Nihongo Con Teppei

    nihongo con teppei

    Nihongo Con Teppei For Beginners is a Japanese language podcast started on July 4, 2019. Each episode is about four minutes long, and the content is in Japanese only. This is because the host, Teppei, believes in improving language comprehension skills through listening to podcasts spoken in the original language. In fact, that's how he became fluent in both English and Spanish.


As a second language learner himself, he knows how to help listeners. He focuses on one topic in each episode, and tries to use the key word or related vocabulary repeatedly so that the learners eventually become used to the terms as they listen.

    His speaking is very clear and reasonably slow-paced. He pays attention to the difficulty level of the language he uses so that beginners can understand without the aid of transcripts or translations. But he also suggests you shouldn't worry too much if you can't understand everything at first. The aim of this podcast is for listeners to gradually get used to the speed and his way of speaking, while learning something interesting.

    Overall, I think this is great listening practice material, and I'd recommend giving it a shot.

If you're looking for slightly more advanced listening material, he has a podcast for intermediate learners, also called Nihongo Con Teppei.