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Olympics (Olympic Games) is the 51st skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 4 lessons.

Grammar Notes[]

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Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • 選手 (sen-shu) = athlete (せんしゅ)
  • 泳ぐ (o-yo-gu) = swim
  • 水泳 (sui-ei) = swimming (すいえい)
  • 水泳選手 (sui-ei-sen-shu) = a swimmer (すいえいせんしゅ)
  • 体操 (tai-sou) = warm-up/gymnastics (たいそう)
  • 運動 (un-do) = exercise
  • 陸上 (riku-jou) = track and field (りくじょう)
  • なりたいです (na-ri-ta-i-de-su) = I want to be/become
  • なりたくない (na-ri-ta-ku-na-i) = I don't want to be/become

Lesson 2[]

  • 会場 (kai-jou) = stadium [also, venue] (かいじょう)
  • 種目 (shu-moku) = event/events (しゅもく)
  • 試合 (shi-ai) = match
  • オリンピック (o-ri-n-pi-kku) = the Olympics
  • どうやって = how; in what way; by what means
  • 柔道 (juu-dou) = judo (じゅうどう)
  • 見たいですか?(mi-ta-i-de-su-ka) = do you want to see it? (みたいですか)
  • 楽しむ (tano-shi-mu) = to enjoy (oneself) (v5m) (P) (たのしむ)
  • 楽しみ = (adj-na, n) = enjoyment; pleasure; diversion; amusement (たのしみ)
  • 楽しみにする (tano-shi-mi-ni-su-ru) = to look forward/have the intention to (do) something (exp, vs-i) (たのしみにする)
  • 楽しみにしている = looking forward/having the intention to (do) something (たのしみにしている)
  • 出る (de-ru) = (7) to participate; to attend; to take part; (...) (v1, vi) (でる)
  • 出ます (de-ma-su) = I will participate/I am participating (でます)
  • 出たいです (de-ta-i-de-su) = I want to participate (でたいです)
  • 行きたいです (i-ki-ta-i-de-su) = I want to go (いきたいです)
  • 練習して (ren-shuu-shi-te) = I am practicing (れんしゅうして)

Lesson 3[]

  • 空手 (kara-te) = karate (からて)
  • スキー (su-kii) = skiing
  • ゴルフ (go-ru-fu) = golf
  • 卓球 (ta-kkyu) = table tennis (たっきゅう)
  • バスケットボール (ba-su-ke-tto-boo-ru) = basketball
  • うまい (u-ma-i) = skillful; skilful; clever; expert; wise
  • うまいです (u-ma-i-de-su) = you are good at it
  • もっと速く (mo-tto-haya-ku) = faster (もっとはやく)
  • 動く (ugo-ku) = (1) to move; to stir; to shift; to shake; to swing (v5k, vi) (うごく)
  • 動いて (ugo-i-te) = move (うごいて)
  • 動きます (ugo-ki-ma-su) = it moves/it runs on (うごきます)
  • 動いている (ugo-i-te-i-ru) = it is moving/it is running on (うごいている)
  • 動かないでください (ugo-ka-na-i-de-ku-da-sa-i) = please do not move (うごないでください)
  • 遠くに何か動いているものがある (tō-ku ni na-ni-ka u-go-i-te i-ru mo-no ga a-ru) = There is something moving in the distance.

Lesson 4[]

  • メダル (me-da-ru) = medal/medals
  • 銅 (do-u) = bronze (どう)
  • 銀 (gi-n) = silver (ぎん)
  • 金 (ki-n) = gold (きん)
  • 金属 (kin-zoku) = metal/metals (きんぞく)
  • より重い (yo-ri-omo-i) = heavier than (よりおもい)
  • 出きる (de-ki-ru) = (3) to be made; to be built (v1, vi) (uk) (できる)
  • ...でできている (de-de-ki-te-i-ru) = it is made of ...
  • ...でできています (de-de-ki-te-i-ma-su) = it is made from ...
  • 取る (to-ru) = (3) to win; to get; to obtain; to acquire; (...) (v5r, vt) (とる)
  • 取りました (to-ri-ma-shi-ta) = I won (とりました)

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