Enjoy a collection of stories in Japanese as well as hundreds of essential phrases and vocab. Ideal for those who would like to learn Japanese while jogging, exercising, commuting, cooking or sleeping. The MP3 files can be copied to your smartphone or your iPad (via iTunes).
Verbs are used to describe actions. Japanese verbs in the present tense do not conjugate for each person. This means that the verb stays the same for 'I', 'you', 'he', 'they' etc. This is similar to the case in English.
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Learn to get by in Japanese with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Japanese greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.
You can go from beginner to fluent in Japanese in a short time and our nine-step Japanese learning guide will show you how. We'll talk about Japanese greetings, nouns, adjectives and verbs. The guide provides an overview of each step in the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Japanese.
In the previous steps, we taught you the words ie, šomotsu and čea (house, book, chair). We also taught you how to use the indefinite article in Japanese to form ie, šomotsu and isu (a house, a book, a chair). In this step, we concentrate on how to use the definite article in Japanese to form ie, šomotsu and isu (the house, the book, the chair). You'll see an easy to follow lesson which includes numerous useful examples in both Japanese and English. To get started with step 1, simply click the 9-step speedometer symbol. Or you can move ahead to step 5, by clicking the Next Step button (The plural in Japanese).
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