When speaking a language, there are some phrases that are easy and simple, but have a powerful effect on how natural our speech sounds. Today we are going to talk about 5 common and very useful Japanese phrases you can start using in your speech right now! Let’s check them out!
Speaking of which, tomorrow is the annual festival day.
(When switching topics) Oh by the way, what happened to that girl you met after 10 years again?
Strictly speaking, it is not 7:00, it is 6:50.
Technically speaking that sentence isn’t grammatically correct.
In other words, what are you trying to say?
So simply put, you don’t want to do this job, eh?
I don’t really have any hobbies, but if I’m forced to say, then I guess it would be watching movies.
I don’t really want to live anywhere outside of Japan, but if I’m forced to choose it’d be Taiwan.
To be honest, he’s mistaken.
Honestly speaking, I completely lost the match against her this time.
Make sure to add these to your conversations and your sentences will become more natural. Pay attention to how they’re also said in movies etc. to get a feel for the tone when saying them in different contexts.
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