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0.15: Review Questions

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    20272
  • 1. What is the difference between ohayou and ohayou gozaimasu?

    2. What is the difference between arigatou gozaimasu and arigatou gozaimasita?

    3. What is the difference between sayonara and itte kimasu?

    4. Which is more polite, arigatou or dou mo?

    5. Why can’t you attach –san or –sensei to your own name?

    6. What is the difference between gomen and gomen nasai? Who typically uses the latter?

    7. What are three ways to use hai?

    8. When do you use aa? How about jaa?

    9. What is the Japanese equivalent for “thank you in advance” for the job you’ve just requested?

    10. Many Japanese equivalents for “thank you” have been introduced so far. How many can you list? Can you describe a typical situation where each can be used?

    11. What is pitch accent?

    12. What are the five vowels in Japanese? The long vowels in Japanese? The long consonants?

    Drill Tape Script

    Cue:グレーです. Response: グレーさんですか。はじめまして。

    Cue:本田です。 Response: 本田さんですか。はじめまして。

    1. ジョンソンです。

    2. 山本です。

    3. スミスです。

    4. 山田です。

    5. 木村です。

    6.ヒルです。

    7. 鈴木です。

    8. 田中です。

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