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Work 1 is the 64th skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 7 Skills.

Grammar Notes[]

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ABBREVIATIONS AND CODES
abbr abbreviation
adj-i adjective (keiyoushi)
adj-na adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi)
adj-no nouns which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
adj-pn pre-noun adjectival (rentaishi)
adv adverb (fukushi)
arch archaism
ateji ateji (phonetic) reading
col colloquialism
ctr counter
exp expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
hon honorific or respectful (sonkeigo) jazyk
hum humble (kenjougo) language
n noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
n-suf noun, used as a suffix
P Popular term
pn pronoun
rK rarely-used kanji form
suf suffix
uk word usually written using kana alone
v1 Ichidan verb
v4s Yodan verb with 'su' ending (archaic)
v5k-s Godan verb - Iku/Yuku special class
v5r Godan verb with 'ru' ending
v5r-i Godan verb with 'ru' ending (irregular verb)
v5s Godan verb with 'su' ending
vi intransitive verb
vs noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
vs-i suru verb - included
vt transitive verb

Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • 会議 (kaigi) = meeting/conference (かいぎ)
  • 給料 (kyuuryou) = salaries (きゅうりょう)
  • 低すぎる (hikusugiru) = too low
  • すぎる (sugiru) = too much
  • 名刺 (meishi) = business card
  • 働いている (ha-ta-rai-te-i-ru) = is working / works
  • 働かない (ha-ta-ra-ka-ni) = does not work
  • 仕事 (shi-go-to) = job
  • 用意 (yōi) = preparation
  • 何を用意すればいいですか (nani o yōisure baiidesuka) = what should I prepare

Lesson 2[]

  • 上司 (jōshi) = boss
  • 社長 (shachō) = company president / executive director
  • 成功しました (seikō shimashita) = succeeded
  • 複雑 (fukuzatsu) = complicated
  • 決め (kime) = decision
  • 決めた (kimeta) = decided
  • 最近では (saikin de wa) = these days / recently
  • 話しやすいです (hanashi yasui desu) = easy to talk with

Lesson 3[]

  • 書類 (shorui) = documents (しょるい)
  • ファイル (fairu) = files
  • はんこ (han-ko) = personal seal
  • 通訳 (tsuu-ya-ku) = interpreter (つうやく)
  • 下げた (sa-ge-ta) = lowered; bow
  • 下げて (sa-ge-te) = lower
  • 上げて (a-ge-te) = raise
  • 手を上げる (te-wo-a-ge-ru) = (exp,v1) (1) to raise one's hand; (exp,v1) (2) (id) to surrender; (+) (てをあげる)
  • 顔を上げる (kao-wo-a-ge-ru) = (exp,v1) to raise one's face; to lift one's head; to raise one's eyes (かおをあげる)
  • 頭を下げる (atama-wo-sa-ge-ru) = (exp,v1) (1) to bow; to bow one's head; (exp,v1) (2) to apologize; to apologise; (+) (あたまをさげる)
  • 顔を上げられなかった (kao o agerarenakatta) = I couldn't raise my face


Lesson 4[]

  • 事務所 (jimusho) = office
  • 残業 (zangyō) = work overtime
  • 今夜 (kon'ya) = tonight
  • 続け (tsuzuke) = continue
  • 続けます (tsuzukemasu) = continue; stay
  • 続けられなかった (tsuzukerarenakatta) = could not continue
  • 咲き (saki) = bloom
  • 咲き続けます (sakitsuzukemasu) = keeps blooming
  • 上がり続けます(agaritsuzukemasu) = keeps rising
  • 踊り(odori) = dance
  • 値段 (nedan) = price
  • 下がった (sagatta) = has fallen; has lowered
  • 上がりました (agarimashita) = went up; has gone up
  • 実験 (jikken) = experiment
  • 後ろに下がってください (ushiro ni sagatte kudasai) = please go back

Lesson 5[]

  • 工場 (kōjō) = factory (こうじょう)
  • お金持ち (okanemochi) = rich/wealthy (adj.)
  • 貧し (mazushi) = poor
  • 売って (utte) = sell
  • 勤める (tsutomeru) = (lit.: serve) to work
  • の上に (no ue ni) = aside from; in addition to
  • アルバイト (arubaito) = part-time job [1]

Lesson 6[]

  • 無理 (mu-ri) = impossible/unreasonable
  • 相談 (sōdan) = consultation
  • 相談したらどうですか (sōdanshi taradōdesuka) = why don't you consult with...
  • ファックス (fakkusu) = fax
  • メール (meeru) = email
  • 送ってくれませんか (okuttekuremasenka) = would you mind sending
  • 送りました (okurimashita) = sent
  • 送ってあげました (okutte agemashita) = I sent it (as a favor/to someone of higher rank)

Lesson 7[]

  • 失礼します (shitsurei shimasu) = (lit.: excuse me) I will be leaving
  • 失礼していいですか? (shitsurei shite ii desu ka) = May I be excused? / (Is it ok for me to be rude?)
  • 先に (saki ni) = first
  • そろそろ (sorosoro) = soon
  • お疲れ様 (otsukaresama) = (lit: you must be tired) well done; I appreciate your efforts
  • もしもし (mo-shi-mo-shi) = hello (on the telephone)
  • ので = since / because

References[]

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