Chapter Four: Vocabulary
Run through these a few times until you can recognize them in the dialog
何を しています か？ nani o shite imasu ka? - what are you doing? | this is a good sentence to memorize.
何 nani - what | same as nan || first studied in chapter 2
しています shite imasu - is doing | usually makes verbs into ING verbs - Usage will be covered later
ともだちに tomodachi ni - to a friend | tomodachi (friend) is also good to know
はなして います hanashite imasu - speaking, talking
だれ？ dare? - who? | another important question word
たべもの tabemono - food | do you remember nomimono? drink - mono means "thing" so 'a thing to eat'
ほんとう？ hontou? - really? Are you sure? Are you kidding? | This is probably one of the top 10 most useful Japanese words!
はなしません。 hanashimasen - not speak, not talk - whenever you see the masen it is always negative