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JLPT N5 Kanji – 一, ichi, one

JLPT N5 Kanji – 一, ichi, one post image

This is 5 Minute Kanji, and today we are going to go over quite possibly the easiest kanji you are going to ever learn, the kanji for one. Mnemonic: On ONE of my Japanese adventures, I met ONE old man. HE TOld me of a ninja named ITCHY, who fought with HIs TOTSU. ITSU ONE [...]

JLPT N5 Vocabulary – Talking about People post image

Let’s talk more about people. Imagine if you want to introduce someone to a friend. How would you describe them? What words would you use? Think you are ready? Jump to the Quiz. N5 Vocabulary used in this Lesson ほそい – slender hosoi せが 高たかい – tall sega takai せが ひくい – short sega hikui 長ながいかみを しています – [...]


How to study JLPT Kanji

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There a variety of strategies to learning kanji. It seems like everyone has a different method they employ, and that they swear by. You might have even heard a few heated debates in your time over what is the best way to study kanji. You could say that there seem to be just as many [...]


JLPT N5 Vocabulary – People

JLPT N5 Vocabulary – People post image

Do you think you know this already?  Take the Quiz In addition to the words for your immediate family, the N5 also includes the more basic vocabulary you need to refer to people, starting with how to refer to a man and a woman: 男おとこの人ひと otokonohito man 女おんなの人ひと onnanohito woman And you can talk about [...]

I real love for Japan.

Recently an article caught my eye “How a love of Japan, led me to stop dating its women.” It details the trials and tribulations of a man trying to not get too deep into Japanese culture by not dating ‘its women’. Or at least that’s what I think it was about. From the start it [...]