JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 17

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 17

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 17

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 17. 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 81 :

Note: Nだ(なんだ)って、Aだ(なんだ)って


Heard that ~
Used to describe information you have heard from others. Used when speaking, not with seniors.
When speaking with seniors, use(V/N/Aい/Aな)普そうだ。

For example:

Tanaka-san kekkon shite rundatte. Hee, shiranakatta.
Heard that Tanaka got married. Huh?… I didn’t know that.

Shiken no han’i wa kyoukasho no saisho kara 50 peeji made datte.
Heard that the exam will be limited from the first to 50th units in the text book.

Structure 82 :

Note: Nだ(なんだ)もん/もの、Aだ(なんだ)もん/もの


It’s because ~
Used to explain the reason that you assume it’s proper.
Use もん: used for both gender, もの: Usually used by women and children.

For example:

Doushite tabenai no. Datte, mazuindamon.
Why not eating? It’s because… the food is terrible.

Kyou no shiken dekinakatta…. Benkyou shinakatta damon, shikata ga nai.
I couldn’t do the exam today… It’s because you didn’t study, can’t help it.

Structure 83 :



It means ~, in other words ~
Used to explain the meaning.

For example:

Chichi no ani, tsumari watashi no oji wa isha o shite iru.
My father’s older brother, in other words, my uncle, is a doctor.

Tanaka-san wa keitai mo pasokon mo motte inai. Tsumari, meeru de renraku wa dekinai noda.
Takana doesn’t bring neither a phone nor a computer, it means I can’t contact him via email.

Structure 84 :

Reason / そのため(に)result


~ that’s why ~

For example:

Tonari no eki de jiko ga attarashii. Sonotame ni, densha ga okurete shimau.
Seems like there is an accident in the next station, that’s why the tram is late.

Ryuugaku suru tsumorida. Sonotame ni, baito shite okane o tamete iru.
I want to go study abroad, that’s why I do a part time job to save money.

Structure 85 :

Reason (had happened in the past)。その結果、result.


~ That’s why, the result is ~

For example:

Chichi wa hito no nanbai doryoku shita. Sono kekka shigoto de seikou shita.
My father has been working so much harder than others. That’s why he became successful.

Sankagetsu daietto o tsudzuketa. Sono kekka, 5-kiro yaseta.
I have been on a diet in 3 months. As a result, I lost 5 kgs.

Above are the JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 17. If there is anything that you find it hard to understand, feel free to common below.

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