JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 2

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 2

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 2

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 2. Hi everyone! In this article, LearnJapanesedaily will introduce to you the JLPT N2 Grammar. Each lesson will consist of about 5 structures for you to learn step by step and have more time to practise.

Structure 6 :

V/ A/ N (Short form) +ものだから/もんだから。

Explanation:

Because I think … to advocate, can be replaced by から
ものだから usually used in writing.
もんだから Used in close relationships.
Do not use imperative verbs behind this structure.

For example:

上着を脱いでもいいですか。暑いものですから。
Can I take my jacket off? Because I’m feeling very hot.

遅くなってごめん。道路が混んでいたもんだから。
Sorry I’m late, the traffic was bad.

Structure 7 :

V/ A/ N (short form) +もの/もん

Explanation:

It’s because ( legitimate reasons).
Normally put at the end of the sentence, in close relationships, to emphasize the legitimacy of the reasons).
Can be used along with だって to show reasons but more flexible.
Used for both genders, but more likely to be used by women and children.

For example:

パーティーには行かなかったよ。知らなかったもの。
I didn’t go to the party because I didn’t know of it.

しょうがないよ。子供だもん。
There is no other way. It’s because he is a kid.

Structure 8 :

V/ A/ N (short form) +ものの

Explanation:

Even though (although) … however
The latter sentence often has a contradictory meaning.

For example:

車の免許は持っているものの、ほとんど運転したことがない。
Even though I had a driver’s license, I never drive.

申し込みはしたものの、試験を受けるかどうか未定だ。
Even though I have signed up, I still don’t know if I will participate in the exam.

Structure 9 :

Nは もとより ~も

Explanation:

Even … let alone
Used to talk about obvious things, facts first to mention other things at the lower level later.

For example:

うちには、車はもとより自転車もないんです。
My family doesn’t even have a bicycle, let alone a car.

レタスはサラダで食べるのはもとより、炒めてもおいしい。
Even fried lettuce is delicious, let alone salad.

Structure 10 :

N1はともかくN2は/が

Explanation:

Might not be N1 but it’s definitely N2
To cast N1 aside to emphasize the importance of N2.

For example:

母の料理は見た目ともかく味はおいしい。
My mom’s food might not look good but it takes good.

あの女優は、顔はともかくとして演技がすばらしい。
That actress may not look great but her acting skills are amazing.

Above are the JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 2. Remember to read carefully and make up your own examples to memorize better.

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