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For beginner to upper beginner learners of Japanese. Each episode presents a useful vocabulary word and an example sentence. Use shadowing, repetition, and sentence break-downs to fully understand the Japanese.

For beginner to upper beginner learners of Japanese. Each episode presents a useful vocabulary word and an example sentence. Use shadowing, repetition, and sentence break-downs to fully understand the Japanese.

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For beginner to upper beginner learners of Japanese. Each episode presents a useful vocabulary word and an example sentence. Use shadowing, repetition, and sentence break-downs to fully understand the Japanese.

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English


Episodes

Beginning Japanese Phrases 27: 音楽 ongaku – music

3/3/2021
ジョンさんは、音楽をききながら、そうじをしました。 jonsan wa, ongaku o kikinagara, souji o shimashita. as for john (honorific)-music-(direct object marker)-while listening-cleaning-(direct object marker)-did John did some cleaning while listening to the music. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-27 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar...

Duration:00:02:11

Beginning Japanese Phrases 26: ギターが弾けますか gita- ga hikemasu ka – Can you play guitar?

2/24/2021
ギターが弾けますか?いいえ、弾けません。 gita- ga hikemasu ka? iie, hikemasen. guitar - (emphasis/object marker) - able to play - ? - no - not able to play. Can you play the guitar? No, I can't. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-26 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to...

Duration:00:02:28

Beginning Japanese Phrases 25: 電話 denwa - telephone

2/17/2021
きのう、友達から電話がありました。とても元気そうでした。 kinou, tomodachi kara denwa ga arimashita. totemo genki sou deshita. yesterday - friend - from - phone - was. very - good health - appears - was. Yesterday, a friend called me. He seemed to be doing very well. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-25 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar...

Duration:00:02:41

Beginning Japanese Phrases 24: めがね megane - eyeglasses

2/11/2021
めがね megane – eyeglasses 田中さんは、どの人ですか?めがねをかけた人です。 tanaka san wa, dono hito desu ka? megane o kaketa hito desu. as for Mr. Tanaka, which - person? glasses - wore - person - is. Which person is Mr. Tanaka? He's the one wearing glasses. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-24 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar...

Duration:00:02:37

Beginning Japanese Phrases 23: 校長先生 kouchou sensei – The school's principal

2/3/2021
校長先生 kouchou sensei – The school's principal あの人は、誰ですか?あの人は、この学校の校長先生です。 ano hito wa, dare desu ka? ano hito wa, kono gakkou no kouchou sensei desu. as for that-over-there person - who - is ? - that-over-there - person - as for - this - school's - principal - is. Who is that person? That person is this school's principal. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-23 View all episodes here:...

Duration:00:02:44

Beginning Japanese Phrases 22: だれのさいふ dare no saifu – Whose wallet?

1/27/2021
だれのさいふ dare no saifu – Whose wallet? これは、だれのさいふですか?あ、それは、クリスさんのさいふです。 kore wa, dare no saifu desu ka? a, sore wa, kurisu san no saifu desu. as for this - whose - wallet - is it? ah - as for that - Chris - 's - wallet - is. Whose wallet is this? Ah, that is Chris' wallet. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-22 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes...

Duration:00:02:40

Beginning Japanese Phrases 21: いとこ itoko – cousin

1/20/2021
いとこ itoko – cousin きのうは、わたしのいとこが泊(と)まりに来(き)ました。たくさん遊(あそ)びました。 kinou wa, watashi no itoko ga tomari ni kimashita. takusan asobimashita. As for yesterday - my - cousin - (subject marker) - to stay - for the purpose of - came. much - played. Yesterday, my cousin came over. We had a lot of fun. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-21 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member...

Duration:00:02:34

Beginning Japanese Phrases 20: 学校 gakkou – school

1/13/2021
学校 gakkou – school 今日(きょう)から学校(がっこう)が始(はじ)まりました。きのうの夜(よる)はあまり眠(ねむ)れませんでした。 kyou kara gakkou ga hajimarimashita. kinou no yoru wa amari nemuremasen deshita. today - from - school - (subject marker) - started. yesterday - 's - night - (topic marker) - not very much - didn't sleep - was. Today, school started. I couldn't sleep well last night. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-20 View all episodes here:...

Duration:00:02:42

Beginning Japanese Phrases 19: 近所の猫 kinjo no neko – neighborhood cat

12/30/2020
近所の猫 kinjo no neko – neighborhood cat 昨日(きのう)、裏庭(うらにわ)に近所(きんじょ)の猫(ねこ)がいました。すぐに逃 (に)げてしまいました。 kinou, uraniwa ni kinjo no neko ga imashita. sugu ni nigete shimaimashita. yesterday, back yard - in - neighborhood - 's - cat - (subject marker) - existed. soon - ran away - did. Yesterday, a neighbor's cat was in my backyard. It quickly ran away. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-19 View all episodes here:...

Duration:00:02:47

Beginning Japanese Phrases 18: 赤い小鳥 akai kotori – a red bird

12/23/2020
赤い小鳥 akai tori – a small red bird 昨日(きのう)、裏庭(うらにわ)に赤(あか)い小鳥(ことり)が飛(と)んでいました。とてもきれいでした。 kinou, uraniwa ni akai kotori ga tonde imashita. totemo kirei deshita. yesterday, back yard - in - red - small bird - (subject marker) - was. very - pretty - was. Yesterday, there was a small red bird in the back yard. It was very pretty. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-18 View all episodes here:...

Duration:00:02:46

Beginning Japanese Phrases 17: 途中 to chuu – midway; on the way

12/16/2020
途中 to chuu – midway; on the way 昨日(きのう)は、映画(えいが)を見(み)ました。途中(とちゅう)で寝(ね)てしまいました。 kinou wa, eiga o mimashita. tochuu de nete shimaimashita. as for yesterday - movie - (direct object marker) - saw. in the middle - slept - did. Yesterday, I watched a movie. I fell asleep during it. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-17 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show...

Duration:00:02:36

Nihongo to Tane 15: 節約 setsuyaku – savings; economizing | Japanese Immersion Podcast

12/13/2020
Looking for Japanese immersion practice? Today, Yumi talks about setsuyaku. How to save and be smart with money. Listen to the podcast and then take the quiz on the episode's webpage: https://thejapanesepage.com/podcast-nihongonotane-15 Keyword: 節約 setsuyaku – savings; economizing For upper beginners to intermediates. Listen to the short podcast and then answer the comprehension questions on the website: https://thejapanesepage.com/nihongonotane-index/ Take a quiz on this episode...

Duration:00:04:21

Beginning Japanese Phrases 16: 一緒に issho ni – together with

12/10/2020
一緒に issho ni – together with 昨日(きのう)は、子供(こども)たちと一緒(いっしょ)に裏庭(うらにわ)の掃除(そうじ)をしました。とても暑(あつ)かったです。 kinou wa, kodomo tachi to issho ni uraniwa no souji o shimashita. totemo atsukatta desu. as for yesterday - children - together with - in - backyard - 's - cleaning - (direct object marker) - did. very - hot - was. Yesterday, I cleaned the backyard with my children. It was very hot. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-16 View all episodes here:...

Duration:00:02:50

Beginning Japanese Phrases 15: 今日から kyou kara – from today

12/3/2020
今日から kyou kara – from today 今日(きょう)からジョギングを始(はじ)めました。1(いち)キロ走(はし)りました。 kyou kara jogingu o hajimemashita. ichi kiro hashirimashita. today - from - jogging - (direct object marker) - began. one - kilometer - ran. I started jogging today. I ran a kilometer. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-15 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete...

Duration:00:02:33

Beginning Japanese Phrases 14: 遊びに来る asobi ni kuru - to come for a visit

11/26/2020
遊びに来る asobi ni kuru - to come for a visit きのうは、おとうさんとおかあさんが家(いえ)に遊(あそ)びに来(き)ました。楽(たの)しかったです。 kinou wa, otousan to okaasan ga ie ni asobi ni kimashita. tanoshikatta desu. as for yesterday - father - and - mother - (subject marker) - (my) house - to - play - for - came. fun - it was My parents visited my house yesterday. I had a great time. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-14 View all episodes here:...

Duration:00:03:16

Beginning Japanese Phrases 13: 一日中 ichi nichi juu - all day long

11/19/2020
今日(きょう)は、一日中(いちにちじゅう)雨(あめ)が降(ふ)りました。かえるがたくさん鳴(な)いていました。 kyou wa, ichinichijuu ame ga furimashita. kaeru ga takusan naite imashita. as for today - all day - rain - (subject marker) - fell. frogs - (subject marker) - many - cried - existed. It rained all day today. There were many frogs croaking. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-13 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member...

Duration:00:03:10

Beginning Japanese Phrases 12: 朝寝坊 asa nebou - oversleeping

11/12/2020
今朝(けさ)は、朝寝坊(あさねぼう)して学校(がっこう)に遅刻(ちこく)しました。 kesa wa, asa nebou shite gakkou ni chikoku shimashita. this morning - as for - morning - oversleeping - and - school - to - late - was I overslept this morning and was late for school. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-12 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as...

Duration:00:03:05

Beginning Japanese Phrases 11: にわ niwa – Garden; Yard

11/5/2020
今朝けさ、庭にわの赤あかいバラばらの花はなが咲さきました。 kesa, niwa no akai bara no hana ga sakimashita. this morning - garden - 's - red - rose - 's - flower - (subject marker) - bloomed My garden's red roses bloomed this morning. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-11 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files...

Duration:00:02:46

Beginning Japanese Phrases 10: 朝早く asa hayaku - Early in the Morning

10/29/2020
今日きょうは、朝早あさはやく起おきてジョギングをしました。 kyou wa, asa hayaku okite jogingu o shimashita. as for today - morning - early - woke up and - jogging - did. Today, I woke early and went jogging. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-10 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to...

Duration:00:02:47

Beginning Japanese Phrases 9: 近所 kinjo - neighborhood

10/22/2020
近所 kinjo Neighborhood 今朝けさは、犬いぬと散歩さんぽに行いきました。近所きんじょの人ひとに会あいました。 kesa wa, inu to sanpo ni ikimashita. kinjo no hito ni aimashita. as for this morning - dog - with - walk - on - went. neighborhood - 's - person - at - met. This morning, I walked the dog. I met a neighbor. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-9 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with...

Duration:00:02:55