V+ やすい & V+ にくい (=V+ yasui & V + nikui)

August 24, 2013 in Beginners, Facebook Follow up lesson, Grammar

nikui yasui

「これお箸では食べにくいよ!」
= Kore ohashi de wa tabenikui yo!
= It is hard to eat this with chopsticks.

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V+ きれない (= kirenai) & V + きる(=kiru)

August 22, 2013 in Facebook Follow up lesson, Grammar

kirenai
「お弁当を食べるのが待ちきれません!」
= Obentou wo taberu no ga machikiremasen!
= I can’t wait to eat my boxed lunch!!
「そんなに一人で食べきれないでしょ。」
= Sonnani hitori de tabekirenai desho.
=I bet you can’t eat all that yourself.
 

お先に = osaki ni (Mini Lesson #147)

August 16, 2013 in Beginners, Facebook Follow up lesson, Mini Lesson from No.124, useful phrases

OSAKINI
お先にどうぞ!」
= Osaki ni douzo!
= Please go ahead!
 
「いえ、いえ、どうぞ、お先に!」
= Ie ie  douzo osaki ni!
= No, you go ahead, please!
 
 
 

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How to use の(=no) : one ( indefinite pronoun)

July 17, 2013 in Beginners, Facebook Follow up lesson, Grammar

how to use  no

「どのおもちゃで遊ぶ?」
= Dono omocha de asobu?
= Which toy do you want to play with?
「ブタかお寿司で遊ぶ!」
= Butano ka osushi no de asobu
=I will play either with the pig one or the sushi one!

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プチ(=puchi) (Mini Lesson #146)

July 15, 2013 in Colloquial, Facebook Follow up lesson, Mini Lesson from No.124, Slang

puchipura
「このロールケーキ、プチプラだけど、美味しいね!
= Kono rouru keiki puchipura dakedo oishii ne.
= This rolled cake is inexpensive but it’s good, isn’t it?

ばかり(= bakari)

July 2, 2013 in Facebook Follow up lesson, Grammar

bakari

:maggie-small: 「お腹すいた…」

= Onaka suita…

= I’m hungry…

!nemui! 「さっき、食べたばかりじゃない。」

= Sakki tabeta bakarijanai.

= But you just ate, you know.


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〜ながら(=nagara)

June 26, 2013 in Beginners, Facebook Follow up lesson, Grammar

nagara
「ねえ、見て!マギー先生、寝ながら仕事をしているよ。」
= Nee mite! Maggie Sensei nenagara shigoto wo shiteiruyo.
= Hey, look! Maggie Sensei is working while sleeping!

How to use 〜ぶり(=buri) – 久しぶり(= hisashiburi)

June 24, 2013 in Facebook Follow up lesson, useful phrases

hisashiburi

「ご無沙汰です!」

= Gobusata desu!
= Sorry that I have been away for a long time!
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