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Week One Notes

by: Toni Ritchie

Week One Notes JPN 111

Toni Ritchie
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First-Year Japanese
Michiko Thomas

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The first five lessons we finished, along with the Hiragana characters we have done and the completed listed of phrase and words we are required to know.
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Michiko Thomas
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Toni Ritchie on Thursday August 20, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to JPN 111 at Illinois State University taught by Michiko Thomas in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 127 views. For similar materials see First-Year Japanese in Japanese at Illinois State University.


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Date Created: 08/20/15
Lesson One Six Thursday August 20 2015 Japanese MEETING OTHERS AND INTRODUCING YOURSELF Lesson One A Simple Introduction Kawamura Hajimemashite Kawamura desu Buraun Hajimemashite Buraun desu Kawamura Doozo yoroshiku Buraun Doozo yoroshiku Hajimemashite l1 U603 L 7 it is the first time we meet Doozo yoroshiku 8215 41 L lt please regard me favorably Desu T d Kawamura How do you do I am Kawamura Buraun How do you do I am Buraun Kawamura It is nice to meet you Buraun It is nice to meet you corresponds to the verb to be am are is 39 ect depending on the context Lesson Two Meeting Someone and Then Introducing Yourself Buraun Sumimasen Chinsan desu ka Chin Hai soo desu Buraun Buraun desu Hajimemashite Doozo yoroshiku Chin Chin desu Hajimemashite Doozo yoroshiku Sumimasen Buraun Excuse me Are you Mr Chin Chin Yes I am Yes that s right Buraun I am Buraun How do you do It is nice to meet you Chin I am Chin How do you do It is nice to meet you an expression of apology I m sorry or excuse me Frequently used to attract someone s attention or to express appreciation Ka Thursday August 20 2015 used at the end of a sentence to form a simple YES or NO question in Japanese similar to an English Lesson Three Inquiring About Someone s Name Kawamu TanakaHe Kawamu TanakaHe ra Sumimasen Hayashisan desu ka ra Shitsuree shimashita Lesson Four Asking for Someone s Name Buraun Hajimemashite Buraundesu Onamae wa Chin Ch in desu Hajimemashite Notice that the question Onamae wa does not end in ka ln formal Japanese questions end in ka but in an informal way of speaking questions are often abbreviated Onamae wa is short for Onamae wa nan desu ka As for your name what is if Lesson Five Using a Name Card Buraun Takada Buraun Takada Buraun Hajimemashite Illinois State Daigaku no Buraun desu Hajimemashite Mitsubishi no Takada desu Kore watashi no meeshi desu Doomo arigatoo gozaimasu Kore watashi no meeshi desu Doomo arigatoo gozaimasu Tanaka No Kawamura Excuse me Are you Mr Hayashi Kawamura I m sorry Tanaka Not at all Buraun How do you do I am Brown May I have your name Chin lam Chin How do you do Being an active listener in Japanese is a very important thing So finishing ones sentence is considered a good thing When you introduce yourself in Japan it is common to state your affiliation Japanese tend to identify strongly with the group they belong to and are interested in knowing another person s rank When handing someone your name card you should hold it so that the other person can read it without touching it You hold the card with both hands on the bottom corners so you cover almost none of the paper HIRAGANA CHARACTERS LEARNED ka ta na f 7 4 ki chi hi 3 J6 1 kn tsu 51 7b a 1 30 PM x f rquot 8 r 8 xiwi gc39gjKKI HAWK ha i1 hi U hu 3 he ho Li Thursday August 20 2015 LIST OF PHRASES WORDS TO KNOW Ohayoo gozaimasu Ohayoo Konnichi wa Konban wa Ogenki desu ka Hai geni desu Okagessama de genki desu Ohisashiburi desu ne Shitsuree shimasu Ja De wa mata Ja De wa Sayonara Oyasumi nasai Good morning formal Good morning informal Good afternoon Good evening How are you Yes I am fine Thanks to you I m fine I haven t seen you for a long time Excuse me See you later See you Goodbye Good night


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