English Loanwords


If you speak English, you already speak some Japanese. This course teaches you to identify and use the many English words hidden throughout the Japanese language. Learn to speak in the casual style used among friends and family and practice using English loanwords in Japanese. Consider this course your cheat sheet for learning Japanese.

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English Words in Japanese

Click a topic below to see the grammar goals and conversational goals for each chapter.

  • Coke and Chips, Please!

    English Words in Japanese

    Coke and Chips, Please!

    • Agree to Do Something
    • Invite Someone to Do Something
    • Offer or Request Services
    • Request or Give an Explanation
    • Communicate in the Casual Style of Speech
    • Identify and Use English Loanwords in Japanese
    • Make Requests Using 〜て and 〜てくれる
    • Recognize the Conjunction けど
    • Use the Particles , , , , and