Describe yourself in Japanese
Can you describe yourself in Japanese? It’s useful to be able to talk about yourself when you’re getting to know new people, speaking to an official person or filling out a form. Whatever the situation, the Rocket Japanese team have created this free audio lesson to make it easier for you.
How to describe yourself in Japanese
Perhaps you’re booking into a hotel, or going for an interview. You’ll probably be asked some basic personal questions in Japanese like “what is your name?” “where are you from?” or “what is your date of birth?"
Let's go through some of the most common questions you might be asked, whether you're filling out a registration form in a hotel or at the consulate getting a new passport. In these situations, you'll be addressed politely so even if you've seen some of these questions before, all the questions below are expressed formally.
How to answer questions about yourself
When you're responding, you can follow one of the simple formats below. Just insert the appropriate information in the brackets.
How to fill out forms in Japanese
If you find yourself being asked to fill out forms with your personal details, you won't get the complete questions that you've studied above. Instead, you'll get short words or phrases.
Numbers in JapaneseFor some of these questions, you'll need to know some Japanese numbers. Here are some basics:
Phew - that was a lot to take in at once! But these will definitely come in handy so make sure you practice these as much as possible. Happy learning!
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