How to Understand Japanese Verbs: Groups, Exceptions, Forms, Conjugations, and Verb Particles

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Particles Dictionary Form て形 た形 ない形
Group I Dictionary Form for Group I て形 for Group I た形 for Group I ない形 for Group I
Group II Dictionary Form for Group II て形 for Group II た形 for Group II ない形 for Group II
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Fukuoka Tower the Softbank Hawks & the Beach

Fukuoka Tower the Softbank Hawks & the Beach
Here is our Facebook pictures of the day.
This last Sunday a friend of my wife and I whose living in the same shared housing unit went to a game in Hakata, Fukuoka (Japan). We first went to the Yahoo! Dome and watched the Softbank Hawks take on a…

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FFLC: Fukuoka Learning College Review

Looking to go to FFLC to learn Japanese?
At this moment I’m going to FFLC and I would strongly suggest aganst it. If you’re going through Go Go Nihon I would also suggest not using them. This review will change as time goes on… either it will get worse or better. BUT, just know…

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FFLC – Minna no Nihongo Vocabulary and Kanji Through Stories Vocab Words Memrise Courses

So, I really like duplicating information into different formats. One of my favorite duplications is taking text from a book (especially lists, but sometimes chunks of information as long as it is broken up into fairly small groups and is very interesting information that deserves to be…

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Nanzoin Temple Fukuoka – Largest Bronze Statue of Reclining Buddha

Nanzoin Temple and Buddha Statue
Today my wife and I went to Nanzoin temple here in Fukuoka, we rode the train to Yoshizuka and then took a train that went past Yusa to a train stop that I couldn’t properly pronounce very well, all I knew was that it had the kanji for previous at the end…

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Japanese Trains – A Few Things You Might See

A Few Interesting Things You Might See Happen on a Japanese Train Ride
Over the last couple weeks, my wife and I have road the trains almost everyday, and for the most part most of the Japanese seem to follow the etiquette rules set by society, BUT every single day I see some Japanese breaking…

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Happoshu Beer – A Beer Advocate Tries Cheap Japanese Beer

Just arrived in Japan and decided I’d give the dreaded happoshu beer a try. I’ve had over 1,500 different types of beers (rough estimate) over the last 10 years, so when I heard of happoshu beer I decided I’d be best to stay away. BUT…. being in Japan and being an…

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Difference Between – To Give Birth, To Be Born & Birthplace in Japanese

An Odd Coincidence – A Japanese Lesson About Birth on Easter.
In light of the Easter holiday I find this lesson to be very interesting, because the day I finally decide to get these three words straightened in my mind it falls on Easter, and what’s more appropriate then words…

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