JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 16

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 16JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 16

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 16. 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 76 :

(V/N/Aい/Aな)普+ということだ
Note: Nだ

Explanation:

Heard that ~
Used to say what you’ve heard.

For example:

田中さんは、来週結婚するということです。
Tanaka-san wa, raishuu kekkon suru to iu koto desu.
I heard that Tanaka will get married next week. 

昔はここに病院があったということだ。
Mukashi wa koko ni byouin ga atta to iu koto da.
I heard that there used to be a hospital here.

Structure 77 :

Vる/Vない+ことだ

Explanation:

Must/ Must not do V
That’s the best way (an indirect warning, order).

For example:

毎日運動することだ。
Mainichi undou suru koto da.
You should exercise everyday.

寝る前に食べないことです。
Neru mae ni tabenai koto desu.
Don’t eat before going to bed.

Structure 78 :

(どんなに/どれだけ/どれほど)+
(Aい/Aかった/Aな/Aだった/Vる/Vた)+ことか

Explanation:

Don’t know ~ how much
Used to describe infinitely large amounts and quantity.

For example:

君がいなくてどんなに寂しいことか。
Kimi ga inakute donnani sabishii kotoka.
How lonely I will be without you.

どんなにこの雨を待っていたことか。
Donnani kono ame wo matte ita kotoka.
I have been waiting for this rain for a long time.

Structure 79 :

((N/Aな)普/Aかった/Vた)+っけ

Explanation:

Seems like ~, Is is true that ~ ?
To confirm things you don’t remember clearly (when talking to yourself).
Mostly used when speaking.
It’s also OK to use[でしたっけ/ますっけ].

For example:

あの人、山田先生だっけ?
Ano hito, Yamada-sensei dakke?
Is that person Mr. Yamada?

今日は木曜日だったっけ?
Kyou wa mokuyoubi dattakke?
Is it Thursday today?

Structure 80:

Vる+しかない

Explanation:

There is only one way left ~/ there is no other way ~

For example:

彼に連絡できないから、待つしかない。
Kare ni renraku dekinai kara, matsu shikanai.
I can’t contact him, so there is no choice but to wait.

みんなに謝るしかない。
Minna ni ayamaru shikanai.
I have no choice but to apologize to everyone.

Above are the JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 16. If there is anything that you find it hard to understand, feel free to common below.

Check out other JLPT N3 Grammar lessons in section: JLPT N3 Grammar

Stay with us on :
Facebook - Twitter - Pinterest - Reddit

Leave a Reply

error: Alert: Content is protected !!