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  • 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

  • Coming to like or hate something in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 78

    Coming to like or hate something in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 78

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    [Course 3 Lesson 9] Honestly... the first part of this video makes me want to give my own self a down vote. :-) In this video we learn how to say "coming to like" or "coming to dislike" things in Japanese. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japane

  • Starting and ending something in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 77

    Starting and ending something in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 77

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    [Course 3 Lesson 8] In this lesson we focus on starting and ending things in Japanese. It leads to a discussion about ACTIVE, PASSIVE, INTRANSITIVE verbs. ]Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series writt

  • 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

  • CONTENT WARNING: Book recommendations, Japanese learning tips, and why I love Korea - Random George

    CONTENT WARNING: Book recommendations, Japanese learning tips, and why I love Korea - Random George

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    During live streams where I mean "real videos" people ask me questions. Sometimes those questions lead to interesting discussion... and often they lead to really boring banter. If you are SUPER bored... this is the video for you! Learn Japanese Online: ht

  • Nintendo Switch announcement interpreter mistake - Random George

    Nintendo Switch announcement interpreter mistake - Random George

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    During the live stream I randomly talk to the viewers. This is one of those times. If you are bored... watch. Just ignore what I am talking about though it is really random and not really worth your time. ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ PATREON: http://www.patre

  • The counter for all other counters in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! 76

    The counter for all other counters in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! 76

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    [Course 3 Lesson 7] This Japanese counter can be used in combination with all other Japanese counters. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★★★★★★★★

  • Learn Japanese with a tongue twister - Japanese From Zero! 75

    Learn Japanese with a tongue twister - Japanese From Zero! 75

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    [Course 3 Lesson 7] Sometimes a tongue twister can teaching you more Japanese than an entire lesson. Or in this case we have an entire lesson designed around a tongue twister. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/

  • Raising and Showing Animals in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 74

    Raising and Showing Animals in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 74

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    [Course 3 Lesson 7] We aren't talking only about showing animals in this lesson, but the title was nice this way. In Japanese you don't say "I have a cat" instead you say "I am raising a cat." Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero!

  • 50,000 Subscriber CELEBRATION VIDEO and Q&A

    50,000 Subscriber CELEBRATION VIDEO and Q&A

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    WOOT! 50,000 subscribers!!! I did a live stream and it turned into a Q&A. Don't watch this unless you are bored! Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★

  • The Same and Different - Japanese From Zero! Video 72

    The Same and Different - Japanese From Zero! Video 72

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    [Course 3 Lesson 6] In this video we cover some new things not covered in the book. And... yes... the end of this video is full of cringe... we have to forgive a younger George's musical ambitions. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From

  • Connecting Multiple Adjectives - Japanese From Zero! Video 73

    Connecting Multiple Adjectives - Japanese From Zero! Video 73

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    [Course 3 Lesson 6] In this video we learn how to connect multiple い and な adjectives. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ PA

  • Japanese School - Japanese From Zero! Video 71

    Japanese School - Japanese From Zero! Video 71

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    [Course 3 Lesson 6] Japanese school structure is a bit different from the United States and even other Western countries. We will talk about some of those differences and learn the associated words in this video. The video I discussed near the end of this

  • Ongoing Present Tense Form - Japanese From Zero! Video 69

    Ongoing Present Tense Form - Japanese From Zero! Video 69

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    [Course 3 Lesson 5] We talk about the ています form (ongoing present tense form). Also we have a SPECIAL "Miki's Opinion" in this video. Shiori is missing in action but Miki answers George's question. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Z

  • Why You Should Learn Kanji - Kanji From Zero! #001

    Why You Should Learn Kanji - Kanji From Zero! #001

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    Kanji From Zero! book 1 is now available on Amazon.com. (http://amzn.to/2iMwpY9) This video series will go through each lesson and talk about some of the things the book itself doesn't cover and a bit that it does. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.c

  • Japanese Action Order - Japanese in 5! #39

    Japanese Action Order - Japanese in 5! #39

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    Doing something before or after some other action can be accomplished using these three Japanese structures. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★★

  • 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/

  • Comparing Things in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 70

    Comparing Things in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 70

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    [Course 3 Lesson 5] Saying something is bigger or smaller etc in Japanese is easy once you get used to it! Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★★★★

  • Expressing Opinion in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 66

    Expressing Opinion in Japanese - Japanese From Zero! Video 66

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    [Course 3 Lesson 4] In this video we talk about THINKING in Japanese among other important concepts about quoting things you heard or that someone has said. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series writ

  • 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

  • The most important award I have ever received

    The most important award I have ever received

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    In high school I won some language contests and even was the best programmer for the entire computer programming contest in 12th grade. BUT this is the most important award I have ever received. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zer

  • The case against MNEMONICS when learning Japanese

    The case against MNEMONICS when learning Japanese

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    During a break between making videos for Japanese From Zero! the topic of mnemonics came up and this is the result of that discussion. What do you think? Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written

  • Is it harder to learn Japanese or Chinese?

    Is it harder to learn Japanese or Chinese?

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    Someone asked this question during the live stream break in between videos. Which do you think is harder? Chinese or Japanese? Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yuk

  • The road to fluency city when learning a language

    The road to fluency city when learning a language

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    Some learner's take the long way to fluency. How can you avoid the traps of making learning Japanese take longer than neccessary. This random thought occurred to me during the live stream during the break. The camera was on though so here is what happened

  • Japanese Plurals - Japanese From Zero! Video 68

    Japanese Plurals - Japanese From Zero! Video 68

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    [Course 3 Lesson 4] Get past my non essential discussion around 2:03 or so! We are going to learn something that I said doesn't exist in Japanese. I might be a huge liar when I said plurals don't exist... or am I? Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.co

  • How and What - Japanese From Zero! Video 67

    How and What - Japanese From Zero! Video 67

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    [Course 3 Lesson 4] どう is a great question word that all by itself is a handy phrase. Let's put this word to use in a variety of Japanese sentences. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by G

  • Nothing and Nobody - Japanese From Zero! Video 65

    Nothing and Nobody - Japanese From Zero! Video 65

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    [Course 3 Lesson 4] Today we are talking about NANI MO and DARE MO in Japanese. They are part of a bigger grammar concept that we will learn more about later on. ]Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book serie

  • 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

  • George is magnanimous

    George is magnanimous

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    Sometimes I talk randomly during the live stream. This is one of those time. Learn Japanese Online: http://YesJapan.com Japanese From Zero! (http://yesj.us/I) book series written by George Trombley and Yukari Takenaka ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ PATREON: htt

  • 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

  • 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