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Lesson 47

To be a Japanese language teacher is my dream.

Anna's one-year study abroad is about to end. Today, she is having her last class at her university.

Lesson 47 ( 10 min. )

Key phrase:

NIHONGO-KYÔSHI NI NARU NO GA YUME DESU

Scripts

先生 最後に、みなさんの夢を教えてください。 Lastly, please tell us your dreams.
Teacher SAIGO NI, MINASAN NO YUME O OSHIETE KUDASAI.
Lastly, please tell us your dreams.
ロドリゴ 僕は日本を1周したいです。 I want to travel around Japan.
Rodrigo BOKU WA NIHON O ISSHÛ SHITAI DESU.
I want to travel around Japan.
アンナ 私は…日本語教師になるのが夢です。 As for me, to be a Japanese language teacher is my dream.
Anna WATASHI WA... NIHONGO-KYÔSHI NI NARU NO GA YUME DESU.
As for me, to be a Japanese language teacher is my dream.

Grammar tips

NI NARIMASU

(to be __ / to become __ )

NI is a particle indicating the result of a change.
e.g.) NIHONGO KYÔSHI NI NARIMASU.
(I will become a Japanese language teacher.)

Teach Us, Teacher

How to change verbs into nouns
To change verbs into nouns, you add NO or KOTO to the plain forms of verbs, such as the dictionary form or the TA-form.

Sound Words

Smoothness / Fluency
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've been reading Japanese manga every day. Now, I can read them SURA SURA (easily) without using a dictionary. This has been a fulfilling year for me.

Anna

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