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Work 2 is the 87th skill (assuming read left to right) in the Japanese language course. It has 7 lessons.


Grammar Notes[]

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Lessons[]

Lesson 1[]

  • 挨拶します (ai-sa-tsu-shi-ma-su) = I greet
  • 元気に挨拶します (gen-ki-ni-ai-sa-tsu-shi-ma-su) = I greet energetically
  • 知っている人に会ったら、挨拶しましょう。(shi-tte-i-ru-hi-to-ni-atta-ra-ai-sa-tsu-shi-ma-shō) = If we meet people we know, let's greet them.
  • とりあえず (to-ri-a-e-zu) = for the time being
  • 続きします (tsu-dzu-ki-shi-ma-su) = I will continue / I continue
  • 続いた (tsu-dzu-i-ta) = it continued
  • 戦争は六年間続いた。 (sen-sō-wa-ro-ku-nen-kan-tsu-dzu-i-ta) = the war continued for six years
  • 嵐はいつまで続くのだろうか。(a-ra-shi-wa-i-tsu-ma-de-tsu-dzu-ku-no-da-rō-ka) = How long will the storm last. or How long will the storm last? ("I wonder until when the storm will probably continue.")
  • 許可した (kyo-ku-shi-ta) = I authorised
  • 許可をもらいましたか?(kyo-ka-wo-mo-rai-ma-shi-ta-ka) = Did you receive permission?
  • お代わり (o-ka-wa-ri) = another serving
  • ご飯のお代わり (go-han-no-o-ka-wa-ri) = another serving of rice
  • お代わりしてもいいですか (o-ka-wa-ri-shi-te-mo-ī-de-su-ka) = May I have another?
  • 代わりにこれを買いなさい。(ka-wa-ri-ni-ko-re-wo-kai-na-sai) = Buy this one instead.
  • [続いて, 代わる, 代わった, 代わり]

Lesson 2[]

  • 遅刻 (chi-ko-ku) = late
  • 彼女は三十分遅刻です。(ko-no-jo-wa-san-ju-ppun-mo-chi-ko-ku-de-su) = She is 30 minutes late. (Emphatic '')
  • 私は寝坊して仕事に遅刻してしまいました。(wa-ta-shi-wa-ne-bō-shi-te-shi-go-to-ni-chi-ko-ku-shi-te-shi-mai-ma-shi-ta) = I overslept and ended up being late for work.
  • 用事 (yō-ji) = business
  • 彼に用事があります。(ka-re-ni-yō-ji-ga-a-ri-ma-su) = I have business with him.
  • 規則 (ki-so-ku) = regular
  • 規則的運動 (ki-so-ku-te-ki-na-un-dō) = regular exercising
  • 規則 (ki-so-ku) = rule / rules
  • 規則を守りなさい。 (ki-so-ku-wo-ma-mo-ri-na-sai) = Follow the rules.
  • 彼女は学校の規則を決して破らない。(ka-no-jo-wa-ga-kkō-no-ki-so-ku-wo-ke-shi-te-ya-bu-ra-nai) = She never breaks the school rules.
  • 暮らした (ku-ra-shi-ma-shi-ta) = I lived
  • 夫の給料だけでは暮らしていけなかった。(o-tto-no-kyū-ryō-da-ke-de-wa-ku-ra-shi-te-i-ke-na-ka-tta) = We could not live on my husband's salary alone.
  • 彼は今暮らしに困っているそうだ。(ka-re-wa-i-ma-ku-ra-shi-ni-ko-ma-tte-i-ru-sō-da) = I hear he is struggling to get by these days.
  • [暮らせない, 暮らす, 暮らして, 暮らし]

Lesson 3[]

  • 連絡をくれません (ren-ra-ku-wo-ku-re-ma-sen) = we do not get in touch
  • 着くのが遅くなるようだったら、連絡してください。(tsu-ku-no-ga-o-so-ku-na-ru-yō-da-tta-ra-ren-ra-ku-shi-te-ku-da-sai) = If it seems you will be late please get in touch.
  • 家族に連絡したいんですが。(ka-zo-ku-ni-ren-ra-ku-shi-ta-in-de-su-ga) = I would like to contact my family.
  • 連絡はメールでもいいですか?(ren-ra-ku-wa-mē-ru-de-mo-ī-de-su-ka) = May I contact you by mail?
  • 失敗 (shi-ppai) = mistake
  • また同じ失敗をしたの?(ma-ta-o-na-ji-shi-ppai-wo-shi-ta-no) = Did you make the same mistake again?
  • テストに失敗した。(te-su-to-ni-shi-ppai-shi-ta) = I failed the test.
  • ご職業 / 職業 (go-sho-ku-gyō / sho-ku-gyō) = profession

Lesson 4[]

  • 自己紹介 (ji-ko-shō-kai) = self-introduction
  • 自己主張の強い (ji-ko-shi-chō-no-tsu-yo-i) = self-assertive
  • 自己紹介をします (ji-ko-shō-kai-wo-shi-ma-su) = I introduce myself
  • 自己紹介をさせてください (ji-ko-shō-kai-wo-sa-se-te-ku-da-sai) = Please let me introduce myself
  • 自己紹介させてください (ji-ko-shō-kai-sa-se-te-ku-da-sai) = Please allow me to introduce myself
  • 紹介してくれた (shō-kai-shi-te-ku-re-ta) = I gave an introduction
  • 彼にくれました (ka-re-ni-ku-re-ma-shi-ta) = I gave to him / I sent to him
  • 情報 (jō-hō) = information
  • 役に立たない (ya-ku-ni-ta-ta-nai) = it is not useful (don't say "it is useless"!)
  • 役に立つ (ya-ku-ni-ta-tsu) = useful (adj.)
  • 役に立つ情報 (ya-ku-ni-ta-tsu-jō-hō) = useful information
  • 学ぶのに役に立つ (ma-na-bu-no-ni-ya-ku-ni-ta-tsu) = it is useful for [the process of] learning
  • 役に立ちます (ya-ku-ni-ta-chi-ma-su) = it is useful
  • 役に立ちません (ya-ku-ni-ta-chi-ma-sen) = it is useless
  • 集めている (a-tsu-me-te-i-ru) = I am collecting / gathering

Lesson 5[]

  • 我々(wa-re-wa-re) = we
  • 部屋の中にいたのは我々六人でした。(he-ya-no-na-ka-ni-i-ta-no-wa-wa-re-wa-re-ro-ku-nin-de-shi-ta) = There were six of us in the room.
  • 我々は再び戦争をしてはいけない。(wa-re-wa-re-wa-fu-ta-ta-bi-sen-sō-wo-shi-te-wa-i-ke-nai) = We must not go to war again.
  • 最大の... (sai-dai-no-...) = the largest ... / the biggest ...
  • 最大の注意を払って運転しなさい。(sai-dai-no-chū-i-wo-ha-ra-tte-un-ten-shi-na-sai) = Drive with utmost caution. ("Please pay the utmost caution while driving.")
  • 代表 (dai-hyō) = delegate / representative
  • 彼女は会社を代表して結婚式に出席した。(ka-no-jo-wa-kai-sha-wo-dai-hyō-shi-te-ke-kkon-shi-ki-ni-shu-sse-ki-shi-ta) = She attended the wedding representing the company.
  • 産業 (san-gyō) = industry
  • 新しい産業で町が大きな都市に変わった。(a-ta-ra-shī-san-gyō-de-ma-chi-ga-ou-ki-na-to-shi-ni-ka-wa-tta) = Due to the new industry, the town transformed into a big city.

Lesson 6[]

  • 収入 (shū-nyū) = income
  • 税金 (zei-kin) = taxes
  • 生産している (sei-san-shi-te-i-ru) = I am producing
  • 生産国 (sei-san-ko-ku) = manufacturer
  • 遅れる (o-ku-re-ru) = to be late
  • 遅れます (o-ku-re-ma-su) = I will be late
  • ...を上げた (...-wo-a-ge-ta) = I raised / lifted ...
  • 相当な (sō-tō-na) = considerable
  • 得ている (e-te-i-ru) = I am earning
  • 世界一 (se-kai-i-chi) = the world's number one
  • ひどく (hi-do-ku) = seriously / gravely
  • 私は月二十万の収入がある。(wa-ta-shi-wa-ge-tsu-ni-jū-man-no-nyū-shū-ga-a-ru) = I have a salary of 200, 000 yen a month.
  • [生産量]

Lesson 7[]

  • 輸入 (yu-nyū) = the import
  • 輸入している (yu-nyū-shi-te-i-ru) = he is importing
  • このワインは日本に輸入されていたかな。(ko-no-wa-in-wa-ni-hon-ni-yu-nyū-sa-re-te-i-ta-ka-na) = I wonder if this wine was imported into Japan.
  • 輸出 (yu-shi-tsu) = the export
  • 輸出している (yu-shi-tsu-shi-te-i-ru) = he is exporting
  • 貿易 (bō-e-ki) = the trade
  • 貿易をしている (bō-e-ki-wo-shi-te-i-ru) = he is trading
  • 貿易相手国 (bō-e-ki-ai-te-ko-ku) = trading partner
  • 我が国 (wa-ga-ku-ni) = our country
  • 我が社 (wa-ga-sha) = our company

References[]


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