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What's On Japanese

Blogs posted by teachers and staff at BBIC Japanese language school in Sydney. We provide a variety of information such as:

- Our Japanese course information / Class atmosphere,
- Japanese culture and lifestyle with authentic photos by teachers and staff,
- Japanese useful expressions from Manga/Anime, etc.
- Tourist attractions in Japan / Travel tips in Japan,


As we choose the topic based on seasonal activities and latest experience of the teachers and staff, you can see and feel deeper aspects of Japan like why we use it, how we feel it, what language is appropriate to describe the situation as native Japanese.

Let’s find out more about JAPAN!!


The Course of Term 4 is about to start!

By NanaAdmin, Posted on 24/07/2018


For those of you who are considering to learn Japanese in a group lesson, now it’s good chance to apply for our varieties of courses before new term, Term 4, opens! Term 4 starts from the second week of August (6th~10th), so please try apply it […]

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Not too late for HSC Preparation

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 30/04/2018


Never too late for HSC Preparation Just have finished Y12 half yearly exam. How was the result?   It is not too late for HSC Preparation in October! Our HSC Preparation course is provided by native and qualified Japanese teachers. They have expe […]

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Travel Tips in Japan Episode2:Kanagawa 神奈川

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 24/04/2018


Travel Tips in Japan Episode2:Kanagawa 神奈川   Yes, I’m from Yokohama, Kanagawa. It’s 30min away from Tokyo by train. (Access is down at the bottom) It is great idea to take day trip to a couple of areas in Kanagawa if you stay in Toky […]

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Learning Tips for Japanese Episode5: Onomatopoeia オノマトペ

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 05/04/2018


Learning Tips for Japanese Episode5: Onomatopoeia オノマトペ   Our manager got strained his back last Monday. He could not move for three days.     Look how he walks….. (*´艸`*)     In Japanese, we call strained back 「ぎっくり腰(G […]

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NEW: Japanese PLUS course open from Term3 June

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 04/04/2018


NEW: Japanese PLUS course open from Term3 June   Japanese PLUS is open in June! We got a lot of requests to open a course after Advanced course and/or maintain their Japanese language skill continuously. So we decided to open a new course for th […]

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Sakura blooming is early this year

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 28/03/2018


Quick post for Sakura blooming this year in Japan. Photos from our lovely staff, Makoto at Tokyo office. She said it is a bit earlier than usual Sakura fully blooming in Japan!

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Japanese Course Term3 Applicaton now OPEN!!

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 22/03/2018


Japanese Course Term3 Application now OPEN!!   Beginner2 Time: 6:00am-8:00pm Day: Tuesday Starting date: 5th June Beginner1 is for completely beginner. We use the indirect method (teaching Japanese in English) because students will be more confi […]

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Japanese Course Beginner3 will open on 28th March

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 15/03/2018


Japanese Course Beginner3 will open on 28th March   I know it is irregular and a bit too short notice. But we are very happy to announce Beginner will open on 28th March!!   Beginner3 Time: 6pm-8pm on Wednesdays Start date: 28th March Begin […]

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Japanese Special Beginner Course $100/10 sessions!!

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 14/03/2018


Special Japanese Beginner Course One of our popular Japanese courses, Special Beginner Level1 will start on 12th April!!   This course is for completely beginner. You will learn from the basic Japanese grammar and useful expressions that you can […]

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Japanese Course Term2 has been kicked off!!

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 14/03/2018


Japanese course Term2 has been kicked off!!   Welcome to BBICollege Japanese Language, new students!!   Some new students join our Japanese Beginner1 course and started learning Japanese on Tuesday. They began with self-introduction, sounds […]

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Japanese wisdom Episode2: 地震 Jishin (Earthquake)

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 11/03/2018


Japanese wisdom Episode2: 地震 Jishin (Earthquake)     I was in Japan and in class at that time. It was 11th March 2011.   Of course, I experienced so many times of earthquakes before, but it was just the scariest experience ever. When I […]

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Learning Tips for Japanese Episode4: Particle「と」「や」「か」

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 08/03/2018


Learning Tips for Japanese Episode4: Particle「と」「や」「か」     Yesterday, I gave some particle quiz to students in Advanced class. Well….   Do not worry a lot, Beginner students. You will gradually be getting to know what the particl […]

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Japanese Culture Episode10: Umeうめ

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 03/03/2018


Japanese Culture Episode10: Ume うめ   It’s March already?! もう 3がつ ですね。   One more month to go for Sakura season. But do not be upset, March tourist. Ume うめ is season now!!   This is Ume flower.     Looks like Sakura? &nb […]

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Japanese Intermediate Course

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 28/02/2018


Japanese Intermediate Course Intermediate1 is opening on 17th March! Have you completed Beginner contents? Welcome to Intermediate level!!  Students will learn more complicated grammar structures and synonyms based on what they have learnt at Beginne […]

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Japanese Culture Episode9: Calendar こよみ

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 26/02/2018


Japanese Culture Episode9: Calendar こよみ   One of the first difficult contents of Japanese study is calendar. In 31 days, we have 11 special reading, 4 irregular reading, and 16 regular reading.     Last week, at Special Beginner Class, […]

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Japanese Beginner Course from March

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 22/02/2018


Japanese Beginner Course Japanese Beginner1 Course starts from 13th March. Seats are limited. Do not miss out your chance!! Once you are interested in Japan, you should start to learn Japanese!! Language is a part of culture and studying language all […]

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Travel Tips in Japan Episode1: Useful apps

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 21/02/2018


Travel Tips in Japan Episode1: Useful apps   It is getting sakura season and the best season to travel to Japan, but this year, because of unusual cold weather, I guess sakura starts blooming a bit late… Keep on eyes sakura forecast. &nbsp […]

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Learning Tips for Japanese: Episode3 Particle「に」

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 19/02/2018


Learning Tips for Japanese: Episode3 Particle 「に」 Who is struggled with particles in Japanese? Today I’m gonna talk about particle 「に」.     Particle 「に」 is not complicated but it many meanings like particle 「に」. Now, let’s have a look them! […]

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Use Japanese At Tokyo Olympics 2020

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 15/02/2018


Are you guys watching the winter Olympic games? How is your (background) country going so far?     As you know, the next summer Olympic games will be held in Tokyo!!   There are a lot of opportunities to participate in Tokyo Olympics, […]

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Japanese Culture Episode8: Chocolate from Japan

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 14/02/2018


Japanese Culture Episode8: Chocolate from Japan   Who likes chocolate?   Who likes Japanese chocolate?   I knew it.   Japanese chocolate makes people crazy as it is really delicious. Of course every Japanese food is so nice but ma […]

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Japanese Beginner course starting from March

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 07/02/2018


Japanese Beginner course starting from March!!!   Would you like to start learning Japanese but do not know what to do?   Let’s begin with us!!! Our Beginner course is really popular as more and more Sydney siders want to study Japane […]

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Japanese course Term2 Application now OPEN!!

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 19/01/2018


Japanese course Term2 Application now OPEN!!   Beginner1 Time: 6:00am-8:00pm Day: Tuesday Starting date: 13th March Beginner1 is for completely beginner. We use the indirect method (teaching Japanese in English) because students will be more con […]

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2018!! New Year Greeting from BBICollege Japanese Language

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 18/01/2018


2018!! New Year Greeting from BBICollege Japanese Language         In Japanese? にほんごで?       「あけまして おめでとうございます」 You know what 「おめでとうございます」 means, right? But what 「あけまして」 came from?   「あけまして」, 「あけます」 is its masu […]

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Learning Tips for Japanese Episode2: Particle「で」

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 25/12/2017


Learning Tips for Japanese Episode2: Particle「で」   Who is struggled with particles in Japanese? Today I’m gonna talk about particle 「で」.   Particle 「で」 is not complicated but it has more meanings than particle 「を」. Now, let’s ha […]

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Learning Tips for Japanese Episode1: Particle「を」

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 18/12/2017


Learning Tips for Japanese Episode1: Particle「を」   Who is struggled with particles in Japanese?   In fact, that is not as complicated as you think. We have a variety of particles but you can divide in   For example, 「を」 describes objec […]

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Japanese Culture Episode7 : End-year Clean Up

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 13/12/2017


Japanese Culture Episode7: End-year Clean Up   It’s only two weeks to end up 2017. Sigh…   In Japan, we have a big clean-up (おおそうじ、Oosooji)day at the end of the year. This おおそうじ Ooosooji means ‘Clean-up one year dust and w […]

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Christmas&New year Closure Notice

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 07/12/2017


BBICollege Japanese Language School take Christmas Holiday. From 11th December 2017 to 7th January 2018 Responding your request might be late because of this.   Japanese Lesson Term1 2018 is still open for application. It is great to start somet […]

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Application for Japanese course from January still open

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 29/11/2017


Application for Japanese course from January still open   Those who just want to start learning Japanese and continue Japanese study after graduating high school/university!! Here is a opportunity to study Japanese in Sydney!!! Japanese Beginner […]

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Japanese Culture Episode6: Business Manner in Japan 日本のビジネスマナー

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 23/11/2017


Japanese Culture Episode6: Business Manner in Japan 日本のビジネスマナー   Upon the students’ request, Japanese Advanced2 class will be learning current affairs as well as business manners in Japan and Keigo 敬語 (humble&honorific expression). &nb […]

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HSC Japanese 2017

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 18/11/2017


HSC Japanese learners in 2017, おつかれさまでした!   Like 2016, there is no big change. It should be a trend that they assess the language style in context through Beginners to Extension. Not only language style but also intonation and prominence, how Ja […]

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Japanese Advanced Course

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 17/11/2017


Japanese Advanced Course Advanced course is for people who have studied Japanese for a certain duration. Students will develop Japanese language skill through a variety of topics such as society, environmental issue, family, etc. More discussions are […]

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Japanese Pre-Intermediate course

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 17/11/2017


Japanese Pre-Intermediate Course Ready for Intermediate level!! Overall, students will learn to be prepared for Intermediate level that require you to communicate more fluently throughout Pre-Intermediate course. So the teachers will be using not onl […]

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Japanese Beginner Course

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 16/11/2017


Japanese Beginner Course Once you are interested in Japan, you should start to learn Japanese!! Language is a part of culture and studying language allows you further understanding of the culture. Overall, at Japanese Beginner course, students will l […]

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Japanese Food Episode5: おかし Okashi (Snack&Sweets)

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 16/11/2017


Japanese Food Episode5: おかし Okashi (Snacks&Sweets)   おかし Okashi means snacks and sweets in Japanese. おかし Okashi includes a lot.   ✓Chocolate – yes they are おかし Okashi   ✓Gummy/Candy – yes they are おかし Okashi   ✓Sna […]

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Japanese Lesson from January 2018 for Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 08/11/2017


Japanese Class from January 2018 for Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced   Those who just want to start learning Japanese and continue Japanese study after graduating high school/university!! Here is a opportunity to study Japanese in Sydney!!! Jap […]

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Go Ski in Niigata, Japan!!!!

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 02/11/2017


Niigata Ski Area Job Opportunity For Japanese intermediate and advanced level learners. Do you wanna go to Japan for ski? A Ski resort in Niigata offers you a working opportunity.   What you will do: – Picking up support with a driver to t […]

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Japanese traditional phrases -Yamatokotoba やまとことば-

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 02/11/2017


Japanese traditional phrases -Yamatokotoba やまとことば-   Advanced 1 class currently learn やまとことば Yamatokotoba which origin in Japan. As you might know, we have a lot of vocabularies from overseas. Katakana words usually came from other languages. &n […]

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Japanese Course 2018 Term1 Application Open

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 26/10/2017


Start studying Japanese at the beginning of year!!! Japanese course of Term1 2018 application is now open.   Those who just want to start learning Japanese and continue Japanese study after graduating high school/university have a chance to Japa […]

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1 seat left!! LAST CALL: Special Japanese Beginner Course

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 25/10/2017


ONLY 1 seat left and LAST CALL!! Special Japanese Beginner Course One of our popular Japanese courses, Special Beginner will start next week, 2nd November!! (This is the last chance to start learning Japanese in a group within this year!!)   Thi […]

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Japanese Beginner Class $100/8session

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 19/10/2017


[Seat Limited] Japanese Beginner Lesson in Sydney CBD $100/8session Special Japanese Beginner Course One of our popular Japanese courses, Special Beginner will start on 2nd November!! (This is the last chance to start learning Japanese in a group wit […]

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Japanese Study tip: Hiragana&Katakana APP

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 14/10/2017


Japanese Study tip: Hiragana&Katakana APP Are you struggled with Hiragana and Katakana? Here is new free app from Japan Foundation!   Hiragana and Katakana is the Japanese writing system. Japanese people read and write mixture of Hiragana, K […]

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[Seat Limited] Japanese Beginner $100/8session in Sydney

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 12/10/2017


[Seat Limited] Japanese Beginner Lesson in Sydney CBD $100/8session Special Japanese Beginner Course One of our popular Japanese courses, Special Beginner will start on 2nd November!! (This is the last chance to start learning Japanese in a group wit […]

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Japanese Culture Episod5: Sports Day たいいくのひ

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 05/10/2017


Japanese Culture Episode5: Sports day たいいくのひ(体育の日)   Did you know we have 16 public holidays in a year in Japan? Comparing to Australia, you will think that’s a lot. As you might know, we have a ‘Golden week’ which we combine a […]

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Japanese Beginner Lesson $100/8session in SYDNEY

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 04/10/2017


Japanese Beginner Lesson in Sydney CBD $100/8session Special Japanese Beginner Course   One of our popular Japanese courses, Special Beginner will start on 2nd November!! This course is for completely beginner. You will learn from the basic Japa […]

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LAST CALL: Japanese Beginner course from October

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 27/09/2017


Japanese Lesson in Sydney Japanese Beginner course starts in two weeks!!   Japanese Beginner2 This course is for Beginners but who have already kicked off their Japanese study. The teacher will still use the indirect method but use Japanese whic […]

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Japanese Speech contest NSW devision

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 21/09/2017


BBICollege Japanese Language in Sydney   Japanese speech contest was held at University of Sydney last Saturday.   One of my students decided to participate in Japanese Speech contest at the last minute. It was one month ago. Since then, sh […]

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Japanese Beginner Lesson in Sydney

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 14/09/2017


We provide General Japanese course, and Beginner course is the most popular because of our well-structured lesson to begin learning Japanese!! Beginner2 This course is for Beginners but who have already kicked off their Japanese study. The teacher wi […]

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Spring Japanese tea ceremony: Chado Urasenke Tankokai Sydney Assosiation

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 13/09/2017


Invitation of Japanese tea ceremony!!   You must love matcha.   I wish we had Matcha Timtam….     Matcha is now really popular all over the world. As a native Japanese, Japanese tea ceremony comes up my mind when I hear a wo […]

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Japanese wisdom Episode1: 台風(たいふう)Typhoon

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 07/09/2017


Japanese wisdom Episode1: 台風(たいふう)Typhoon   Japan has been affected by natural disasters for many years. 台風(たいふう) typhoon is one of them and it’s in season now. We usually have 台風(たいふう)typhoon from the end of June to the beginning of Octob […]

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Japanese Beginner Course

By Ayako sensei, Posted on 06/09/2017


We provide General Japanese course, and Beginner course is the most popular because of our well-structured lesson to begin learning Japanese!! Beginner2 This course is for Beginners but who have already kicked off their Japanese study. The teacher wi […]

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