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  • What does SONNA mean when it is all alone? - Ask a Teacher #99

    What does SONNA mean when it is all alone? - Ask a Teacher #99

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  • Can you explain っぱなし? (PPANASHI)

    Can you explain っぱなし? (PPANASHI)

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    Ask-a-Teacher #125 (Japanese Grammar Question: っぱなし) The new format for Ask-a-Teacher is one question only. This will make it easier to find the question later on via a search and also it doesn't mean you have to watch 30 minutes just to get to the questi

  • What's the difference between から and ので? - Ask-a-Teacher! #98

    What's the difference between から and ので? - Ask-a-Teacher! #98

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    Thanks for everyone's support on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/yesjapan In this video, which is fairly long we get into some details about から and ので and also handle a few more questions. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (ht

  • How do I decide to use います or あります for plants, robots, and ghosts? - Ask-a-Teacher #97

    How do I decide to use います or あります for plants, robots, and ghosts? - Ask-a-Teacher #97

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    Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/yesjapan This was originally recorded in 2012, but it seems I have a lot of unreleased videos from this time. So... little by little I am releasing them and eventually I will catch up to the current releases. http://www.fac

  • What Japanese flash cards do you recommend? - Ask a Teacher #96

    What Japanese flash cards do you recommend? - Ask a Teacher #96

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    This video is from 2012, but was never released. I barely remember what I said but I am sure it was... mildy interesting :-) PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/yesjapan Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book se

  • Did you ever hit a wall when learning Japanese? - Ask a Teacher #95

    Did you ever hit a wall when learning Japanese? - Ask a Teacher #95

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    This video was recorded in 2012 but lost on a hard drive until recently. PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/yesjapan Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka

  • Do you know any Japanese pick up lines? - Ask a Teacher #93

    Do you know any Japanese pick up lines? - Ask a Teacher #93

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    In 2012 I made a BUNCH of videos that were never released. This is one of them! Japanese pick up lines can vary from person to person and there is no guarantee that any of them will work. I want to hear what some of your lines are if you have any that hav

  • Why are Japanese girls cute? - Ask a Teacher #92

    Why are Japanese girls cute? - Ask a Teacher #92

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    Until today this video, originally shot in 2012, sat lost on a hard drive. Now it attempts to answer the age old question that I have spent much of my life trying to figure out. Why are Japanese girls cute? PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/yesjapan Learn J

  • How do you use Japanese squat toilets - Ask a Teacher #91

    How do you use Japanese squat toilets - Ask a Teacher #91

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    We tackle a HUGE question about Japanese toilets! Of course there are other questions but this is the important one! PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/yesjapan Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series wri

  • How should I learn Kanji? Should I learn radicals? Ask a Teacher #90

    How should I learn Kanji? Should I learn radicals? Ask a Teacher #90

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    This and other good questions are asked in this episode. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/

  • How do you say informal volitional form? - Ask a Teacher #124

    How do you say informal volitional form? - Ask a Teacher #124

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    What is volitional form??? I know right... can you believe I even would name a video with such a word? We are talking about "let's do" form ましょう. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by Geor

  • What did Japanese use before Hiragana - Ask a Teacher #123

    What did Japanese use before Hiragana - Ask a Teacher #123

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    We have another video before this #122, but I am waiting for Shiori to respond to a question. Until her response I have to release this one out of order! Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written

  • What does YOROSHIKU ONEGAI SHIMASU mean? - Ask a Teacher #121

    What does YOROSHIKU ONEGAI SHIMASU mean? - Ask a Teacher #121

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    This is a great question asked by many beginners and even intermediate students. Yoroshiku onegaishimasu is one of the most commonly said phrases in Japanese but many people are still mystified by it. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese Fr

  • What's the difference between NI YOTTE, SHIDAI and NI OUJITE? - Ask - a - Teacher #120

    What's the difference between NI YOTTE, SHIDAI and NI OUJITE? - Ask - a - Teacher #120

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    Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/yesjapan ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

  • What are the ways to say BUT in Japanese - Ask a Teacher #119

    What are the ways to say BUT in Japanese - Ask a Teacher #119

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    Q1. How are 世 and 代 (read as yo) used? Q2. What does the かえればな mean ほかの鳥でも呼べるのかい。鳴きかたをかえればな。? Q3. What has been your best experience as a Japanese speaker? Q4. Different buts? Their different meanings? Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese F

  • How do you know when someone is speaking a DIALECT? - Ask a Teacher #89

    How do you know when someone is speaking a DIALECT? - Ask a Teacher #89

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    We had some great questions in 2012! Here is another unreleased Ask-a-Teacher from waaaay back! Q1. My Japanese friend told me a joke. What does なんでやねん mean? Q2. Are 東北 (TOUHOKU) and 北東 (HOKUTOU) the same thing? Q3. What does なんだ mean? Q4. How can you kno

  • Is there a limit to how many particles can be in a sentence? - Ask a Teacher #88

    Is there a limit to how many particles can be in a sentence? - Ask a Teacher #88

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    Unreleased video from 2012 finally making the light of day. Q1. You are using the は hiragana for わ what is the deal with this? Q2. Is there a limit to how many particles there can be in a sentence? 東京には昔から田中という変な男性が夜中に「俺は東京が嫌いだよ」といつも大きい声で叫んでいて、住民を←(should

  • Do you think in English when speaking Japanese? - Ask a Teacher #118

    Do you think in English when speaking Japanese? - Ask a Teacher #118

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    This and other Japanese questions are answered but I am a bit too tired to post them here yet! Maybe eventually I will update this box! But really most people don't read it anyway. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yes

  • Should I become a Japanese interpreter? - Ask a Teacher #117

    Should I become a Japanese interpreter? - Ask a Teacher #117

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    In this Japanese Ask-a-Teacher LIVE we answer the following questions: Q1. Are robots considered animate or not? Q2. Do you recommend being a Japanese interpreter? Q3. What is the difference between ~たい、~たがる、 and ~てほしい Q4. Can you briefly discuss KANSAI d

  • Ask-a-Teacher #87 - Are Japanese People Racist?

    Ask-a-Teacher #87 - Are Japanese People Racist?

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    Are Japanese racist? No one asks this question but George answer this question. They aren't but George explains it. Q1. Why do some words change pronunciation when connected to other words? Q2. When meeting Japanese kids in person what are some good ways