Now that the class has a grasp on the Japanese present long form, try teaching the present short form! This lesson plan goes over ways to teach the Japanese present short form for verbs, adjectives and nouns. Also, discuss with your class why the present short form is used.
Share the excitement of gitaigo and giseigo (Japanese onomatopoeia) with Japanese learners by using it to decipher the world in the eyes of a native Japanese speaker. These repeating words are fun and useful in conversation and will make the listener of the language ‘waku waku suru.’
Writing the Japanese Kanji may seem like a difficult task. There are a few simple rules to follow however that will make your life a whole lot easier. This article introduces, in clear and simple terms, how to write the Japanese Kanji like a native.
Do you find learning Japanese Kanji a difficult task? In this article, I will introduce a fun method I’ve been using for a while now to easily remember some Kanji. You will use Kanji Flashcards to learn Kanji, but not ordinary Kanji flashcards.
Find out how to make your own free Kanji flashcards.
Particles are an important part of Japanese grammar. They are used to mark word use and are found in every sentence. Learn some of the most common ones and how to use them including the two most common Japanese particles: wa and wo.