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Beginners to upper beginners of Japanese! Improve your vocabulary, listening, and pronunciation skills with shadowing and repetition. Each week, we will break down a useful vocabulary word and example sentence.
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Beginners to upper beginners of Japanese! Improve your vocabulary, listening, and pronunciation skills with shadowing and repetition. Each week, we will break down a useful vocabulary word and example sentence.
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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 40: に住んでいます ni sunde imasu – lives in…

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 40: に住んでいます ni sunde imasu – lives in…

    私(わたし)の弟(おとうと)は、東京(とうきょう)に住(す)んでいます。


    watashi no otouto wa, toukyou ni sunde imasu.


    my – younger brother – as for – Tokyo – in - living


    My younger brother lives in Tokyo.


     


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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 39: を見ませんか o mimasen ka – Wouldn't you like to see … ?

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 39: を見ませんか o mimasen ka – Wouldn't you like to see … ?

    もし、よかったら、一緒(いっしょ)に映画(えいが)を見(み)ませんか?


    moshi, yokattara, issho ni eiga o mimasen ka?


    if – good – if – together – with – movie – (direct object marker) – won't see?


    If it is all right, why don't we watch a movie together? (Slightly literally)


    Would you like to watch a movie with me? (More natural)


     


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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 38: 海に行きましょう umi ni ikimashou – Let's go to the sea (beach)

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 38: 海に行きましょう umi ni ikimashou – Let's go to the sea (beach)

    もし、晴(は)れたら、海(うみ)に行(い)きましょう。


    moshi, haretara, umi ni ikimashou.


    if – sunny – if – sea – to – let's go


    If the weather is good, let's go to the beach.


     


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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 37: 飲めば nomeba – If you drink (take)…

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 37: 飲めば nomeba – If you drink (take)…

    この薬(くすり)を飲(の)めば、痛(いた)みがとれます。


    kono kusuri o nomeba, itami ga toremasu.


    this - medicine - (direct object marker) - if you drink - pain - (subject marker) - go away


    When you take this medicine, the pain will go away.


     


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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 36: 読めば yomeba – If you read…

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 36: 読めば yomeba – If you read…

    この本(ほん)を読(よ)めば、日本(にほん)の歴史(れきし)がよくわかります。


    kono hon o yomeba, nihon no rekishi ga yoku wakarimasu.


    this - book - (direct object marker) - if you read - Japan - 's - history - (subject marker) - well – know


    If you read this book, you would have a good grasp of Japanese history.


     


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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 35: ~を見ましたか? ~o mimashita ka? – did you see ~?

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 35: ~を見ましたか? ~o mimashita ka? – did you see ~?

    もうあの映画(えいが)を見(み)ましたか?


    いいえ、まだ見(み)ていません。


    mou ano eiga o mimashita ka? iie, mada mite imasen.


    already - that - movie - (direct object marker) - saw (polite) – question - No - (not) yet - not seen (polite)


    Have you already seen that movie? No, I haven't seen it yet.


     


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