J131 Material Covered on First Exam

This first exam will consist of 5 parts:

1. Oral short answer: I ask a question, you write down your response in Japanese.

2. Fill in the blanks based on a chart such as we have seen in class (14).

3. Listening--answer based on another chart using "mo" for also (8).

4. Writing hiragana (14 words)

5. English to Japanese (10 sentences)

I am willing to come to the classroom early for those who think they may need extra time.

 

 

Some Important Sentence Patterns to Review:

Material

1. A wa B desu.

Watashi wa gakusei desu.

Tanaka-san wa Nihonjin desu.

Arisu-san mo Amerikajin desu.

Kochira wa Suzuki-san desu. Senkoo wa keizaigaku desu.

Cho-san no senkoo wa bungaku desu.

Monet-san wa onna no hito desu.

Monet-san wa Canada-jin desu.

Sumisu-san wa ichinensei desu. Buraun-san mo ichinensei desu.

 

2. Hai/Iie Questions:

Gakusei desu ka? Hai, soo desu/Iie soo ja arimasen.

Brown-san wa san nensei desu ka? Hai, soo desu/Iie, soo ja nai desu.

Tanaka-san wa Nihonjin desu ka? Hai, soo desu.

Tanaka-san wa Kankokujin desu ka? Iie, soo ja arimasen.

 

3. N-1+ no + N-2

Oregon-daigaku NO gakusei desu.

Watashi NO tomodachi wa Furansujin desu.

Watashi NO tomodachi NO senkoo wa Nihongo desu. (My friend's major is Japanese)

Watashi NO senkoo wa _______________ desu.

Tookyoo daigaku NO Yamada-sensei.

Ryuugakusei sentaa no Kimura-san desu.

Hajimemashite. Uirametto-daigaku NO____________________ desu.

Tookyoo no Okada-san

Nihon no hon

Nihongo no hon

Sensei no Nihongo no hon.

 

4. Question Words: Nan, doko and dochira

Brown-san no senkoo wa nan desu ka.

Kimu-san wa nan nensei desu ka.

Kore wa nan desu ka. [What is this (thing)?] Sore wa compyuutaa desu.

Doko kara kimashita ka. Karifuorunia kara kimashita.

Dochira kara irasshaimashita ka. Washinton kara kimashita.

Doko no gakusei desu ka. Uirametto-daigaku no gakusei desu.

Daigaku wa doko desu ka. Uirametto-daigaku desu.

 

5. Conjunction MO meaning ALSO, TOO

Watashi wa gakusei desu. Arisu-san mo gakusei desu.

Arisu-san no tomodachi mo gakusei desu.

Arisu-san wa san nensei desu. Li-san mo san nensei desu.

Arisu-san no senkoo wa keizaigaku desu. Watashi no senkoo mo keizaigaku desu.

Sumisu-san wa Amerika-jin desu. Arisu-san mo Amerika-jin desu.

Monet-san wa Kanada kara kimashita. Buraun-san mo Kanada kara kimashita.

 

Words for writing in hiragana:

ocha (green tea)

 

koocha (black tea)

 

soo desu (It's so, it's that way.)

 

soo ja nai (It's not so; it is not the case.)

 


shukudai (homework)

 

densha (train)


yukkuri (slowly)

 

chuugoku (China)


shashin (photo)

 

ryokoo (travel)

 

ryuugaku (study abroad)


kenkyuu (studies)

 

kyuujuu (90)

 

hyaku (100)

 

sanbyaku (300)

 

roppyaku (600)


kitte (stamp)


byooki (illness, sick)

 

byooin (hospital)


gyuunyuu (milk)


kippu (ticket)


kyaku (guest)


konnichi wa (Hello)


rippa (splendid, magnificent)

 

 

Short Sentences:

1. I am a student of Tokyo University.

2. This is Kimura-san of the HAL, Japan.

3. My friend is a junior.

4. My major is literature.

5. My friend's major is not literature.

6. I am a freshman.

7. I am not English.

8. I am an American.

9. I come from_______.

10. I am a student at _____________________.

11.This is Professor Yamada of Tokyo University.

12. What does "shinri gaku" mean?

13. "Shinri gaku" means Psychology.

14. What time is it now in Tookyoo?

15. It is 3:00 am.

16. How do you say "homework" in Japanese?

17. It's called "shuku dai."

18. What year are you now?

19. I am a sophomore.

20. Where do you come from?