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JPN 101 referring to things

by: Cassandra Lawton

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These notes cover the three ways to refer to things, I give visuals and examples. I also explain how to refer to buildings or places. and the difference between places and things. Finally, ...
Elementary Japanese I
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First Year Japanese 1, refering, Japanese, beginning
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Cassandra Lawton on Wednesday September 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to JPN 101 at Michigan State University taught by Uheara in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 11 views.


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Date Created: 09/28/16
JPN lesson 2-1 How to refer to items Kore- this thing near me Sore- that thing near you Are- That thing far away Dore- which one? (out of 3 or more choices) Dialogue: X-san: Sore wa nan desku ka? What is that near you? Y-san: Kore wa ____ desu This is a ____ Which one ex: Saifu wa dore desu ka? As for the wallet, which one is it? Shopping vocab: Irasshaimase Welcome to our store Are o kudasai Please give me that one over there Jaa Well that, if that’s the case Keekoodesu no thank you. Item words Only used when item is mentioned. Kono: This… Sono: That…. Ano: That (over there)…. Dono: Which…. Ex: More examples: Kono hon this book (speaker has it) Sono Hon That book (Hearer has it) Dono hon? Which book? Overview: There are three ways to refer to things: 1) Using just the item words “pen desu” and so on 2) Using kore, sore, are, dore without item 3) Using kono, sono, ano, dono with item How to refer to places Vocab: Koko: here Soko: there (near listener) Asoko: there (far from both) Doko: Where? Asking locations: Doko desu ka?= Where is? Nan desu ka?= What is? Dialogue: X-san: Summimasen. Ginkoo wa doko desu ka? X-san: Excuse me where is the bank? Y-san: Soko desu Y-san: Near you (point) X-san: aa, koko desu ka? Arigatoo gozaimasu X-san: Ah, here. Thank you Y-san: Iie, Y-san: No problem Ex: asking locations X-san: Sumimasen are wa nandesu ka? (point) X-san: Excuse me what is that over there Y-san: Are wa stadium desu. Y-san: That over there is the stadium Ex: asking locations (2) X-san: Sumimasen stadium doko desu ka? X-san: excuse me, where is the stadium? Y-san: Stadium wa asoko desu Y-san: The stadium is far over there


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