Sunday Haiku: 桜 Poems and Cherry Blossom Vocabulary
Sunday Haiku: 桜 Poems and Cherry Blossom Vocabulary

Welcome to this week's Sunday Haiku. Each Sunday, spend a few minutes enjoying a haiku or some facet of Japanese culture. Makoto+ Shogun (or Lifetime) members, click here for almost 100 haiku lessons with sound. ( Read more

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How to Create and Maintain Motivation for Learning Japanese

Improve your Japanese: Motivation Tips for keeping your motivation for learning Japanese up! Read more

寝る! Sleeping Words in Japanese

Here are five words related to sleeping in Japanese Read more

FREE Hiragana (and JLPT N5 Kanji) Reader for very Beginners

A Hiragana Reader from our upcoming Beginner's Bundle - BERI- BERI- SHOSHINSHA. If you know hiragana,...

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Family Words and Terms in Japanese Explained

You may know that many words in Japanese have multiple versions depending on: Who is speaking To whom he or she is spea...

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母の日 Mother's Day in Japanese
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母の日 Mother's Day in Japanese

Happy Mother's Day!  Did you know Japan also has a Mother's Day? It is called 母の日 (haha no hi), which, er, literally means,...

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Avengers End Game Infinity Stones in Japanese!
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Avengers End Game Infinity Stones in Japanese!

If you've wondered what the infinity stones are in Japanese, look no further! It is fairly easy, actu...

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The Meaning of Kanji is Kinda Important
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The Meaning of Kanji is Kinda Important

The HUGE kanji on this man's shirt is 糞 This is the kanji one might see ...

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Agora Letters Sale, Coming Hikoichi Book, and Free Japanese Lessons
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Agora Letters Sale, Coming Hikoichi Book, and Free Japanese Lessons

My collection of mysteries, The Agora Letters, is normally $3.99 at Amazon (for Kindle). Until tomorrow, it is .99. If you have Kindle Unlimited, it is free. Click here to c...

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Because ので is a Conjunction--although のに is one too!
Because ので is a Conjunction--although のに is one too!

 In today's blog post, let's examine two kind-of unrelated but useful conjunctions: ので and のに. Because—ので node  In English, we start the phrase with “because”; in Japanese, you often end with because (ので). Just add it after an a...

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