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1.1.1: Drills and Exercises

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  • A. Listen to the audio. Following the first two model exchanges, respond to each cue.

    Cue: Shimasu ka. Do you play?

    Response: Ee, yoku shimasu. Yes, we play a lot.

    Cue: Tabemasu ka. Do you eat this?

    Response: Ee, yoku tabemasu. Yes, I eat it a lot.

    B. Cue: Shimasu ka. Do you do it?

    Response: Iie, amari shimasen nee. No, we don’t do it much.

    Cue: Tabemasu ka. Do you eat it?

    Response: Iie, amari tabemasen nee. No, I don’t eat it much.

    C. Cue: Shimasen ka. Don’t you play?

    Response: Ee, zenzen shimasen nee. Right, I don’t at all.

    Cue: Tabemasen ka. Don’t you eat it?

    Response: Ee, zenzen tabemasen nee. Right, we don’t eat it at all.

    D. Say it in Japanese.

    You are talking about a Japanese dish. You’ve been asked if you eat it.

    1. No, I don’t eat it at all.

    2. No, I don’t eat it very often.

    3. Yes, I eat it often.

    4. Yes, I make it sometimes.

    5. Yes, I make it often.

    E. Act in Japanese.

    1. Ms. Honda is watching a Chinese video. Find out if she understands it.

    2. Ms. Honda is talking about a video game. Ask if she plays it often.

    3. Ms. Honda has asked you if you eat sushi a lot. Tell her not very often.

    4. You heard Ms. Honda say that she does not drink at all. Check if you heard her correctly.

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