5 Tips How To Organize A Welcome Party Properly Like A Japanese?

5 Tips How To Organize A Welcome Party Properly Like A Japanese?

(Skip to the middle if you want to read the tips now) Tadaima~~ Japan! I just came back to Japan from Taiwan! What a long trip, phew~ Because I had to do my flight to Tokyo, and transfer to Oita…

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How To Go To Japan As An Exchange High School Student  (3 Useful Supports & 4 Tips)

How To Go To Japan As An Exchange High School Student (3 Useful Supports & 4 Tips)

This is a guest con­tri­bu­tion from a 17 year-old young Japan enthu­si­ast — Kana of http://ameblo.jp/haganeruneelisa/   Hello,Kana here!  😀 Thanks for reading my first and previous post here in Naruhodo Japan, your views are much appreciated! Today I’ll be…

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Why You Never Get a Japanese Girlfriend – 9 Lines that Tell You She is Waiting for Your Call

Why You Never Get a Japanese Girlfriend – 9 Lines that Tell You She is Waiting for Your Call

Have you ever regretted that you thought you and she would start a relationship but it ended up with nothing? No?  I have!  The many times of “I-thought-it’s-gonna-be” makes me feel like a loser. 🙁 Am I really not attractive…

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TOP 4 Japanese Buzzwords in 2013 that Make You Sound Native

TOP 4 Japanese Buzzwords in 2013 that Make You Sound Native

I always get this question from people who are learning Japanese language. “Shen, what are the slang words that Japanese people use often nowadays?” See, you also asked the same question, didn’t you? :p It’s very hard to just pick…

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4 Ways How to Study Abroad in Japan (14 Useful Links)

4 Ways How to Study Abroad in Japan (14 Useful Links)

Hi guys! How are you doing? The job hunting season in Japan has just begun recently so I’m getting really busy looking for companies, gathering information, writing application essays and stuff. But don’t worry, Naruhodo will keep updating you many…

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Do You Cheer Up Your Friends Correctly in Japanese? – 7 Phrases to Replace “Ganbatte”

Do You Cheer Up Your Friends Correctly in Japanese? – 7 Phrases to Replace “Ganbatte”

Have you ever had difficulty in coming up a phrase to cheer up your friend instead of using just “Ganbatte” (頑張って)? As a Japanese language learner, I believe Ganbatte is the most heard word for us throughout our Japanese learning…

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How to use そうですね & そうなんですね properly in conversation?

How to use そうですね & そうなんですね properly in conversation?

In previous article, I introduced the different usage of  そうですか & そうなんですか. However, don’t be too happy about it yet. Because there are more confusing phrases similar to them such as そうですね  &  そうなんですね. そうですね is a very common 相槌…

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