Useful Japanese Lessons You’ll Actually Use

The lessons here will teach you natural Japanese that people actually use in Japan.   Instead of just teaching you the meaning of certain words or phrases, these lessons will give you insights on subtle nuances of words and how to use them in conversation.  If you are brand new to Japanese, check out our absolute beginner guide that will give you all the steps you need to start learning Japanese.

Real-World Japanese Lessons

Absolute Beginners Guide to Learning Japanese
Learning Japanese for Beginners
Guide II: Learning Japanese for Beginners
How to Count in Japanese Useful Numbers
Counting in Japanese: Numbers You'll Actually Use
An older Japanese man wearing a Japanese style chef uniform with white hat, holding a pen and order pad, looking at it. A counter seating is seen in the background and is filled with people sitting down.
Restaurants: How to Order Food in Japanese
Going to the Doctor in Japan
Japanese for Visiting the Doctor in Japan
Japanese Kanji Cards
Most Useful Kanji for Tourists Traveling in Japan
A young, Asian girl dressed in a white, red, and pink maid type of outfit with pink bunny ears and dice ear muffs. She is waving to the camera.
How to Say Hello in Japanese
A red tag with a string attached that reads, "love you..." in white lettering. It is resting on a wooden surface, with white/yellow flowers in the background.
How to Say I Love You in Japanese
Japanese Slang Yabai
Popular Japanese Slang Words
Meeting People in Japan - Japan Handshake
Useful Phrases for Meeting People in Japan
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