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Written by Jpbasic on January 8th, 2012
Vocabulary:  おきます(get up, wake up)、いきます(go)、きます(come)、ねます(sleep, go to bed)、べんきょうします(study)、しけん(examination/test)、きんようび(friday)、にちようび (sunday)、やすみ (rest)、まいあさ (every morning)、まいばん (every night)、まいにち (every day)... 1. V ます:  ます is used when a sentence expresses a habitual or a truth. It is also used when a sentence expresses a thing that will occur in the future.  ます makes a sentence polite. ex, ...
Written by Jpbasic on December 18th, 2011
Vocabulary:  はたらきます(work),  やすみます(take a rest, take a holiday), ぎんこう(bank), ゆうびんきょく(post office), ひるやすみ(lunchtime), としょかん(library), おねがいします (please), かしこまりました(certainly), げつようび(monday)、かようび(Tuesday)、すいようび(wednesday)、もくようび(thursday), どうようび(saturday)... 1 . から indicates the starting time or place, and まで  indicates the finishing time or place - 9じから 5じまで はたらきます。 I work from nine to five -大阪から 東京まで 3じかん かかります。It takes three hours from Osaka to Tokyo. 2. から and まで are ...
Written by Jpbasic on December 11th, 2011
vocabulary:  いま(now)、はん(half)、なんじ(what time)、なんぷん(what minute)、ごぜん(a.m., moring)、ごご(p.m.,afternoon)、あさ(morning)、ひる(daytime, noon)、けさ(this morning)、こんばん(tonight)、えーと(well, let me see)、ニューヨーク(New York)、ペキン(Beijing)、ロンドン(London)、バンコク(Bangkok)... 1. なん is used with a counter suffix to ask questions concerning number or amounts. Therefore, the word なんじ (なんぷん) is used to ask the time. ex, いま なんじ ですか。What time is it now? ニューヨーク は いま なんじ ですか。 In New York what time is it now?
Written by Jpbasic on December 4th, 2011
Vocabulary:  かいしゃ(company)、うち(house, home)、へや(room)、でんわ(telephone)、かいだん(staircase)、しょくどう(dining hall, canteen)、ロビー(lobby)、ワイン(wine)、すみません(excuse me),じゃ。。。 (well, then, in that case) 1. これ、それ、and あれthat are discussed in japanese lession 3 refer to a thing, while ここ、そこ and あそこrefer a place, ここis the place where speaker is,そこ is the place where the listener is,  and  あそこ is the place  far from  both the speaker ...
Written by Jpbasic on November 27th, 2011
Vocabulary: じしょ(dictionary)、ざっし(magazine)、てちょう(pocket notebook)、テレホンカード(telephone card)、かぎ(key)、ちがいます(you're wrong)、そうですか(I see/Is that so?)、あのう(well...)、なん(what)... 1. これ それ あれ are  demonstratives. They work as nouns. これrefers to a thing near the speaker. それ refers to a thing near the listener. あれ refers to a thing far from the speaker and the listener + これは テレホンカード です か。Is this a telephone card?
Written by Jpbasic on November 20th, 2011
Vocabulary:  コーヒー(coffee)、えいご(the English language)、にほんご(the Japanese language)、ざっし(magazine)、しんぶん(newspaper)、かばん(bag, briefcase)、テレビ(tevevision)、カメラ(camera)... 1. の is used to connect two nouns when n1 modifies N2 あのかた は どなた ですか Who is that person? ワットさんです。さくら大学のせんせいです He is Professor Watt. he is a teacher at Sakura University
Written by Jpbasic on November 13th, 2011
Vocabulary: だいがく(university); きょうし (teacher); がくせい(Student),イギリス (U.K); カナダ(Canada); にほん(japan); ベトナム (Viet nam),...