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[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 015: Skipping Class Remember when I said that the bases are like puzzle pieces? Where this is where that comes into full swing. Today we are going to talk about expression that use the building blocks of the bases. Below are three examples…

Week Fourteen

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 014: Don’t Fail More verbs. Now that you know how to spot Ichidan, Godan and Exception verbs let’s get back into conjugation.    As a reminder here is the list of bases:  Base 1: a/あ Base 2: i/い Base 3: u/う Base 4: e/え Base 5: ou *long sound…

Week Thirteen

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 013: Replies More verbs. Now that you know how to spot Ichidan, Godan and Exception verbs let’s get back into conjugation.    As a reminder here is the list of bases:  Base 1: a/あ Base 2: i/い Base 3: u/う Base 4: e/え Base 5: ou *long sound おう …

Week Twelve

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 012: Grades Okay back to verbs. Now that you know how to spot Ichidan, Godan and Exception verbs we are going to start into conjugation. There are 7 verb bases, each of which adjust the ending of two main types of verbs, Ichidan and Godan. We…

Week Eleven

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 011: Messages Now that you can identify all of the different kinds of verbs, we should start applying them slowly. Keeping in mind all the time, the difference types; Godan, Ichidan, and those nasty Exception verbs. The the #1 thing to keep in mind here…

Week Ten

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 010: Kyoto Bound The last group of verbs are somewhat of a pain. Like every language, there are the exception verbs. For the most part, Japanese is very good at obeying its own rules. However, there are a few verbs that break the…

Week Nine

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 009: What To Do? The other kind of verbs are two fold. The first of the two are called Godan or Yodan Verbs. Both mean verbs that end in anything outside of ERU and IRU; Ichidan verbs. That’s right every other verb that doesn’t…

Week Eight

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 008: Sitting Down Today we learn a something epic and huge. That is verbs. Verbs are the most important part of the Japanese sentence alongside the predicate. That is because everything in the Japanese sentence is organized around whatever is at the and of…

Week Seven

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 007: Family Ties Family is an important and often tricky thing. While at first it may appear as simple as Mom, Dad, Brother, and Sister, there are a few other perspectives that we forget when we assume family is that simple. Today’s lesson…

Week Six

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 006: Meetings Today we are going to talk about KANJI. We will be getting back to particles and verb tenses starting again next week, that and this week is going to be a little bit of an odd lesson as there isn’t much…

Week Five

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 005: A Wrong Turn Things go south…   Let’s continue talking about this formality and hierarchy stuff.   “I”  Out of these four levels it is important to be able to identify/distinguish oneself in Japanese. What this means is, the word “I” and…

Week Four

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 004: Following What is Masa Doing?   Let’s take a quick pause from all of our intense grammar study and talk a little about greeting and levels of formality.  Japanese is a hierarchical language. This means that there are a number of levels…

Week Three

[brizy_navigation name=”header-navigation”] 003: What is a Tengu? This is where the story starts picking up.   This week we are going to learn about another particle. This particle is in the top three of how commonly it is used. That is the possessive/Connective Particle の….