FREE Websites for Japanese Reading Practice (At Every Level)

free websites for Japanese reading practice

Want to get better at Japanese? Reading is one of the best ways to improve your language skills. It’s especially important to read a lot when you’re learning a language with a different writing system, like Japanese. Hiragana, katakana and kanji can be overwhelming at first. But with enough reading practice, reading these characters will … Read more

How to Say Happy in Japanese: 11 Ways

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If you go to Japan, hopefully you will experience a lot of happy times during your visit!  But how would you express this happiness in Japanese conversations? The two most common ways to say ‘happy’ in Japanese are ureshii (嬉しい / うれしい) and shiawase (幸せ / しあわせ). Generally, ureshii describes that temporary feeling of joy … Read more