The Japanese Tourist website offers a wealth of information for the visiting tourist and individuals who want to learn the 411 about the culture, folks and happenings in the country. I will blog about Japan from time to time because I have a precious child that resides in the country….oh well, what can I say.
Konnichiwa – Good Afternoon Yūjin! こんにちは – お元気ですかユージン！or Kon’nichiwa – o genkidesu ka yūjin!
There is only one official language spoken in Japan, which is of course Japanese. However, many Japanese are able to understand English to a certain extent since English is the foreign language that everyone must learn as part of compulsory education.
Even if you don’t understand Japanese, you can still certainly enjoy Japan. But if you know a few everyday Japanese phrases then it will make your trip even more memorable. A few words make a big difference.
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