JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 11

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 11JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 11

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 11. Hi everyone! In this article, Learn Japanese daily will introduce you to the JLPT N3 Grammar.

Let’s take a look at the next 5 structures.

Structure 51 :

(Vた/Vなかった)+ものだ/もんだ

Explanation:

I remember I used to do V a lot.
To show a heart filled memory of the speaker.
Normally used to show the speaker’s deep feelings.

For example:

子供のころはよく川で遊んだものだ。
Kodomo no koro wa yoku kawa de asonda monoda.
When I was little, I used to play by the river.

学生時代は毎日図書館へ通ったもんだ。
Gakusei jidai wa mainichi toshokan e tootta monda.
When I was a student, I used to go to the library everyday.

Structure 52:

(Nの/Vる/Vた)+ついでに

Explanation:

By the way, en passant.

For example:

散歩のついでに、この手紙を出してきてくれませんか。
Sanpo no tsuide ni, kono tegami o dashite kite kuremasenka.
En passant, can you help me send this letter while going for a jog?

郵便局へ行ったついでに、はがきを買ってきた。
Yuubinkyoku e itta tsuide ni, hagaki o katte kita.
On the way to the post office, I bought a post card.

Structure 53 :

(Nの/Vる/Vる。その)+たびに

Explanation:

Everytime ~/ whenever ~

For example:

買い物のたびに、袋をたくさんもらう。
Kaimono no tabi ni, fukuro o takusan morau.
Whenever going shopping, there will be a lot of bags.

この曲を聞くたびに、ふるさとを思い出す。
Kono kyoku o kiku tabi ni, furusato o omoidasu.
Everytime listening to this song, I feel nostalgic for my hometown.

Structure 54 :

Vた+とたん/とたんにVた。そのとたん~

Explanation:

Just when/ right at the moment when V then ~
Followed by a sudden change, not used for changes that are planned a head.

For example:

窓を開けたとたん、強い風が入ってきた。
Mado o aketa totan, tsuyoi kaze ga haitte kita.
Right when I opened the window, a strong wind blew in.

お酒を飲んだとたん、顔が赤くなった。
Osake o nonda totan, kao ga akaku natta.
Just when I take a sip of alcohol, my face turns red.

Structure 55 :

(Nの/Vている)+最中に/最中だ

Explanation:

Right at the moment, just as ~
Right in the middle of an action, something happens unexpectedly.

For example:

食事の最中に、客が来た。
Shokuji no saichuu ni, kyaku ga kita.
Just as we were having a meal, a guest came.

会議をしている最中に携帯電話が鳴った。
Kaigi o shite iru saichuu ni keitaidenwa ga natta.
Right in the middle of the meeting, the phone rang.

Above are the JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 11. If there is anything that you find it hard to understand, feel free to common below.

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3 thoughts on “JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 11

  • 02/12/2017 at 5:04 pm
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    Hi ^^
    I can’t believe that I hadn’t found this website sooner!
    The grammar parts are wonderful! thank you!

    I’m going to learn N2’s grammar as well.

    Reply
    • 02/12/2017 at 11:35 pm
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      gambatte kudasai 😀

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