How to use 〜し ( = shi )

July 10, 2014 in Beginners, Grammar

Howtouseshi

「猫は遊んでくれない、ママは忙しい、今日は一人で何をしようかな。」

= Neko wa asonde kurenaishi,  Mama wa isogashii shi, kyou wa hitori de nani wo shiyou kana.

= Cats won’t play with me,  and Mom is busy… I wonder what should I do by myself today…

 

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味 ( = aji) ★Tastes related expressions ★

June 21, 2014 in Vocabulary

aji

「このクッキー何味?」

= Kono kukkii nani aji?

=What flavor is this cookie?

「ビーフ味!」

= Biifu aji!

= Beef flavor!

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More about how to use いい(=ii)

June 3, 2014 in Beginners, Grammar

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Salvador :「おやついる?」  

= Oyatsu iru? 

= Do you want a  snack? 

Kitchu :「今、いい!」 

= Ima ii! 

= No thank you. (Not now) 

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Salvador : 「先にお風呂に入っていい?」

=  Sakini ofuro ni haitte ii?

= Can I go ahead and take a bath?

Kitchu : いいよ!」

 = iiyo!

= Sure! Go ahead!

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Mini Lesson 調子(=choushi)

June 2, 2014 in Beginners, Mini Lesson from No.124, useful phrases

choushi
「みんな、調子どう?」
 
= Minna choushi dou?
 
= How is it going, everyone?
 

How to use 〜かな ( = kana)

May 26, 2014 in Beginners, Grammar

kana

「さて、今日は何をして遊ぼうかな…」
= Sate, kyou wa nani wo shite asobou kana…
= Hmm…what should I play with today.

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Noun + で(も)いい VS +がいい (=Noun + de(mo) ii vs + ga ii)

May 20, 2014 in Beginners

deii
「今日の先生、僕でもいい?」
 
= Kyou no sensei boku demo ii ?
 
= Would it be OK if I were the teacher for today? / Do you mind if I am your teacher for today’s lesson?
 

How to use 〜てみる (=~ te miru) 

May 12, 2014 in Beginners, Grammar

max te miru
「マックス、日本語教えてみる?」
= Max Nihongo oshiete miru?
= Do you want to try  teaching Japanese,Max?

「あとでね…」
= Ato de ne…
= Maybe later…


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We will be back in a month!

April 13, 2014 in Message from Maggie

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みんな、元気?= Minna genki?

Hi everyone! We miss you so much!!

Again and again we are very sorry that we haven’t answered your comments or questions here, Twitter or Facebook.

But like I said before, we do read all your messages. Thank you!!! !heart3!

We will be back in a month, on May 12th!!!

We are very much looking forward to coming back here and helping your Japanese again  in a month!  !JYANE!

Message From Maggie

March 30, 2014 in Message from Maggie

 MESSAGE FROM MAGGIE

 “Don’t be dismayed at good-byes.
 A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.
And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.”   

(From “Illusions”, RICHARD BACH  )

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Thank you and ありがとう!from Maggie

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

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R.I.P Maggie Sensei

September 20th,2005〜March 24th,2014

I will support you from Dog Heaven.

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