Japan Public Transport & Home Ettiquette 日本公共交通&ホームマナー

Japan Public Transport & Home Etiquette


Railways of Japan is one of your best friends when traveling around Japan.You will find traveling by train incredibly quiet, fluid, and well-organised. To achieve this, passengers follow cultural practices such as queuing and special seats.

If you’re already researched how to get a Japanese host family, the next step is to get some solid homestay in Japan advice. Understand these tips and your homestay Japan experience is bound to be far from basic.

Agenda of the activities in 6 July, 2019, Saturday, 2-3.30pm

a. An overview of Japan subway trains

    – Specially designed cars and seats

    – Mobile phones

    – Queues

    – Tips for train etiquettes

b. Visiting a Japanese Home: Tips to have a better homestay experience

    – Table manners

    – Greetings

    – Giving Gifts

c. Proper Usage of these Japanese Words

    – すみません Sumimasen

    – 大丈夫ですか? Daijoubu desu ka?

    – お願いします Onegaishimasu

    – ありがとうございます Arigatou gozaimasu

d. Japanese and Singaporeans language exchange session

Click here to get the admission ticket to the event.

2 thoughts on “Japan Public Transport & Home Ettiquette 日本公共交通&ホームマナー”

  1. Hi, I am interested in teaching Japanese, the manner and the culture. I am from JP, live in SG over 10 years.
    I am Just a bit afraid as I am late 40s… if mosts of students are the way too young….haha.
    But I am always happy surrounded by young people who are eager to learn about my home country and languages 🙂

    1. Hi Michi san ! Apologies for the late reply. Diverse Origins welcome anyone from different walk of life regardless of age. I will be dropping you an email to see how we can work together to promote your home country and languages.

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