7 Tips to Try to Pronounce English in Japanese Accent!

7 Tips to Try to Pronounce English with Japanese Accent

Japanese language has a lot of words originated from English. But since we often pronounce them differently from the original accent, it is confusing both for Japanese people living abroad and foreign visitors in Japan. Here, I would like to introduce some of the loanwords pronounced in Japanese accent.[Continue Reading…]

I’d like some salad.. I mean “salada”! (20 Japanese English)

I'd like some salad.. I mean “salada”! (20 Japanese English)

As a Japanese who is learning English, I have confronted many situations where my English didn’t make sense at all to native speakers. That’s because there are many English words in Japanese language, written in Katakana alphabet. Those English words don’t usually have the same meaning in Japanese. We call them, Wasei Eigo (which means Japanese English). When you come to Japan, you should be aware of the difference in the meaning of certain Japanese English words. Even if [Continue Reading…]