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Communication in Japanese Business Culture

Effective use of communication is the key to success, but cross-cultural communication can either help or hurt your business productivity. When engaging with international companies, specifically Japan where lots of emphasis is placed on work culture, it can be intimidating. Let us share with you some insights for verbal and nonverbal communication inJapanese business culture […]

Follow along with us as we continue our “Walk and Learns”

Today, we continued with our “Walk and Learn” program at Toranomon Language School by taking the kids to the Police Museum here in Tokyo where they learned how the Tokyo Metropolitan Police keep them safe! The museum was followed by a trip to the 7-11 where the kids got treats of their choice. These “Walk […]

Tips and Tricks for your first time in Japan

Here in Japan, proper manners and consideration are very important characteristics. To ensure an enjoyable trip, make sure to understand these unwritten rules and follow the correct behaviors. Street and Public Transportation In Japanese culture, it is often considered rude to eat or drink while walking down the street. To respect the customs, try to […]

The plentitude of summer flowers in Japan and where to see them

Japan is renowned for its distinct four seasons. In the summer, Japan bursts to life with an array of visually appealing and splendidly fragrant flowers. From the start of the season, Japan’s landscapes are decorated with vibrant blooms, making it an ideal time to explore the country’s natural beauty. “ Best places to see lotus […]

First “Walk and Learn” – Immersive Learning at Science Museum in Tokyo

Kids Japanese Course 2024 Has Started! -Join Now! Here at Toranomon we get out of the traditional classroom setting and immerse our students in real world experiences and Japanese culture where they can apply their learnings. Today, the students were taken on a field trip to the Minato Science Museum and later on to the […]


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Mastering the JLPT N2 Vocabulary Section: A Comprehensive Guide to Success

The JLPT N2 exam is a significant milestone for Japanese language learners, marking proficiency in intermediate-level skills. One of the crucial aspects of this exam is the vocabulary section, which tests candidates’ knowledge of a wide range of words and expressions. In this blog post, we’ll dive into strategies, tips, and resources to help you […]

Complete Guide to Passing the JLPT N2 and N3 level in 2024

Prepare for the JLPT N3 and N2 exam with this JLPT guide! Learn all about the structure of the test, study techniques and more to successfully pass in 2024! Are you ready to take the JLPT exam? This guide will help you understand the structure of the exam, prepare with effective study techniques and gain […]

Four Obstacles of the JLPT 2024 and How You Can Overcome Them!

The path to JLPT success can be daunting, filled with challenges and unexpected pitfalls along the way. From neglecting vocabulary to struggling with time management, many test takers face common obstacles that can hinder their progress.  However, at Toranomon Language School, we believe that with the right guidance and strategies, these obstacles can be overcome. […]

Useful Japanese- Ordering at a Restaurant

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a curious foodie, stepping into a Japanese restaurant can be a fun adventure. From the aroma of simmering broths to the intricate presentation of sushi, Japanese cuisine offers a rich tapestry of flavors and textures waiting to be explored. However, for those unfamiliar with the language, ordering can sometimes […]