Japanese Green Tea
16 May

Yet More Japanese-English False Friends

  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 …

Japanese Green Tea
08 September

Japanese Vocabulary Quiz Round Two

Test your Japanese vocabulary with this new matching exercising containing an additional twenty-six words. Match each Japanese word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. We’ve included …

17 July

More Japanese-English False Friends

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 …

14 July

Japanese-English False Friends

In this week’s lesson, we’re going to examine eight Japanese-English false friends. False friends in Japanese are a bit different than false friends in other languages. False friends between English …

Japanese Green Tea
11 July

Japanese Vocabulary Quiz

This week’s quiz contains twenty-six words that all beginning Japanese language learners should know. Match each Japanese word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. We’ve included …