International University of Japan / CENTER for LANGUAGE EDUCATION and RESEARCH

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Japanese Language Program

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e-Learning materials “Lesson For Useful Expression in Japanese”

The videos gives lesson for asking directions and prices, shopping at various types stores such as convenience store, electrical appliances shop, pharmacy, ordering food and payment at a restaurant, extending invitation to do various activities. Also socio-cultural issues are explained in one-point advice section.

<Story of the video clips>

The heroine, named Nguyen, lives in a foreign country. When she is checking out the information about Japan, she is interested in Minamiuonuma city, Niigata prefecture. After that, she come to Japan and visits some places in Minamiuonuma city and around that area. She meets some local people, and studies Japanese language and culture, which she need to live in Japan.

 

All Stories Script(Roman Character) PDF
All Stories Script(Roman Character) Word
All Stories Script and a List of expression(Japanese) PDF
All Stories Script and a List of expression(Japanese) Word

 

#1 To get on a train

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used at a train station in Japan.

【Today’s expressions】

(1)Sumimasen (2)~ni ikitain desu ga… (3)〜ni ikimasu ka? (4)Arigatougozaimasu

#1 Script(Roman Character) PDF #1 Script(Roman Character) Word
#1 Script(Japanese) PDF             #1 Script(Japanese) Word

 

#2 To ask for a price

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used when you ask the prices of train tickets in Japan.

    

【Today’s expressions】

(1)Ikura desuka? (2)Jaa, kore wa?

#2 Script(Roman Character) PDF #2 Script(Roman Character) Word
#2 Script(Japanese) PDF              #2 Script(Japanese) Word

 

#3 To get a direction

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used when you ask directions.

【Today’s expressions】

(1)~wa doko desuka? (2)Asoko/koko desu

#3 Script(Roman Character) PDF #3 Script(Roman Character) Word
#3 Script(Japanese) PDF             #3 Script(Japanese) Word

 

#4 To order at a restaurant

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used when you order at a restaurant.

【Today’s expressions】

(1)Nanmeesama desuka? (2)Kore o kudasai (3)Oishiidesu

#4 Script(Roman Character) PDF #4 Script(Roman Character) Word
#4 Script(Japanese) PDF             #4 Script(Japanese) Word

 

#5 To pay

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used when you pay at a restaurant.

【Today’s expressions】

(1)Gochisoosamadeshita (2)Okaikee onegaishimasu (3)Kurejittokaadodemo iidesuka?
(4)Goissho desuka? (5)Betsubetsude onegaishimasu

#5 Script(Roman Character) PDF #5 Script(Roman Character) Word
#5 Script(Japanese) PDF             #5 Script(Japanese) Word

 

#6 To ask a shop clerk (1)

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used at a pharmacy or an electrical appliance shop when you look for a medicine or an electrical appliance in Japan.

【Today’s expressions】

(1)~wa arimasuka? (2)Atama ga itaindesu (3)Kaze desu (4)Arerigii ga arimasu

#6 Script(Roman Character) PDF #6 Script(Roman Character) Word
#6 Script(Japanese) PDF             #6 Script(Japanese) Word

 

#7 To ask a shop clerk (2)

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used when you interact with a shop clerk at a convenience store in Japan.

【Today’s expressions】

(1)Kore wa nandesuka? (2)Kore o kudasai

#7 Script(Roman Character) PDF #7 Script(Roman Character) Word
#7 Script(Japanese) PDF               #7 Script(Japanese) Word

 

#8 At a convenience store

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used when you are asked something by a shop clerk.

【Today’s expressions】

(1)~o goriyooni narimasuka? (2)Atatame masuka? (3)Hai, onegai shimasu (4)Iie, kekkoo desu

#8 Script(Roman Character) PDF #8 Script(Roman Character) Word
#8 Script(Japanese) PDF             #8 Script(Japanese) Word

 

#9 To find someone who understand English

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used when you look for someone who speaks English.

【Today’s expressions】

(1)Nihongo(ga)wakarimasen (2)Eego ga dekiruhito wa imasenka?

#9 Script(Roman Character) PDF #9 Script(Roman Character) Word
#9 Script(Japanese) PDF             #9 Script(Japanese) Word

 

#10 To reply to an invitation

This is a movie clip for Japanese lesson for beginners where you can watch, listen and learn short but useful Japanese phrases that commonly used when you accept or decline invitations.

【Today’s expressions】

(1)~masenka? (2)iidesune (3)Ee, zehi (4)Sumimasen, chotto…

#10 Script(Roman Character) PDF #10 Script(Roman Character) Word
#10 Script(Japanese) PDF             #10 Script(Japanese) Word