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Japanese Beginner Phrases Podcast 5

Beginning Japanese Conversational Phrases #5: Food and I Like

Today's podcast will review a few food names and then we'll learn a new sentence construction. First listen and repeat after each food name.

ハンバーガー hanba-ga- Hamburger
ピザ piza Pizza
スパゲッティー supagetti Spaghetti
パン pan Bread
カレーライス kare-raisu Curry and Rice
フライドポテト furaido poteto French Fries
お菓子 okashi Snack

Last time we learned how to say, I want to eat pizza:

ピザが食べたいです。 piza ga tabetai desu. I want to eat pizza.

Here's how you say, I like pizza.
ピザが好きです。 piza ga suki desu.

Just replace が食べたい with が好きです。


I like hamburgers.
ハンバーガーが好きです。 hanba-ga- ga suki desu.

I like spaghetti.
スパゲッティーが好きです。 supagetti- ga suki desu.

I like bread.
パンが好きです。 pan ga suki desu.

I like Curry and Rice.
カレーライスが好きです。 kure-raisu ga suki desu.

I like french fries.
フライドポテトが好きです。 furaido poteto ga suki desu.

I like snacks.
お菓子が好きです。 okashi ga suki desu.


それじゃまたね! sore ja mata ne - See you again!

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hilary-san's picture


I can't Say Suki Right


I think you just drop the 'u,' however you should still whisper it. Whisper 'su', then say 'ki' out loud.


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