J132 L9 Review Materials

 Because of the nature of the grammar points covered in L9, some parts of the test will be directive so you know you are being asked to work with the から/けど patterns or with the  そう/なさそうstructure.

I. Short oral -- lots of Interrogative + か questions (10)

II. Short written NEGATIVE responses to Interrogative + か questions (5)

III. Combine clauses into 1 sentence using either から/けど (10)

IV. Use the そう or なさそう form --some cues will be in Japanese, some in English, eg, 好きor "sweet"

V. English sentences into Japanese (15)

VI. Kanji--6 each of Recognition and Production



Typical sentences/patterns being tested:

  1. The coffee was cold but I drank it (anyway).



  1. It looks delicious, so let’s eat it. 



  1. It’s a difficult looking test.



  1. I don’t have any time but I want to read that book!



  1. It looks like he is not a student.



  1. What will you have to drink?



  1. I’ll have the juice.



  1. Shall we eat something?



  1. Did you write someone an email?



  1. It’s an expensive looking car..



  1. Is the dog somewhere?  No, it’s not anywhere.



  1. Last month, they met somewhere.



  1. It looks small.



  1. I am returning by car so I will have tea.



  1. It’s a day off but I will go to school (anyway).




  1. I have a test tomorrow so tonight I will study a lot.



  1. I love udon so I want to eat (some).



  1. I don’t like spicy foods very much but I love curry.



  1.  That curry does not appear (to be) spicy.



  1. Smith-san looks sad.



  1. What do you often order at restaurants?



  1. At restaurants, I like to order Italian food.



  1. Shall we make some(何か) tasty food?



  1. That sounds good.  How about tonight?



  1. That soup looks hot!



  1. It appears (that he) dislikes it.



  1. It’s expensive so I won’t buy it.



  1. He is busy so he won’t come.



  1. I am busy tomorrow but I will go (anyway).


30. It looks cold/warm/sweet.

31. It looks like it is not big/new/sweet/cheap.

32. I love it so I will have sushi.