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Lesson 30

I want to take pictures a little longer.

It has started raining when Anna is taking pictures of Mt. Fuji with Sakura and Kenta.

Lesson 30 ( 10 min. )

Key phrase:

MÔ SUKOSHI SHASHIN O TORITAI DESU

Scripts

さくら あ、雨だ。急いで帰りましょう。 Look! It has started to rain. Let's go back in a hurry.
Sakura A, AME DA. ISOIDE KAERIMASHÔ.
Look! It has started to rain. Let's go back in a hurry.
アンナ ちょっと待ってください。もう少し写真を撮りたいです。 Wait a moment, please. I want to take pictures a little longer.
Anna CHOTTO MATTE KUDASAI. MÔ SUKOSHI SHASHIN O TORITAI DESU.
Wait a moment, please. I want to take pictures a little longer.
健太 雨にぬれたら、風邪をひくよ。 If you get wet with rain, you may catch a cold.
Kenta AME NI NURETARA, KAZE O HIKU YO.
If you get wet with rain, you may catch a cold.

Grammar tips

TAI DESU

Replacing MASU of MASU-form verbs with TAI, you can express what you want to do.
If you add DESU after TAI, the sentence will be polite.

e.g.) SHASHIN O TORIMASU
(I take pictures.)
>> SHASHIN O TORITAI DESU
(I want to take pictures.)

Teach Us, Teacher

Differences between TARA and TO
Both TARA and TO indicates a condition. When something is to occur under a certain condition, we use TARA or TO to set the condition.

Sound Words

Thunder / Turning over
Japanese is a language with lots of onomatopoeia. A wide range of onomatopoeia in the Japanese language, from noises made by animals to expressions of feelings, is explained by audio.

Anna's Tweets

I hear there are many sayings about weather in Japan. If a sunset is beautiful, it will be fine the next day. Or if there is a rainbow in the morning, it will rain.

Anna

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