Tameguchi(Casual Speech) : When and With Whom? #160

私がタメ口を使う人、話す人について。Understand when to use informal language with friends, family, and others.

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単語 (Vocabulary)

タメ(ぐち) - Casual speech
大人(おとな) - Adult
学生(がくせい)時代(じだい) - Student days
家族(かぞく) - Family
恋人(こいびと) - Significant other
親友(しんゆう) - Close friend
同期(どうき) - Colleague who entered the company at the same time
年上(としうえ) - Older person
年下(としした) - Younger person
学歴(がくれき) - Educational background
年寄(としよ)り - Elderly person
配信(はいしん) - Live streaming

会話の話題 (Conversation Topics)

In your experience, have you become closer to anyone by speaking in a casual way?

If your partner or best friend was Japanese, would you use casual speech? Why?

When watching Japanese movies or dramas, can you tell the difference between casual and polite speech?

What difficulties have you faced when using Japanese polite and casual speech?

Do you think it's important to learn to use casual speech in Japanese? Why?

Video Podcast and Japanese Transcripts (Furigana Included/Excluded)

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