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Japanese Green Tea

Yet More Japanese-English False Friends

May 16, 2017
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  As we’ve talked about in the past, Japanese-English false friends are largely the result of how the Japanese language assimilates foreign words. A word with no native Japanese equivalent …

Great Wall of China

Phrases for Celebrating Chinese New Year

January 17, 2017
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In the previous lesson, we looked at the Chinese zodiac and its importance to Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival. This week, we’re going to provide some useful phrases …

More Japanese-English False Friends

July 17, 2016
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In this week’s lesson, we’re going to look at another half-dozen Japanese-English false friends. As we talked about last week, Japanese-English false friends are largely the result of how the …