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Direct. 2 is the 40th skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 7 lessons,

Grammar Notes[]

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Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • 門 (mon) = gate (もん)
  • 町 (ma-chi) = town/city (まち)
  • 図書館 (to-sho-kan) = library (としょかん)
  • 自動車 (ji-dou-sha) = automobile (じどうしゃ)
  • 読む (yo-mu) = to read; to recite; to chant (よむ)
  • 読みました (yo-mi-ma-shi-ta) = I read (past tense) (よみました)
  • 持つ (mo-tsu) = to have; to hold (in one's hand); to carry (もつ)
  • 持っていません (mo-tte-i-ma-sen) = I don't have (もっていません)

Lesson 2[]

  • 大きい (oo-ki-i) = large/big (adjective) (おおきい)
  • アパート (a-paa-to) = apartment
  • エレベーター (e-re-bee-taa) = elevator
  • デパート (de-paa-to) = department store
  • 手洗い (te-ara-i) = the act of washing the hands (てあらい)
  • お手洗い (o-te-ara-i) = bathroom/restroom (おてあらい)
  • 二十四時間 (ni-juu-yon-ji-kan) = twenty four hours (にじゅうよんじかん)
  • 乗る (no-ru) = to take; to board; to get on (train, plane, bus, ship, etc.) (のる)
  • 開く (a-ku) = (1) to open (e.g. doors); (2) to open (e.g. a business, etc.) (v5k, vi) (あく)
  • 開く (hira-ku) = (6) to open (a new business for the first time); (...) (v5k, vt) (ひらく)
  • 開きます (hi-ra-ki-ma-su) = it opens/it will open (ひらきます)
  • 開きました (hi-ra-ki-ma-shi-ta) = it opened (ひらきました)
  • 開いています (a-i-te-i-ma-su) = it is open (あいています)
  • 交番 (kou-ban) = police box (こうばん)
  • まで (ma-de) = until

Lesson 3[]

  • 玄関 (gen-kan) = entrance/entranceway (げんかん)
  • 廊下 (rou-ka) = hallways (ろうか)
  • 戸 (to) = sliding door (と)

Lesson 4[]

  • 階段 (kai-dan) = stairs (かいだん)
  • 上る (nobo-ru) = (1) to go up; to climb; to ascend (v5r, vi) (のぼる)
  • 上りました (no-bo-ri-ma-shi-ta) = I went up (のぼりました)
  • 上ってください (no-bo-tte-ku-da-sai) = please go up (のぼってください)
  • 切符 (ki-ppu) = ticket/tickets (きっぷ)
  • 電車の切符 (den-sha-no-ki-ppu) = train ticket (でんしゃのきっぷ)
  • どこかで (do-ko-ka-de) = anywhere/somewhere
  • どこかに (do-ko-ka-ni) = somewhere in/anywhere in
  • 出かける (de-ka-ke-ru) = (1) to leave; to depart; (...) (v1, vi) (でかける)
  • 出かけますか (de-ka-ke-ma-su-ka) = are you going out? (でかけますか)
  • 誰か (da-re-ka) = someone (だれか)
  • 何か (na-ni-ka) = something (なにか)

Lesson 5[]

  • 危ない (a-bu-nai) = dangerous (adjective) (あぶない)
  • 危ないです (a-bu-nai-de-su) = it is dangerous (あぶないです)
  • 危なかったです (a-bu-na-ka-tta-de-su) = it was dangerous (あぶなかったです)
  • 止まる (to-ma-ru) = (1) to stop (moving); to come to a stop (v5r, vi) (とまる)
  • 止まり (to-ma-ri) = stop (とまり)
  • 止まりましょう (to-ma-ri-ma-shou) = let's stop (とまりましょう)
  • 止まって (to-ma-tte) = stop (とまって)
  • 止まってください (to-ma-tte-ku-da-sai) = please stop (とまってください)
  • 止まってはいけません (to-ma-tte-wa-ike-ma-sen) = you cannot stop (とまってはいけません)
  • メートル (mee-to-ru) = meters
  • キロ (ki-ro) = kilo
  • 歩く (aru-ku) = to walk (あるく)
  • 何キロメートル (nan-ki-ro-mee-te-ru) = how many kilometres
  • 所 (to-ko-ro) = place/places (ところ)
  • どこかほかの所 (do-ko-ka-ho-ka-no-to-ko-ro) = somewhere else (どこかほかのところ)

Lesson 6[]

  • 橋 (ha-shi) = bridge/bridges (はし)
  • 誰も (da-re-mo) = no-one (だれも)
  • 誰にも (da-re-ni-mo) = anyone (だれにも)
  • 誰でも (da-re-de-mo) = everyone (だでにも)
  • 誰とも (da-re-to-mo) = with anyone (だれとも)
  • 何も (na-ni-mo) = nothing/anything (なにも)
  • (i-ru) = to be needed; to be wanted (いる)
  • 近くに (chi-ka-ku-ni) = nearby/close to (ちかくに)
  • この近くにあります (ko-no-chi-ka-ku-ni-a-ri-ma-su) = it is near here (このちかくにあります)
  • 閉める (shi-me-ru) = to close; to shut (v1, vt) (P) (しめる)
  • 閉めます (shi-me-ma-su) = I closed it
  • 閉めています(shi-me-te-i-ma-su) = I am closing it
  • 閉まる (shi-ma-ru) = (1) to be closed; to close; to be shut (v5r, vi) (しまる)
  • 閉まっています (shi-ma-tte-i-ma-su) = it is closed (by itself) (しまっています)
  • 閉まっていますか?(shi-ma-tte-i-ma-su-ka) = is it shut/closed? (しまっていますか)
  • 閉まりました (shi-ma-ri-ma-shi-ta) = it has closed (itself) (しまりました)
  • 言う (i-u) = to say; to utter; to declare (いう)
  • 言いません (i-i-ma-sen) = I will not tell (いいません)
  • 話す (hana-su) = to talk; to speak; to converse (はなす)
  • 話しませんでした (ha-na-shi-ma-sen-de-shi-ta) = I did not speak (はなしませんでした)
  • には (ni-wa) = in (the)

Lesson 7[]

  • 何でも (nan-de-mo) = everything/anything (なんでも)
  • 運転手 (un-ten-shu) = driver (うんてんしゅ)
  • 村 (mu-ra) = village (むら)
  • 階 (kai) = floor (かい)
  • 四階 (yon-kai) = fourth floor (よんかい)
  • 五階 (go-kai) = fifth floor (ごかい)
  • 十九階 (juu-kyuu-kai) = nineteenth floor (じゅうきゅうかい)

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