JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 8

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 8JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 8

JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 8. Hi everyone! In this article, LearnJapanesedaily will introduce you to the JLPT N3 Grammar.

Let’s take a look at the next 5 structures.

Structure 36 :

(V/N/Aい/Aな)普+といっても
Note:Nだ

Explanation:

Even though saying ~/ that but ~
Used to add a change or a limitation to the expected thing that is mentioned in the former clause of a sentence, assuming in reality, the mentioned thing isn’t that highly expected.

For example:

週末は旅行しました。旅行といっても、近くの温泉に行っただけですが。
Shuumatsu wa ryokou shimashita. Ryokou to ittemo, chikaku no onsen ni itta dake desuga.
Last weekend, I went travelling. Saying travelling but It’s just the hot stream next to my house.

今週は忙しいといっても、先週ほどじゃない。
Konshuu wa isogashii to ittemo, senshuu hodo janai.
It’s been a busy week, but still not as busy as last week.

Structure 37 :

Vてごらん(なさい)

Explanation:

Just do V
Used when an older person talk a younger one or a superior to a subordinate. Also used when close friends talk to each other.
Equal to Vなさい

For example:

分からなかったら、先生に聞いてごらん。
Wakaranakattara, sensei ni kiite goran.
If you don’t get it then go ask the teacher.

もう一度やってごらんなさい。
Mouichido yatte goran nasai.
Let’s try again.

Structure 38 :

(Vる/Vない)+ように言う/ように頼む

Explanation:

Just do V/ Don’t do V
An indirect order. Different from an indirect speech as we don’t have to convert the pronoun.

For example:

田中さんに私の部屋にくるように言ってください。
Tanaka-san ni watashi no heya ni kuru youni itte kudasai.
Tell Tanaka to go to my office.

妻に家にはたばこを吸わないように言われます。
Tsuma ni ie ni wa tabako o suwanai youni iwaremasu.
I’m banned from smoking in my home by my wife.

Structure 39 :

(V[命令形]/Vるな)+と+言われる/注意される/しかられる/おこられる

Explanation:

Been told/noticed/scolded/mad at to do V (to not do V).

For example:

医者に酒を飲むなと言われた。
Isha ni sake o nomu na to iwareta.
I have been told by my doctor not to drink alcohol.

先生にもっと勉強しろと言われた。
Sensei ni motto benkyou shiro to iwareta.
I have been told by my teacher to study harder.

父に、もっと早く帰れと注意された。
Chichi ni, motto hayaku kaere to chuui sareta.
I have been told by my dad to go home earlier.

Structure 40:

(Vてくれ/Vないでくれ)+と+頼まれる/言われる

Explanation:

Been asked to do V or not to do V for them.

For example:

友達に、田中さんの電話番号を教えてくれと頼まれた。
Tomodachi ni, Tanaka-san no denwabangou o oshiete kure to tanomareta.
I was asked to give Tanaka number.

大家に、玄関の前に置かないでくれと言われた。
Ooya ni, genkan no mae ni okanaide kure to iwareta.
I was told by the landlord not to put at the front door.

Above are the JLPT N3 Grammar lesson 8. If there is anything that you find it hard to understand, feel free to common below.

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