JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 13

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 13JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 13

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 13. 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 61 :



To ask someone to do V/ not to do V for you.

For example:

Anou, kyoukasho o misete hoshindesuga…
Uhm…I want to (please let me) see the text book…

Anata ni oshiete moraitai koto ga arimasu.
I have a problem and I need your help, (please).

Structure 62 :



To act like ~/ pretend to ~

For example:

Kare wa sono koto ni tsuite shitte iru koto o shite iru ga, hontou wa shiranai to omou.
He acts like he knows it but in fact, he doesn’t.

Tanaka-san wa dokushin no furi o shite iru ga, kekkon shite ite 3-nin mo kodomo ga iru.
Tanaka acts like he’s single but in fact, he’s married and has 3 kids.

Structure 63 :



For N, to N ~
If considering N’s point of view, ~. N is normally used to address a person, an organization (In some cases, N can also be a thing)

For example:

Anata ni totte, ichiban taisetsu mono wa nandesuka.
To you, what is the most important thing?

Ano atari no hitobito ni totte wa, kuruma wa hitsujuhin desu.
To people in that residence, cars are a necessity.

Structure 64 :



(If) compared to A, it’s pretty ~
If compared to a common standard, it’s ~. Used when a thing, situation doesn’t match the standard (both positively and negatively).
Used in casual cases, in formal cases, you can use 比べて

For example:

Nen no wari ni wa, wakaku mieru.
To look younger compared to the age.

Okane ga nai (to itte iru) wari ni, yoku kaimono o suru ne.
Saying not having money, but buying a lot.

Structure 65 :



~ yet (however) ~
Only used when the two clauses a the sentence have a same subject, if they are different, use のに

For example:

Shitte iru kuse ni, oshiete kurenai.
You know it, how come you didn’t tell me.

Genkina kuse ni, byouki no furi o shite iru.
Healthy, yet pretend to be sick.

Above are the JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 13. If there is anything that you find it hard to understand, feel free to common below.

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