Beginner’s Japanese: Daily Phrases to Travel and Communicate

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“Beginner's Japanese: Daily Phrases to Travel and Communicate” will cover everything you need to know to travel to Japan and communicate with locals without worrying and mastering the whole language.


Embarking on a journey to Japan? Picture this: confidently engaging in conversations with locals, seamlessly navigating the streets, and immersing yourself in the rich culture. Welcome to the Beginner’s Japanese: Daily Phrases to Travel and Communicate course! Whether you’re a complete beginner or have just started your Japanese learning journey, this course is your key to unlocking the doors to Japan.

Course Overview

In the vast realm of language learning, “Beginner’s Japanese: Daily Phrases to Travel and Communicate” stands as a beacon of simplicity and effectiveness. Crafted especially for Japanese beginners, this course goes beyond just learning words and phrases – it’s about mastering the art of communication. Through comprehensive modules, you’ll delve into greetings, essential phrases, vocabulary, Kanji signs, cultural nuances, and more.

What You’ll Gain

At the heart of this journey lies empowerment. Imagine confidently engaging with locals, ordering food at a restaurant, asking for directions, and immersing yourself in everyday life. Our course equips you with:

  • Masterful Greetings: Unlock the power of pleasantries and make meaningful connections.
  • Ultimate Travel Phrases: Acquire 3 indispensable phrases for your Japan adventure.
  • Security in Phrases: Master essential language for security and confidence.
  • Traveler’s Vocabulary: Navigate transportation, restaurants, shopping, and more.
  • Kanji Unveiled: Grasp the meaning behind common Kanji signs.
  • Cultural Insights: Understand unspoken customs and rules.
  • Confident Self-Introductions: Project yourself with simple self-introduction skills.

Who This Course is For

This course beckons to anyone who’s ventured into the world of Japanese for the first time or seeks to enhance their existing skills. If you’re captivated by Japan’s charm and want to connect authentically, this course is tailor-made for you.

Meet Your Teacher: Mikiko Miki

A mentor is a guide who opens doors. Meet Mikiko Miki, the brilliant mind behind this course. Born and raised in Japan, Mikiko’s journey took her to Canada, where she immersed herself in English learning. Her diverse experiences, from interpreting to teaching, make her the perfect guide for your Japanese journey.

Section 1: Japanese Greetings

Mastering the art of greetings is akin to unlocking a treasure chest of connections. Dive into Section 1, where you’ll learn the nuances of Japanese greetings. From “Konnichiwa” to “Arigatou gozaimasu,” these simple words hold the power to bridge cultures.

Section 2: The Ultimate 3 Phrases

Imagine encapsulating the essence of travel in just 3 phrases. Section 2 unravels these ultimate phrases, ensuring you’re never lost in translation. Whether you’re asking for directions or ordering food, these phrases are your trusty companions.

Section 3: 9 More Absolutely Useful Phrases

Building on the foundation of essentials, Section 3 gifts you 9 more indispensable phrases. Elevate your interactions, from expressing gratitude to asking for help. The ability to navigate diverse situations is now at your fingertips.

Section 4: Vocabulary for Travelers

Step into Section 4, where words transform into windows. Navigate through travel-related vocabulary, unraveling the secrets of transportation, dining, and shopping. Enrich your travel experience with a lexicon that empowers you.

Section 5: Unveiling Kanji Signs

Kanji – the brushstrokes of culture and communication. In Section 5, demystify Kanji signs that dot the Japanese landscape. Decode their meanings and connect with the essence of each symbol.

Section 6: Embracing Culture and Customs

Every culture breathes through its customs. Section 6 unveils unspoken rules and traditions, empowering you to navigate social situations with grace. Connect on a deeper level with the people you encounter.

Section 7: Mastering Self-Introductions

A confident self-introduction is a gateway to forging connections. In Section 7, elevate your communication prowess with simple self-introduction skills. Be the storyteller of your journey in Japan.


As the final curtain falls on this course, you stand equipped with more than just words and phrases. You hold the key to meaningful connections, confident navigation, and a deeper appreciation for Japan’s culture. Your journey has just begun, and the world is your canvas.


Q1: Is this course suitable for absolute beginners?

Absolutely! This course is tailored for beginners who are new to Japanese or want to reinforce their foundational skills.

Q2: How long will it take to complete the course?

The course duration is flexible, designed to accommodate your pace. You can complete it in your own time.

Q3: What makes this course unique?

Unlike traditional language courses, we focus on practical phrases and cultural insights that enhance your travel experience.

Q4: Can I access the course materials after completion?

Yes, you’ll have lifetime access to the course materials, allowing you to revisit and reinforce your learning.

Q5: How can I interact with the teacher and fellow learners?

Engage in discussions and share your progress with the course community. Learning is an enriching journey, and connections amplify the experience.