Japanese Sentence Patterns

  1. 【JLPT N5★だれがいちばん…のか。”Who is the most….?” 】

    Questions and superlativesMeaning: Who is the most…. / the ….est ?Form…

  2. 【JLPT N5★ いちばん (ichiban) ” the most, the bes…

    Meaning: the most, the bestFormation:Noun + は/が一番 + adjective + だVerb-dictio…

  3. 【JLPT N5★どう (dou) “how, what, how about̶…

    Interrogative adverbmeaning: how, what, how about日本語 / にほんご / Japanese(1)この…

  4. 【JLPT N5★どう (dou) “how”】

    Interrogative adverbmeaning: how日本語 / にほんご / Japanese(1)今日の天気はどう  /  どうですか。…

  5. 【JLPT N5★V[ない-form]でください。”Please don’t…

    Meaning: please don’t doThis has the opposite meaning of grammar #1. It means …

  6. 【JLPT N5★だろう(darou)+ “to express a strong am…

    Using 「だろう」 to express a strong amount of certaintyConstructionVerb: Casual+…

  7. 【JLPT N5★誰 (dare) “who”】 

    Interrogative pronoun meaning: whoThe subject indicator wa cannot be used after…

  8. 【JLPT N5★V[て-form] ください。”Please do….”】…

    This grammar is used when you request or recommend someone to do something. In E…

  9. 【JLPT N5★だけ dake (particle) ” just, only, si…

    Meaning: only, justFormation:Verb-casual + だけいadj + だけなadj + だけNoun + だけ…

  10. 【JLPT N5★The Conjunction “が” (ga)】

    Meaning①introduction②Although S1, S2. S1, but S2.① the particle "が" can be us…

  11. 【JLPT N5★なぜ  (naze) “why”】 

    Meaning: whyなぜ is a counterpart to “why” in English.However, the formality is…

  12. 【JLPT N5★ない(nai)+ほうがいい (hou ga ii) “It’d be …

    Meaning: It’d be better not ,  shouldn'tFormation:Verb ない form + ほうがいいstruct…

  13. 【JLPT N5★Period + に(ni) + frequency】

    Meaning:You can describe the frequency of events over a period of time by using…

  14. 【JLPT N5★ ほうがいい (hou ga ii) “had better, sh…

    Meaning: had better, should, it’d be better toFormation:Verb-casual past + ほう…

  15. 【JLPT N5★V1[ます-form] ながら、V2】

    Meaning: while; during; asTwo actions occur at the same time. This represents …

  16. 【JLPT N5★とき(toki) ”when”】

    “とき” connects two sentences. For example, “A とき、 B”. It means while doing A, do …

  17. 【JLPT N5★ i-adjective+ないform(Negative, Non-Past) 】…

    To make the negative form of い-adjectives just take off the い (i) and add くない (k…

  18. 【JLPT N5★i-adjectives +くなかった(kunakatta) “i-…

    i-adjectives/negative: Replace the 「い」 with 「くなかった」かわいい + くなかった = かわいくなかった日本…

  19. 【JLPT N5★na-adjective ないform (Negative, Non-Past)】…

    To change a な-adjective to negative form, replace the "だ”(plain) or  “です” (polit…

  20. 【JLPT N5★na-adjectives+ではなかった(dewanakatta) “…

    na-adjectives Negative+Past tense forms ~ではなかった日本語 / にほんご / Japanese(1)数年前…

  1. Japanese Sentence Patterns

    【JLPT N2★したがって (shitagatte): therefore, …
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    【JLPT N1★ともすれば (tomo sureba): apt to, pr…
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    【JLPT N1★さも (samo): truly, really】
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