Learn Japanese for traveling




Learn Japanese for traveling

A cultural-tourism approach for learning languages visually

Mt. Fuji (Gryffindor, CCA 2.0)

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  • The alphabet
  • Greetings and farewells
  • Introductions
  • Small talk. Talking about the weather


Talking about yourself and your family and friends

  • Talking about your family and friends
  • Talking about your studies
  • Talking about your work
  • Talking about time
  • Talking about your routines
  • Talking about your favorite landscapes


Learning about Japan

  • Learning about the regions of Japan
  • Learning about Japanese festivals and celebrations
  • Learning about Japanese sake, liqueurs and beers
  • Learning about Japanese architecture
  • Learning about Japanese art
  • Learning about Japanese literature
  • Learning about Japanese music
  • Learning about sports in Japan


Using the Japanese transportation system

  • Busiest airports in Japan
  • At the airport
  • Taking the train
  • Japanese cities with a subway
  • Taking inter-city buses
  • River and canal boat cruises
  • Taking a taxi
  • Asking for directions


Communications in Japan

  • the Japanese postal system
  • At the post office
  • Having a telephone conversation in Japanese
  • Writing short messages in Japanese


Using the Japanese banking system

  • At the bank


Top-rated accommodation and dining in Japan

  • Famous hotels in Japan: the Michelin guide
  • At the hotel
  • Famous restaurants in Japan: the Michelin guide
  • At the restaurant
  • the Japanese café and tearoom


Top tourist attractions in Japan

  • Discover Akita
  • Discover Fukuoka
  • Discover Hiroshima
  • Discover Kyoto
  • Discover Miyajima
  • Discover Mount Fuji
  • Discover Nagano
  • Discover Nagasaki
  • Discover Nagoya
  • Discover Nara
  • Discover Okinawa
  • Discover Osaka
  • Discover Sapporo
  • Discover Yokohama
  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan


Discovering Tokyo

  • Using local transport in Tokyo
  • Taking a sight-seeing tour of Tokyo: famous landmarks
  • Going shopping in Tokyo
  • Visiting a museum/art gallery in Tokyo
  • Attending a musical performance in Tokyo
  • Attending a sports event in Tokyo


Getting healthcare in Japan

  • at a medical clinic
  • at the dentist
  • at the pharmacy
  • dealing with emergencies