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:

山田さんは私の友達だといっても、彼女の誕生日がわからない。
Yamada-san wa watashi no tomodachi da to ittemo, kanojo no tanjoubi ga wakaranai.
Although I said that Yamada is my friend, I don’t know her birthday.

日本料理が好きだといっても、天ぷらだけです。
Nihon ryouri ga sukida to ittemo, tenpura dake desu.
Although I said that I like Japanese food, I only like tempura.

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:

この料理を食べてごらん。
Kono ryouri wo tabete goran.
Please eat this dish.

その言葉を辞書で調べてごらん。
Sono kotoba wo jisho de shirabete goran.
Look up that word in your dictionary.

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:

スミスさんに私に電話するように言ってください。
Sumisu-san ni watashi ni denwa suru youni itte kudasai.
Tell Mr. Smith to call me.

私はここで待つように言われた。
Watashi wa koko de matsu youni iwareta.
I was told to wait here. 

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:

先生にゴミを捨てるなと言われた。 
Sensei ni gomi wo suteru na to iwareta.
I was told by my teacher not to throw trash away.

マスクをつけろと注意された。
Masuku wo tsukero to chuui sareta.
I was warned to put on a mask. 

写真をとるなと注意された。
Shashin wo toru na to chuui sareta.
I was warned not to take pictures.

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、お金を貸してくれと頼まれた。
Tomodachi ni, okane wo kashite kure to tanomareta.
My friend asked me to lend him some money. 

彼に結婚してくれと言われた。
Kare ni kekkon shite kure to iwareta.
I was asked to marry him. 

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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