All You Need to Know about Christmas and New Year in Japan

As the holiday season approaches, do you ever wonder how Christmas and New Year’s are celebrated in Japan? Both holidays are widely celebrated, but Japan has only been celebrating Christmas for about 500 years! New Year’s is a much bigger, much older celebration. In this article, we’ll take a look at these two popular year-end …

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Japanese Sentence Structure: Do’s and Don’t’s

The rules governing Japanese sentence structure are quite different from those of English sentence structure. Many learners struggle with how to best approach that difference. Some box Japanese sentence structure into an SOV (Subject Oject Verb) formula in order to compare it to the SVO (Subject Verb Object) structure that English takes. Others argue that …

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Christmas Traditions and Wishing Merry Christmas in French

It’s that time of year – Mariah Carey and Michael Bublé are on the radio, stores are filled with seasonal treats, and social media is inundated with photos of Christmas trees and holiday decorations. Have you ever wondered how the lead up to Christmas looks like in French-speaking countries? And how do you wish somebody …

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“Merry Christmas” in Spanish: Celebrating the Festive Season

The festive season is upon us once again! If you are anywhere in the Spanish-speaking world this year, chances are there are big celebrations for Christmas right around the corner. If you want to make sure you know how to celebrate Christmas in Spanish and say “merry Christmas” in Spanish, you’ve come to the right …

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“Happy Birthday” in Japanese – How to Celebrate Birthdays in Japan

Japan boasts one of the longest life expectancies in the world and has 80,000 citizens who are over 100 years old. Would it surprise you to learn that many of these centenarians have only recently started celebrating their birthdays? In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at how to celebrate birthdays in …

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