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Nihongo to Tane 40: その前に掃除 Before that, clean up! | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 40: その前に掃除 Before that, clean up! | Japanese Immersion Podcast

June 14, 2021

There's one thing that Yumi always does before starting a project, studying, or doing work. That is cleaning. She needs to have a clean desk to get a proper start. How about you?

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その前に掃除 Before that, clean up!

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Nihongo to Tane 39: あきらめないで Don’t give up! | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 39: あきらめないで Don’t give up! | Japanese Immersion Podcast

June 6, 2021

Don't give up! That's Yumi's message for us today. Recently, her electric well suddenly stopped working. That meant no water for the house which means no toilets, washing clothes, or drinking water. Just when they were about to call the well specialists, she decided to try one more thing…

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あきらめないで Don't give up!

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Nihongo to Tane 38: 追憶 Reminiscence | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 38: 追憶 Reminiscence | Japanese Immersion Podcast

May 30, 2021

Recently, Yumi heard a friend sing a song in Spanish. What's this? She immediately recognized it as a song she learned while in school in Japan. Listen as Yumi explains why Japanese songs are so beautiful.

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追憶 Reminiscence

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Nihongo to Tane 37: 嫌いなものを好きになる Learning to Like what You Don’t Like | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 37: 嫌いなものを好きになる Learning to Like what You Don’t Like | Japanese Immersion Podcast

May 16, 2021

Last week, Yumi let us know she recently started practicing piano again. She really enjoys it. Now. But when she was younger, she didn't practice much because it wasn't enjoyable to her. Listen as Yumi gives a few words of advice about how to learn to like something you don't currently like.

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嫌いなものを好きになる Learning to Like what You Don't Like

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Nihongo to Tane 36: 手が痛い My hand hurts | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 36: 手が痛い My hand hurts | Japanese Immersion Podcast

May 9, 2021

Last week, Yumi let us know she recently started practicing piano again. Maybe she has practiced too much. Listen as she talks about her hand hurting.

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手が痛い My hand hurts

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Nihongo to Tane 35: ピアノ Piano | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 35: ピアノ Piano | Japanese Immersion Podcast

May 2, 2021

Can you play the piano? Listen as Yumi explains why Japanese people tend to say they can't when they really can.

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ピアノ Piano

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Nihongo to Tane 34: 親知らず Wisdom Teeth | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 34: 親知らず Wisdom Teeth | Japanese Immersion Podcast

April 25, 2021

Recently, Yumi's son had his wisdom teeth removed. Learn what "wisdom teeth" is called in Japanese and why. The reason might surprise you.

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親知らず Wisdom Teeth

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Nihongo to Tane 33: 井戸水 Well Water | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 33: 井戸水 Well Water | Japanese Immersion Podcast

April 18, 2021

Well water can be wonderful or… it can be a disaster. When Yumi moved into her new Floridian home, the well water was clear and delicious. Then, it turned brown. Listen as she talks about what she did.

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井戸水 Well Water

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Nihongo to Tane 32: 園芸シーズン Gardening Season | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 32: 園芸シーズン Gardening Season | Japanese Immersion Podcast

April 11, 2021

Spring has sprung and Yumi has turned her attention to the great outdoors—or at least the outdoors immediately beyond the indoors. A garden. Or maybe just her roses.

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園芸シーズン Gardening Season

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Nihongo to Tane 31: 洋服 Clothes | Japanese Immersion Podcast

Nihongo to Tane 31: 洋服 Clothes | Japanese Immersion Podcast

April 4, 2021

Yumi has always wanted one thing. That is, to share clothes with a family member. She has a younger sister, but as you'll hear, that didn't work out. Now, her daughter, Megumi, is almost the same size…

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洋服 Clothes

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