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How to make TE-form of verbs - Part 2 (Lesson 9)

Let’s learn how to make TE-form of verbs by a song. The song tells you how you can change MASU verbs to TE verbs, depending on the syllables before MASU. Let's sing the song and memorize the patterns.
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I-CHI-RI TTE, MI-NI-BI NDE

I-CHI-RI TTE, MI-NI-BI NDE

KI ITE, GI IDE, ITTE

KI ITE, GI IDE, ITTE

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MASU-form TE-form
TSUKAIMASU
(to use)
TSUKATTE
MACHIMASU
(to wait)
MATTE
ATSUMARIMASU
(to gather)
ATSUMATTE
YOMIMASU
(to read)
YONDE
KAKIMASU
(to write)
KAITE
ISOGIMASU
(to hurry)
ISOIDE
IKIMASU
(to go)
ITTE

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