JLPT N3 Grammar

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:

Kono eiga wa omoshiroindatte.
Heard that this movie is interesting.

Kare wa raishuu kuni e kaerundatte.
Heard that he will return to his country next week.

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 gakkou ni ikanai no?
Datte, kyou wa nichiyoubi damon.
Why don’t you go to school?
It’s because… today is Sunday.

Structure 83 :



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

For example:

Watashi wa asatte, tsumari 5-gatsu 26-nichi ni kekkon suru.
I will get married the day after tomorrow, that is to say May 26th.

Kanojo wa haha no imouto desu. Tsumari, kanojo wa watashi no oba desu.
She is my mother’s sister. In other words, she is my aunt.

Structure 84 :

Reason / そのため(に)result


~ that’s why ~

For example:

Watashi wa atarashii kuruma wo kaitai desu. Sono tame ni, okane wo tamete iru.
I want to buy a new car. That’s why I’m saving money.

Nihon ni ryokou shitai desu. Sono tame ni, Nihongo wo benkyou shite iru.
I want to travel to Japan. That’s why I’m studying Japanese.

Structure 85 :

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


~ That’s why, the result is ~

For example:

Watashi wa isshoukenmei ni benkyou shita. Sono kekka, shiken ni goukaku shita.
I studied very hard. As a result, I passed the exam.

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

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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