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晴雨と天気の単語 - Weather and climate

How to say in Japanese that the sun is shining? Is the sky calm or is it raining? If the rain is only a passing shower, a drizzle or a heavy rain... Or a hurricane is brewing. This vocabulary lesson is here to help you.

音楽の単語 - The music

Harmonica, accordion, xylophone, metallophone, glockenspiel, marimba, bagpipes, vibraphone… the lexicon of music is easy to memorize. A great vocabulary course, hope you will love it. Lots of katakana words and few new kanji. Enjoy it.

日常の服 - Daily clothes

Everyone wears clothes every day. To stay at home, to go to school, to work, to go shopping, to play sports, to hike, to run a marathon... It is therefore important to know how to name them. Thirty-two vocabulary words on everyday clothing. This course focuses exclusively on Western clothing. 👕👚👔👖🧦👙👗

施設の単語 – The institutions

22 vocabulary words on various places that can be found in a city: the town hall, the school, the hospital, the pharmacy, the park, the zoo, the pet shop...

スポーツ施設の単語 – The sports institutions

You are in Japan and you might want to watch a baseball game. Or you just want to participate in a football, tennis, or other match. You want to have a game of bowling with your family or with your friends. Visit the arena or the racetrack. Or maybe you just want to learn some vocabulary? In any case, this course is for you.

位置の単語 - Spatial landmarks

If you need to locate a person, an object, a place in space, you will need to know the lexicon of spatial landmarks. Right, left, top, bottom, above, below… Twenty vocabulary words in total.

家の部屋の単語 - The rooms of the house

To learn how to name the different rooms in the house, take this course. 25 vocabulary words from the entrance to the ceiling, through the living room, bedroom, bathroom... to the attic and on the roof. Very important words to know.

人体の単語 - The human body

40 vocabulary words on the different parts of the human body: the head, the face, the nose, the mouth, the tongue, the cheeks, the hair, the ears, the mustache, the beard, the arms, the hands, the legs, the feet, the neck, the nape of the neck, the stomach, the back... There is a lot to say and to learn. ✋👂👃🦵🦶👅

乗り物の単語 - Means of transportation

Automobiles, taxis, trucks, buses, bicycles, motorcycles, scooters, sports cars, ambulances, fire trucks... In cities and in the countryside, means of transport are everywhere and constitute a commonly used vocabulary.

基本食物の単語 - Basic food

Mainly cereals and dairy products: bread, rice, nuts, cashews, pistachios, almonds, oatmeal, pasta, egg, cheese, yogurt… A lot of words are from English but you will have some new kanji to learn. 🍞🥚🧀🍦🥣🍯🍚

世界の果物 - The fruits of the world

Eat five fruits and vegetables a day. Yes, you have probably already heard this phrase (too) many times. In this course, 33 vocabulary words on the fruits of the world: apple, pear, peach, blackberry, apricot, strawberry, raspberry, melon, pineapple, lemon, cherry, plum… Added to this is a whole lesson about the relationship that the Japanese have with fruits, and it is very different from that of Westerners. And at the end, some etymology on the lexicon of fruit trees. 🥥🍅🥝🍓🍒🍇🍈🍉🍊️🍋️🍌️🍍️🥭️🍎️

時間の単語 - Time marks

21 vocabulary words to situate yourself in time.

西洋料理,上編 - Western cuisine, P1

These days, many of the Western dishes you know well have made their way onto Japanese tables. Let’s see together how the Japanese have katakanized all these foreign words. 30 new words in katakana. No new kanji to learn. An easy course that will satisfy gourmets and cooking enthusiasts.

飲み物の単語 - The drinks

A simple but equally important vocabulary course. And very useful if you want to order fruit juice, milk chocolate or coffee. By the way, if you have learned your course on the fruits of the world well, this new vocabulary course will be a piece of cake, for sure.

園と農園の単語 - Gardens and plantations

If you have a green thumb and love to cultivate your garden, or just want to learn vocabulary, then this course is for you. A very important course where I will get you to think about the construction of words in Japanese by giving you some very useful tips.

昆虫や爬虫類 - Insects and reptiles

Most people like insects and reptiles, some don’t. Regardless, it is important to know how to write them, in kanji as in kana: ant, fly, bee, mosquito, butterfly, dragonfly, grasshopper, ladybug, frog, slug, lizard, chameleon... 25 vocabulary words in total. 🐜🐛🐌🐝🦋🐸🕷️🦂🐍🦎

ピクニック - The picnic

When the sun is shining, picnicking is a fun activity to do with the family… or alone, or with your pets, why not. 25 vocabulary words where we will talk about picnics, barbecue, towels, food, and other odds and ends.

映画の単語,上編 – The movie theater, P1

Japan has one of the oldest and largest film industries in the world. Whether you are an amateur or a cinephile, you may have already been interested in Japanese cinema. This vocabulary course will help you better appreciate Japanese works in their original version.

寝室中の単語 - Inside the bedroom

A bedroom is a room in the house where everyone spends a lot of time. You can find all kinds of everyday objects as well as furniture. And all these little things, you must know how to name them in Japanese. So, do not wait any longer and click. 📅🛏️🪑

飲食店など - Places to eat and others

A long list of vocabulary words. You will learn to designate and recognize everyday places such as restaurants, fish shops, bakeries, grocery stores, supermarkets, butcher shops and many more. Many synonyms await you.

他人の家族 – The family of others

Now that you have mastered honorific suffixes and prefixes, it is time to learn the very specific terms for talking about the family of others. This course also contains crucial information on how to speak to people on the street.

猫の品種の単語 – Cats breeds

Do you like cats? If someone asks you this question, chances are you will answer yes. They have a hairy face and large predatory eyes that glow in the dark, they hunt mice and small insects, they meow and sleep two thirds of the day when they are not grooming themselves. A good topic for a vocabulary lesson.

郵便局の単語 - The post office

The post office is an important place in a city along with all the vocabulary words that revolve around it. A lexicon that will be of great help if you need to send or receive a package by post. Or if you find a job in a Japanese post office.

世界の野菜, 上編 - The world’s vegetables, P1

After fruits, vegetables, and the list goes on. Here is the first part. Some new kanji that are rather difficult to remember. One more step to take.

お七夜の伝統 - The tradition of O-shichiya

In Japan, it is customary to wait seven days after the birth of a child to give him a name. Because the birth of a child is a happy event but also a very important one. The whole family is there: children, parents and grandparents at best.

世界の野菜, 中編 - The world’s vegetables, P2

We are continuing our journey in the world of vegetables. Here is the second part. More new kanji and some giddy pronunciations.

世界の野菜, 下編 - The world’s vegetables, END

The last stage of our journey in the world of vegetables. Here is the third part. It is much easier than the previous course.

船の単語 – The boats

Boats come in all sizes and types. Sailing and motor boats, trawlers and cruisers, mail boats and container ships, river boats, catamarans, and canoes. Some have wooden or metal hulls, a mast, and a rudder. Often, they have portholes and a captain with a crew. The vocabulary of boats is vast and this vocabulary will be very useful to you. ⛵🛥️🚣🚢

航海の単語 - Navigation

22 vocabulary words. A lexicon very easy to memorize and complementary to the previous vocabulary course. You will learn all the vocabulary necessary to be able to situate yourself in the open sea.

洗面所の単語 - The bathroom

The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in a house. Toothbrush, toothpaste, razor, bathtub, shower head, washcloth, mirror and much more. You have to know how to name it all. 🛁🚿🧼🪒

洗濯室の単語 - The laundry room

After the bathroom comes, of course, the laundry room, a room in the house with the washing machine, detergent, basket of dirty clothes, clothes pegs and many other very useful little things. Twenty-six vocabulary words. 🧺

園芸の単語 - Gardening

Flowers, cacti, a hammock and lots of greenery. Without forgetting the specialized stores. Gardening is a very pleasant activity with a very rich vocabulary. So, grab your tools, a sheet and a pen I mean. Thirty vocabulary words await you.

拭浄と清浄の単語 - Cleaning and cleanliness

Cleaning is great. Cleanliness is better. And if there is one thing, among many others, that is deeply rooted in Japanese culture, it is cleanliness. Because in Japan, everything must be clean. We must sweep up dead leaves, clear snow in winter, do not throw anything on the ground… 🧹🗑️

自転車の単語 - The bicycle

We do not say it often enough but Japan is one of the great cycling nations in the world. This course offers you a brief overview of this tool that many Japanese consider an integral part of daily life.

映画の単語, 下編 - The movie theater, P2

Second part and continuation of the cinema vocabulary course. Discover the lexicon of film genres. A good way to further broaden your horizons.

西洋料理,下編 - Western cuisine, P2

The continuation of the first part. 40 new words in katakana. No new kanji to learn. Enjoy.

花と他の植物の単語 - Flowers and other plants

Japanese culture attaches great importance to nature, which does not prevent the Japanese from giving flowers and other plants names with sometimes little used kanji. Luckily for you, I have selected the easiest names to remember. Thus, you will know how to name the most common flowers and plants on Earth.

鹿科の単語 - The cervids

A highly respected animal in Japan, a sacred figure in Shinto beliefs, the deer is considered the messenger of the gods. Mascots of Nara Park, it is also a well-known tourist attraction and is part of Japanese pop culture. Between preserving forests and the human connection with Nature, discover the deer.

アメリカ合衆国の州 - The States of the United States of America

A short vocabulary lesson on the states of the United States of America. Nothing complicated, this course is very easy. You will learn at least one new kanji : .