Studying Japanese has an automatic end goal: speaking to a real human being. And it all starts with studying kana.
By Victoria Mason 8 min read
GaijinPot presents a guide to quoting what others have said — because you can't always be the definitive source.
GaijinPot offers advice for moving from the ない (not) to the ず (not doing) suffix — and helps you ti answer trick test questions in the process.
Looking to liven up your time spent studying Japanese? Step up your game with these, well, games.
At first the words for the internet can seem somewhat easy after all — a lot of them are English. However, once you try and get online, the words become increasingly difficult. GaijinPot investigates.
With the JLPT exams just around the corner, GaijinPot takes a look at some of the weird compounds using basic kanji that examiners can’t resist slipping into their tests.
If you’re learning, picking a mobile application that will let you study anytime, anywhere can accelerate your progress. Here are six of our favorites to keep in your pocket.
As convenient and vibrant as Japan’s major urban centers are, one expat explains why a change to a more rural area did him a world of good.
Lower living costs, diverse courses, career support and a majestic mountain vista on your doorstep — these are a few of our favorite things about studying in Nagano.
Gaijinpot presents a guide to the first ten sentences for beginner language learners that will make the scaffolding to all your later studies.
These 10 Japanese words and phrases can help you bargain for some good deals or talk about the finer things in life.
Since April is the month of fibs and mistruths, Gaijinpot presents some vocabulary to discuss them.