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Government is the 76th skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 6 lessons.


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Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • 首相 (shu-shō) = prime minister
  • 大統領 (dai-tō-ryō) = president
  • 主張した (shi-chō-shi-ta) = I claimed/argued upon (also, "insisted upon")
  • 政治 (sei-ji) = politics
  • [政治的]

Lesson 2[]

  • 議員 (gi-in) = legislator
  • 会議 (kai-gi) = conference
  • 議会 (gi-kai) = parliament
  • 議会議員 (gi-kai-gi-in) = member of parliament
  • 政治家 (sei-ji-ka) = politician
  • 国際 (ko-ku-sai) = international
  • 国際語 (ko-ku-sai-go) = international language
  • 大使 (tai-shi) = ambassador
  • 大使館 (tai-shi-kan) = embassy

Lesson 3[]

  • 政府 (sei-fu) = government/administration
  • 批判している (hi-han-shi-te-i-ru) = I am criticising
  • 国民 (ko-ku-min) = citizen
  • [市民]

Lesson 4[]

  • 法案 (hō-an) = bill (in law terms)
  • 政党 (sei-tō) = political party
  • 国会議員 (ko-kkai-gi-in) = member of the National Diet (in Japan politics)
  • 提案 / ご提案 (tei-an / go-tei-an) = suggestion/proposal
  • ご提案 させていただきたい (go-tei-an sa-se-te-i-ta-da-ki-tai) = I want to submit a proposal
  • 提案 / ご提案 (tei-an / go-tei-an) = proposal/suggestion
  • 可決しなかった (ka-ke-tsu-shi-na-ka-tta) = did not pass (of a political bill)

Lesson 5[]

  • 選挙 (sen-kyo) = election
  • 制度 (sei-do) = system
  • 投票した (tō-hyō-shi-ta) = I voted
  • ...についてどう思いますか (...-ni-tsu-i-te-dō-o-mo-i-ma-su-ka) = what do you think of ...?
  • 改革 (kai-ka-ku) = reform
  • 改革しなければならない (kai-ka-ku-shi-na-ke-re-ba-na-ra-nai) = we must reform
  • 無関心 (mu-kan-shin) = apathetic ("free from concern")
  • 無関心なので (mu-kan-shin-na-no-de) = because of being apathetic
  • [改革案]

Lesson 6[]

  • 市長 (shi-chō) = mayor
  • 指名した (shi-mei-shi-ta) = I nominated
  • 市役所 (shi-ya-ku-sho) = town hall
  • ...だろう (da-rō) = it must be .../it probably is .../it is ...
  • 市長候補 (shi-chō-kō-ho) = mayorship
  • 大統領候補 (dai-tō-ryō-kō-ho) = presidency
  • ...に立候補した (...-ni-ri-kkō-ho-shi-ta) = I ran for ...
  • ...に立候補したがっている (...-ni-ri-kkō-ho-shi-ta-ga-tte-i-ru) = I wanted to run for ...
  • [候補者]

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