Hi dear Japanese Learners!
Mastering the Japanese language is a real adventure, but just by being on this page you’re proving to us that you’re not afraid of facing some challenges. You’re a perfect match for the Super Sushi Ninja Challenge!
- What is the Super Sushi Ninja Challenge?
- How to Apply for the Super Sushi Ninja Challenge
- How to Order Sushi in Japanese
- Must-Know Japanese Vocabulary when Ordering Sushi
- What is Premium PLUS?
The goal of the Super Sushi Ninja Challenge is to get you speaking Japanese in a real life situation, so we challenge you to go to a sushi restaurant, or any restaurant that serves sushi, and record yourself ordering sushi in Japanese! Quite simple, isn’t it?
You will have until Monday, August 8th to send us your video. And because we believe every challenge deserve rewards, participants will receive:
Do you know the names of Japanese sushi items? Want to ask for soy sauce?
Click here to learn the Japanese words you must know before going into a Sushi restaurant!
Risa teaches you the 5 most commonly ordered sushi items!
If you need some inspiration, here are some examples from JapanesePod101 team members!
You can also record yourself ordering sushi like this:
When you want to get the attention of the sushi chef, yell out loud…
When ordering, use the phrase meaning “give me,”….
Also, there are some special counters for sushi!
〜丁(ちょう) - the counter for the food dishes
〜貫(かん) - the counter for sushi. That refers to “one ball” of sushi.
Peter ordered by saying…
トロサーモン一つお願いします。(Torosāmon hitotsu onegai shimasu.)
Yuki ordered by saying…
すいません、ヤリイカ三貫と、中トロ一丁！(Suimasen, yariika san-kan to, chūtoro itchō!)
Are you up for the challenge? I hope so! Make sure to get it to us by the deadline in order to receive your exclusive badge on My Teacher as well as your chance at winning the box of Japanese treats! So get your cameras ready, learners!
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