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Edo period like Go played in Kyoto

Hello Everyone - 調子どう Today I will be translating an article from NHK News Web Easy that is about a Go (game) match that took place in the Nijo castle in Kyoto. Let's check out the vocabulary for today's article: 城 (しろ) - castle 江戸時代 (えどじだい) - Edo period 囲碁 (いご) - Go (game) . You… Continue reading Edo period like Go played in Kyoto

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E-sports in Ibaraki

Hello Everyone - こんにちは!お元気ですか? In this post I will translate an article from NHK News Web Easy that talks about an e-sports competition being hosted in Japan. Let us first go through the vocabulary list- 秋 (あき) - autumn, fall 茨城県 (いばらきけん) - Ibaraki prefecture 都道府県 (とどうふけん) - Prefectures of Japan 代表 (だいひょう) - representatives 試合… Continue reading E-sports in Ibaraki

Asking senior citizens to work

Hello Everyone - お元気ですか? In this article I will be translating a news article form NHK News Web Easy that talks about the increase in the number of companies asking senior citizens to work due to shortage of workers. Let's dive into the translation! First comes the vocabulary list: 働く (はたらく) - to work 働く人 (はたらく ひと)… Continue reading Asking senior citizens to work

Stop spoiling the bamboo in Kyoto

Hello Everyone - お元気ですか? Today I will be translating a news article from NHK News Web Easy for my Japanese to English translation. The article talks about people engraving the bamboos along a walk way through a bamboo grove. I plan to start with lesson 15 of Minna no nihongo today, but even during translating this document I… Continue reading Stop spoiling the bamboo in Kyoto

Beware of heatstroke in Japan

Hello everyone - こんにちは! Today in my Japanese translation I will be translating a news article from NHK news web easy that talks about spreading awareness among foreigners about Japan's hot weather and the risk of suffering from heatstroke. Let us take look at the vocabulary for today's article: 熱中症 (ねっちゅうしょう) - Heatstroke 気をつけて (きをつけて) - take… Continue reading Beware of heatstroke in Japan