Learning Japanese verbs （日本語の動詞）can be overwhelming. There are just so many to learn and there are so many ways to conjugate them, it can be challenging to get all the different words and rules down. The overwhelmingness may even get […]
Episode Sixty of “Small Talk”
Listening to a Japanese podcast about having small pets and personal experiences with part-time work in Japan.
Say What? Food Trends in Japan!?
Japanese small talk podcast – special episode about Japan Food Trends in 2019-2020
Episode One of “Small Talk”
This is my first English blog about episode one of the podcasts from the “Small Talk in Japanese” series hosted by two young Japanese girls. I document in English what the two hosts are talking about in the episode. This […]
A Bunch of Grapes
A story about a boy, his friend, Jim, and their lovely teacher who gave them both grapes.
The Flower Blossom Old Man
A classic story Japanese fairy tale about an old man making the flowers bloom.
Why is the sea salty?
Let’s learn why the sea is salty….
Improving my Japanese listening
Listening to a small talk podcast could improve my Japanese.
Reading more Japanese
As part of a Japanese Language assignment for this trimester (started since July 2020), I gave myself the mission to improve my Japanese reading ability.