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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 44: Fun Onomatopoeia
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 44: Fun Onomatopoeia

      Thursday, November 1, 2012

      While learning a new language can be a difficult and painstaking process, there are often an abundance of fun new words to learn! Japanese is no exception as it uses very expressive and amusing onomatopoeia called giongo and gitaigo. Ever wondered if there was a word for the sound of your mouth opening and closing when you eat? Well there is! You're sure to find some Japanese onomatopoeia that will become your favorite!
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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 43: Dress Up
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 43: Dress Up

      Saturday, October 13, 2012

      With the changing of seasons comes the changing of one's wardrobe! To help demonstrate this change of clothing, we're going to play dress up with our very own kisekae ningyou (paper doll)! While the Japanese language does borrow some words for articles of clothing from Western countries, there are a variety of words that even make distinctions on the area of the body the clothing is being worn. So pay close attention and when you're preparing your wardrobe for the cooler temperatures, remember these words!
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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 42: School
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 42: School

      Saturday, September 29, 2012

      Summer break's over and now we're back in school again! So why not learn some Japanese words and phrases related to school? Although it might not be the most interesting lesson for everyone, a lot of Japanese animes and dramas are set in school, so I'm sure you've heard many of these words before! And these words will be helpful if you ever get a chance to study abroad in Japan. So...happy studying!!
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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 41: At the Supermarket
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 41: At the Supermarket

      Saturday, September 22, 2012

      I love to cook, but before I can cook I always need to stop and shop at the supermarket! While some food in Japan takes on a similar name to its American counterpart (hamburger - hanbaaga), the majority will have a Japanese name. So let's go shopping at the supermarket and learn names for a variety of fruits, veggies, dairy and meats!
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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 40: At the Beach
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 40: At the Beach

      Friday, September 14, 2012

      Now that the summer is all but gone and everyone's heading back to school, here's a lesson to reminisce about those summer days spent at the beach! So put on your hiyakedome (sunscreen) and let's go to the umi (beach)!
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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 39: In the Kitchen
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 39: In the Kitchen

      Saturday, September 8, 2012

      Can anyone guess my favorite place in the house to be?... If you guessed the kitchen, then you are correct! So for today's lesson we will be going over words that one might hear in the kitchen! For all you chefs and bakers out there, this is the lesson for you! So let's begin, ikimashou!
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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 38: Animals
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 38: Animals

      Monday, August 27, 2012

      Let's go to the zoo!! In this lesson of Waku Waku Japanese, Erin takes you to the zoo to teach you the names of all the different animals! From the smallest frogs to the largest elephants, Japanese has a variety of names for all the doubutsu (animals). You'll even spot two of the most common to Japan, the saru (monkey) and the shika (deer).
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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 37: Feeling Sick
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 37: Feeling Sick

      Monday, August 20, 2012

      Have you ever had the experience of going out, then feeling extremely sick? What if that happened during your trip in Japan? In this lesson of Waku Waku Japanese, Erin introduces how to tell a person how you are sick, and ask for help in Japanese.
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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 36: Morning Routine
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 36: Morning Routine

      Thursday, August 16, 2012

      Good morning! Ohayou gozaimasu! What a beautiful day out today! In this lesson of Waku Waku Japanese, Erin goes over morning routines in Japanese and cute words you can say to see off someone you care about in the morning!
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    • Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 35: Suffixes
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      Waku Waku Japanese - Lesson 35: Suffixes

      Tuesday, July 24, 2012

      Have you ever wondered what the suffixes San, Kun and Chan you hear all the time in Japanese anime and dramas mean, and imply? In this episode of Waku Waku Japanese, Erin introduces how to use these words properly, so you don't encounter any awkward moments and are able to impress the Japanese person with your knowledge of Japanese manners! Start Video

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