Have you ever found yourself wanting to learn Japanese? You’re not alone. By learning a new language you can also get a glimpse at the culture behind the language. Without the ability to communicate, you can never understand a culture on its own terms. Discovering and learning about Japanese language and culture is easier now than ever thanks to Nihongo Master. Learning a new language is a logical step to expand our own horizons. There are lots of reasons to learn Japanese. Let’s find out why.

Jidai Matsuri in Kyoto Reasons to Learn Japanese

1) Business Opportunities

Japan is a diverse and prosperous country. Learning Japanese can open the door to new opportunities for you or your company. Being able to communicate with potential customers or colleagues can open many doors. If you’re stuck utilizing a translator, you will have to deal with an inconsistency in grammar. You will also get an insider’s point of view on their work culture and etiquette. This could help you make or break and important deal!

 

2) A Gateway Language

While the cultures differ, Asian countries also have many similarities. These make them different from things Western countries in specific ways. Learning Japanese will give you a glimpse into Asian cultures. It will also help you gain a new perspective into your own everyday life!
 
Not only Japanese help you with other languages, it can also improve your native language! Research has shown learning foreign languages makes you a better communicator. Learning a new language will help you understand and appreciate your own. Check out our Japanese dictionary, it’s a fantastic resource to explore Japanese!

 

3) Study Abroad

Lots of students shy away from studying in non-English speaking countries. Many students miss out on a fantastic experiences out fear that they won’t be able to communicate. Ease your anxiety by studying beforehand! Preparing yourself to be able to live outside the campus will make everything easier! Use Nihongo Master to jumpstart your language learning right now! Turn that fear into success.

Jidai Matsuri

 

4) Culture

Japan has a vibrant culture. Japanese culture has found itself inside many households around the world. Knowing the language can allow you to gain more insight in your manga, or allow you to find a new way to order your sushi.
 
By learning about Japan, you’ll also learn more about yourself and your native culture. Learning a new language can give you an “outside” perspective. This allows you to examine your own traditions and habits in a new light. Who knows what you could discover! Did you know that Nihongo Master also teaches manner and culture in its Japanese lessons? Check them out now with a 7-day free trial!

 

5) Be Unique

By choosing Japanese, you’re going to be setting yourself apart not only from your peers but also on your resume. Everyone is always looking for a way to stand out, and being bilingual is always a good way to start. Whatever your career, knowing Japanese will give you an edge over the competition. Nihongo Master‘s fun and easy lessons can help get you there!

Japanese Culture

 

6) It’s not as hard as you think!

It’s true that Japanese is different than a latin-based language. Yet, the grammar is in many ways more simple than that of a European language. Nouns have no gender, plural forms, or accompanying articles to learn. It has two verb tenses, present and past. With only 5 vowel sounds and words always spelled how they sound, the language is easy to pronounce. Listening to the Nihongo Master Podcast makes it even easier! With Study Saturday sessions you’ll be speaking like a native speaker in no time!

 

7) Freedom to Explore

You can travel to Japan without knowing a single word. Depending on what you want out of your experience, that might be OK. But knowing the language unlocks the real country for you. Language barriers can be frustrating, especially if you’re the type to explore. Imagine visiting Japan and being able to order meals and ask directions, by yourself! Japan has lots of English in its bigger cities. But the locals will appreciate you trying to speak in their own language. Knowing the language will allow you to see and do things that many tourists cannot.

So what are you waiting for? Start your journey to Japanese fluency with Nihongo Master right now!