送別会 (そうべつかい) / Farewell party

みなさん、 こんばんは。今日はある生徒(せいと) の送別会でした。(Good evening. Today, there was a farewell party for a student.) この生徒(せいと) はもう4年間ぐらいTLSで勉強しました。(This student studied with us for about 4 years.) 毎年、JLPTの成績は180点の160点以上です。(Every year, her JLPT result would be above 160 out of 180.) 彼女はこれから、外国で働くことにして、シンガポールを出ます。(This student has decided to work overseas and will leave Singapore.) 幸い(さいわい/N3) に、Zoomを通じて(via/N3 grammar)、レッスンを受けます。(Fortunately, she will attend lessons via Zoom.)Continue reading “送別会 (そうべつかい) / Farewell party”

Beginner Japanese class (Sat morning)

Hi all, Our new class is starting. Saturday slots are rare to come by. Starting Date: 17th April 2021 (Sat)Time: 10:00am-12:00pmFees: $220 for the 1st term of 10 lessons, subsequent terms $330 for 10 lessonsSlots: 6 Teacher: Jasper-sensei/Can-sensei For enquiries, please email us via the contact us form located here. /Can

How to remember Japanese words/grammar?

みなさん、 おはようございます。Today’s post is about how to remember Japanese words/grammar. Students always ask me, “Sensei, how to remember Japanese words/grammar huh?” Today, while studying, I came across a good approach and would like to share this with all learners out there. It is called “Levels of processing”, developed by Craik and Lockhart in 1972. TheContinue reading “How to remember Japanese words/grammar?”

Beginner Japanese class (Sun morning) – change of teacher

Hi all, For the upcoming Sunday morning class, as per requested by some students, I will be taking the class. This slot is a good time slot for those who cannot afford to attend the weekday night classes. Starting Date: 14th Feb 2021Time: 10:00am-12:00pmFees: $200 for the 1st term, subsequent terms $330Slots: 6 (2 left)Continue reading “Beginner Japanese class (Sun morning) – change of teacher”