- いらっしゃいませ。Irasshaimase.= Welcome. Come in. (May I help you?)
- おまたせしました。Omatase shimashita.= Sorry I kept you waiting.
- １まんえん おあずかりします。Ichi-man-en oazukari shimasu. = I receive/keep 10,000 yen.
- ５せんえんの おかえしです。Go-sen-yen no okaeshi desu. = (Here is your) change 5,000 yen.
- ありがとうございました。Arigatougozaimashita. = Thank you. (past)
- また おこしください。Mata okoshi kudasai. = Please come again.
The Japanese language school, Meguro Language Center (in Tokyo) was established in 1990 and since then has been attended by students from all over the world.