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This is a simple quiz to test your ability to conjugate adjectives and use the constructions introduced in [[Grammar page 2]].  Each sentence is missing some parts, see if you can work out what they are.
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This is a simple quiz to test your ability to conjugate adjectives and use the constructions introduced in [[Grammar page 3]].  Each sentence is missing some parts, see if you can work out what they are.
For best results write the answers in [[Kana|kana]] on paper.
For best results write the answers in [[Kana|kana]] on paper.
When you have written the answer down highlight the sentence and you should be able to see the answer.
When you have written the answer down highlight the sentence and you should be able to see the answer.
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Q1. Why do you like anime?<br>
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<font color=white>(どうして / なぜ)</font>アニメ<font color=white>がすき</font>ですか。<br>
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<font color=white>(doushite / naze)</font> anime <font color=white>ga suki</font> desu ka.
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Q2. What do you want to do?<br>
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<font color=white>なに</font>がし<font color=white>たい</font>ですか。<br>
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<font color=white>nani</font> ga shi<font color=white>tai</font> desu ka.
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Q3. Clay is a really nice man.<br>
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クレイさんは<font color=white>(とても / とっても)</font>いい人ですよ。<br>
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kureisan wa <font color=white>(totemo / tottemo) </font>ii hito desu yo.
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Q4. There is a panda in our garden!<br>
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パンダ<font color=white>が</font>にわ<font color=white>にいますよ。</font><br>
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panda <font color=white>ga</font> niwa <font color=white>ni imasu yo.</font><br>
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<font color=white>NOTE: The panda is alive so います not あります</font>
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Q5. Do you think Paul will come to the party?<br>
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ポールさん(は / が)パーティーに来る<font color=white>と思います</font>か。<br>
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po-ru san (wa / ga) pa-thi- ni kuru <font color=white>to omoimasu </font>ka.<br>
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<font color=white>NOTE: Many romaji systems do not have a way of writing ティ unambiguously.  thi is [[wa-puro romaji]], that is romaji used by wordprocessors. In [http://www.roomazi.org/99siki.html 99shiki] it would be written tji.</font>
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Q6. I want a girlfriend.<br>
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かのじょ<font color=white>がほしい</font>です。<br>
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kanojo<font color=white> ga hoshii </font>desu.<br>
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<font color=white> Applicants to blay.paul AT notmyrealaddres.joking.com </font>
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Q7. Er ... sorry what did you say?<br>
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<font color=white>ええと、・・・</font>すみません。なにを言いましたか。<br>
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<font color=white>eeto, ... </font>sumimasen. nani o iimashitaka.
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Q8. I want to go to Japan, but I haven't got any money.<br>
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日本に<font color=white>いきたい (でも / けど / けれど)</font> おかね<font color=white>がありません</font>。<br>
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nihon ni <font color=white>ikitai (demo / kedo / keredo)</font> okane <font color=white>ga arimasen</font>。<br>
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<font color=white>NOTE: Money 金(かね) often has お added to make it more polite.</font>
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Q9. The plane flew high in the air.<br>
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ひこうきはそらに<font color=white>高く</font>とびました。<br>
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hikouki wa sora ni <font color=white>takaku</font> tobimashita.
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Q1. Because Jim Breen is famous, that's why.<br>
Q1. Because Jim Breen is famous, that's why.<br>
<font color=white>なぜなら</font>ジム・ブリーンは有名だ<font color=white>から</font>です。<br>
<font color=white>なぜなら</font>ジム・ブリーンは有名だ<font color=white>から</font>です。<br>
<font color=white>naze nara</font> jimu buri-n wa yuumei da<font color=white> kara </font>desu.<br>
<font color=white>naze nara</font> jimu buri-n wa yuumei da<font color=white> kara </font>desu.<br>
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<font color=white>Note that the topic particle は wa overrides some other particles including the subject particle が ga.  Without context it is impossible from the English to tell if "Jim Breen" is the topic or not.</font>
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<font color=white>Note that the topic particle は wa overrides some other particles including the subject particle が ga.  Without context it is impossible from the English to tell if "Jim Breen" is the topic or not.</font> -->
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Current revision as of 15:33, 14 May 2010

This is a simple quiz to test your ability to conjugate adjectives and use the constructions introduced in Grammar page 3. Each sentence is missing some parts, see if you can work out what they are.

For best results write the answers in kana on paper.

When you have written the answer down highlight the sentence and you should be able to see the answer.

Q1. Why do you like anime?
(どうして / なぜ)アニメがすきですか。
(doushite / naze) anime ga suki desu ka.


Q2. What do you want to do?
なにがしたいですか。
nani ga shitai desu ka.


Q3. Clay is a really nice man.
クレイさんは(とても / とっても)いい人ですよ。
kureisan wa (totemo / tottemo) ii hito desu yo.


Q4. There is a panda in our garden!
パンダにわにいますよ。
panda ga niwa ni imasu yo.
NOTE: The panda is alive so います not あります


Q5. Do you think Paul will come to the party?
ポールさん(は / が)パーティーに来ると思いますか。
po-ru san (wa / ga) pa-thi- ni kuru to omoimasu ka.
NOTE: Many romaji systems do not have a way of writing ティ unambiguously. thi is wa-puro romaji, that is romaji used by wordprocessors. In 99shiki it would be written tji.


Q6. I want a girlfriend.
かのじょがほしいです。
kanojo ga hoshii desu.
Applicants to blay.paul AT notmyrealaddres.joking.com


Q7. Er ... sorry what did you say?
ええと、・・・すみません。なにを言いましたか。
eeto, ... sumimasen. nani o iimashitaka.


Q8. I want to go to Japan, but I haven't got any money.
日本にいきたい (でも / けど / けれど) おかねがありません
nihon ni ikitai (demo / kedo / keredo) okane ga arimasen
NOTE: Money 金(かね) often has お added to make it more polite.


Q9. The plane flew high in the air.
ひこうきはそらに高くとびました。
hikouki wa sora ni takaku tobimashita.

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