Japanese language is pretty different from other languages, it's an agglutinative language, and it's a complex language, difficult to learn, because even different words and expressions must be used depending on if you're talking to an unknown person or a superior, or a friend, or a child, or a family member; for example if you want to say "I" maybe the dictionary will show you more than 5 ways to say it, according to the occasion or situation.
However, Japanese is an interesting and attractive language maybe it could help to know some useful phrases in order to contact locals during your trip, some of them are:
If that result a bit difficult, wait to see the writing, maybe it's the most difficult part; because writing system has different variations from classical Japanese to simplified Japanese that is not simple as it sounds, so for in this case you might want some service who offer a free translation. Some examples here:
If you travel to Japan for working, to translate, would be a good solution, however, to translate Japanese would not be an easy task for a person that is not well-involved with the language; but if you can contact the work of a professional, a professional translation would be better in case of important work, documents and any situation that could concern with job.
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