Learn Japanese Answer Index

If you've thoroughly read and understood these lessons, you're probably ready for a little review. Just reading a lesson isn't enough. When you know something "cold", you can without pause or hesitation from memory recall it with greasy fast speed.

If you can't, rest assured you don't know it. And so it's a good idea to review it. If you haven't already read our section on tips for learning Japanese, you might want to look over our Study tips page for piles of helpful advice on how to study.

Lastly these answers are direct translations, keep in mind that the subject of the sentence (watashi, kanojo etc. are often omitted. So if someone who didn't know you were to ask you if you're a teacher, it would be asked as "sensei desu ka" and USUALLY NOT as "anata wa sensei desu ka."

Also keep in mind that the use of "desu" and other polite styles are dependent upon the relationship you have with the person you're speaking with. So what does this mean? It means the answers will vary.


Lesson 2 Answers

1. Doozo
2. Moshiwakenai
3. Shitsurei shimasu
4. Ohayogozaimasu
5. Sayonara
6. Ostukaresamadeshita
7. Sumimasen
8. Konnichiwa
9. Arigatou
10. Konbanwa

Lesson 3 Answers

1. Kanojo wa gakusei (desu).
2. Kanojo wa nihonjin desu ka.
3. Kare wa sensei (desu).
4. Sore wa murasaki (desu).
5. Sore wa chairo (desu ka)?
6. Sore wa neko (desu).
7. Watashi wa gakusei (desu).
8. Karera wa tomodachi (desu).
9. Sore wa keisanki (desu).
10. Kanojo wa sensei (desu ka).
11. No they aren't.
12. "Wa" establishes a range of knowledge and isn't the final word about something. It can be best understood as meaning "at least" or "as for me" if you're talking about yourself.

Lesson 4 Answers

1.(Sore wa) yasui (desu)
2.(Sore wa) mezurashii (desu)
3.(Sore wa) tsumaranakunai (desu)
4.(Kanojo wa) kashikoi (desu)
5.(Sore wa) warukunai (desu)
6.(kare wa) omoshirokunai (desu)
7.(Sore wa) osoi (desu)
8.(Sore wa) takakunai (desu)
9.(Sore wa) sugoi (desu)
10. 'ne' follows the adjective and courts agreement about something. It also is used when there is something you both have in common. So for example if it's 110 degrees outside and you're with your friend sweating buckets, you would say 'atsui ne'. Because both of are well aware of the fact that it's hot.

Lesson 5 Answers

1. Kono eiga (wa) tsumaranai (desu)
2. Kore (wa) tsumaranai eiga (desu)
3. Are (wa) noriba (desu ka)
4. Kono chugakusei (wa) Kumiko (desu)
5. Dono zasshi (wa) omoshiroi (desu ka)
6. Dono ensou (wa) omoshiroi (desu ka)
7. Sono daigaku (wa) atarashii (desu)
8. Sore (wa) eki (desu ka)
9. Are (wa) chugakkou (desu)
10. Kono heya (wa) atsui (desu)
11. Dono pasokon (ga) dame (desu ka)
12. Sono koukangakusei (wa) kashikoi (desu)
13. No.
14. Yes.
15. No.

Lesson 6 Answers

1. Kanojo (wa) kawaii onna no ko (desu)
2. Kore (wa) muzukashii nihongo (desu)
3. (Sore wa) ikura (desu ka)
4. (Sore wa) abunai (desu) yo
5. (Sore wa) aoi zasshi (desu)
6. Ni-juu
7. Yon-juu-go
8. Sanbyaku-ni-juu-ni
9. Sen-yonhyaku-hachi-juu-kyuu
10. 'yo'

Lesson 7 Answers

1. Mado o shimeru
2. Kore o mite kudasai
3. Watashi o shinjite kudasai
4. Mondai o kangaete kudasai
5. (Watashi wa) kuruma o demasu
6. (Kanojo wa) shigoto o yamemasu
7.(Watashi wa) fuku o kaemasu
8. (Kare wa) sore o miseru
9. Kinyoubi ni eigo o oshiete kudasai
10. torikaemasu
11. tome
12. mi
13. No it doesn’t. It follows nouns.
14. Use the conjunctive form ending in ‘te’. For example ‘shimete’
15. Akemasu

Lesson 8 Answers

1. (Sore wa) tsukue ja nai
2. (Are wa) isu dewa arimasen
3. (Kanojo wa) daigakusei ja nai
4. (Watashi wa) sensei ja nai desu
5. (Kanojo wa) nihonjin ja nai desu
6. (Sore wa) denwa ja nai
7.(Sore wa) neko ja nai
8. No. You don’t use ‘desu’ with ‘dewa arimasen’
9. No. ‘muzukashi’ doesn’t conjugate with ‘ja nai’ it conjugates with – ‘ku nai’ See lesson 4.
10. No it isn’t. ‘san’ is honorific. You only use it when referring to others.

Lesson 9 Answers

1. (Sore wa) benri na eiwajiten (desu)
2.(Kare wa) zankoku na hito (desu)
3. (Kanojo wa) genki na kodomo (desu ka)
4. Kono basho wa fuben (desu)
5. Ano apato wa okii (desu)
6. (Sore wa) daiji na yubiwa desho
7. Iya na koto (desu)
8. Chisai desho? (said with rising intonation)
9. Kono mono (wa) dame (desu)
10.(Sore wa) Benri na daigaku (desu)

Lesson 10 Answers

1. (Watashi wa) Sapporo ni ikimasu
2. Koko ni modotte kudasai
3. (Kanojo wa) Osaka ni iru
4. (Sore wa) pan ya san ni arimasu
5. (Kare wa) ofuro ni iru
6. Haru ni
7. Sensei ni kite kudasai
8. (Sore wa) eki ni arimasu ka
9. Go gatsu ni
10. San gatsu ni
11. Watashi
12. Shite
13. Matsu
14. It is neither. What it links to determines tense.
15. ni comes after the seasons (all particles are ‘post’ positions and so follow noun verbs etc.)

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