Easy!Introduce in Jaoanese!

Let’s introduce in Japanese using the words you’ve learned!

 

Greeting

Let’s say hello!

When you meet somebody for the first time,「Hajimemashite.(Nice to meet you.)」「初めまして。」

In the morning,「Ohayou gozaimasu.」(Good morning.)
「おはよう(ございます)。」
In the daytime,「Konnichiwa.」(Hello.)「こんにちは。」
In the afternoon,night,「Konbanwa.」(Good evening.)「こんばんは。」

・My name is ○○.私の名前は○○です。(Watashi no namae ha ○○ desu.)
you can this phrase when you want to tell your name to another person.

・Please call me ○○. ○○と呼んでください。(○○ to yonde kudasai.)
If you have the name you want to call or nickname, use this phrase.
You can get along with the other person .

・I came from ○○. ○○から来ました。(○○ kara kimashita.)
Put your country in ○○,please.

・Nice to meet you. どうぞよろしくお願いします。(Douzo yoroshiku onegai simasu.)
Say this phrase at last.

Introduce about your favorite things

Next, let’s tell about your favorite food and hobby.

When you tell about your favorite things…

・I like ○○. わたしは、○○が好きです。( watashi ha ○○ ga suki desu.)

When you tell about your hobby…

・My hobby is ○○.わたしの趣味は、○○です。( watashi no syumi ha ○○ desu.)

When you tell about your good at…

・I can do ○○.わたしは、○○ができます。(watashi ha ○○ ga dekimasu.)

Tell to somebody put youe favorite things in ○○.

Introduce about your family
・My familly is ○ people.(わたしの家族は、○人です。( watashi no kazoku ha ○nin desu.)
・I have ○○ , ○○ and ○○. ( ○○ to ○○ to ○○ fa imasu.)

<家族>
・母 ・父

・姉 ・兄

・妹 ・弟

・夫 ・妻

・子ども ・ペット など”

<Family>

・Mother ・Father

・Old sister ・Old brother

・Young sister ・Young brother

・Husband ・Wife

・Children ・Pet etc…

Introduce using figures

・My birthday is Day/Month/Years. 誕生日は、○年○月○日です。( Tanjoubi ha ○○nen ○○gatu ○○nichi desu.)

・My age is ○○ years old. (○○歳です。(○○sai desu)

Ask birthday and age

・When is your birth day? お誕生日はいつですか?(Otanjoubi ha itsu desuka?)
・How old are you? おいくつですか?(Oikutsu desuka?)”

 

Tell about your job

There are many kinds of job.

Q.What is your job?  ( anata no oshigoto ha nani desuka?)
A.My job is ○○.  〇〇です。(○○ desu)

<仕事>
・学生 gakusei
・会社員 kaisyain
・医師 isi
・看護師 kangoshi
・介護士 kaigoshi
・エンジニア enjinia
・教師 kyoushi
・公務員 koumuin
・主婦 syufu
・農家 nouka
・自営業 jieigyou
・アルバイト(バイト)arubaito(baito)
・パートタイム(パート)pa-to taimu(pa-to)

<Works>
・Student (gakusei)
・Employee ( kaisyain)
・Doctor (isi)
・Nurse (kangoshi)
・Caregiver (kaigoshi)
・Engineer (enjinia)
・Teacher (kyoushi)
・Public employee (koumuin)
・Houseworker (syufu)
・Far,er (nouka)
・Self-employed (jieigyou)
・Part time job (arubaito / baito)
・Part time job (pa-to taimu / pa-to)

You can tell using workplace.
A.I work at ○○. 〇〇で働いています。(○○de hataraite imasu)

<職場>
・会社 kaisya
・学校 gakkou
・病院 byouin
・工場 koujou
・カフェ kafe
・ホテル hoteru
・居酒屋 izakaya
・銀行 ginkou”

・Office (kaisya)
・School (gakkou)
・Hospital (byouin)
・Factory (koujou)
・Cafe (kafe)
・Hotel (hoteru)
・Japanese pub (izakaya)
・Bank (ginkou)

Let’s practice!Introduce yourself.

初めまして。
私の名前は、〇〇です。
〇〇から来ました。
〇〇で働いています。〇〇歳です。
私の家族は、〇人です。〇〇と〇〇と〇〇がいます。
好きなことは、〇〇です。食べ物は〇〇が好きです。
よろしくお願いします。

Nice to meet you.
My name is ○○.
I came from ○○.
I work at ○○. I am ○○ years old.
My family is ○ people.
I like ○○. My favorite food is ○○.
Thank you.

Can you introduce well?

Let’s get to know yourself better.
Once you get used to it,let’s hear about the other person.

 

 

 

My family ~Let’s introduce your family in japanese!~

Pham Thi Lieu from Vietnam! I love Japanese culture!

Name: PHAM THI LIEU
country: Vietnam

Why did you start to study Japanese?

Because I love Japanese language and Japanese culture.
I think Japanese cultures are gorgeous and beautiful so I like that.

Did you feel anxious before come to Japan?

I didn’t have any acquaintance in Japan that made me anxious.

Did you surprise something about Japan?

Vending machine! Japan have a lot of vending machine.
Vietnam doesn’t have vending machine,so it made me surprise.

How is school?

I enjoy school life. The class is so fun and teachers are so kind to me.

Which classroom do you like?

I like Kanji and Grammar class.
Kanji is very difficult, but I want to study more.
My favorite word is 海”Umi means sea” because sea is wide and beautiful.

Do you have a part-time job?

I work at vegetable factory.
I sometimes talk with Japanese. It is fun.

What is your favorite Japanese food?

I like Yakiniku. My favorite part is Round.

What is your favorite culture?

Kimono culture.
Vietnam doesn’t have this culture.

What is your favorite place in Japan?

I like every place. Especially, I like Namba and Umeda in Osaka.
Umeda have many buildings!

What is your dislike Japanese food?

I don’t have. I love all Japanese food, I can eat Natto and Wasabi.

What is your future goal?

I’m planning to go back to country after graduate.
I want to build own house in Vietnam.

 

Student Interview

Vu Tien Phu from Vietnam. He loves Lexus! The goal is learn about Japanese car industry!

 

My family ~Let’s introduce your family in japanese!~

Talk about your family in japanese with your friends!

Tell about your mother and father

・Oka-san (Mother)
Introduce to superior… Haha

・Oto-san (Father)
Introduce to superior… Chichi

・Ryo-shin (Parents)

Practice;What does your father do (work)?

Tell about your brother and sister

・おにいさん Oni-san (older brother)
Introduce to superior… Ani

・おねえさん One-san (older sister)
Introduce to superior… Ane

・弟(おとうと) Otouto (younger brother)

・妹(いもうと) Imouto (younger sister)

when you talk about your friends or someone’s brother and sister,
we say “Otouto san”, “Imouto san”.

older brother and younger brother…Kyoudai
older sister and younger sister…Shimai

Practice: Do you have bother or sister? If you have, talk about it.

Tell about grand father and grand mother

・おじいさん Ojii san (Grand father)
Introduce to superior… Sofu

・おばあさん Obaa san (Grand mother)
Introduce to superior… Sobo

・ひいおばあさん Hii Obaa san (Great-grand mother)

・ひいおじいさん Hii Ojii san (Great-grand father)

Practice: Tell your grand mother and grand father’s memory.

If you married…

How to call your partner after marrige.
・Otto (husband)
・Tsuma (wife)
husband and wife… Fuufu

When you talk about your friends or someone’s husband and wife,
we say Goshujin and Okusan.
Also, someone’s children call Okosan.

How to call your child


Boy… Musuko
Girl… Musume
Grandchild… Mago

Practice: Which one do you want, boy or girl in the future? Also, what do you plan to name your child?

Tell about your pet

Pet… pet (same as English)
To introduce your pet…

○○ wo katte imasu.(I have…)
ex) Inu wo katte imasu. (I have a dog.)

Practice: Do you have a pet? What kind of pet do you have?

Let’s introduce your family!

・わたしの家族は、○人です。(Watashi no kazoku wa ○nin desu.)
例)わたしの家族は4人です。(ex) Watashi no kazoku wa yonin desu.)

・○○と○○と○○がいます。(○○to ○○to ○○ga imasu.)
例)母と父と兄とわたしです。(ex) Haha to Chichi to Ani to Watashi desu. )
母と父と兄がいます。( Haha to Chichi to Ani ga imasu.)

Ask to your friend

Let’s ask to your friend about family.

・家族は何人いますか?・Kazoku wa nannin imasuka?
(How many people do you have in your family?)

・誰がいますか?・Dare ga imasuka?
(Who is in there?)

・おいくつですか?・Oikutsu desuka?
(How old are they?)

・どこに住んでいますか?・Doko ni sunde imasuka?
(Where do they live?)

・お仕事は?・Oshigoto wa?
(What is their job?)

Let’s plactice conversation!

A:家族は何人いますか?
B:わたしの家族は6人です。
祖母と母と父と妹です。
それからペットの猫を飼っています。
A:妹さんはおいくつですか?
B:24さいです。
A:お仕事は?
B:学校の先生をしています。

大切な家族を日本語で紹介できるように練習してみましょう!

A: Kazoku wa nannin imasuka?
B: Watashi no kazoku wa rokunin desu.
Sobo to haha to chichi to imouto desu.
Sorekara pet no neko wo katte imasu.
A: Imouto san wa oikutsu desuka?
B: Nijyu-yonsai desu.
A: Oshigoto wa?
B: Gakko no sensei wo shiteimasu.

Let’s paractice and introduce your fabulous family in Japanese!

 

 

【Vegetables】What is your favorite food?~Let’s study food names in Japanese.~

 

【Fruits】 What is your favorite food? -Let’s study food names in Japanese!

 

You are familiar with Japan⁉ Do you know about Japanese typical food?

 

Which side are you on? For breakfast,bread or rice? ~various conversation~

What is your hobby? Let’s become able to listen and answer about hobby in Japanese!

What is your hobby? Let’s become able to listen and answer about hobby in Japanese!

This time,let’s study about hobby with us.
Let’s say about your hobby in Japanese to your friends,people who meet for the first time.

 

To tell about your hobby・・・

・Watashino shumi ha ○○ desu.

To tell what you like …
・Watashi ha ○○ ga sukidesu.

To tell what you are good at…
・Watashiha ○○ ga dekimasu.

Let’s put yourselve in ○○ and tell.

If you want to ask about friend’s hobby・・・

・What is your hobby?
Shumi ha nandesuka?

 

To tell more details・・・Movie versions

・My hobby is watching movies.
Watashi no shumi ha eiga wo miru koto desu.

・I like to watch movies.
Watashi ha eiga wo miru koto ga suki desu.

There are a lot of different kinds of movies.
Which is your favorite movies?

<Kinds of movies>
・Action アクション
・Anime アニメ
・Comedy お笑い
・Horror ホラー
・Love 恋愛(れんあい)

Let’s tell about your favorite movies!
・I like action movies.
Watashi ha akusyon (eiga) ga sukidesu.

・I like to watch anime movies.
Watashi ha anime (eiga) wo miru koto ga sukidesu.

To tell more details・・・Music versions

・My hobby is listening music.
Watashi no shumi ha ongaku wo kiku koto desu.

・I like to listen music.
Watashiha, ongaku wo kiku koto ga suki desu.

There are a lot of differnt kinds of music.
<Kinds of music>
・Classic
・Jazz
・J-pop(Japanese songs)
・Enka(Japanese traditional style ballad )
・Pops
・Rock

Let’s tell about your country’s songs or artist to your friends.

To tell more details・・・Instrument・Dance version

People who is not only listening music but also playing!

For example…
・Singing a song
Uta wo utau koto

・Going to karaoke
karaoke ni iku koto

・Playing instrument
Ongaku wo suru koto

・Dancing
Dansu wo odoru koto

There are a lot different kinds of instrument and dance.
<KInds of instrument>
・Playing the piano
Piano wo hiku

・Playing the guitar
Gita wo hiku

In instrument, there’s an expression of ”○○wo suru” and ”○○wo hiku”.
You should remember this!

Odori is japanese traditional dance.
There are a lot different kinds of dance.
Let’s check it up!

 

Let’s use this expression about what you are good at.
・I can play the ○○.
Watashi ha ○○ ga dekimasu.

For example)I can play the piano.
Watashi ha piano wo hiku koto ga dekimasu.

To tell more details・・・Sport versions

・My hobby is playing sports.
Watashi no shumi ha supo-tu (wo surukoto)desu.
・I can play sports.
Watashiha supo-tu ga dekimasu.
・I can play ○○.
Watashi ha ○○ ga dekimasu.
・I like to play ○○.
Watashi ha ○○(wo surukoto ) ga suki desu.

<Kinds of sports>
・golf ゴルフ
・soccer サッカー
・baseball やきゅう
・jyu-dou じゅうどう
・jogging じょぎんぐ
・swimming すいえい
・skate すけーと
・table tennis / ping-pong たっきゅう
・tennis  テニス
・basketball バスケ

If you like watching sports, you can tell like that.
・I like watching soccer.
Watashi ha sakka- wo miru koto ga suki desu.
・I like watching baseball games.
Watashi ha yakyu kansen ga suki desu.

To tell more details・・Reading version

・My hobby is reading books.
Watashi no syumi ha dokusyo wo suru koto desu.
・I like reading books.
Watashi ha dokusyo wo suru koto ga suki desu
・I like reading books at home.
Uchi de hon wo yomu koto ga suki desu.
<Kinds of books>
・Literature/Litelary works ぶんがく
・Novel (Romance・Mystery…) しょうせつ
・Horror ホラー
・SF えすえふ
・Fantasy ふぁんたじー
・Mystery ミステリー
・Manga/Commic まんが/こみっく
・Magazines(Fassion・Sport….)ざっし

To tell more details・・・Others!

・Drawing
・Taking pictures
・Cooking
・Studying other language
・Camping
・Fishing
・PLaying the games
・Watching TV/Youtube
・Shopping
・Driving
・Traveling

・絵を描くこと
・写真を撮ること
・料理をすること
・外国語を勉強すること
・キャンプ(をすること)
・つり(をすること)
・ゲームをすること
・テレビ/Youtubeをみること
・買い物に行くこと
・ドライブをすること
・旅行に行くこと

趣味はたくさんあります。
自分の趣味の言い方は、見つかりましたか?

There are many hobbies.
Did you find how to say about your hobby?

 

Let’s practice conversation.

A: What is your hobby?
B: I like sports.

 

Let’s ask about favorite kinds.

・What ○○ do you like?
・What ○○ can yo do?

A:What sports do you like?
B:It is baseball.

If you have same hobby,you can tell like that.
・Me too.
・I like ○○, too.

Let’s tell your friends about your hobby and get to know each other better!

Let’s study together!

 

 

【Vegetables】What is your favorite food?~Let’s study food names in Japanese.~

 

【Fruits】 What is your favorite food? -Let’s study food names in Japanese!

 

You are familiar with Japan⁉ Do you know about Japanese typical food?

 

Which side are you on? For breakfast,bread or rice? ~various conversation~

Vu Tien Phu from Vietnam. He loves Lexus! The goal is learn about Japanese car industry!

Name: VU TIEN PHU
Country: Vietnam

Why did you start to study Japanese language?

Because I would like to learn about Japanese car.
Japanese car industry have in the forefront of tequnique in the world.
Also, I like Lexus made in Japan, so I came to Japan.

Did you afraid of something before come to japan?

I’m worried about lifestyle. I didn’t know a lot of things before come to Japan.

What were you surprised about when you came to Japan?

I was surprised about train, it is very useful than I thought.

Do you enjoy the school?

Yes, so much. Especially, when taking a lesson at school, it is very interesting for me.

Which class do you like?

I like vocabulary. I am interested in knowing new vocabulary.

Do you do part-time job?

I work at Sushi restaurant. I work part of a kicthen staff member but I’m learning floor staff’s job as well.
It’s good experience for studynig Japanese, so I’m keeping study.

What is your favorite Japanese foods?

I like Tempura. Especially, I like eggplant and renkon (lotus loots) of tempura.

What is your favorite Japanese culture?

I like Sumo.

Where is your favorite place in Japan?

Namba is my favorite place. I often go shopping to Namba.

What is your dislike foods in Japan?

I don’t have dislike foods but I haven’t eat Natto yet.

What is your future goal?

My future goal is to become a car engineer.
I’m thinking to enter proffesional school of car after graduate school.
After that I’ll be working in Japan about 10 years then go back to my country.

Which side are you on? For breakfast,bread or rice? ~various conversation~

What do you usually have for breakfast, bread or rice?

Japanese people often discuss this topic.
Occasionally, speaking of japanese breakfast was used to eatingt rice and grilled fish.
But now, there are many people eat bread for breakfast. Because bread is easy to take for breakfast when they don’t have time to eat.
For this reason, bread culture spread in Japan.
How about your country’s morning?

Let’s practice to ask your friends! Also, try to tell about yourself.

 

Which one do you often have with fried egg, soy source, source or solt?

Do you often eat fried egg? If you are not, omlet will be okay.
What will you often eat with or nothing with that?
In Japan, we choose soy source, source, solt or mayonnaise…it’s different by homelife.
It’s interesting question to talk with friends because a seasoning will be different for each countries.

Let’s practice to ask your friends! also, try to tell yourself.

Which one do you prefer for curry, beef or pork?

It’s separate east or south in Japan.
In Tokyo, everyone choose pork but in Osaka, everyone choose beef for curry rice.
Curry rice is common meal in many countries, so each countries arrange this meal by each countries way.
What do you often into curry?

If you have an opportunity to talk with Japanese, talk about this topic !

Let’s be able to say about your favorite food!

・わたしは○○が好きです。(My favorite food is ○○.)

Watashi ha ○○ ga suki desu

What if you have a lot of favorite foods?

・わたしの好きな食べ物(料理)は○○と○○と…です。(・I like ○○,○○ and ○○.)

Watashi no suki na tabemono (ryouri)ha ○○ to ○○ desu.

 

Let’s practice conversation!

A:「Bさん、好きな食べ物(料理)は何ですか。」

(~は何ですか。は聞くときの言い方です。)

A: ”Mr (Mrs, Ms) B, what is your favorite food?”←(~は何ですか?=What is this?)

 

B:「(わたしの)好きな食べ物(料理)はカレーです。Aさんは?」

(Aさんは?)←相手に聞くときに使います。

B:”(My) favorite food is curry. How about you?”←(Aさんは?=How about you?)

 

A:「わたしはラーメンが好きです。」

A:” I like ramen.”

Let’s study together!

Very Simple!26 phrases for greetings in Japanese

 

 

 

【Vegetables】What is your favorite food?~Let’s study food names in Japanese.~

 

 

 

【Fruits】 What is your favorite food? -Let’s study food names in Japanese!

 

 

You are familiar with Japan⁉ Do you know about Japanese typical food?

You are familiar with Japan⁉ Do you know about Japanese typical food?

Let know about Japanese typical food!

One of the pleasure of traveling abroad is eating authentic cuisine!
There are many ingredients or how to cook which you have never eaten.
Especially, Japan has many types of food. So, you can enjoy various taste of them.
We introduce about Japanese typical food this time.
Have you ever known or eaten them?

Speaking of Japanese food,nothing is better than sushi!
It is a rare food which eat raw fish!?

It is a dish of vinegared rice topped with raw fish. You eat it by dipping it in soy sauce and wasabi.

If you ask to Japanese people ”What is Japanese typical food?” ,they absolutely say ”It is Sushi.”

 


Sushi used to be sold at food stands,but now you can enjoy reasonable price and delicious sushi at Kaiten-zushi.

Beef melts in your mouth! Sukiyaki – sweet and salty , great match with rice

Nabe-ryori refers to a hot pot in Japanese.

Sukiyaki is one of nabe-ryori made from meat and vegetable salty sweet sauce(soy sauce,sake,sugar) and you can eat it dipping in raw egg.

Winter season is the perfect time for Sukiyaki.

Generally, Japanese have image that Sukiyaki’s meat is beef. But some people use pork, chicken and fish instead of beef in some regions or era.

Tempura – you can enjoy ingredients taste

Tempura is a dish usually consisting of shrimp,seafood and vegetables that have been battered which soft flour and eggs are dissolved in water,and deep fried.


You eat the tempura by dipping it into tsuyu( It is the tempura sauce) or salt.

It is important how food is placed on the plate than how to make. If you put shrimp put against other vegetables tempura , it looks beautiful.


Freshly cooked tempura has a great texture.

Please eat it while it is hot♪

This is Japanese noodles! Udon / Soba

Udon and Soba are Japanese noodles.
Udon is made from flour. Soba is made from buckwheat flour.
You can eat both in hot or cold broth,and you can change how to eat depends on seasons and eat easily.
And you can enjoy the aroma as well as the taste if you order ”zarusoba”.

When you order ”zarusoba”, it comes with ”soba-yu”(it is hot buckwheat water.)
Soba-yu is rich in nutrients. You can drink what it is or you put soba-yu in the leftover dipping sauce and drink it.

But ,there is one thing to be careful of before eating soba.
Some people have an allergy to buckwheat needs a special care to eat or smells soba.
Because it is high possible that allergies go off.

You need to understand about allergy if you eat soba for the first time.

 

Let’s be able to say about your favorite food!

・わたしは○○が好きです。(My favorite food is ○○.)

Watashi ha ○○ ga suki desu

What if you have a lot of favorite foods?

・わたしの好きな食べ物(料理)は○○と○○と…です。(・I like ○○,○○ and ○○.)

Watashi no suki na tabemono (ryouri)ha ○○ to ○○ desu.

 

Let’s practice conversation!

A:「Bさん、好きな食べ物(料理)は何ですか。」

(~は何ですか。は聞くときの言い方です。)

A: ”Mr (Mrs, Ms) B, what is your favorite food?”←(~は何ですか?=What is this?)

 

B:「(わたしの)好きな食べ物(料理)はカレーです。Aさんは?」

(Aさんは?)←相手に聞くときに使います。

B:”(My) favorite food is curry. How about you?”←(Aさんは?=How about you?)

 

A:「わたしはラーメンが好きです。」

A:” I like ramen.”

一緒に勉強しよう!

Very Simple!26 phrases for greetings in Japanese

 

 

 

【Vegetables】What is your favorite food?~Let’s study food names in Japanese.~

 

 

 

【Fruits】 What is your favorite food? -Let’s study food names in Japanese!

【Fruits】 What is your favorite food? -Let’s study food names in Japanese!

You can live in Japan without knowing about food / ingredient names.

You can do shopping at a supermarket without knowing about the names.
It’s not big problem in daily life without name of foods in Japanese.

So, when we do use it???
It is …
to explain your country meals or to learn meals from someone.

Through this opportunity, please remember the name of your favorite fruits.

There are many names! Let’s study fruit names!

Question: What is this?

答え:林檎(りんご)Apple
Practice: What is your best way to eat this?

 

Question: What is this?

答え:ミカン(みかん)
Mandarin
Practice:Do you want to peel white skin? Can you eat this with white skin?

Question: What is this?

答え:葡萄(ぶどう)Grapes
Practice:Which one do you like, small one or big one?

Question: What is this?

答え:パイナップル(ぱいなっぷる)Pineapple
Practice:Please explain how to cut pineapple.

Question: What is this?

答え:バナナ(ばなな)Banana
Practice: Do you know what colour of banana is sweet?

Question: What is this?

答え:桃(もも)Peach
Practice:Have you ever eaten Momo?

Question: What is this?

答え:苺(いちご)Strawberry
Practice:How is this taste?

Question: What is this?

答え:無花果(いちじく)Fig
Practice: Have you ever eaten Ichijiku?

Question: What is this?

答え:檸檬(れもん)Lemon
Practice:How is this taste?

Question: What is this?

答え:メロン(めろん)Melon
Plactice:How does this cut ?

Question: What is this?

答え:西瓜(すいか)Watermelon
Plactice:What is difference between the taste of melon and suika?

Question: What is this?

答え:サクランボ(さくらんぼ)Cherry
Plactice:Have you ever eaten sakuranbo?

Question: What is this?

答え:キウイ(きうい)Kiwi
Practice:How is this taste?

Question: What is this?

答え:マンゴー(まんごー)Mango
Practice:What Color of mango, have you ever eaten?

Question: What is this?

答え:ドラゴンフルーツ(どらごんふるーつ)Dragon fruit
Practice:Do you like Dragon fruit?

Let’s be able to say about your favorite food!

・わたしは○○が好きです。(My favorite food is ○○.)

Watashi ha ○○ ga suki desu

What if you have a lot of favorite foods?

・わたしの好きな食べ物(料理)は○○と○○と…です。(・I like ○○,○○ and ○○.)

Watashi no suki na tabemono (ryouri)ha ○○ to ○○ desu.

 

Let’s practice conversation!

A:「Bさん、好きな食べ物(料理)は何ですか。」

(~は何ですか。は聞くときの言い方です。)

A: ”Mr (Mrs, Ms) B, what is your favorite food?”←(~は何ですか?=What is this?)

 

B:「(わたしの)好きな食べ物(料理)はカレーです。Aさんは?」

(Aさんは?)←相手に聞くときに使います。

B:”(My) favorite food is curry. How about you?”←(Aさんは?=How about you?)

 

A:「わたしはラーメンが好きです。」

A:” I like ramen.”

一緒に勉強しよう!

Very Simple!26 phrases for greetings in Japanese

 

 

 

【Vegetables】What is your favorite food?~Let’s study food names in Japanese.~

【Vegetables】What is your favorite food?~Let’s study food names in Japanese.~

You can live in Japan without knowing about food /ingredient names.

You can do shopping at a supermarket without knowing about vagetable names.
If you don’t know the name, it won’t affect your dairy life.

So, when do you use it???

It is…
to explain about your country’s dishes.

I will be glad that you remember your favorite vegetable names in Japanese.

There are many names! Let’s study vegetable names.

Question: What is this?

Answer: 人参(にんじん)Carrot

Practice: What does carrot taste like? Lets’ explain.

 

Question: What is this?

Answer: 玉ねぎ(たまねぎ)Onion

Practice: What happens to you eyes when you cut onions?

Question: What is this?

答え:キャベツ(きゃべつ)Cabbage

Practice: What dressing do you want to eat it?

Question: What is this?

答え:レタス(れたす)Lettuce

Practice: What is the differece between lettuce and cabbage?

Question: What is this?

答え:じゃが芋(じゃがいも)/さつま芋(さつまいも)Potato / Sweet potato

Practice: What kind of dishes do you use for?

Question: What is this?

答え:ピーマン(ぴーまん)/パプリカ(ぱぷりか)Green pepper / Paprika

Practice: Do you like green peppers?

Question: What is this?

答え:南瓜(かぼちゃ)ampkin

Practice: Why pupmkins are used at Halloween?

Question: What is this?

答え:茄子(なすび/なす)Egg plant

Practice: What kind of dishes do you use for?

Question: What is this?

答え:大根(だいこん) Radish

Practice: What does radish taste like?

Question: What is this?

答え:ブロッコリー(ぶろっこりー)Broccoli

Practice: How do you want to cook?

Question: What is this?

答え:牛蒡(ごぼう)Burdock

Practice: Have you ever eaten burdock?

Question: What is this?

答え:Bean sprouts

Practice: Do you know how much is that in a supermarket?

Question: What is this?

答え:ほうれん草(そうれんそう) Spinatch

Practice:What does spinatch taste like?

Question: What is this?

答え:パクチー(ぱくちー)Coriander

Practice:Have you ever eaten coriander?

Question: What is this?

答え:胡瓜(きゅうり)Cucumber

Practice: How do you want to cook?

Let’s be able to say about your favorite food!

・わたしは○○が好きです。(My favorite food is ○○.)

Watashi ha ○○ ga suki desu

What if you have a lot of favorite foods?

・わたしの好きな食べ物(料理)は○○と○○と…です。(・I like ○○,○○ and ○○.)

Watashi no suki na tabemono (ryouri)ha ○○ to ○○ desu.

 

Let’s practice conversation!

A:「Bさん、好きな食べ物(料理)は何ですか。」

(~は何ですか。は聞くときの言い方です。)

A: ”Mr (Mrs, Ms) B, what is your favorite food?”←(~は何ですか?=What is this?)

 

B:「(わたしの)好きな食べ物(料理)はカレーです。Aさんは?」

(Aさんは?)←相手に聞くときに使います。

B:”(My) favorite food is curry. How about you?”←(Aさんは?=How about you?)

 

A:「わたしはラーメンが好きです。」

A:” I like ramen.”

Let’s study with us!

Very Simple!26 phrases for greetings in Japanese

 

 

 

【Vegetables】What is your favorite food?~Let’s study food names in Japanese.~

Very Simple!26 phrases for greetings in Japanese

Let’s say greeting in Japanese! Various greeting

Today, we are going to introduce about Japanese greetings.
We show the various situations so please remember and use it!

Greeting is very important things in Japan. When meeting someone for the first time with nicely greeting and smile, first impression will be favorable.

Let’s master the Japanese greetings with us!

①Meet someone for the first time

「初めまして。」Hajimemashite
When you met someone for the first time, you can use this.
This means same as “Nice to meet you. ” in English.

「私の名前は○○です。」Watashi no namae ha ○○ desu
You can tell your name by using this sentence.

「○○から来ました。」○○ kara kimashita
Put in your country before ~kara, you can tell your country.

「どうぞよろしくお願いします。」Douzo yoroshiku onegai simasu
(End of greeting, say this sentence.
You can also use this, when you want to request something.

②Everyday greetings

「おはようございます。」Ohayou gozaimasu
When you meet someone in the morning, you can use this.
It is able to use everyone.

「おはよう。」Ohayou

When you meet your friends, family or junior, use this one.
This one cannot be able to use strengers or senior. It’s impolite expression!

「こんにちは。」konnichiwa

When you meet someone at daytime, use this.

「こんばんは。」konbanwa
When you meet someone at night time, use this.

「さようなら。」sayounara
When you leave from someone, use this.

「おやすみなさい。」oyasuminasai
Before you take a sleep, use this.

③Appreciation

「ありがとうございます。」arigatou gozaimasu
This is a polite expression to say “Thank you”.

「ありがとう。」arigatou

This expression is friendly way of speaking better than before.
When we thank a person, we nomaly bow.

「どういたしまして。」dou itashimashite
「いえ。」ie
「いえいえ。」ie ie
After the appreciation by someone, use these expressions. These means same as a “Your welcome.”

④Apology

「ごめん。」gomen
「ごめんなさい。」gomen nasai
These expressions use in everyday life. Do not use in business situation.

「すみません。」suimasen
This is polite expression.
This one also have different means.
First, when apologize to someone. Second, go talk to someone.
Then also, when you appreciate to someone, you can use this.
“Sumimasen.” is really useful words.

「申し訳ございません。」moushiwake gozaimasen
「申し訳ありません。」moushiwake arimasen

These expressions are more polite than other.

Japanese people bow deeply when they apologize.

 

⑤Before and After meals

「いただきます。」itadakimasu

Before having meals, Japanese people always join the palms in front of chest.
Then say “Itadakimasu”.

「ごちそうさまでした。」gochisou sama deshita

After having meals, say this expressions and join the palms same as before eating meals.

These phrases show your appreciation to lives of any kind foods and the person who have prepared the meals.

⑥Leave the home/Return the home

「いってきます。」ittekimasu
When you leave your home, you be able to use this.

「いってらっしゃい。」itterassyai
It uses to response to ”Ittekimasu”.

「ただいま。」tadaima
It uses to response to ”Ittekimasu”.

「おかえりなさい。」okaeri nasai

Let’s response to ”Tadaima”.

How was it? Some phrases are a little bit long, but keep trying!