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Makoto E-Zine series #15
Recommended for beginners and lower intermediates of Japanese.
FREE MP3s of the stories read by a native Japanese speaker--download link found on the last page. Listen while reading.
The Fun Japanese Not Found in Textbooks. If you like our readers and lessons, you will love Makoto, the new e-zine filled with articles on kanji, culture, idioms, proverbs, geography, history, etymology, JLPT tips, Japanese trivia, and much more. Not only that, but every issue will include a brand new reader with newly recorded high-quality MP3s for you to download for no extra charge.
IN THIS ISSUE: May 2019 NEW READER: Frank and the Obaasan & Hanasaka Jiisan, the Blossoming Old Man
* Laughs, Jokes, Riddles, and Puns * Vocabulary: Don't Stick Out! * Prefecture Spotlight: Tokushima * Etymology: tonikaku * Phrase of the Day: omoigakenai * Haiku: Basho * Kanji Spotlight: Body Part Kanji * Grammar Time! ga * Japanese Readers: Frank & the Obaasan Episode 11 and Hanasaka Jiisan