Hougang Japanese Language School

Blk 204 Hougang Street 21 #04-113/119, Singapore 530204

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@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-11-06

I love this :-) https://t.co/H9zsOGWAaL ------------ HINTS for the listening comprehension: boku wa inu ja nai. = I am not a dog. haa? = Excuse me? ('haa' sounds rude.) nan-sai da tte, kiite n no. = I am asking how old you are. inu no nenrei da to, nan-sai nan da yo naa. = In dog's years, how old are you? nan de temee ni oshie nakya nan nee n da. = Why do I have to tell you? baka tare ga, = You are stupid. koraa = I am angry at you. esa, iru ka? = Do you need food (feed)? nan no esa? = What food? jaakii = jerky uso = lie, not true wakatta. = I understood. jaakii yaru yo. = I will give you jerky, you know? nana-sai = I am seven years old. igai to toshi kutte n da na. = I didn't know that you are so so old. / Unexpectedly, you are old. jaakii, nakatta. = I didn’t have jerky. nana-sai no wan-chan = 7 years' dog, iya, omae ja nee tte. = Not you. ware oko nari. = I am very angry. dou sureba yurushite kureru? = How do you forgive me? jibun de kangae ro. = Think (Figure it out) by yourself. jaakii, katte kuru tte itta ra? = If I say, 'I go to buy jerky', (and what will you do?)

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-11-04

Minna-san Konnichiwa! We have a booth at toa payoh safra 2nd floor today and tomorrow 10am - 8pm. Register with us at safra and you will get a mystery gift! *We are opening classes for children too! Bring your children along! ( ^-^)ノ∠※ there are goodies bags and free popcorn! Www.hougangjapanese.com

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-06-19

'Wakuwaku Japan' offers you the FREE PREVIEW from June 23 to June 27, so don’t miss it! Singtel TV : Ch.268/520/616 StarHub TV : Ch.813 http://sgp.wakuwakujapan.tv/en/special/free-preview2017/

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-05-18

How to get to the matsuri on 27th! And what to expect there? :D

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-05-10

Good day everyone! Coupons are out! Grab them over our counter now! You may share with a friend to get $20 of coupons so you can take free group photos at the Photo Booth!

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-04-21

Mark your calendars! 27th May Saturday, start of June holidays! Invitation has been sent to both our current students and alumni. Let us have a fun-filled festival together with our family and friends! See you guys there! P.s. R.S.V.P. now! :)

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-03-28

If you are looking for the place where you can improve your conversational skill, try the conversation session conducted by "The Japanese Association of Singapore". For more details, please visit their website and contact them. http://www.jas.org.sg/aboutus/japanese/japanese_ja.html

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-03-20

This is the great site for self-srudy. https://minato-jf.jp

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-03-08

Making "Onigiri" is a piece of cake now with the silicon "Onigiri" maker that is available at DAISO. One great point of this product is that you can make "Onigiri" with just-cooked rice that is too hot to hold in your palms. :-)

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2017-01-24

There is a lot of information about Japan on NHK WORLD TV. Download App now!

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-12-22

I got "Ganso Kibi-Dango' which is the speciality of Okayama-ken where is famous for ''Momo-Tarou'. -------------------- Note: -ganso (元祖) = the originator (of) -kibi = 1. 吉備 = an ancient name of Oakayama-ken 2. 黍 = millet (type of grass that is cultivated for its grain which is mostlyused as fodder, grain harvested from millet grass) -dango (団子) = dumpling (a kind of dumpling, usually made of rice or wheat flour) -Okayama-ken (岡山県) = Okayama prefecture in Japan -momo (桃) = peach -tarou (太郎) = (one of representative Japaneae boys' names) -Momo-tarou = (one of famous forlk stories) -------------------- Read 'Momo-tarou' and you know why 'Kibi-Dango' is famous. :-). N.H.

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-10-28

Come and join 'SJ50 MATSURI' tomorrow and the day after tomorrow! http://sj50matsuri.com/index.html

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-09-16

Did you enjoy "お月見(o-tsukimi)" yesterday? I enjoyed eating "萩の月(hagi no tsuki)". おいしかったです。

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-09-03

I must see the movie "君の名は (What is your name?)". Hope it comes to Singapore asap :-). http://www.kiminona.com

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-08-30

"WATTENTION" is available at "issue" now. https://issuu.com/wattention

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-07-27

You can use your SkillsFuture Credit on Elementary 1 Course at Hougang Japanese Language School now. For more details visit: http://www.skillsfuture.sg You can search our school at: http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit -PS- At this moment, you can use your credit ONLY on ELEMENTARY 1 COURSE. For more details, please call us at 62827590 during registration hours. Thank you.

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-07-25

You can download a new version of verb conjugation table chart now. (conjugation: set of various inflectional forms of a verb) http://japaneselanguage.client.jp/verb_conjugation2.pdf You need five sheets of A4 size paper to make the table chart. You need to memorize the green color highlighted conjugations and the usages of them at least to master the basic Japanese language. -PS- If you finish studying until Advance 1 class at our school, you can know all the verb conjugations on the table chart.

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-07-22

"Pokemon GO" can be downloaded in Japan today at last. Hope it comes to Singapore asap :-) http://www.pokemongo.com

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-07-14

'うまから' is derived from 'うまい (delicious, tasty)' and 'からい (spicy, hot)'. Or it may be derived from 'うまい' and 'からあげ (deep-fried chicken)'. Or it may be derived from 'うまみ (a good taste, a flavor)' and 'からい'. Or it may be derived from 'うまみ' and 'からあげ'. 'うまい' is another way of saying 'おいしい (delicious, tasty)', and it has another meaning that is 'be good at ..., be skillful at ....' You can get 'うまから' chicken at KFC now. https://www.kfc.com.sg/whats-new/umakara-chicken/

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-07-12

'Ikeikemaru' at Liang Court offers fresh sushi at very affordable prices! https://ja-jp.facebook.com/ikeikemaru.sg/ -PS- 'ike ike' is derived from '活ける (ikeru)' that means 'make it alive'. And also 'ike ike' can mean 'Go! Go!' 'ike (make it alive)' is punned on 'ike (Go!)'. 'maru' is formerly a popular suffix for a samurai boy's childhood name and is often used for the name of the fisherman's ship even now.

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-06-03

花束を君に贈ろう (hanataba o kimi ni okurou) (I shall present you a bouquet of flowers.) --------- hana taba = a bouquet of flowers, a bunch of flowers o = kimi = you ni = okurou = I shall present, / Let's present * This is the volitional-form of 'okurimasu (present / send) * The volitional-form can be used to mean 'Let's do ... / I shall do ....' ------------------------------ 愛おしい人 愛おしい人 (itooshii hito itooshii hito) (my dear [beloved] person, my dear person) ---------- itooshii = dear, beloved hito = person ------------------------------ どんな言葉並べても (donna kotoba narabetemo) (No matter what kind of word I arrange, / No matter what I say,) ---------- donna = what kind of .... kotoba = language, word narabetemo = even if I arrange * This is the te-form of 'natabemasu (arrange, line....up). * ' + mo' is used to mean 'even if ....' and 'donna .... + ' is used to mean 'no matter what kind of ....' ------------------------------ 真実にはならないから (shinjitsu ni wa naranai kara) (because it doesn't become the truth,) --------- shinjitsu = truth ni = wa = naranai = don’t become * This is the nai-form (or the plain-style-nonpast-negative) of 'narimasu (become)'. kara = because ...... ------------------------------ donna kotoba narabetemo shinjitsu ni wa naranai kara, (No matter what I say, it doesn’t become the truth, so .....) ------------------------------ 今日は贈ろう (kyou wa okurou) (Today, I shall present) ---------- kyou = today wa = okurou = I shall present. / Let's present * This is the volitional-form of 'okurimasu (present / send) * The volitional-form can be used to mean 'Let's do ... / I shall do ....' ------------------------------ 涙色の花束を君に (namida iro no hanataba o kimi ni) ((I shall present) you with a bouquet of flowers which has the color of tears.) ----------- namida iro = the color of tears no = hana taba = a bouquet of flowers, a bunch of flowers o = kimi = you ni = ------------------------------ 'hana taba o kimi ni' by utada hikaru ------------------------------ https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0VyKWWb46oQ

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-04-20

香ばしいスライスナッツをしきつめ、かわいい木の葉型に焼き上げたクッキーにチョコレートをサンド。 (koubashii suraisu nattsu o shikitsume, kawaii ki no ha gata ni yaki ageta kukkii ni chokoreito o samdo.) ------------------------------ 香ばしい (koubashii) = sweet-smelling, aromatic スライスナッツ (suraiau nattsu) = sliced nuts を (o) = しきつめ (shikitsume) = lay [spread] .... all over and, * This is the masu-form without 'masu' of 'しきつめます G2 (lay [spread] ...all over). * In this sentence, this is used to join sentences. かわいい (kawaii) = cute 木の葉 (ki no ha OR ko no ha) = tree leaves 型 (kata) = a mould, a mold, a model, a shape に (ni) = 焼き上げた = finished baking * This is the ta-form of '焼き上げます G2 (finish baking)'. * '焼きます G1' means 'bake, grill, burn, roast, etc.' * [masu-form] + あげます means 'finish doing'. * In the modifying sentence, we use the plain-style. クッキー (kukkii) = cookie に (ni) = チョコレート (chokoreito) = chocolate を (o) = サンド (sando) = sandwich, put .... between ---------------------------- We spread aromatic nuts all over it and sandwiched chocolate between cookies that we baked into the shape of a leaf. ------------------------------ パリッとした生地の薄さも、チョコレートのほどよい甘さと分量も、おいしさを引き出すために絶妙なバランスに仕上げています。 (pari tto shita kiji no ususa mo, chokoreito no hodo yoi amasa to bunryou mo, oishisa o hikidasu tame ni zetsumyou na baransu ni shiagete imasu.) ------------------------------ パリッとした (pari tto shita) = crisp 生地の 薄さ (kiji no ususa) = thinness of dough も (mo) = also, too, as well チョコレートの (chokoreito no) = chocolate's ほどよい (hodo yoi) = moderate, right, reasonable 甘さ (amasa) = sweetness と (to) = and 分量 (bunryou) = quantity, amount も (mo) = also, too, as well おいしさ (oishisa) = deliciouness を (o) = 引き出す (hiki dasu) = draw out of, draw from * This is the dictionary-form of '引き出します G1' ために (tame ni) = in order to do..... 絶妙な (zetsumyou na) = exquisite, marvelous バランス (baransu) = balance に (ni) = 仕上げて います (shiagete imasu) = finish...off, complete * This is 'the te-form of 仕上げます' + 'います' and shows 'the current state and situation'. ------------------------------ We made 'both the thinness of the dough that is crispy' and 'the moderate sweetness and amount of chocolate' into the exquisite balance in order to draw the deliciousness (of the cookie). ------------------------------ ナッツの香ばしさと食感が、際立つ贅沢な4種類の味わいは、おもてなしや贈りものにぴったりです。 (nattsu no koubashisa to shokkan ga, kiwadatsu zeitaku na yon shurui no ajiwai wa omotenashi ya okurimono ni pittari desu.) ------------------------------ ナッツの (nattsu no) = nat's 香ばしさ (koubashi sa) = aroma と (to) = and 食感 (shokkan) = food testure が (ga) = 際立つ (kiwadatsu) = stand out * This is the dictionary-form of '際立ちます G1'. * In the modifying sentence, we use the plain-style. 贅沢な (zeitaku na) = luxurious, extravagant 4種類の (yon shurui no) = four kinds of .... 味わい (ajiwai) = taste, flavor は (wa) = おもてなし (omotenashi) = hospitality, treatment や = and so on, etc, 贈りもの (okuri mono) = gift, present に (ni) = ぴったりです (pittari desu) = be perfect, match perfectly ------------------------------ Four kinds of luxurious flavor that 'nat's aroma and texture stand out' are perfect for hospitality, a gift, etc. ------------------------------ F...さん、有り難うございます。 美味しくいただきました。 {HJLS}

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-04-01

One of our students gave us Ramen from Hokkaido :-) It tastes great! Gochisou sama deshita (^_^). ------------------------------ Translation on the package: 昭和初期から続く伝統の味わい。 (shouwa shoki kara tsuzuku dentou no ajiwai.) ------------------------------ 昭和 = the Showa era [period] (shouwa) 初期 = the beginning (shoki) から = from (kara) 続く = continue, last (tsuzuku) * This is the dictionary-form (or the plain-style-nonpast-affirmative) of '続きます'. Here it is used to modify a noun '伝統の味わい'. 伝統の = traditional (dentou no) 味わい。= taste, flavor (ajiwai) ------------------------------ 原点を守り続ける「釧路ラーメン」 (genten o mamori tsuzukeru 'kushiro raamen') <'kushiro ramen which continues to protect the starting point [the origin]> ------------------------------ 原点 = the starting point, the origin, the basics (genten) を = (o) 守り続ける = continue to protect (mamori tsuzukeru) * This is the dictionary-form (or the plain-style-nonpast-affirmative) of '守り続けます'. Here it is used to modify a noun '釧路ラーメン'. 「釧路ラーメン」= kushiro ramen (kushiro ramen) * 'kushiro' is the name of place in Hokkaido. * 続きます (tsuzukimasu) is an intransitve-vebe and 続けます (tsuzukemasu) is a transitive-verb. ------------------------------ 正統派、こだわりの逸品です。 (seitouha, kodawari no ip-pin desu.) ((This) is the orthodox and excellent article [ramen] that we are particular about everything such ingredients and seasoning.) ------------------------------ 正統派、= orthodox, legitimate (seitou-ha) こだわりの (A) = (A) that I am particular about .... (kodawari no) 逸品 = rarity, a rare thing; an excellent article; a gem; a masterpiece (ip-pin) です。= is, are, am desu ------------------------------ 【醤油】= soy sauce (shouyu) 生 = raw (noodle) (nama) 4人前 = four portions, four helpings (yo-nin mae) スープ付 = (This product) comes with soup. (suupu tsuki) 河むら kawamura ------------------------------ {HJLS}

@Hougang Japanese Language School 2016-03-18

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We offer the reasonable Japanese langauge course (S$210 for 40 hours). You can learn Japanese comprehensively.

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