Saturday, 9 June 2012

Grammar - Unit 3 (Lesson 2)

おはよう〜!!!

Last lesson ヌーラさん called a company to ask about a meeting. Today she'll visit the other company, so let us jump right into our lesson and start with a dialogue:

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ラシャ    : ヌーラさん、ムズナさん、どうぞ おはいりください 
ヌーラ、ムズナ: しつれいします。 
ラシャ    : どうぞ こちらへ 
ヌーラ、ムズナ: ありがとう ございます。 
ラシャ    : くるまで きましたか。 
ヌーラ    : いいえ、ちかてつで きました。
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Rasha    :  Noora, Muzna, please come in. 
Noora, Muzna:  Excuse me. 
Rasha    :  Come right this way. 
Noora, Muzna:  Thank you. 
Rasha    :  Did you come by car? 
Noora    :  No, we came by subway.
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Particle is used as 'by means of' and follows nouns like transportation.

Let us look at a few means of transportation through these images I made yesterday:

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There other means of transportation that I didn't add here because they are in Katakana such as Bus バス, Taxi タクシー and Helicopter ヘリコプタ.

To ask by what means someone will go somewhere, say 何で.

For example:
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なん いきますか
(How will you go?)

くるま いきます
(I'll go by bus)

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follows all means of tranportation except for 'by foot' you say あるいて いきます.

Now let us summerize the dialogue we looked at today through a sentence:

ヌーラさん きんようび ムズナさん ちかてつ DEFデパート いきました
(On Friday, Noora went with Muzna to DEF Department Store by Subway)

Last lesson we said that is used after nouns associated with places.  It is also used after nouns associated with time like in the sentence above きんようび(on Friday). Therefore is equivalent to:

- To (かいしゃ)
- On (どようび)
- At (5じ)

Now I'll just give you a list of destinations so you can use:

くうこう (Airport)
えき (Train Station)
ししゃ (Company Branch)
こうえん (Park)
うち/いえ (House)
としょかん (Library)
ほんや (Book Store)
びじゅつかん (Museum)
ゆうびんきょく (Post Office)
ぎんこう (Bank)
えいがかん (Cinema)
たいしかん (Embassy)
びょういん (Hospital)
いちば (Market)
デパート (Department Store)
スーパー (Supermarket)
レストラン (Restaurant)
ホテル (Hotel)

* 〜かん means public place.

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