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The key that opens the access door to a civilization and its knowledge, it is the proper understanding of its language. Contemporary descendants of the Japanese Empire – empire of the Sun- become the third economic power in the world, speak a language different from Chinese structural and are heirs of original cultures, where the samurai are an international symbol of honor, loyalty and courage.

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The key that opens the access door to a civilization and its knowledge, it is the proper understanding of its language. Contemporary descendants of the Japanese Empire – empire of the Sun- become the third economic power in the world, speak a language different from Chinese structural and are heirs of original cultures, where the samurai are an international symbol of honor, loyalty and courage.

Officially, the Japanese language has over 127 million native speakers (10th place among the most spoken languages) and comes with a civilization developed over the centuries, spectacular traditions, mysterious and full of pleasant surprises, astonishingly disclosed, once you get its opening key.

Simple language-beautiful contrasts!

Japan is a country of opposites that coexist together: skyscrapers beating world records, traditional literature of a high sensitivity, legends about samurai hardness, unique flowers and staring celebration (Hanami) or two different religions living in harmony (80% of Japanese are Shinto and Buddhist simultaneously without religious dilemmas).

These cultural contrasts might seem difficult to assimilate. There are dozens of dialects (due to geographical isolation), but, the Japanese standard language (Nihongo- language with Solar roots), is relatively simple and full of rules without many exceptions, which makes it easy to learn. The Japanese alphabet has up of 3 alphabets actually using Chinese characters (Kanji) and two syllabic scripts, called

Katakana and Hiragana.

In short, Japanese is a polysyllabic language with a sober and concise expression, the associations between consonants and vowels give it a melodic line. The verbs were in the past tense or non-past, not the person or number endings, no articles; nouns have the same shape and singular and plural predicate it is always at the end of the sentence. The case is indicated by various particles placed after the noun or pronoun.

Guiding through: simplicity of phonics, just a bit complicated spelling.

At our Learning Japanese language course, you will learn thousands of things about spelling, because the Japanese use four writing system combined: kanji, hiragana, katakana and Romaji. Kanji are ideograms of Chinese origin, used for writing nouns (less of neologisms), adjectives and verb root, and the names of people and

places. Hiragana is the phonetic characters used for grammar, word endings and particles described by kanji. Katakana characters are all phonetic, used in writing names, scientific names of plants and animals, the vocalizations and words that the author wants to highlight. Romaji are characters in the Latin alphabet used for passports, company names, and acronyms, products for export, business cards or advertising.

Know all three levels of the Japanese politeness language

The Japanese language uniqueness lies in the grammatical ability to express varying degrees of politeness, where infantile language, namely the expression simplified in the first years of life is the one. With the start of school, children learn to use the second level of civility toward colleagues and adults outside the family.

The third level, called Keigo (respect) is studied since high school, but not used until after the employment. Compared to secondary level, it is more complex and uses special words only for this purpose, Honorary classified.

Know the male and female Japanese language secrets

We bet you did not know by now that Japanese women and men do not speak the same language! In the Rising Sun Country, there is a female language, with more pronounced inflections, sprinkled with polite forms, feminine pronouns and interjections, and one male, more direct and more severely than women, with

pronouns used depending on the circumstances and the age of the speaker.

And because it is impossible to learn Japanese without knowing their fascinating culture, close with a saying that reflects a typical bit of self samurai followers: “The words haven’t uttered are flowers of peace.”

Why you need to speak the Japanese language

? You will be ready for a career in the business world. If a man speaks in the language that business understands, then he has already won the contract.

? You will learn about a culture completely different from anyone – European or American. It is a complex, ancient and a very captivating culture.

? For a well paid job. The Japanese language is sought around the world and salaries for exotic language such as Japanese are very high. So, besides English, Japanese will be a big plus in your resume.

? You want to study or to live in Japan. Or just want to know the samurai language and talk it to your first trip to Japan.

? You want to get into contact with a culture completely different from your culture which will open broaden cultural horizons.

? Choose to be different.

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