JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 15

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 15JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 15

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 15. Hi everyone! In this article, Learn Japanese daily 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 71:

Nである/ A/ A(minus な)である/ Vる+ 反面


But/ On the other hand
Used for describing contradiction.

For example:

Pasokon wa benrina hanmen, toraburu mo ooi.
PC is convenient but on the other hand, is also troublesome.

Kare wa sugureta gakusha dearu hanmen, seishinteki ni yowai ningenda.
He is a stellar scholar but on the other hand, he is also mentally weak.

Structure 72:

Nである/ A/ A(minus な)である/ Vる+一方(で)


On the contrary.

For example:

Kono nuno wa mizu ni tsuyoi ippou, netsu ni yowai.
This fabric repels water well but on the contrary, repels heat badly.

Kono atari wa, shizukana ippou, fuben dearu.
This place is quiet but on the the contrary, very inconvenient.

Structure 73:



To have the propensity/ Gradually.
More and more.

For example:

Taikichuu no COnoudo no joushou to tomoni, chikyuu no ondanka wa susumu ippouda.
Along with the increase in atmospheric CO2, the globe warming is increasing more and more.

Structure 74:



Should do what.
Used to express an opinion about something in general, to give advice, a warning, command to the other person.
Used in both speaking and writing.

For example:

Sonna koto o subeki de wa nai.
Shouldn’t do such things.

Motto benkyou suru bekidatta.
I should have studied harder.

Anna koto iu beki de wa nakatta.
Shouldn’t have said that.

Structure 75:

V( minus ない) → Vざるをえない


Don’t want to do something but still have to do it anyways.

For example:

Iyana shigoto demo, seikatsu no tame ni tsudzukezari o enai.
Even though the job is frustrating but I still have to do it.

Kono sensou wa machigaidatta to iwazaru o enai.
We still have to say that this war is a mistake.

Above are the JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 15. Remember to read carefully and make up your own examples to memorize better.

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