JLPT N4 Resources – Study Update

Between going on vacation and hanging out with Domo-Kun, getting sick, and playing airsoft, we have been unfortunately neglecting the regular updates of this blog!  We apologize!!! However, we have some good news!  Both of us have registered for the JLPT N4 Exam.  The exam is 3 months away, taking place on July 5th. In order to mark this momentous occasion, I have compiled a … Continue reading JLPT N4 Resources – Study Update

Top 5 Funny Japanese Body Language Gestures

Japan is an interesting place and most foreigners will find things that they don’t understand.  One of the most comically different things is Japanese body gestures and body language. Check out these five funny gestures below! More Japanese Lessons! Please! / I’m sorry! You can ask please by putting your hands together and saying onegaishimasu.  You can also use this gesture to say that you are … Continue reading Top 5 Funny Japanese Body Language Gestures

Useful Chinese Bargaining Phrases – 5 Steps: How to Haggle in Mandarin

Four Useful Chinese Bargaining Phrases + Tips on How to Haggle in Mandarin.` 我不要 – Wo3 bu4 yao4 – I don”t want it / I would not like it. (Useful to tell hawkers that you aren’t interested.) 多少钱 – Duo1 shao3 qian1 – How much is it? How much money? – Useful for asking price. 一点贵 – Yi1Dian3 Gui4 – A little bit expensive. Great for telling the … Continue reading Useful Chinese Bargaining Phrases – 5 Steps: How to Haggle in Mandarin