JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 24

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 24JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 24

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 24. 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 116 :

(VることはVる)/(AいことはAい)/(AなことはAだ)+が/けれど

Explanation:

But ~
To admit something but not positively, thoroughly.

For example:

日本語が話せることは話せますが、ペラペラ話せません。
Nihongo ga hanaseru koto wa hanasemasu ga, perapera hanasemasen.
I can speak Japanese but not fluently. 

このアパート、安いことは安いけれど、駅から遠いです。
Kono apaato, yasui koto wa yasui keredo, eki kara tooi desu.
This apartment is cheap, but it’s far from the station.

Structure 117:

Aくない/Aじゃない/Vない/Vられない+ことはない

Explanation:

It’s possible that ~, it’s not impossible that ~

For example:

本当のことを言いたくないことはないですが、言えません。
Hontou no koto wo iitakunai koto wa nai desu ga, iemasen.
It’s not that I don’t want to tell you the truth, but I can’t.

頑張ればできないことはない。
Ganbareba dekinai koto wa nai.
There is nothing you can’t do if you try your best.

Structure 118 :

Vたところ

Explanation:

(Have) Just…

For example:

彼は家に帰ったところです。
Kare wa ie ni kaetta tokoro desu.
He has just gone home. 

山田先生は出かけたところです。
Yamada-sensei wa dekaketa tokoro desu.
Mr. Yamada has just gone out.

Structure 119 :

Vる+ところだった

Explanation:

Almost ~

For example:

もう少しで、携帯電話を落とすところだった。
Mousukoshi de, keitaidenwa wo otosu tokoro datta.
I almost dropped my cell phone.

もう少しで、バスにかばんを忘れるところだった。
Mousukoshi de, basu ni kaban wo wasureru tokoro datta.
I almost forgot my bag on the bus.

Structure 120 :

Vて+はじめて

Explanation:

Only after ~, Until ~, Not until V
To realize after experiencing something.

For example:

彼女と話してはじめて、彼女が優しい人だとわかった。
Kanojo to hanashite hajimete, kanojo ga yasashii hitoda to wakatta.
It was not until I talked to her that I knew she was a kind person.

彼の声を聞いてはじめて、安心した。
Kare no koe wo kiite hajimete, anshin shita.
I was relieved only after hearing his voice.

Above are the JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 24. If there is anything that you find it hard to understand, feel free to common below.

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4 thoughts on “JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 24

  • 10/10/2019 at 2:33 pm
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    What about remaining grammar patterns, will you cover it?

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  • 14/11/2019 at 9:33 am
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    Like the user hike asked…. there are still remaining grammar structures. Your explanation is ending in week 6 day 3

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    • 14/11/2019 at 11:13 am
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      hi Anta,
      We will do the next structrures and post them soon !!!
      Thanks for your comment !

      Reply

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