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Video:Learn Japanese: How to Say "Good Night"

with Ayaka Hills

Learn some common phrases in the Japanese language with a tutorial from a language instructor. Start your practice by learning "good evening" in Japanese.See Transcript

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Transcript:Learn Japanese: How to Say "Good Night"

Hi. I'm Ayaka Hills from Hills Learning in New York for About.com. In this video, I am going to demonstrate how to say "good evening" in Japanese.
 

Practice Japanese Pronunciation with Repetition

こんばんは (konbanwa).
(Repeat)

Now, let's try it a little bit faster.

こんばんは (konbanwa).
(Repeat)

Use the Japanese Phrase in Conversation

For example, you can say:

こんにばんは、スミスさん (Konbanwa Smith-san).
Good evening, Mr. Smith.
(Repeat)

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