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Interview with Oliver [Japanese for Adults]

Oliver is a doctor from Germany and recently joined the Japanese language program for adults [M30+] at Asahi Nihongo Oliver did a language course at Asahi Nihongo with home stay over a period of 4 weeks. The interview showed us

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Japanese for Adults M30+

Improve your Japanese language skills in an adult environment with lots of practice in classes between 2 and 4 students. Our experienced teachers will help you speak, listen, read and write with confidence. https://japanese-school-asahi.com/japanese-language-courses/mature/

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Can’t Read the Air

Kuuki Yomenai or KY (空気読めない/くうきよめない) This expression literally means “can’t read the air”. It is used for people who don’t perceive the appropriate behavior in a given situation, or who are not able to pick up on subtle social clues.

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A List of Ten Japanese Metaphors and Proverbs for You

Almost any spoken language on this planet has its idioms and proverbs, and Japanese is no exception. In fact, the Japanese language contains thousands of metaphors and proverbs (諺 : ことわざ), too many to know them all. We have compiled

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Japanese sports 

This week, the Japanese study group learned about Japanese sports. After discussing which sport is most popular in Japan, which clearly is baseball, the group focused on sports that are Japanese inventions with deep roots in the country’s history.  After

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Japanese Proverbs

Almost any spoken language on this planet features idioms and proverbs, and Japanese is no exception. In fact, the Japanese language contains thousands of metaphors and proverbs (諺), too many to know them all. We have compiled a list of

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Last Day of Christoph’s Japanese Course

Today, Christoph had his last day of his one week Japanese course. He received his course certificate from his Japanese teacher and gave a short speech in Japanese. He enjoyed the Yatai activity. Also he visited a lot of places in

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Alexander and Marcelo’s Last Day

Today was Alexander and Marcelo’s last day at school. From their final speech, we could hear that they have put a lot of effort into their studies. For their last free week, they are traveling to Kyoto. We hope they will enjoy

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