Japanese Language, Culture and Travel

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Myths About Japanese People

It's difficult to generalize about a thousand people, much less about more than a hundred million. In this post we'll take a look at some commonly repeated myths about Japanese people and see if there's any truth to them.

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The 4 Stages of learning Japanese Vocab

Learning new vocab is hard. It takes mental effort and it's not always fun. In this article we'll take a look at the stages of learning new Japanese vocab, and what you can do to speed up the process.

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Jobs you can get in Japan without knowing Japanese

Moving to Japan long-term is a goal for many, but there aren't many jobs you can get without a good grasp of the Japanese language. In this article we'll go over the basic examples of jobs you can get in Japan without knowing much Japanese.

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What to study next - tips for intermediate/advanced Japanese students

So you know your hiragana, a few hundred kanji and most of the basic Japanese grammar rules. What do you do next? In this article we'll look at some possible directions you can go in with your Japanese after getting a handle on the basics.

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Strange Japanese Food - Japanese Topics Show Episode 3

In this episode we talk about Japanese food that a lot of people outside Japan may not be familiar with. Highlights inclulde gyudon, sukiyaki, nabe, raw chicken, and a really gross surprise that Matt has in store :P

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