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Waku Waku Japanese – Lesson 27: Japan Society Special

May 7, 2012 - May 7, 2012
Waku Waku Japanese – Lesson 27: Japan Society Special

Waku Waku Japanese – Lesson 27: Japan Society Special

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Waku Waku Season 2 Premiere!

http://www.japansociety.org/
http://www.japansociety.org/language_center

In this first lesson of season 2 of Waku Waku Japanese, Erin introduces you to the Japan Society building and gives you some useful words as you walk around!

counter for floors in a building – kai (ex. 1-kai, 2-kai, 3-kai…)
かい (1かい 2かい 3かい。。。)

nervous/nervousness – doki doki suru
ドキドキする

do your best – ganbarimasu
がんばります

cheer on/support – ouenshite
おうえんして

please take a look – mitekudasai
みてください

movie – eiga
えいが

dance performance – odori
おどり

theatre performance – geki
げき

song – uta
うた

lecture – kouen
こうえん

garden – niwa
にわ

pond – ike
いけ

stairs – kaidan
かいだん

gallery – bijutsukan / garou
びじゅつかん / がろう

it’s very interesting – kyoumi shinshin
きょうみしんしん

employees – shain
しゃいん

your boss – joushi
じょうし

desk – tsukue
つくえ

roof level – okujou
おくじょう

scenery – fuukei
ふうけい

river – kawa
かわ

twinkling like stars – hoshi mitai ni kirakira shiteiru
ほしみたいにきらきらしている

So next time you’re in NYC, please stop by our building and try out some of these words!

Also, please don’t forget to vote for Japan Society at the Partners in Preservation website:
http://pipvoting.nationaltrust.org/detail/21

Please stay tuned and subscribe for future episodes!

Jikai mo tanoshimi ni, mata ne!

  • May 07, 2012 at 12:00 am