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Pimsleur Unit 2: Lesson Notes

Conversation:
sumimasen
excuse me

nihongo ga wakarimasu ka
do (you) understand Japanese?

sukoshi
a little

anata wa amerika-jin desu ka
are you an American?

hai, watashi wa amerika-jin desu
yes, I am American

eigo ga wakarimasu ka
do (you) understand English?

iie, watashi wa eigo ga wakarimasen
no, I do not understand English

New Vocabulary:
English
Romaji
Kana
Kanji & Kana
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Good morning (lit. it is early) used until 10 or 11 am.
ohayou gozaimasu
おはようございます
お早うございます
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how
ikaga
いかが
如何
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how are (you)?
ikaga desu ka
いかがですか
如何ですか
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I'm fine
genki desu
げんきです
元気です
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thanks to you (thanks to God)
okagesama de
おかげさまで
お蔭様で
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good afternoon (used from mid morning until it is dark)
konnichiwa
こんにちは
今日は
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good bye
sayonara
さよなら
左様なら
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roughly equivilant to : don't you? isn't it? aren't you? don't you think? - added when the speaker fully expects the other person to agree.
ne

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thank you
arigatou gozaimasu
ありがとうございます
有り難う御座いま
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skilled
jouzu
じょう