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  • 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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  • 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

  • Japanese Command Form (て form) - Japanese From Zero! Video 64

    Japanese Command Form (て form) - Japanese From Zero! Video 64

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    [Course 3 Lesson 3] This is a SUPER important concept. TE form is initially taught as a "command" form but later you will learn that it has MANY more purposes. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series w

  • Event Frequency - Japanese From Zero! Video 63

    Event Frequency - Japanese From Zero! Video 63

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    [Course 3 Lesson 2] We previously learned how to make "time spans". We can now use those time spans in order to describe "event frequency" in Japanese. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written b

  • By Which Means - Japanese From Zero! Video 62

    By Which Means - Japanese From Zero! Video 62

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    [Course 3 Lesson 2] In this video we talk about how things are accomplished in Japanese. By which means, or by which method. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukar

  • Time Spans PT 2 - Japanese From Zero! Video 61

    Time Spans PT 2 - Japanese From Zero! Video 61

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    [Course 3 Lesson 1] We continue talking about Japanese time spans. 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.pa

  • Time Spans PT 1 - Costing Time and Money - Japanese From Zero! Video 60

    Time Spans PT 1 - Costing Time and Money - Japanese From Zero! Video 60

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    [Course 3 Lesson 1] Congratulations on making it to the first video of Course 3! This video was going long so it was split into 2 parts. The first part we talk about the Japanese verb かかる which is used to say "takes time" or "cost money". Learn Japanese O

  • Inexact time references - Japanese From Zero! Video 59

    Inexact time references - Japanese From Zero! Video 59

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    [Course 2 Lesson 12] In this lesson we learn the two ways Japanese says "about". One is for times and one is for amounts. We also learn positive and negative usage of the word まだ. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj

  • WHY - Japanese From Zero! Video 58

    WHY - Japanese From Zero! Video 58

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    [Course 2 Lesson 11] Sometimes we need to ask WHY! It's a big question in life and Japanese has three ways to ask WHY. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Take

  • The SURU verbs - Japanese From Zero! Video 57

    The SURU verbs - Japanese From Zero! Video 57

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    [Course 2 Lesson 11] The する verbs are the MOST important type of verbs since they are so common in the Japanese language. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari T

  • What kind of - Japanese From Zero! Video 56

    What kind of - Japanese From Zero! Video 56

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    [Course 2 Lesson 10] Let learn a new KO-SO-A-DO word pattern. We are just 2 lessons away from the end of course 2. Keep on trucking! * SHIORI SEGMENT * Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written b

  • 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

  • Can I write a language book for From Zero? - Random George 6

    Can I write a language book for From Zero? - Random George 6

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    During the live stream sometimes people ask questions, and sometimes I answer them. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ PATRE

  • 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

  • Making Compound Sentences in Japanese with から - Japanese From Zero! Video 55

    Making Compound Sentences in Japanese with から - Japanese From Zero! Video 55

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    [Course 2 Lesson 10] The difference between being good at Japanese and GREAT at Japanese starts with the ability to join sentences into compounds. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by Geo

  • Japanese Daily #138 - Can I really be fluent in Japanese?

    Japanese Daily #138 - Can I really be fluent in Japanese?

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    Some of you get flustered and start doubting their ability to achieve fluency in Japanese. Let's talk about this problem and some ways to solve it. Also let's explore what I didn't do to learn Japanese. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese

  • Panasonic AG-UX90 4K Camcorder Unboxing

    Panasonic AG-UX90 4K Camcorder Unboxing

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    Unboxing of the AG-UX90 4K Camcorder released in November 2016. 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.patre

  • Past Tense Japanese Adjectives - Japanese From Zero! Video 50

    Past Tense Japanese Adjectives - Japanese From Zero! Video 50

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    [Course 2 Lesson 8] Depending on the adjective type the method for making past tense is different. You will sound very がいじん if you mess this up. So let's not mess it up! Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) boo

  • Often and Not Often - Japanese From Zero! Video 49

    Often and Not Often - Japanese From Zero! Video 49

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    [Course 2 Lesson 7] We learn some very useful adverbs in this lesson and even find time to have a bonus adverb. SHIORI is back to help us clarify some of the adverbs in this lesson. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://ye

  • 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

  • Speaking Casual Japanese [Part 3] TA forms - Japanese From Zero! Video 54

    Speaking Casual Japanese [Part 3] TA forms - Japanese From Zero! Video 54

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    [Course 2 Lesson 9] Japanese From Zero! This is the final part of the Speaking Casual Japanese set of videos. Please tell me you ACTUALLY watched the other 2 videos or you will most likely end up saying SUKI DA NO or SUKI NO or something stupid like that.

  • Speaking Casual Japanese [Part 2] - Japanese From Zero! Video 53

    Speaking Casual Japanese [Part 2] - Japanese From Zero! Video 53

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    [Course 2 Lesson 9] Make sure you have watched part 2 of a 3 part series on Speaking Casual Japanese. The casual endings change depending on which part of language is used such as an adjective, a verb, or a noun. And on top of this the ending changes base

  • Speaking Casual Japanese [Part 1] - Japanese From Zero! Video 52

    Speaking Casual Japanese [Part 1] - Japanese From Zero! Video 52

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    [Course 2 Lesson 9] Casual Japanese is an important part of speaking Japanese. However there are rules that must be followed. This is part 1 of 3 but video 52 of the larger series teaching Japanese. I assume you understand what has already been taught! Le

  • Ouch!!!!! That hurts! - Japanese From Zero! Video 51

    Ouch!!!!! That hurts! - Japanese From Zero! Video 51

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    [Course 2 Lesson 8] The word for "ouch" in Japanese also means "it hurts" and it's an adjective which makes things sometimes confusing. In this video we try to clear it up! Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I)

  • How to say "not yet" and "still" in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 47

    How to say "not yet" and "still" in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 47

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    [Course 2 Lesson 6] This is a pre-lesson of what is coming up with the word まだ. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ PATREON:

  • Japanese family and referring to people - Japanese From Zero! Video 48

    Japanese family and referring to people - Japanese From Zero! Video 48

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    [Course 2 Lesson 7] Family members in most languages require a lot of memorization. It's certainly not my favorite topic, but it is important. So... let's get through them! Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I)

  • Stop being authoritative about something when you have no clue! - Random George

    Stop being authoritative about something when you have no clue! - Random George

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    It seems people love to show what they know. They become the authority on this particular topic suddenly despite limited actual understanding. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George

  • Suggestive Invites - Japanese From Zero! Video 45

    Suggestive Invites - Japanese From Zero! Video 45

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    [Course 2 Lesson 5] ** REUPLOAD ** Using the negative conjugation of Japanese verbs plus the question marker we can make a "suggestive invite" out of any Japanese verb. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book

  • Should I learn to write the Kanji?? Why not?? - Random George

    Should I learn to write the Kanji?? Why not?? - Random George

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    I often speak a lot during the live streams. Sometimes interesting things happen and this I felt was a good section to release as a "random George". Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by G

  • Living in Japan and the Great Wall in China - Random George

    Living in Japan and the Great Wall in China - Random George

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    During live streams I talk a lot. Sometimes these things are MAYBE worth putting out on a day where other videos aren't scheduled. Don't look for inspiration or Japanese learning... it's just random George. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japan

  • Stop Speaking other Languages!! - Random George

    Stop Speaking other Languages!! - Random George

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    Sometimes I talk 1 on 1 with people in the live stream. This particular video shows me exploding on a member of YesJapan.com "Norsk". Norsk speaks and is studying MANY languages at once. He was using other languages CONSTANTLY after being asked not to so

  • Counting Living Things - Japanese From Zero! Video 39

    Counting Living Things - Japanese From Zero! Video 39

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    [Course 2 Lesson 4] We learned in a prior lesson how to count a variety of object types. Now let's look at how to count people and animals in Japanese. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written b

  • The very useful MOU - Japanese From Zero! Video 46

    The very useful MOU - Japanese From Zero! Video 46

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    [Course 2 Lesson 6] The Japanese word MOU has 3 distinct usages depending on which words you combine it with. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★

  • Japanese RU verbs are a bad naming convention - Japanese From Zero! Video 35

    Japanese RU verbs are a bad naming convention - Japanese From Zero! Video 35

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    [Course 2 Lesson 2] Skip to 13:49 to bypass the introduction. In this video I address criticism that I received on a video against the concept of RU verbs. I added a self introduction to help let people know who I am. My goal is to show that I am not a ca

  • Japanese Location Words PT 2 - Japanese From Zero! Video 37

    Japanese Location Words PT 2 - Japanese From Zero! Video 37

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    [Course 2 Lesson 2 Part 2] We continue working with Japanese location words. Follow us (me?) on Twitter to get advanced warning of a live stream start http://www.twitter.com/yesjapan. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://

  • Japanese Particle Shuffle - Japanese From Zero! Video 44

    Japanese Particle Shuffle - Japanese From Zero! Video 44

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    [Course 2 Lesson 5] Japanese particles are really important to knowing the meaning of a sentence. In this video we show just how much the sentence can change just be changing the particles using the same four Japanese words. Learn Japanese Online: http://

  • Japanese Particles Review - Japanese From Zero! Video 43

    Japanese Particles Review - Japanese From Zero! Video 43

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    [Course 2 Lesson 5] We have learned quite a lot of the main Japanese particles. Let's take some time to review what we already know. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley a

  • Verbs that use WO - Japanese From Zero! Video 42

    Verbs that use WO - Japanese From Zero! Video 42

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    [Course 2 Lesson 5] The Japanese object marker was introduced in course 1 lesson 10. Now we will learn other verbs that can require the object marker to mark the object they are affecting. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (ht

  • Multiple ways to say the same thing - Japanese From Zero! Video 41

    Multiple ways to say the same thing - Japanese From Zero! Video 41

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    [Course 2 Lesson 4] As you learn more Japanese you will learn that there are multiple ways to say similar things without any impact on the overall meaning. This lesson reviews some of the ways we already know how to do this. Learn Japanese Online: http://

  • Connecting sentences with SOSHITE - Japanese From Zero! Video 40

    Connecting sentences with SOSHITE - Japanese From Zero! Video 40

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    [Course 2 Lesson 4] We already know how to say AND when saying a list of words. Now let's see how to say "AND" to start a related sentence. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Tro

  • Singling out items with どの group - Japanese From Zero! Video 38

    Singling out items with どの group - Japanese From Zero! Video 38

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    [Course 2 Lesson 3] You can't say "THIS CAR" or "THAT DOG" using これ or それ. Instead we must use this new こそあど word group. In this video we introduce our resident Japanese helper Shiori. I will push the Shiori help button whenever a Japanese opinion will he

  • 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

  • Ask-a-Teacher #86 - How do I make my name in Japanese?

    Ask-a-Teacher #86 - How do I make my name in Japanese?

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    Q1. What exactly does ある mean when it's used before a noun? Q2. Why is it that in casual conversations that people add and extra て to the て form of verbs? Q3. How do I make my name in Japanese? Q4. Do you have any methods for learning everyday conversatio

  • Japanese Location Words PT 1 - Japanese From Zero! Video 36

    Japanese Location Words PT 1 - Japanese From Zero! Video 36

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    [Course 2 Lesson 2] This is a straight forward concept. We will continue to use the Japanese existence verbs いる and ある in this lesson. Many people ask about the schedule for live streams. I don't have a schedule that I follow. Maybe eventually I will. Ple

  • Ask a Teacher #85 - When did you decide you absolutely needed to learn Japanese?

    Ask a Teacher #85 - When did you decide you absolutely needed to learn Japanese?

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    (When do we go live?) TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com.yesjapan This is from the series of videos shot in 2012 that I neglected to edit and upload. More to come! In this series YOU set the topic of what we talk about. Q1. Which ZU (ず or づ) is the right hir

  • The AND and the WITH particle - Japanese From Zero! Video 34

    The AND and the WITH particle - Japanese From Zero! Video 34

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    [Course 2 Lesson 1] BEFORE you comment, ask yourself a question. Is this video the 34th video I have watched in this series? If not... go back and watch those videos first. Because I will make fun of anyone who asks a question that I have already covered.

  • Using に with existence verbs - Japanese From Zero! Video 33

    Using に with existence verbs - Japanese From Zero! Video 33

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    [Course 2 Lesson 1] We are continuing our usage patterns for the Japanese existence verbs いる and ある. In this video we use the location marker に. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by Georg

  • Existence and IRU ERU verbs - Japanese From Zero! Video 32

    Existence and IRU ERU verbs - Japanese From Zero! Video 32

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    [Course 2 Lesson 1] The "to be" or "have" verbs for Japanese are taught in this video. Also the very important IRU/ERU verb conjugation formula is covered. REMEMBER this is a series and you should watch the prior videos before watching this one. Also try

  • From and Until Particles - Japanese From Zero! Video 31

    From and Until Particles - Japanese From Zero! Video 31

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    [Course 1 Lesson 13] NOTE: The example started with このでんしゃ... is actually not supposed to be in this video. We don't learn the どの word group until Course 2 Lesson 3. Sorry for the confusion! Now that we know how to say time, we can add more power by using