In this video lesson the teacher from Kanji from Zero shares how kanji compounds work in Japanese and then some example vocabulary that you can use. After that he shares some additional vocabulary of less commonly taught kanji that Japanese language fans might appreciate. You can find subscribe to his videos here. Mastering Kanji is an important step in learning Japanese.
This is another useful video from Japanese from Zero, who you should definitely follow, produces a ton of useful learning content for Japanese. In this episode, he explains the NA adjectives and how to use deshou in Japanese. These videos are for intermediate learners. If this video is too advanced then you might like to start 100 complete beginner phases.
This video is for intermediate learners and focuses on prep for the JLPT N2. When you’re learning any language, having a fixed goal and timeline can be useful. To make that a reality, one really useful tactic is to commit to taking one of the JLPT level tests. That gives you a limited set of vocabulary and grammar to focus on while also giving you a specific date. This helps both with focus and motivation. You can subscribe to their videos here. If this videos is too advanced then you may instead like some Japanese listening practice for beginners.
Here’s another solid lesson that focuses on how you say excess or something is excessive in Japanese from Learn Japanese from Some Guy who should follow here. In this lesson he explains how to use すぎる to say that something is extreme or excessive. He also covers how to use with both verbs, conjugations and adjectives, even how to use in the negative form. Another lesson that that you might want to use with this one is linked at the end of this sentence so that you can say if this extreme is good or bad in Japanese.
Hopefully you won’t ever need the opening sentence example from this video which is “My Japanese is bad” and instead you can focus on how to say things are good. This video covers a variety of words and phrases related to being good or bad at things and also explains the differences between 上手 (jouzu), 下手 (heta), 得意 (tokui) and 苦手 (nigate) . You should subscribe to her other videos here. You might also want to say “I think” in Japanese.
If you’re looking to mix up your Japanese lessons, here’s a lesson that is tied to the a Pokémon game. It goes slow and shows you how to play the game as well as translating all of the instructions & dialogues from Japanese-to-English. You’ll probably pick up some new vocabulary that you won’t get from textbooks. You may also be interested in some of the most frequently used Japanese phrases. You can subscribe to their videos here.
This video covers 10 different strategies for practicing and remembering vocabulary words in Japanese. Several of the tips seem to come directly from the host’s own experience learning English but every strategy is introduced in Japanese along with English subtitles, making it easy to follow along. Subscribe to their videos here.
This video lesson is from the useful ‘Ask-a-Teacher’ series and covers a pretty interesting and important angle in Japanese, which is how to be friendly or polite with other people. Many languages have a variety of words to use in different situations and this is especially true in Japan. Subscribe the other other Ask-a-Teacher videos here.