JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 13

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 13JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 13

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 13. 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 61:

Vたかと/ Vたと + 思ったら/思うと


To think, have just
When all of a sudden you realize… feel weird and can’t understand.

For example:

Ano hito wa isogashii hito de, kita ka to omottara, mou kaette shimatta.
That person is very busy, I realized they had come and gone home.

Hana ga saita ka to omottara, mou chitte shimatta.
Once you realize the flowers have bloomed, they have already started to wither.

Structure 62:

Aい/Nの/ Vた/ Vている/Vていた + ところ(に/へ/を)


Right when ~/ Just ~

For example:

Oisogashii tokoro sumimasen.
Sorry for bothering you when you are busy.

Aitai to omotte ita tokoro desu.
I was just thinking I wanted to see you.

Structure 63:



Have done

For example:

Byouin de kensa shita tokoro, ijou wa nakatta.
I have gotten checked in the hospital, nothing is wrong.

Eki ni toiawaseta tokoro, wasuremono wa todoite ita.
Right after I had asked in the station, the lost belongings were returned.

Structure 64:

Vるどころ/ Nどころ/ Vているどころ + ではない/じゃない/ではなく/じゃなく


Have to do something (because of a different reason).

For example:

Koujou de kaji ga ari, shigoto dokoro de wa nakatta.
Because there is a fire in the construction site so the work is being postponed.

Kaze ga hidokute, asobi ni iku dokoro janai.
Because I’m sick so I can’t go out.

Structure 65:

Vる/A/ N + どころか


It’s not the time to do… let alone, even.

For example:

Natsuyasumi wa toresou?
Can you take a summer holiday?
Isogashikute natsuyasumi dokoro ka nichiyoubi mo yasumenai yo.
I’m busy, I can’t even take a day off on Sundays, let alone a summer holiday.
Sou. Uchi no kaisha wa ishogashii dokoro ka shigoto ga nakute komatte irunda.
Really? My company doesn’t have much going on, is now in difficulty, let alone busy.

Above are the JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 13. Remember to read carefully and make up your own examples to memorize better.

If there is anything that you find it hard to understand, feel free to comment below!

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