Fun Friday 27: How not to be an obnoxious tourist in Japan
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by Alex Brooke
2d ago
In recent years, Japan has experienced a surge in tourism, with millions flocking to its stunning temples, bustling cities, and serene landscapes. However, this boom has also brought about a significant issue: overtourism. As more travelers visit, overcrowding and a minority of obnoxious tourists has become increasingly problematic, causing frustration and discomfort among the locals who call these beautiful places home. Overtourism in Japan is fueled by various factors, including the cheap yen, the boom in post pandemic travel and lack of local planning and infrastructure adequate for the vol ..read more
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Podcast 56: Dating in Japan
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by Alex Brooke
3w ago
In this podcast, we focus on phrases related to dating in Japan. We’ll cover phrases to express your feelings about someone as well as describe your current and past relationship status. Finally, we talk about how dating culture in Japan differs from dating in the West. Check out our Patreon page to get access to extra dialogues, audio drills and show notes. Learn Japanese Pod Patreon Page ..read more
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Podcast 56: Just the dialogues
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by Alex Brooke
3w ago
The Japanese-only audio drills for podcast 56 have moved to our new Patreon page. Please click the link below for access: Learn Japanese Pod Patreon ..read more
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Podcast 56: Notes
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by Alex Brooke
3w ago
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Podcast 55: Asking for confirmation in Japanese
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by Alex Brooke
2M ago
In this podcast, we’re focusing on a crucial skill for mastering Japanese fluency and expanding your vocabulary which is confirming information. When visiting Japan, it is likely you might mishear what is being said or you simply don’t understand the vocabulary being used. So, whether you’re confirming a restaurant reservation or seeking clarity in a conversation, this skill is indispensable for effective communication and deepening your grasp of Japanese. And the good news is, you only need to learn a couple of phrases to be able to confirm information in Japanese. So, check out the dialogues ..read more
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Podcast 55: Jst the dialogues
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by Alex Brooke
2M ago
The Japanese-only audio drills for podcast 55 have moved to our new Patreon page. Please click the link below for access: Podcast 54 Audio dialogue drills ..read more
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Podcast 55: Notes
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by Alex Brooke
2M ago
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Podcast 54: Phrase that use 気 in Japanese
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by Alex Brooke
3M ago
The topic for this lesson is the word 気 Ki. 気 has a lot of meanings depending on context. It up in has various meanings such as spirit, heart or mind. It can also mean mood or air. You probably already know the word 元気 Genki which means well. Another example would be 気分 Kibun which means feeling or mood. And there is also 気圧 Kiatsu which means atmospheric pressure. However, in this lesson, we’re going to focus more on how 気 is used in conversational phrases related to thinking, your mind and your attitude. So, if you can remember at least a few of these phrases, your spoken Japanese will defin ..read more
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Podcast 54: Just the dialogues
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by Alex Brooke
3M ago
The Japanese-only audio drills for podcast 54 have moved to our new Patreon page. Please click the link below for access: Podcast 54 Audio dialogue drills ..read more
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Podcast 54: Notes
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by Alex Brooke
3M ago
The show notes for this episode have moved to our new Patreon page. Learn Japanese Pod Patreon   ..read more
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