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出る & 出す ( = deru & dasu)

Parker:「ベロが出てるよ。」

 = Bero ga deteru yo.

= Your tongue is sticking out.

Phineas:「いいの、ほっといて」

= Iino, hottoite.

= Just leave me alone!

 

 

Parker: ベー

= Beeh

Phineas:「自分だって舌、出してるじゃん。」

= Jibun datte shita, dashiteru jan.

You should talk. You are sticking out your tongue, too.

 

 

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Main Lessons Index

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!star! Greetings:

 

あいさつ  ( = Aisatsu) How to greet in Japanese

お世話になります。 ( = Osewani narimasu.)

はじめまして ( = Hajimemashite) Nice to meet you! 

ひさしぶり ( = hisashiburi) Long time no see! 

 

 !star! Communication:

 

相槌 = あいづち  ( = aizuchi)  Gap filler

愛しています。 ( = Aishite imasu.) I love you! /  Love expressions

ありがとう ( = Arigatou) How to say “Thank you” and show your appreciation.

ごめんなさい&許してください ( = gomennasai + yurushite kudasai) How to apologize

自己紹介 ( = jikoshoukai) How to do self introduction

電話の日本語( = Denwa no nihongo) Telephone Japanese (Complete)

電話での会話 ( = Denwa deno kaiwa) Telephone Japanese (Introduction)

理由 ( = riyuu) How to make an excuses and explain reasons

日本人によく聞かれる質問  (= Nihonjin ni yoku kikareru shitusmon) Typical questions from Japanese people

 

 !star!  Japanese Culture/Customs

 

明けましておめでとう ( = Akemashite omedetou) New Year related lesson

お稽古ごと  ( = Okeikogoto)  Cultural (hobby) lessons

お土産 ( = omiyage) Japanese gift + souvenir customs

温泉+お風呂 ( = Onsen ofuro) Hot spring and bath related lesson

血液型  ( = ketsuekigata) Blood type

節分+ 方角   ( = Setsubun + Hougaku)  Setsubun +  Directions

端午の節句 ( =Tango no sekku) + Golden Week

名前  ( = namae) Name related Japanese

花より団子+花見 ( =Hanayori dango + Hanami) Cherry blossoms viewing

バレンタインデー+義理+本命 ( = Barentain dei +giri +honmei) St. Valentine’s  Day

B級グルメ ( = Bii kyuu gurume) B-Rank Gourmet (Japanese casual food)

迷信+縁起  ( = meishin +  engi) Japanese superstitions

指切り & 約束  ( = Yubikiri & Yakusoku) 

よいお年を  ( =  Yoi otoshi wo) Year End Japanese Culture

 

 !star! Daily life 

 

アパートを借りる /不動産 /  家  ( = Apaato wo kariru / fudousan / ie) Renting an apartment / Real Estate/ House related Japanese.

 家に招待する・招待される 1 ( = Ie  ni shoutai suru/shoutai sarer) Inviting someone / to be invited to someone’s house  Part 1

訪問する ( = houmon suru) Visiting someone’s house in Japan Part 2

予約 ( = yoyaku) How to make a reservation

 美容院・床屋( = biyouin tokoya) / Useful phrases at a hairsalon

 郵便 ( = yuubin) At the post office

 

 :rrrr: Shopping

 

買い物 ( = kaimono) Shopping related lesson

買い物 Part 2 メンバーズカード  ( = kaimono Part 2 menbaazu caad0 ) Signing up for a store card

苦情+ 文句 + クレーム  = kujou + monku + claim : How to complain

 

 :rrrr: Restaurant / Coffee shop / Fast food

 

通 + All about 寿司  ( = tsuu + All about Sushi)  How to order Sushi

ファーストフードを注文する ( = Faasuto fuudo wo chuumon suru) Ordering Fast Food

コーヒーショップ&レストラン会話  ( = Koohii shoppu & resutoran kaiwa) Coffee shop or restaurant conversation

 

 :kkk: Traveling  / Transportation/ Asking for directions

 

ホテルの日本語  ( = Hoteru no nihongo ) Useful phrases at the hotel

公共交通機関  ( = koukyou koutsuu kikan) Public transport

道を聞く/ 教える  ( = Michi wo kiku / oshieru) Asking for / Giving directions

旅行/空港にて  ( = Ryokou/ Kuukou nite) + Travel Japanese at the airport

 

 !star! Themed Expressions/Vocabulary 

 

  ( = aji) Tastes Related Lesson

怪しい +  占い ( = ayashii + uranai) fortune-telling

労る ( = Itawaru) Caring expressions

  ( = Iro) color related expressions

エイプリルフール April Fool 突然ですが… = totuzen desuga

親孝行+  家族 ( = Oyakoukou + kazoku) Family related Part 1

家族  ( = kazoku) Family related Part 2

花粉症+ポケットティッシュ( = Kafunshou poketto tissuu)Hay fever + pocket size tissue (Listening practice)

関西弁 ( =Kansaiben) Kansai dialect with fun video ヤンヤンマギー先生  ( = Yanyan Maggie sensei)

 感じ ( = kanji)  How to express your feelings. 

 ( = ki) Introductory ki-expressions

着る ( = kiru) How to say “to wear” or “to put on” 

謙遜 ( = kenson) How to make you sound humble

さばを読む  ( = saba wo yomu) Age related lesson

性格   ( =  seikaku) How to express one’s personality

楽 related lesson  (楽しい、楽しむ、楽しんで,楽しみにしています。 etc.) tanoshii, tanoshimu, tanoshinnde, tanoshimini shite imasu

ちょっと+曖昧表現  ( = Chotto+Aimai hyougen) Ambiguous expressions

動物  ( = doubutsu ) Animal related expressions and many more…

お金  ( = Okane) Money related expressions

風邪   ( = Kaze) Cold related expressions

・体の部分の名称 ( = Karada no bubun no meishou) Body Part 1 Body Part 2  Introductory lesson

学校  ( = Gakkou) School related expressions

台所   ( = Daidokoro)  Kitchen, Things around the kitchen

  ( = Toki) Time related lesson Part 1

時間 ( = Jikan) Time related lesson Part 2

  ( = Sake) Drink related expressions

頻度  ( = hindo) Frequency

防災 ( = bousai) Japanese for emergency

酔う ( = You) Drunk related expressions

料理  / お菓子作り ( = ryouri / okashizukuri) Cooking related Japanese.

 笑う  ( = Warau) Laughing + Japanese comedy related lesson

 

 !star! Colloquial +Slang Expressions

 

あげぽよ ( =  Agepoyo)   Gals’ slang word

アバウト+細かい+Twitter words ( = Abauto & Komakai) +Twitter words)

アリ/アリですか? ( = ari/ Ari desu ka?)

遠慮の固まり  ( = Enryo no katamari)

重い  ( = Omoi)

かぶれる+かぶる  ( = Kabureru+Kaburu)

軽い  ( = Karui)

 婚活 ( = konkatsu) Expressions with 活  ( = katsu), activity

ググる  ( = guguru)  Net Slang

草食系男子+肉食系女子 ( = soushokukei danshi + nikushokukei joshi)

 タメ口/タメ語+ヤバイ  (  = Tameguchi/Tamego + Yabai)

ちゃら/チャラにする ( = chara ni suru ) 

 ツイッター用語  ( = Net Slang – Twitter Slang)

 どん引き  ( = Donbiki)

 ノリ & ノる  ( = Nori & noru)

 Mangatic reaction words

ハンパない  ( = hanpa nai)

微妙 ( = bimyou)

ベタ ( =  beta)

 ぼやく+流行語  ( = Boyaku + ryuukougo) Buzz words

真逆  ( = magyaku)  other “contrary” words

ミスル ( = misuru) Coined words

若者言葉  ( = Wakamo kotoba) Language used by young people

 Colloquial Japanese Words  (Twitter Follow Up Lesson )   

 

 !star! Grammar

 

V + 合う (  = au) to do something each other 

あげく  ( = Aageku) 

Casual Contraction: Dropping  ( = i) :てん ( = ten), ておく ( = ~teoku) →とく ( = toku)

 いい  ( = ii)  The more about how to use いい ( = ii)

受身  ( = ukemi) Passive Form 

noun+ (で)もいいです vs がいいです ( = ~ de(mo) iidesu vs ~ga iidesu.)

いる+ ある  ( = iru + aru) 

( = kata)

限り+限る  ( = kagiri + kagiru)  How to use kagiri + kagiru

がち+気味  ( = ~gachi & ~ gimi)

~かな  ( = ~ kana) suffix

かねる・かねない ( = kaneru・ kanenai)

かもしれない・かも ( = kamo shirenai kamo)

 気になる vs 気にする = ki ni naru vs ki ni suru

V + きれないきる( = kirenai + kiru)

くせに ( = kuseni)

位= くらい、ぐらい ( = kurai, gurai)

 ~っけ ( = kke) A casual suffix 

敬語 ( = keigo) Honorific expression

こそ  ( = koso)

こそあど言葉+この、その、あの  ( =  kosoado kotoba+kono sono ano) this, that

ことになる・ことにする・ようになる・ようにする ( = koto ni naru/koto ni suru/ youni naru / you ni suru) 

こんな、そんな、あんな  ( =  konna, sonna, anna) 

Verb (present tense/adj.) + ことがある  ( = Verb pressent tense /Adj + koto ga aru)

Verb past tense (~た  )+ ことがある  ( = V+ta koto ga aru)

さ & み ( = sa & mi) suffixes to make a noun

さえ ( = sae)

させる+させられる( = saseru + saserareru) Causative verbs

  ( = ~ shi) 

~しか、だけ&だけしか ( = shika, dake & dakeshika)

~して)あげる+くれる+もらう( =(shite) ageru+kureru+morau)

 ~してきてくれる ( = shitekite kureru)

~じゃない&~んじゃない ( = ~ janai / ~ njanai)

Time expressions with and without a particle

adjective + する・なる ( = suru / naru) 

すぎる  ( = sugiru)

せっかく ( = sekkaku)

~そう ( = ~ sou) looks like, be going to, be about to~

その場合は VS それなら ( = Sono baai wa VS sorenara)

れで & だから ( = sorede & dakara)

~たい、~がる、~がり ( = ~ tai , ~ garu, ~ gari)

~だって ( = datte) 

~たて   ( = ~ tate)

~たら ( = ~tara) Conditional

誰にも/誰でも  ( = dareni mo vs  daredemo )

~たり  & ~たりして ( = tari & tarishite)

ちゃう&ちゃった ( = chau & chatta)  Casual contraction

 ~中 ( = chuu)

つい ( = tsui) 

ついで(に)= tsuide(ni)

つく / ついている   ( = tsuku/tsuite iru)

って  ( = tte) + Direct and Indirect speech

~てある ( = te aru)  ( = te aru)

~ている ( = teiru)  ( = te iru)

~ておく ( = ~ te oku)

~的  = (~ teki)  ~ ish

出来る= できる( = dekiru) 

~てくる+~ていく( = tekuru + teiku)

~ては/では ( = tewa/ dewa) 

 ~てみる (  = temiru)

Verb + ても ( = temo) 

Wh-ever/No matter wh/how: ても/でも    ( = temo/demo)

~で(も)いい VS  ~がいい ( = de (mo) ii VS ~ ga ii)

~という+こと/わけ/もの/のに/ば)   ( = toiu + koto / to / wake / mono / ba, etc..)

~と &~ないと ( = ~ to & ~ naito) conditional

~とか  ( =  toka)

 ~となる・~になる  ( = ~ to naru / ~ ni naru)

 Verb +  ところ ( =  ~ tokoro)

~どころ ( = ~ dokoro)

  ~な・なあ  ( = na/ naa) Suffix /なあ( = na/naa)

ない+ない  ( =nai + nai)  Double negative in Japanese

  ~ないで &~ずに  ( = ~ nai de & ~ zu ni)

なかなか ( = nakanaka)

~ながら  ( =  ~ nagara)

~なきゃ & ~なくちゃ ( =  ~ nakya & ~nakucha)

~なら   ( = ~ nara )

なり  ( = nari )

~なんか  ( = nanka)

~なんて ( = ~nante)

に & で   ( = ni & de)  location markers

〜に対して ( = ni taishite)

〜にとって ( = ni totte) 

~にしては & のわりに  ( = ni shite wa & no wari ni)

~ね   ( = ne)  How to use the suffix  ( = ne)

 ~の  ( = no): one ( indefinite pronoun) 

 への/での/との ( = eno/deno/tono, etc.)  noun+ particle +  ( = no)+noun

~のに  ( = noni)

V+~始める・だす・かける ( =  hajimeru, dasu, kakeru)

~ば   ( = ba)

~はず  ( = hazu)

~ばかり ( =  bakari)

~ぱなし ( =  panashi)

~べき   ( = beki)

ほど(程)    ( = hodo)

まくる  ( = makuru)

まま ( = mama) 

みたい ( = mitai)

Adjective + 目/め ( = me)

 ( = mo) How to use the particle  ( = mo) / + counter unit + ( = mo)

もう & まだ  ( = mou & mada)

~もんか、もんだ、なんて ( = ~ monka, monda, nante)

~やすい + ~にくい ( = ~ yasui + ~ nikui)

よかった ( = yokatta) How to express one’s feelings

 ~よ  (  =  yo)  How to use the suffix, (  = yo)

~よう+ように+ような+ ようだ  = youni, youna, youda)

よく+よくぞ+よくも+よくまあ  ( = yoku,  yokuzo, yokumo, yokumaa) 

より (  =  yori) comparative sentence

~らしい  = ~ rashii + Bonus song lesson どんなときも= donna tokimo

~りゃ(あ)+じゃ(あ) (= rya(a) + ja(a))  Casual contraction

~っぽい ( = ppoi) +ppoi

理由、言い訳 せいで、ために、だから,etc.  ( = riyuu, iiwake, seide, tameni, dakara, etc.) How to make excuses and explain reasons)

わざわざ = wazawaza 

わけではない & わけがない = wake dewa nai & wake ga nai

“ん”の使い方(~のです。→んです。) =How and when to use ん =n : nodesu →n desu.) 

Verb Tense (Present + Future)

Verb Tense (Past tense)

 

 !star! Kanji 

 々(踊り字 )  ( = odoriji) Japanese iteration mark

 Compound words with opposite or “contrastive” meaning.

 

 !star!  Verb Difference (intransitive-transitive verbs, etc.)/  Adjective  difference: 

熱い VS  暑い/ 温かい VS 暖かい   ( = atsui vs atsui / atatakai vs atatakai) 

お開き + 開く + 開ける ( =  ohiraki + aku, hiraku, akeru, hirakeru) 

入る vs 入れる ( = hairu vs ireru) 

寝る VS 眠る  ( =  neru vs nemuru ) Sleep related expressions.

 

 !star!  Expressions/Useufl phrases

あたり&はずれ  ( =  atari & hazure) + Bonus Video Lesson

いただきます+ごちそうさま = Itadakimasu+Gochisou sama ) When you eat and finish your meal….

一応 = ichiou  

いじわる ( = ijiwaru) 

( = uso)  

お言葉に甘えて ( = Okotoba ni amaete ) 

お任せ  ( = Omakase)

遠慮する  ( = Enryo suru)

恐れ入りますが  ( = Osore irimasu ga)

さすが   ( = Sasuga)

是非(ぜひ) ( = Zehi)

節約+もったいない  (  = setsuyaku + mottai nai) saving expressions

 得と損 + 福袋 (  = Toku to son + fukubukuro)

とんでもない  ( = Tondemonai)

縄張りなわばり = nawabari 

まめ + 豆しば   = mame + Mameshiba

 

 !star! Business

 

経費 +  自腹 + 領収書   = keihi & jibara & ryoushuusho: company expenses, receipt, etc.

就活  ( = shuukatsu) Job hunting in Japan

 

 !star! Video Follow Up

 

 紙兎ロペ  Kamiusagi Rope Part 1

紙兎ロペ   Kamiusagi Rope Part 2

一番好きな日本語は何? ( = Ichiban sukina nihongo wa nani?) “What is your favorite Japanese?”

究極の選択 + どっち   = Kyuukyoku no sentaku + Docchi: Ultimate choice + which

豆しば  ( = Mame shiba)

日本の高校生が言いそうなこと  ( = Nihon no koukousei ga iisou na koto) Sh♥t Japanese Student Say video follow up (Slang)

ヤンヤンまちこ = yanyan machiko (Kansai dialect)

 

 !star! Number Related Lessons:

 

数字  ( = Suuji) How to count in Japanese

 Japanese ordinal numbers 目・番・第 (me, ban, dai)

 数字を使った表現  ( = Suuji wo tsukatta hyougen)  Japanese expressions with numbers 

 

 !star! Male Speech + Female Speech

 

・Female Speech 女子会 = joshikai

Male Speech

 

 !star! Basic Japanese

 

ひらがなチャート Hiragana chart

カタカナチャート Katakana chart

カタカナ ( = Katakana) Katakana + quize

Daily Basic Phrases Twitter follow up lesson.

Super Basic Words -Part 1 Twitter review lesson

Super Basic Words – Part 2 Twitter review lesson

Super Basic Words – Part 3 Twitter review lesson

Super Basic Words – Part 4 Twitter review lesson

Super Basic Words – Part 5 + ~納め(= ~ osame) Twitter review lesson

Super Basic Words – Part 6 Twitter review lesson

Super Basic Words – Part 7 Twitter review lesson

Super Basic Words – Part 8 Twitter review lesson

Super Basic Words – Part 9 女子力 ( = joshiryoku) Twitter review lesson

 

 !star! Pronouns:

 

私 + 自分 ( = watashi + jibun) First person pronouns

Is it OK to use あなた ( = anata)?  Second person pronouns + nicknames

 

 !star!  Others

 

がんばれ+くじけないで ( =  ganbare + kujikenaide)

 

 !star!  Learn Japanese from songs

 

Learn Japanese from a Japanese song  (トイレの神様)= Toire no kamisama

どんなときも  = donna tokimo

 

 !star!  Message from Maggie

本日開店  ( = Honjitsu kaiten) We are officially open today!

Message from Maggie ( March 30,2014)

 

 :s:  Mini Lesson Index  

 




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How to use なんか ( = nanka)

「てか、なんか、最近忙しいんだよね。」
 
= Teka, nanka, saikin isogashiin dayone.
 
= I don’t know why but I’ve been busy, you know.

「ほら見て!私、飛んでるよ!」
 
= Hora mite! Watashi, tonderu yo!
 
= Look! I am flying!
 
なんか、変!」
 
= Nanka, hen!
 
= Something is strange…
 
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How to use しか & だけ ( shika & dake) & だけしか ( = dakeshika)

shika

Conner「昨日は、9時間しか寝ていないからもっと寝させて。」

= Kinou wa, kujikan shika nete inai kara motto nesasete.]

= I ONLY slept for nine hours, so please let me sleep a little longer.

dake

Buster「ずるい!Connerだけ、かわいいの着てる!」

= Zurui! Conner dake, kawaii no kiteru.

= Not fair! Only you are wearing something cute.

Conner「今日だけくまにならせてよ。」

= Kyou dake kuma ni narasete yo.

= Let me be a bear just for today.

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Asking for / Giving directions

DIRECTIONS

「すみません。日本はどこですか?」

= Sumimasen. Nihon wa doko desuka?

= Excuse me. Where is “Japan”?

Fella: 「まっすぐ行って、左に曲がって下さい。」

= Massugu itte, hidari ni magatte kudasai.

= Go straight and turn left.

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How to use なかなか ( = nakanaka)

NAKANAKA

Clyde:「僕、なかなかイケメンでしょ!」

= Boku nakanaka ikemen desho!

= Don’t think I am a fairly handsome guy?

NAKANAK2

Khloe: 「こんなかわいい猫はなかなかいないよ」♩

= Konna kawaii neko wa nakanaka inaiyo!

= I bet you can’t find a cute cat like me easily.

/ It is not easy to find a cute cat like me, you know!

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