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Learn Japanese with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at JapanesePod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Do you want to immerse yourself in the Japanese language? If so, Nihongo SWiTCH is for you! Every Tuesday, the Japanese language tutor Iku Yamamoto talks entirely in her native language about everyday topics related to the language and culture. This podcast is created for intermediate and advanced learners to add more “Nihongo time” into their daily lives. Nihongo SWiTCH will improve your:- listening comprehension- vocabulary - grammar usage- intonation and pronunciation. You can watch all e ...
 
Tristan speaks about HIGH-INTEREST topics in SIMPLER English (for intermediate and pre-intermediate learners). The best way to learn is to listen to as much English as possible which is just ONE level above your level. This way you pick up maximum amounts of new language and pronunciation naturally. Tristan is from England, a native speaker and a qualified English teacher of 10 years. He's taught in five countries - UK, Italy, South Korea, Japan and Vietnam. He has post-graduate qualificatio ...
 
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🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available at https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep115-kibun 🌸 Topics [#114] Iku, a Japanese teacher, explains the difference in meaning between Kibun, Guai, Taichou, or Choushi with plenty of conversation examples. #kibun meaning in Japanese, #Guai meaning in Japanese, #Taicho meaning in Japanese, # choushi meani…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available at https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep114-sorede-sokode 🌸 Topics [#114] Let's clear the confusion between Sorede and Sokode with Iku, a Japanese teacher. #sorede vs sokode, #difference between sorede and sokode, #sorede meaning, #sokode meaning, #learning Japanese intermediate vocabulary 🌸 Support Iku…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available at https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep113-kusai 🌸 Topics [#113] Let's get advanced on using "kusai," which does not always mean "smells bad." #kusai meaning, #usokusai, #kechikusai, #furukusai, #obasan-kusai, #ojisan-kusai, #mendokusai, #mizu-kusai 🌸 Support Iku @ Monthly Subscription with benefits: h…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep112-zukizuki 🌸 Topics [#112] Iku, a Japanese teacher, talks about expressing pains with onomatopoeias. #japanese onomatopoeia, #zukizuki, #zukin zukin, #gangan, #doki doki, #kirikiri, #mukamuka, #bakubaku, #when you are sick in Japan #express pains in Japanese 🌸 Sup…
 
(Intermediate) Podcasts EVERY 1st day of the month. Link: https://simpleenglishlistening.buzzsprout.com/ 👉 Facebook page (all podcasts): https://www.facebook.com/simpleenglishlistening ▶️ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SimpleEnglishListening Here, I speak in SIMPLE English about HIGH-INTEREST topics. The best way to learn is to listen to as muc…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep111-hougen 🌸 Topics [#111] Iku, a Japanese teacher, introduces some fascinating dialects that even Japanese sometimes get confused about. #japanese dialect, #hougen, #oosaka jibun, #nageru vs. suteru, #shindemo iiyo, # naosu vs. katazukeru, #niigata dialect, #hyojun…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep110-sarigenaku 🌸 Topics [#110] Let's master Sarigenaku and Shiretto, which are one of the most challenging Japanese words to grab the nuance. #sarigenaku, #shiretto, #Japanese adverbs, #Japanese difficult words, #ask Japanese native speakers 🌸 Support Iku @ Monthly …
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep109-tokorode 🌸 Topics [#109] If you are "lost in translation" between "tokoro-de" and "chinami-ni," listen to this Japanese teacher's talk. #tokoro-de, #chinami-ni, #Jitsu-wa, #Jitsu-ha 🌸 Support Iku @ Monthly Subscription with benefits: https://www.patreon.com/IkuY…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep108-te-ageru 🌸 Topics [#108] Iku, a Japanese teacher, explains how and why the Japanese use "te-ageru" and how to avoid irritating people with it. #How to use te-ageru, #te-agaru conversation, #does te-ageru annoy Japanese? 🌸 Support Iku @ Monthly Subscription with …
 
(Pre-intermediate) Podcasts EVERY 1st day of the month. Link: https://simpleenglishlistening.buzzsprout.com/ 👉 Facebook page (all podcasts): https://www.facebook.com/simpleenglishlistening ▶️ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SimpleEnglishListening Here, I speak in SIMPLE English about HIGH-INTEREST topics. The best way to learn is to listen to as…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep107-manga 🌸 Topics [#107] Iku, a Japanese teacher, suggests manga as a perfect topic for small talk with Japanese. #small talk in Japanese, #manga talk in Japanese, #Japanese manga, #hikaru no go to learn Japanese, #ashigirl, #death note to learn Japanese, 🌸 Support…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep106-hiragana-or-what 🌸 Topics [#106] Iku, a Japanese teacher, answers a question about how the Japanese choose which character to use writing a word. #how to write Japanese, #hiragana VS Kanji, #katakana, #how to use katakana, #Japanese loan word 🌸 Support Iku @ Mon…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep105-ze-zo 🌸 Topics [#105] Iku, a Japanese teacher, talks about the pros and cons of ending Japanese sentences with the particles Ze and Zo. #Japanese sentence-ending particle, #Japanese particle Ze, #Japanese particle Zo, #masculine in Japanese, speak like a man in …
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep104-dansei 🌸 Topics [#104] Iku, a Japanese teacher, suggests 10 tips for men to sound masculine in Japanese casual conversation. 🌸 Support Iku @ Monthly Subscription with benefits: https://www.patreon.com/IkuYamamoto or One time donation without benefits: https://ww…
 
(Intermediate) Podcasts EVERY 1st day of the month. All podcasts: https://simpleenglishlistening.buzzsprout.com/ 👉 Facebook page (all podcasts): https://www.facebook.com/simpleenglishlistening ▶️ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SimpleEnglishListening Here, I speak in SIMPLE English about HIGH-INTEREST topics. The best way to learn is to listen t…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep103-iraira 🌸 Topics [#103] Iku, a Japanese teacher, talks about expressing anger with onomatopoeia like いらいら,むかむか, かんかん, etc. 🌸 Support Iku @ Monthly Subscription with benefits: https://www.patreon.com/IkuYamamoto or One time donation without benefits: https://www.b…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep102-ookime 🌸 Topics [#102] Iku, a Japanese teacher, talks about expressing subtle nuance with i-adjective + me/め such as in おおきめ, ちいさめ, ながめ, みじかめ, etc. 🌸 Support Iku @ Monthly Subscription with benefits: https://www.patreon.com/IkuYamamoto or One time donation witho…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep101-ano-sumimasen 🌸 Topics [#101] 00:07 New cover art. 00:34 Hay fever. 01:17 Question of this week. 03:16 Ano. 04:43 Anosa & Anone. 05:49 Sumimasen. 06:15 Anata no desuka. 07:10 Otosu VS. Ochiru 08:26 Ano sumimasen. 09:56 Speaking to your friend & acquaintance. 10:…
 
(Intermediate) Podcasts EVERY 1st day of the month. Transcript and all podcasts: https://simpleenglishlistening.buzzsprout.com/ 👉 Facebook page (all podcasts): https://www.facebook.com/simpleenglishlistening ▶️ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SimpleEnglishListening Here, I speak in SIMPLE English about HIGH-INTEREST topics. The best way to learn…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep100-shadowing-keigo 🌸Topics [#100] 00:23 The honorific level here. 01:41 How to do shadowing practice. 02:12 Meeting new people, etc. 06:46 Seeing old-time acquaintances, etc. 11:05 Conversation in shops, etc. 14:52 My small gift to my Patreon supporters. 🌸 YouTube …
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep99-ii 🌸Topics [#099] 00:15 Introduction 01:30 Ii=good 04:37 Ii= too much 06:03 Ii kagen ni shite 07:42 Ii ki ni naru na 09:21 My 100th episode 10:02 Please support Nihongo SWiTCH! 🌸 YouTube with Japanese subtitles @ https://youtu.be/Np4sztmvrjs 🌸 Support Iku @ Month…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep98-gomen 🌸Topics [#098] 00:10 Choose one case by case 01:37 Warui, Warii. 03:06 Gomen. 03:33 Gomen nasai. 05:30 Sumimasen. 06:56 Moushiwake arimasen. 08:47 Moushiwake nai. 09:29 Moushiwake gozaimasen. 10:14 Mizu ni nagasu. 11:15 Apologies without excuse. 12:23 Pleas…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep97-too-many-daijoubu 🌸 The “Ume & Momo” video I mentioned @https://youtu.be/e_3_g8DG4qo?t=28 🌸Topics [#097] 00:09 300 ways to use it? 01:32 Are you injured? 01:56 I’m alright. 02:40 How’s it going? 03:04 I’m fine. 03:55 Do you have a minute? 04:32 Can you do this? 0…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep96-hatsu 🌸Topics[#096] 00:17 Introduction: Hatsu-yume, Hatsu-warai 01:37 Hatsu-yuki 02:26 Hatsu-mimi 04:13 Hatsu-koi, Hatsu-kiss, Hatsu-date 05:36 Hatsu-taiken, Sho-taiken 07:42 Sho-nichi 08:34 Sho-kai 09:50 Sho-shin 11:18 Summary 12:15 Please support Nihongo SWiTCH…
 
(Upper-intermediate) Podcasts EVERY 1st day of the month. All podcasts: https://simpleenglishlistening.buzzsprout.com/ 👉 Facebook page (all podcasts): https://www.facebook.com/simpleenglishlistening ▶️ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SimpleEnglishListening Here, I speak in SIMPLE English about HIGH-INTEREST topics. The best way to learn is to li…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep95-eto 🌸Topics[#095] 00:10 Nani Doshi Umare Vs. Nan Nen Umare. 00:55 What Is Eto? 02:59 Introduction Of The Japanese Zodiac Story. 03:34 It All Started With A Kami-sama’s Whim. 04:49 The Story Of Diligent Cow. 05:35 And The Race Has Started. 06:50 The Mouse: Sneaky …
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep94-rainen 🌸Topics[#094] 00:00 Introduction: Any Plan For Next Year? 00:41 Saying: Oni Laughs When You Do This. 01:48 If You Have 100% Of Determination. 03:23 The Impression You Give When You Say “Yotei.” 05:04 When You Are Pretty Sure. 06:22 Disclaimer about the per…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep93-yaru 🌸Topics[#093] 00:09 Introduction: Is it rude? 01:17 Yaru: Suru: to do. 02:06 Yaru-ki. 02:40 Yaru: to give. 04:31 Yaru: to do well. 05:14 Yaru: to fail. 06:09 Yaru: profession. 06:53 Te-yaru: to do unwillingly. 08:28 Yaru: to kill, to be violent. 09:21 Summar…
 
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🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep92-japanese-used-overseas 🌸Topics[#092] 00:00 Introduction 01:23 Sukoshi 03:07 Mottainai 05:56 Senpai 07:44 Kaizen 09:08 Hentai 11:30 Summary 11:55 Transcripts & My Patreon 🌸 YouTube with Japanese subtitles @ https://youtu.be/7qe_5Ocy65k 🌸 Support Iku @ https://www.…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep91-sayuu 🌸Topics[#091] 00:08 Raise the bar to learn intermediate vocabulary. 01:54 Sayuu: Right & Left 02:55 Zengo: Before & After 05:53 Jouge: Up & Down 07:15 Kyoujaku: Strong & Weak 07:58 Umu: Yes or No 09:55 Tsukihi: Long Time 11:12 Summary 12:03 Transcripts & My…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep90-hanasu 🌸Topics[#090] 00:05 Introduction and why using onomatopoeias are useful. 01:14 "Pera-pera" is not always a compliment. 02:53 Sura-sura 03:38 Bera-bera 04:33 Mogo-mogo, Boso-boso, Gami-gami and Haki-haki 06:32 Pecha-kucha 07:27 Butsu-butsu, Porori and Pon-p…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep89-ageru 🌸Topics[#089] 00:08 Instead of going to the onsen, let’s do this. 02:01 Basics of Ageru.- Tako 02:55 Body parts + Ageru. 05:38 Non-physical things + Ageru. 07:48 Skills + Ageru. 08:47 Deep-Fry=Ageru. 09:25 Giving examples = Rei wo Ageru 10:23 Summary 10:52 …
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep88-temorau-tekureru 🌸Topics[#088] 00:10 Introduction: sentences with/without te-morau & te-kureru. 02:39 How to use them. 04:42 Meaning: a hidden message in them. 06:22 The difference between te-morau & te-kureru. 08:20 Example sentences with/without te-morau & te-k…
 
🌸 The full TRANSCRIPT is available @https://nihongoswitch.com/podcast-transcripts/ep87-hon 🌸Topics[#087] 00:08 Introduction 01:33 Honmono 02:46 Nisemono 03:17 Honki & Maji 04:32 Honne & Tatemae 06:19 Honba 07:05 Honsha & Hongyo 08:22 Honban 09:44 Honnou 11:17 Summary 🌸 YouTube with Japanese subtitles @ https://youtu.be/_0qS80jKhJA 🌸 Support Iku @ h…
 
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