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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 166: ∼ないでください please don’t ~ (polite way in requesting not to do something

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 166: ∼ないでください please don’t ~ (polite way in requesting not to do something

    食(た)べながら話(はな)さないでください。
    eat | while | talk | not | please
    Please don’t talk while eating; Please don’t talk with your mouth full.
     
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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 165: ∼ませんか won’t you ~ ?; shall we ~ ?

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 165: ∼ませんか won’t you ~ ?; shall we ~ ?

    今度(こんど)の週末(しゅうまつ)に映画(えいが)を見(み)に行(い)きませんか?
    Next; this | ‘s | weekend |on| movie | (direct object marker) | see | to (see) |won’t you
    Would you like to go see a movie this coming weekend?
     
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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 164: ∼方がいい it’s better to be ~

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 164: ∼方がいい it’s better to be ~

    寒(さむ)い日(ひ)は一日中家(いちにちじゅういえ)の中(なか)にいる方(ほう)がいい。
    Cold day | as for | all day |house| inside of | at| to be | subject marker| good
    On a cold day, it’s better to stay in the house all day.
     
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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 163: ∼したことがあります have done ~ before

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 163: ∼したことがあります have done ~ before

    私(わたし)は家族(かぞく)と沖縄(おきなわ)に行(い)ったことがあります。
    I | as for | with |family| Okinawa | to | went | occasion | subject marker| there is
    I have been to Okinawa with my family.
     
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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 162: いりません not necessary

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 162: いりません not necessary

    今日(きょう)の外出(がいしゅつ)には傘(かさ)はいりません。
    today| ‘s | outing |for | umbrella | as for | not needed
    We don’t need an umbrella for going out today.
     
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    Beginning Japanese Phrases 161: (の)ようだ It seems; seeming to be

    Beginning Japanese Phrases 161: (の)ようだ It seems; seeming to be

    高(たか)いビルの屋上(おくじょう)から見(み)ると、人間(にんげん)がまるで蟻(あり)のようだ。
    tall | building | ‘s | roof | from | to see | upon doing so | humans | as if | ants | appear | are
    From the rooftops of tall buildings, people look like ants.
     
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