Human Japanese Intermediate: Extra Credit
Reading, listening, and sentence construction practice based on grammar and vocabulary learned in Human Japanese Intermediate.
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Drill yourself on the “big six” forms of ichidan (“dropper”) verbs: present, past, positive and negative; plus the -te form and the “let’s do” form.
Notes: Contains a brief review of how to get to each form, plus copious example sentences.
Review and drill on the “big six” forms of godan (“changer”) verbs: present, past, positive and negative; plus the -te form and the “let’s do” form.
Notes: Also contains a note on the use of ni after days of the week.
Drill on the four main irregular verbs in Japanese: to go, to come, to do, and to be. After this point, you'll be able to rock any verb in its informal (plain) form!
Notes: Also exercises vocabulary learned in the previous several chapters.
Drill yourself on sentences using the reason-marking kara.
Notes: This episode also looks at sentences that omit the consequence ("It's because I like movies") and incomplete sentences that do the same ("Because I like movies").
In this continuation of our review of Chapter 10, we focus on the verb motsu, along with its use in the multi-word expressions for "bringing" and "taking."
Notes: This lesson also reviews additional vocabulary from the chapter.
Reviews four important uses of the familiar -te form when joining two phrases together.
Notes: The fourth use discussed, to name the manner or state in which the main action is carried out, is particularly important.