The latest Info of “0 yen! Japanese Lesson”

My Japanese Lesson is no longer available

I am sorry to say this, but due to some difficulties, I decided to close my Japanese lesson. Current students can still study with me. This post is left for the sake of record.


Lesson date&time available for you:

Can you believe it? there is a free Japanese lesson in Niigata. I mean it’s no charge, no cost, no payment, no expenditure, no money spending, but it is an excellent learning experience for you with a certified Japanese instructor.

Wednesday Evenings, 5:30p.m. – 8:30p.m.

Contact to me to decide the time that is convenient to you. The room number is usually 306.

Place and Room Number

Place : CrossPal Niigata in Ishizue-cho, Chuoku, Niigata, JAPAN

Room: Please check the room number by the schedule at the entrance of CROSSPAL. You will find “免費!日語教室” on Wednesday and Saturday. Although it is Chinese-like name but  my lesson is not only for Chinese, but for everyone who wants to learn Japanese.

Access

The nearest bus stop is Ishizuecho, however some buses don’t stop at this bus stop. If this could happen, please get off the bus at Honcho and come back a little to the direction of Shinano River.

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Contact

Please feel free to contact to me.
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The instructor has finished “Japanese Language Teacher Training Course (420 hours and above) and passed the “Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test” administered by the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services on October 22, 2017.

You can see March flier below in Korean restaurant “Chidimi” which is near Itoyokado Marudai in Honcho.

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“Amemonaka” is one of Niigata Sweets. Buy at Watanabe Ameya in front of JR Hakusan station.

Hi, this is the website for “0 yen! Japanese Lesson”. Come to my class in “CROSS PAL NIIGATA” in Ishizuecho, Niigata. Please check the latest information on this site. Note that even though my class is “Mian Fei! Ri Yu Jiao Shi” in Chinese characters, my Japanese lesson is not only for Chinese, but for everyone who wants to learn Japanese language.

This morning I went to Watanabe Ameya that is a shop selling “Amemonaka”. The store is in front of Hakusan JR station. It looks like just a house. I hope you can find the shop with red circle in the photo. As usual, the latitude and longitude are as follows;

37.912704,139.030359

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This is the entrance of Watanabe Ameya. Actually the wooden board above glass doors tells you the name of shop.

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I bought three. They are in the paper bag which is stamped with expiry date.

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Japanese words “Ame” means candy. Ame does not sound “EIM”. Anyway, Ame inside Monaka is not hard but is very viscus liquid. This type of Ame is called Mizu-ame. Although Misu means water in Japanese, Mizu-ame is very viscus liquid.

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Close up photo. It is soooooooo sweeeeet. Go buy Amemonaka at Watanabe Ameya in front of JR Hakusan Station and eat’em!

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新潟の人なら一度は食べたことがあるでしょう。飴最中。今朝はJR越後線 白山駅前の渡辺あめやさんに行って、3個買ってきました。水飴でとても甘いです。私個人の考えですが「甘さ控えめ」が売りのスイーツなんて、間違っています。甘くないと駄目です。甘いのが良いのです。

 

Dinner in Thai Food Restaurant “KORTAI” in Niigata, JAPAN-2

Hi, this is the website for “0 yen! Japanese Lesson”. Come to my class in “CROSS PAL NIIGATA” in Ishizuecho, Niigata. Please check the latest information on this site. Note that even though my class is “Mian Fei! Ri Yu Jiao Shi” in Chinese characters, my Japanese lesson is not only for Chinese, but for everyone who wants to learn Japanese language.

 

Tonight I went to Thai food restaurant “KORTAI”. It is near ANA Crown Plaza Hotel Niigata. I have been once there in lunch time. After my first visit, I went there twice, but the restaurant was being closed. I heard from a person in Chad, in January, that now Kortai opened only in night time, not in lunch time. So I went there in the evening today.

Actually it may be difficult for you to get there. There is a road toward northeast with angle from the road in front of Rahmen Jiro. There are two restaurants in one building on the left hand side, One is Tempura(てんぷら はせ川) and the other is BBQ(ほるもんやきにく椿商店) restaurants. turn left that corner, you will see yellow rectangular on your left.The longitude and latitude are ;

37.918164,139.060669

But google street view does not show you the very front of KORTAI because the road is very narrow. Anyway I went there just after sunset.

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TV showed me a music video clip. You can see a glass of sinful liquid with white bubble on top. Its name is beer.

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I ordered Gapao Rice. The lady in the restaurant told me to pour fish sauce or Nampura onto egg.

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Yes I did what she said.

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It was so nice. I strongly recommend you eating Thai food in “KORTAI” in Niigata.

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まだ英語での紹介がすんでいませんでした。前回はグリーンカレーだったので、お店の人のおすすめでガパオライスを食べてみました。「辛いの大丈夫?」と何度か念を押されましたが、辛さはさほど感じませんでした。とても美味しかったです。わたし的には、近くの某ラーメン屋で行列するくらいなら、こっちの方が良いと思います(いや、だから個人的見解ですので、、、)。ナンプラーの臭さって、これはやみつきになって良いものでしょうか・・・。また行きたいですね、クワタイ。

Dinner of Curry and Nan at “Asian Dining&Bar ROYAL” in Furumachi -2

Hi, this is the website for “0 yen! Japanese Lesson”. Come to my class that is taken place in “CROSS PAL NIIGATA” in Ishizuecho, Niigata. Please check the latest information on this site. Note that even though my class is “Mian Fei! Ri Yu Jiao Shi” in Chinese characters, my Japanese lesson is not only for Chinese, but for everyone who wants to learn Japanese language.

Tonight I went to “Asian Dining&Bar ROTAL” in Furumachi, Niigata. Please find the place using the following latitude and longitude on Google Maps

37.921036,139.044338

Their website:Asian Dining&Bar ROYAL(ロイヤル)

Actually I am a little busy right now. I cannot write comments for these photos. Anyway, please go there and eat a lot of Curry and Nan.

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Dinner at Korean Restaurant “Chidimi”-5

Hi, this is the website for “0 yen! Japanese Lesson”. Come to my class that is taken place in “CROSS PAL NIIGATA” in Ishizuecho, Niigata. Please check the latest information on this site. Note that even though my class is “Mian Fei! Ri Yu Jiao Shi” in Chinese characters, my Japanese lesson is not only for Chinese, but for everyone who wants to learn Japanese language.

Just before I went to Chidimi and had a dinner there. It is near Honcho Market and next to “International Barcode”. Please use the following latitude and longitude to search on  Google Maps.

37.919569,139.046535

Chidimi has already appeared so many times on this site, so I don’t think I have to explain that it is Korean restaurant. Chidimi is written in Hiragana for hanging cloth at the entrance, but in Katakana on the door glass.

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Since I decided to go to a sport club after the dinner, I ordered a glass of Non alcohol beer. So it is not beer, but beer taste drink without alcohol. One thing very good in Chidimi is the wide screen TV that plays Korean TV show. Tonight I watched a drama with Japanese captions.

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The lady in the restaurant recommended me to order “Miso Chigae”. So I asked her set menu of Miso Chigae. She gave me several Hanchan dishes and fish!. Egg-plants at the bottom left was so good to eat with rice.

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Close up photo of Miso Chigae. I asked her, “Please do not make it salty”. So she used less salt. Probably she worried that the taste was too weak for her sense. She asked me “Isn’t it too weak?” several times. But for me it was very good.

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Again, the important mission in Chidimi was to replace the monthly flier. If you want to see the following yellow flier, go to Chidimi and eat a lot of Korean Food.

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ちぢみ様、細かいお金を用意していなくて、大変失礼しました。ここにお詫び申し上げます。あとから来られた方と、面白い展開になればと思うのですが、、、はてさて。

Dinner at Chinese Restaurant “Mampukuen (Wanfuyuan)” -3

Hi, this is the website for “0 yen! Japanese Lesson”. Come to my class that is taken place in “CROSS PAL NIIGATA” in Ishizuecho, Niigata. Please check the latest information on this site. Note that even though my class is “Mian Fei ! Ri Yu Jiao Shi” in Chinese characters, my Japanese lesson is not only for Chinese, but for everyone who wants to learn Japanese language.

Wednesday night I went to Manpukuen in Honcho for my dinner. The restaurant is in front of Takeyama Hospital. It is near the back door of Itoyokado supermarket. Please google the latitude and longitude below for exact location.

37.920680,139.047734

It was a just before 9 p.m., already a little late for dinner. There were two Japanese customers other than me.

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What should we think about drinking this kind of liquids? One of my answers is that, if I ordered only food menu, this Chinese restaurant could get a very few profit because prices of dishes are surprisingly cheap. I don’t ask to make this hot or cold, but I only ask them to serve this as “room temperature”. So it is not labor-consuming for them to serve this to me.

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Here is my dinner. Egg plants something—I forgot the name.

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Close up photo

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As always, this thing should be left. The lady in the restaurant received this and gave me a lot of cookies. Thanks a lot, I do appreciate them.

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帰り際、お母さんからたくさんクッキーをいただきました。ありがとうございます。

Dinner at Thai Food Restaurant “Thai Fight Gold” in Furumachi -1

Hi, this is the website for “0 yen! Japanese Lesson”. Come to my class that is taken place in “CROSS PAL NIIGATA” in Ishizuecho, Niigata. Please check the latest information on this site. Note that even though my class is “Mian Fei ! Ri Yu Jiao Shi” in Chinese characters, my Japanese lesson is not only for Chinese, but for everyone who wants to learn Japanese language.

Tonight I went to a Thai food restaurant “Thai Fight Gold” in Furumachi 8-banchi. It is one block north from the Bus route, the opposite side of road of Niigata City Hotel. Please use the following latitude and longitude for google maps.

37.923948,139.045228

Website of “Thai Fight Gold”

It is on the second floor (in British sense, the first floor), but you will easily find the place because these boards are put around the entrance.

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Because it’s the center of night entertainment area of Furumachi, and the inside of the restaurant looked like a night club, I actually worried about the charge they would ask my to pay.

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For the first time in a Thai food restaurant, I always order Green Curry.

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The lady in the restaurant told me that these pieces of red pepper were so hot. Thanks to her advice, I got rid of them to avoid a fire incident in my mouth. If a fire had happened, my beer would have been a fire extinguisher. Luckily enough that did not happen.

You see green leaves as well as red pepper. I asked the lady and chef what herb this was. He said like “Holaper” (Sorry for misspelling, I don’t know the correct one). The herb had so good flavor that I wanted to plant it on my garden. Checking on the internet, it seems to be “sweet basil”. Let me plant seeds of it in back of my house some day.

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Here came the Advertisement paper towel of my Japanese lesson. When I paid, I handed this to the lady. Although one of my concerns was that the charge would be expensive in such a night club like place, it was quite reasonable! Don’t worry about that, you guys. This is very good Thai restaurant. Actually people in Chad recommended me coming here. I also strongly recommend you. Go eat a lot of Thai food in “Thai Fight Gold”!

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またまた1,730円ぽっちで、宣伝ティッシュを 配ってください などとお願いする ずうずうしいおっさんです。グリーンカレーにのっているハーブは何ですかときいたら「ボラパー」というふうにおっしゃっていました。ネットで調べたらスウィートバジルだそうで、きっと種も売っていることでしょう。春が来たら、畑に植えてみたいです。