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Lesson 7

Are there cream puffs?

Anna has come to a cake shop with Sakura.

Lesson 7 ( 10 min. )

Key phrase:

SHÛKURÎMU WA ARIMASU KA

Scripts

アンナ ケーキがいっぱいありますね。 There are lots of cakes.
Anna KÊKI GA IPPAI ARIMASU NE.
There are lots of cakes.
さくら すみません、シュークリームはありますか。 Excuse me. Are there cream puffs?
Sakura SUMIMASEN, SHÛKURÎMU WA ARIMASU KA.
Excuse me. Are there cream puffs?
店員 はい、こちらです。 Yes, this way.
Clerk HAI, KOCHIRA DESU.
Yes, this way.
さくら シュークリームを2つください。 Two cream puffs, please.
Sakura SHÛKURÎMU O FUTATSU KUDASAI.
Two cream puffs, please.

Grammar tips

TSU: a counter for things

If followed by the counter TSU, the way we count numbers from one to ten changes.
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How to use the verb ARIMASU
ARIMASU (There is, There are) belongs to what we call "stative verbs," the verbs that describe the states in which people or things are. ARIMASU takes GA as the particle that indicates the subject.

Sound Words

Eating
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

KUDASAI is a useful expression. If I point to something I want to buy, and say KORE O KUDASAI (This one, please), I can buy it, even if I don't know its name.

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