Established in 1915, we are one of the oldest Japanese language schools.
New classes are coming! (Online) ★ Starting from Nov. 5th!
Regular classes: 60 min. $60 per month (4 times) + registration $20
★Private tutoring : 60 min. $95 per month (4 times) + registration $20
Starting classes, we need three students!
| ★Weekday online class: beginner classes and private tutoring ❏Adults only|
Please contact: HollywoodJLS5@gmail.com
・We do lot of conversation and listening practice
・Class size is small: 3 to 5 people (learn faster)
・Inexpensive class-fee: *60 min. class of 3 to 5 students
*60 min. private tutoring, $95 per month
★School address: 3929 Middlebury St. Los Angeles, CA (near 101 w Vermont Ave.)
Image of Japan (illustration © 2022 Meppelstatt )
Do you know three big difference between Japanese and English?
１. Japanese use three different writings, Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji
1. Hiragana ひらがな Hints: how to memorize Hiragana?
2. Katakana カタカナ3. Kanji 漢字
Ⅱ. Japanese sentence structure is different from English
Japanese: S (subject) + O (object) + V (verb)
English: S (subject) + V (verb) + O (object)
Ⅲ. Japanese pronunciation
◆ consonants + 5 vowels (a, i, u, e, o)
◆ Intonation pattern
Compare to English accent which uses stress some syllables, Japanese pronunciation sounds flat. For instance,
Japanese Some English speakers
OHAYOO GOZAIMASU OHAYOO GOZAIMASU
Popular Japanese textbooks
Verbs 動詞 (dooshi) : Japanese verbs conjugate
Verb conjugation: Japanese verbs conjugate (there are rules)
Bellow, just show you a dictionary form
5W 1H： いつitsu, どこでdokode, だれがdarega, なにをnanio,
どこでたべますかDoko de tabemasuka (Where do you eat?)
★Useful expressions (there are many)
May I have ---?
Shall we ---?
Onomatopoeia (Japanese use a lot)
★How to call days of the week?
★How to call family members?：かぞくKazoku