Japanese Chants

Japanese Chant #2 – Sumimasen

I created this Japanese chant to help you practice asking questions. With enough gestures you can usually figure out the answer but before that you need help trying to make people understand your question. This chant was inspired by an experience I had during my first year in Japan over 20 years ago. I was…


I hope you will speak more Japanese!

I’m really excited to share about a project I started 4 years ago. I’m not a grammar expert in Japanese (or English!) but I do love speaking Japanese. People often ask me how or where I learned to speak. My first Japanese class was in college at Western Washington University and my teacher was Nakata-sensei,…