Posts Tagged ‘ language ’

Nihon on the Net – 11/16/08

Nov 16th, 2008 | By Shane Sakata | Category: Lifestyle, Nihon on the Net

Autumn in Japan is fast giving way to winter.  To go naked in autumn, you’ve gotta have yu, a recent article in The Japan Times, talks about the Japanese propensity for being cold and their love of yu (hot water) and nabe (hot pot).  For those studying the Japanese language, the article offers the added […]

How Much Japanese?

Nov 6th, 2008 | By Shane Sakata | Category: Lifestyle

If you are planning a visit to Japan or you plan to live in the country for an extended time you are probably wondering just how much Japanese you will need to pick up in order to get and around.  Should you pick up a phrase book, take a lesson, or just wing it once […]