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

Explanation:

But/ On the other hand
Used for describing contradiction.

For example:

パソコンは便利な反面、トラブルも多い。
Pasokon wa benrina hanmen, toraburu mo ooi.
PC is convenient but on the other hand, is also troublesome.

彼は優れた学者である反面、精神的に弱い人間だ。
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)

Explanation:

But.
On the contrary.

For example:

この布は水に強い一方、熱に弱い。
Kono nuno wa mizu ni tsuyoi ippou, netsu ni yowai.
This fabric repels water well but on the contrary, repels heat badly.

このあたりは、静かな一方、不便である。
Kono atari wa, shizukana ippou, fuben dearu.
This place is quiet but on the the contrary, very inconvenient.

Structure 73:

Vる一方だ

Explanation:

To have the propensity/ Gradually.
More and more.

For example:

大気中のCO2濃度の上昇とともに、地球の温暖化は進む一方だ。
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:

Vるべきだ

Explanation:

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:

そんなことをすべきではない。
Sonna koto o subeki de wa nai.
Shouldn’t do such things.

もっと勉強するべきだった。
Motto benkyou suru bekidatta.
I should have studied harder.

あんなこと言うべきではなかった。
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

Explanation:

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

For example:

いやな仕事でも、生活のためには続けざりをえない。
Iyana shigoto demo, seikatsu no tame ni tsudzukezari o enai.
Even though the job is frustrating but I still have to do it.

この戦争は間違いだったと言わざるを得ない。
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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