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Lesson 9

From what time?

Today, Professor Suzuki is to make an announcement in class.

Lesson 9 ( 10 min. )

Key phrase:

NANJI KARA DESU KA

Scripts

先生 明日、健康診断があります。 You'll have a health examination tomorrow.
Teacher ASHITA, KENKÔSHINDAN GA ARIMASU.
You'll have a health examination tomorrow.
アンナ 何時からですか。 From what time?
Anna NANJI KARA DESU KA.
From what time?
先生 午前9時から11時までです。
ここに8時半に集まって下さい。
From 9 o'clock to 11 o'clock in the morning.
Please gather at this place at 8:30.
Teacher GOZEN KUJI KARA JÛICHIJI MADE DESU. KOKO NI HACHIJI HAN NI ATSUMATTE KUDASAI.
From 9 o'clock to 11 o'clock in the morning. Please gather at this place at 8:30.

Grammar tips

NANJI

NAN is "what" and JI is "time". JI is a counter indicating a specific hour.
e.g.) NANJI DESU KA. (What time is it?)
Please check the "Learning Tools".

Teach Us, Teacher

Various patterns of TE-form verbs
In the previous lesson, you learned the basic pattern for changing the MASU-form verbs to the TE-form : simply change MASU to TE.

Sound Words

Almost beyond the limit
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 heard that some numbers are considered bad luck in Japan. Four is SHI, the same as ”death." Nine is KU, the same as "sufferings." So, some hotels or hospitals avoid having room numbers 4 and 9.

Anna

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