Travelling in Japan Online

Elementary Japanese for Beginner Course

Sample Video Lesson 3 ▼

What will you learn?

Lesson 1 :  7 Useful phrases when shopping

Lesson 2 :  Shopping at the Supermarket, department store and  Convenience store

Lesson 3 :  Be able to tell when you have dietary restrictions

Lesson 4 : Master how to order foods and drinks at a restaurant

Lesson 5 : Master how to order foods and drinks at a fast-food

Lesson 6 : Shopping at a clothing shop or boutique

Lesson 7 : Souvenir shopping

Lesson 8 : Arrival on the airplane, immigration and baggage claim

Lesson 9 : Asking directions

Lesson 10 : Staying Japanese Ryokan

Lesson 11 : Japanese style room, how to wear the Yukata, How to bath in big public baths (Culture Lesson)

Lesson 12 : Kanji for travellers

Lesson 13 : Requesting (for example “Please take photo of us / me”)

Lesson 14 : Asking permission

Lesson 15 : Japanese Culture for business people

Bonus Lessons

  • Master Essential greetings phrases
  • Master essential phrases when you have a problem or concern
  • Expressions for when you do not understand something

This course offers learning materials for general Japanese language learners whose native language is not Japanese.

※Printing the Online Japanese PDF supplemental Resources.


The“Travelling in Japan Online cource ” is intended for travellers. Through the use of video materials, learners will study greetings and expressions used in travelling, in addition to a little bit of Japanese culture.

Who is this suitable for?

  • Learners who want to have your trip most enjoyable with trying communicate with native Japanese people
  • Learners who understand English and whose native language is not Japanese
  • Learners who want to improve from beginner to intermediate Japanese
  • Learners who want to take the JLPT
  • Learners who want to be proficient in conversational Japanese
  • Foreign employees who plan to travel to Japan for business and sightseeing

General terms and conditions for online and taught courses

Fee : NZD 80.00-
You can access anytime, full life time access

Payment Option

    1. Bank Transfer to ANZ Bank

    2. Credit Card payment via Paypal

Do’s and don’ts when visiting Japan!

This is a short list of do’s and don’ts when visiting Japan. The cultural norms may be quite different than what you are used to, so it’s important to familiarise yourself with the differences to ensure that you have a smooth stay while you are in Japan.

1.Japanese consider it rude to point at people.

2.Do not push in line.

3.Tipping at restaurants is not part of the culture in Japan.

4.You must take off your shoes at the entrance in someones house.

5.Do not wear swim suit at the hot spring.

6.Do not blow your nose with handkerchief, if you need to blow your nose use with tissues by doing at hiding place

7.Walking and eating at the same time is considered bad manners.

8.In Japan If you are invited to someone’s the custom is to bring something small as a gift.

9.Avoid talking on your cellphone while riding the train, it is considered bad manners and a disturbance to those around you.

10.When riding escalators it’s important never to stand in the middle of the escalator, as Japanese people line up on either the right side or the left side of the escalator (depending on which region of the country you are in), so that there is a clear path down the other side for anyone to use who is in a hurry and does not want to wait.

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