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Marco Bottigelli/Moment/Getty Images   The Japanese language sentence structure is a little different than English. It is an SOV language, which means that the basic word order in a sentence is S (subject) – O (object) – V (verb). English, on the other hand, is an SVO language with the order of  S (subject) – V (verb) – O (object)          Watashi (Subject)   Ramen (Object)      Eat(Verb) Japanese: 私はラメんを食べます。Watashi wa ramen o tabemasu. I
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21 Awesome Japanese Learning Apps You Should Download Now

Do you want to learn Japanese but don't know where to start? There are many different ways to learn the language, and it can be tough to know which option is best for you. One of the best ways to learn is with an app. There are many different apps available, so how do you know which one of the many Japanese learning apps is right for you?  The best Japanese learning apps are fun, easy to use, and help you practice what you're learning in your Japanese lessons. Whether you're looking to impr
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5 Simple Rules For Japanese Pronunciation

5 Simple Rules For Japanese Pronunciation

Japanese pronunciation can be difficult for beginners, but these tips from Ann Arbor, MI teacher Elaina R. can help you understand some of the basic rules. My mother is Japanese, my father is American, and both of them are bilingual. As such, I grew up bilingual and became aware of accents at an early age. I could hear who had trouble with what, and as I started studying languages and diction, I began to understand why. Whether or not you speak Japanese, there are some quick adjustment
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