Our intermediate lessons cover even more Japanese grammar rules. You will be more comfortable using Japanese in regular conversation. At the end, you will know more than 800 Japanese words and will know over 200 Kanji!
As a child, you must obey what your parents tell you. Hmm, but, in this scene, it looks like Ryu is abusing the "borrowed authority" of their mom!Read Lesson
Hmm, it looks like Ryu and Sakura fight a lot but they care for each other. Brotherly love is beautiful, isn't it?
We've mastered a new conjugation of verbs, now! But be careful not to use them without thinking who you're talking to!
As you may know, in Japanese culture, being polite to your elders is very important. It's not easy, but this is a good thing to master to enjoy a "smooth" life in Japan!Read Lesson
Mastering honorific verbs might be hard. But it's worth it to learn them. You may offend somebody by being rude, but you would never offend anybody by being too honorific!
In Japanese, there is a saying "おきゃくさまは、かみさまです" (The customer is a god). Let's pretend to be a server who attends a picky customer! Be as polite as possible!Read Lesson
Giving respect to your elders or superiors is very important in Japanese culture. Still, you may need to make a request or give advice to your superiors sometimes. Let's master how to be "respectfully needy"!
Yes! Everyone has a bad day once in a while. Sometimes you get irritated when someone annoys you. But don't complain that much! You might be annoying someone else without knowing!Read Lesson
Do NOT translate 兄にケーキを食べられた as "I was eaten by my big brother"!! You need to understand the concept of "passive verbs" well.
We've mastered some kanji for our body parts, such as 手, 足, 口, and 目. Look at your body! We have a lot more parts to learn! Use your 頭!!Read Lesson
Learning new kanji can be painful sometimes. But you know what? Your brain-頭 is getting a lot of exercise! Don't spoil your 頭; you can make it better and better with kanji!
It looks like Kenichi has come up with an exciting idea. Let's see what his plan is!Read Lesson