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For beginner to upper beginner learners of Japanese. Each episode presents a useful vocabulary word and an example sentence. Use shadowing, repetition, and sentence break-downs to fully understand the Japanese.

For beginner to upper beginner learners of Japanese. Each episode presents a useful vocabulary word and an example sentence. Use shadowing, repetition, and sentence break-downs to fully understand the Japanese.

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For beginner to upper beginner learners of Japanese. Each episode presents a useful vocabulary word and an example sentence. Use shadowing, repetition, and sentence break-downs to fully understand the Japanese.

Language:

English


Episodes

Beginning Japanese Phrases 83: ~は、~が~です ~wa ~ga ~desu – A is B Part 2

5/11/2022
あのスーパーは、値段(ねだん)が高(たか)いです。 ano su-pa- wa, nedan ga takai desu. that – supermarket – as for – prices – (subject/object marker) – high - are That supermarket has high prices. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-83 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to...

Duration:00:01:33

Beginning Japanese Phrases 82: ~は、~が~です A is B

5/4/2022
私(わたし)の父(ちち)は、背(せ)が高(たか)いです。 watashi no chichi wa, se ga takai desu. my – father – as for – height/stature – tall - is My father is tall. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-82 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download. www.MakotoPlus.com

Duration:00:01:28

Beginning Japanese Phrases 81: ~いけません ~ikemasen – must not do Part 2

4/27/2022
ゴミを捨(す)ててはいけません。 gomi o sutete wa ikemasen. trash – (direct object marker) – throw away – as for – not allowed Don't throw out the garbage. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-81 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download. www.MakotoPlus.com

Duration:00:01:20

Beginning Japanese Phrases 80: ~いけません ~ikemasen – must not do

4/20/2022
ここでたばこを吸(す)ってはいけません。 koko de tabako o sutte wa ikemasen. here – at – cigarette – (direct object marker) – smoke – not allowed Smoking is not allowed here. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-80 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download....

Duration:00:01:08

Beginning Japanese Phrases 79: ~ちゃう、ちゃいます ~chau, chaimasu – to do without meaning to; to do completely (usually with some regret)

4/13/2022
うっかりミスをしちゃった。ごめんね。 ukkari misu o shichatta. gomen ne. careless – mistake – (direct object marker) – did. sorry – (softener) I made a careless mistake. I'm sorry. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-79 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download....

Duration:00:01:37

Beginning Japanese Phrases 78: ~ちゃう、ちゃいます ~chau, chaimasu – to do without meaning to; to do completely (usually with some regret)

4/7/2022
ダイエットしてるのに、おやつをいっぱい食(た)べちゃいます。 daietto shiteru noni, oyatsu o ippai tabechaimasu. diet – doing – even though – snacks – (direct object marker) – a lot – ate – (unfortunately) Even though I'm on a diet, I eat lots of snacks. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-78 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as...

Duration:00:01:53

Beginning Japanese Phrases 77: ~ないで naide – don’t (do)

3/31/2022
遊(あそ)んでないで、勉強(べんきょう)しなさい。 asonde naide, benkyou shinasai. playing – don't do – study – do Stop playing and get to studying View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-77 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download. www.MakotoPlus.com

Duration:00:04:52

Beginning Japanese Phrases 76: ~ないで naide – don’t (do)

3/24/2022
昨日(きのう)は、宿題(しゅくだい)をしないで寝(ね)てしまいました。 kinou wa, shukudai o shinaide nete shimaimashita. as for yesterday – homework – (direct object marker) – not do – sleeping – unfortunately completed Yesterday, I went to bed without doing my homework. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-76 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar...

Duration:00:01:36

Beginning Japanese Phrases 75: ~方 kata – method of; way of; manner of

3/16/2022
はしの使(つか)い方(かた)を教(おし)えてください。 hashi no tsukai kata o oshiete kudasai. chopsticks – 's / of – how to use – (direct object marker) – teach – please Please teach me how to use chopsticks. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-75 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese...

Duration:00:01:16

Beginning Japanese Phrases 74: ~のに noni – although

3/10/2022
鍵(かぎ)がかけてあったのに、泥棒(どろぼう)に入(はい)られました。 kagi ga kakete atta noni, dorobou ni hairaremashita. lock – (subject marker) – engaged – even though – robber – by – was entered Even though it was locked, a thief broke in. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-74 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound...

Duration:00:01:35

Beginning Japanese Phrases 73: ~かもしれません kamoshiremasen – perhaps; might; may

3/2/2022
あの人(ひと)が犯人(はんにん)かもしれません。 ano hito ga hannin kamo shiremasen. that – person – (subject marker) – criminal - might That guy might be the culprit. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-73 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download. www.MakotoPlus.com

Duration:00:01:28

Beginning Japanese Phrases 72: ~かもしれません kamoshiremasen – perhaps; might; may

2/23/2022
明日(あした)は、雨(あめ)が降(ふ)るかもしれません。 ashita wa, ame ga furu kamo shiremasen. as for tomorrow – rain – (subject marker) – fall - might It may rain tomorrow. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-72 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download. www.MakotoPlus.com

Duration:00:01:25

Beginning Japanese Phrases 71: はずがありません hazu ga arimasen – It shouldn’t be the case

2/17/2022
あの人(ひと)がうそをつくはずがありません。 ano hito ga uso o tsuku hazu ga arimasen. that – person – (subject marker) – lie – tell – should – not be the case That person wouldn't tell a lie. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-71 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download....

Duration:00:01:20

Beginning Japanese Phrases 70: ~はずです hazu desu – It is supposed to be the case

2/10/2022
バスは、もうすぐ来(く)るはずです。 basu wa, mou sugu kuru hazu desu. bus – as for – soon – come – ought to – be The bus should be here soon. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-70 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download. www.MakotoPlus.com

Duration:00:01:27

Beginning Japanese Phrases 69: ~はずです hazu desu – It is supposed to be the case

2/3/2022
日本(にほん)のコンビニは、24時間(じかん)開(あ)いているはずです。 nihon no konbini wa, nijuuyo jikan aite iru hazu desu. Japan's – convenience stores – as for – 24 hours long – open – should be Japanese convenience stores should be open 24 hours. Note: 24時間 is "nijuu yo jikan" and not "nijuu yon jikan" View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-69 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes...

Duration:00:01:41

Beginning Japanese Phrases 68: かどうか ka dou ka – whether or not; signifies uncertainty

1/26/2022
ケンジ君(くん)は、アメリカ人(じん)かどうかわかりません。 kenji kun wa, amerika jin kadouka wakarimasen. Kenji – (title for younger boy) – as for – American – whether or not – (I) don't know I'm not sure if Kenji is an American or not. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-68 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound...

Duration:00:01:45

Beginning Japanese Phrases 67: という to iu – such a…; is called

1/12/2022
「メアリー」という人(ひと)を知(し)っていますか? meari- toiu hito o shitte imasu ka? Mary – such a – person – knowing – (question marker) Do you know a person named Mary? View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-67 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download. www.MakotoPlus.com

Duration:00:01:25

Beginning Japanese Phrases 66: という to iu – such a…; is called

1/6/2022
「たま」という猫(ねこ)を飼(か)っています。 tama toiu neko o katte imasu. "tama" – called – cat – (direct object marker) - keeping I have a cat named Tama. View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-66 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to download. www.MakotoPlus.com

Duration:00:01:34

Beginning Japanese Phrases 65: も mo – as much as; even

12/22/2021
あの会社(かいしゃ)は、従業員(じゅうぎょういん)が100人(にん)もいます。 ano kaisha wa, juugyouin ga hyakunin mo imasu. that – company – as for – employee – (subject marker) – 100 people – even - exists That company has a hundred employ View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-65 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files...

Duration:00:01:23

Beginning Japanese Phrases 64: も mo – as much as; even

12/8/2021
彼女(かのじょ)は、猫(ねこ)を7(なな)匹(ひき)も飼(か)っています。 kanojo wa, neko o nanahiki mo katte imasu. as for her – cat – (direct object marker) – seven (cats) – even - keeping She has seven cats even! View this episode here: https://thejapanesepage.com/jphrases-ep-64 View all episodes here: https://thejapanesepage.com/beginning-japanese-phrases-podcast-and-videos/ -- Become a Makoto+ member and get show notes with complete vocabulary and grammar breakdowns as well as sound files of just the Japanese to...

Duration:00:01:26