Submit L15 Speaking Assignment
今日は木曜日 です。Take care of these items today:
- Submit Lesson 15's Speaking Assignment.
- Get ready for your Lesson 15 Grammar Quiz tomorrow.
- Work on your Final Project - try to do the slide for lesson 15 today if you haven't already.
Lesson 15 Speaking Assignment
This week's speaking assignment is a little different. You will need to work with your speaking assignment partner again this week for our last speaking assignment of Japanese 2!
Here's what to do:
- Create a dialogue/conversation that contains at least 5 lines for each character. Listen and read "Lesson Content" carefully.
- Your Greeting and Closing do not count as 1 of your sentences.
- Dialogue requirements:
- Use ~とおもいます。
- Use ~つもりです。
- Have at least 5 lines per speaker.
- Use correct grammar
- Use vocabulary from the lesson
Check your rubric prior to submission to make sure you get full credit for your submission.
When using と おもいます, you will need to use the short form of a verb or adjective.
はい、 だいじょうぶ だ と おもいます。
Yes, I think that it is fine.
だいちさん は さくらさん が すき だ と おもいます。
I think that Daichi likes Sakura.
と おもいません。means “I don’t think that… ”
レストラン に いく と おもいません。
I don’t think that I will go to the restaurant.
However, it is more common in Japanese to use the short negative form of the verb instead of と おもいません：
レストラン に いかない と おもいます。
I think that I will not go to the restaurant.
ALWAYS use the short form of a verb or adjective before と おもいます。
Today's Celebration:子供の日 (Children's Day)
Children's Day is associated with flying carp flags called こいのぼり. These are traditionally flown on Children's Day and each flag on the pole denotes a family member. Traditionally, a long black flag symbolized the father, a smaller red one symbolizes the mother, and then a smaller blue one typically symbolizes the first born son in a family. Subsequent children are represented by other smaller flags.
Check out the links below for more information on Children's Day and Koinobori flags. Ther is also a link to a video featuring the Koinobori song that you can listen to and enjoy. ^_^
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