JLPT N2 Grammar

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 8

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 8

JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 8. 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 36:

Nに 限り/限って/限らず~も


Only/ Not only N

For example:

70-sai ijou no kata ni kagiri, nyuujou muryou.
Only people over 70 years old are given free tickets.

Uchi no ko ni kagitte warui koto o suru hazu ga nai.
Unlike other kids, my kid never does bad things.

Kyou ni kagitte nebou shimashita.
Only today, I overslept.

Kare wa Nihon no keizai ni kagirazu, Nihon no bunka ni mo kuwashii desu.
He knows a lot about not only Japanese economy, but also Japanese culture.

Structure 37:

Nさえ+ Vば/ Aければ/ Aなら/Nなら。V ( bỏます) → Vさえすれば


Only needs N/ to do V is enough.

For example:

Benkyou sae sureba shiken ni goukaku dekiru.
You can pass the exam if you study.

Ano ko wa hima sae areba geemu wo suru.
That child plays games whenever he has free time.

Structure 38:

V/A/N (short form) +からこそ。Vば/ Aければ/ Aであれば/ Nであれば + こそ


It just because (to emphasize the reason).

For example:

Kodomo ga kawaii kara koso, shikarundesu.
I scold my kids just because I love them.

Ganbatte benkyou shita kara koso, shiken ni goukaku shitandesu.
I passed the exam because I studied hard.

Kimi no koto wo omotte iru kara koso, chuui suru no desu.
I give you a warning just because I care about you.

Structure 39:



Only when doing V.

For example:

Jibun no shigoto wa jibun de yatte koso, imi ga aru.
It makes sense only when you do your own work by yourself. 

Oya ni natte koso, oya no kurou ga wakaru.
Only when you become parents, you will be able to understand your parents’ hardships.

Structure 40:



Keeps ~ (To change in a bad way).

For example:

Shakkin ga fueru bakarida.
The debts keep increasing.

Kanojo wa byouki de yasete iku bakarida.
She keeps getting thinner because of the illness.

Above are the JLPT N2 Grammar lesson 8. 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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