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Do you want to learn how to use Japanese in your everyday life? Coto Sounds is a podcast for Japanese learners, where you can learn how to use Japanese casually. With our short 5 minute conversations between our native speakers, you can learn how to say everyday Japanese phrases in common situations such as grabbing lunch, to asking for directions to visiting the doctor's office. At the end of each episode, we feature a full translation and key vocabulary to take away from the conversation.

We welcome all levels of Japanese learners!
Tune in every Friday for a new episode.

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Do you want to learn how to use Japanese in your everyday life? Coto Sounds is a podcast for Japanese learners, where you can learn how to use Japanese casually. With our short 5 minute conversations between our native speakers, you can learn how to say everyday Japanese phrases in common situations such as grabbing lunch, to asking for directions to visiting the doctor's office. At the end of each episode, we feature a full translation and key vocabulary to take away from the conversation.

We welcome all levels of Japanese learners!
Tune in every Friday for a new episode.

    Ep 8 - Seeing a Doctor

    Ep 8 - Seeing a Doctor

    In Ep 8, you will listen to a conversation taken place at the doctor's office. Suzuki san, feels unwell and decides to visit doctor. You will learn how to register at the clinic, to being diagnosed by the doctor and learning how to make a payment. At the end of the episode, you can learn to understand more of the conversation by listening to the English translation and more JLPT Hospital words. 

    If you want to follow along, please find the transcript here:

    For more information on learning Japanese, please check out our website https://cotoacademy.com/

    • 7 min
    Ep 7 - Asking for Directions

    Ep 7 - Asking for Directions

    In Ep 7, you will listen to a conversation between two friends arriving at Sakura station. Upon arrival, they ask the train staff for directions to the art museum. You will learn how to ask and give directions in this episode, as well as JLPT vocabulary on direction words. 

    Image of the Map: Map

    If you want to follow along, please find the transcript here: Coto Sounds – Japanese learning Podcast Ep 7 – How to ask for directions

    For more information on learning Japanese, please check out our website https://cotoacademy.com/

    • 5 min
    Ep 6 - Shopping: Payment and Returns

    Ep 6 - Shopping: Payment and Returns

    In Ep 6, you will hear a 5 minute conversation between 2 native speakers, one acting as a customer shopping for clothes and one as a shop staff. This episode is a continuing episode from Ep 5 - Shopping, where you will learn how to make payments and how to make shopping returns.

    If you want to follow along, please find the transcript here: Coto Sounds – Japanese learning Podcast Ep 6 – Shopping: Payment and Returns

    For more information on learning Japanese, please check out our website https://cotoacademy.com/

    • 6 min
    Ep 5 - Shopping

    Ep 5 - Shopping

    In this episode, you will hear interactions between two native speakers, one acting as a customer shopping for clothes and another as a shop staff. You can learn natural common phrases and vocabulary used when speaking Japanese by listening to our 5 minute podcast. 

    If you want to follow along, please find the transcript here: Coto Sounds – Japanese learning Podcast Ep 5 – How to shop for clothes

    For more information on learning Japanese, please check out our website https://cotoacademy.com/

    • 6 min
    Ep 4 - Grabbing a cup of Coffee

    Ep 4 - Grabbing a cup of Coffee

    In this episode, you will listen to two friends heading over to a coffee shop after eating lunch. You can learn natural common phrases and vocabulary used when speaking Japanese by listening to our 5 minute podcast. This is a continuing episode from Ep 3 - Having Lunch with a Friend.

    If you want to follow along, please find the transcript here: Coto Sounds - Japanese Language Learning Podcast Ep 4 - Grabbing a cup of Coffee

    For more information on learning Japanese, please check out our website https://cotoacademy.com/

    • 6 min
    Ep 3 - Having lunch with a friend

    Ep 3 - Having lunch with a friend

    In this episode, you will listen to two friends meeting up for the first time in a while, and having lunch at a ramen shop. You can learn natural common phrases and vocabulary used when speaking Japanese by listening to our 5 minute podcast.

    If you want to follow along, please find the transcript here: https://cotoacademy.com/coto-sounds-japanese-learning-podcast-ep-3-having-lunch-with-a-friend/  

    For more information on learning Japanese, please check out our website https://cotoacademy.com/

    • 6 min

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MarkDavid0723 ,

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Coto is a good school. I see the podcast is just starting out.

I hope to see N1 and N2 business level conversations in the future. There is a plethora of material out there targeted to beginners, but advanced learners don’t have such an amount of podcasts and other material to listen to.

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