izakaya in a conversation format where two colleagues decide to grab a drink after work. These short and simple phrases will surely make you sound more natural than textbook phrases!

To give you a better understanding, we've also included some tips on where the phrases come from and when to use them.

We hope you find the video useful. Practice away and boost your Japanese conversation skills!

Stay tuned for Part 2 as the two colleagues place their order.

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