Lower Beginner S2 #4 - Talking About Your Family in Japanese Jan. 26, 2015

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Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! A new person has just started in your Japanese office, and she's been seated next to you. As she sets up her desk, you notice a photo of a big group of people next to her computer. She sees you looking, and starts telling you all about the people in Japanese. [...]



Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101! Don't forget to stop by JapanesePod101.com for more great Japanese Language Learning Resources! -------Lesson Dialog------- ----Formal ---- ルーシー:たなかさんは、何人かぞくですか。 たなか:わたしは、5人かぞくです。りょうしんと、兄と妹がいます。 ルーシー:お兄さんと妹さんですか。いいですね。 たなか:ルーシーさんは、きょうだいはいますか。 ルーシー:わたしは、ひとりっこです。5人かぞくは、たのしいですね。 たなか:でも、今、兄と妹は、アメリカにいます。 ----Formal Vowelled---- ルーシー:たなかさんは、なんにんかぞくですか。 たなか:わたしは、ごにんかぞくです。りょうしんと、あにといもうとがいます。 ルーシー:おにいさんといもうとさんですか。いいですね。 たなか:ルーシーさんは、きょうだいはいますか。 ルーシー:わたしは、ひとりっこです。ごにんかぞくは、たのしいですね。 たなか:でも、いま、あにといもうとは、アメリカにいます。 ----Formal Romanization---- Rūshī: Tanaka-san wa, nan-nin kazoku desu ka. Tanaka: Watashi wa, go-nin kazoku desu. Ryōshin to, ani to imōto ga imasu. Rūshī: Oniisan to imōtosan desu ka. Ii desu ne. Tanaka: Rūshī-san wa, kyōdai wa imasu ka. Rūshī: Watashi wa, hitorikko desu. Go-nin kazoku wa, tanoshii desu ne. Tanaka: Demo, ima, ani to imōto wa, Amerika ni imasu. ----Formal English---- Lucy: How many people are in your family? Tanaka: We are a family of five. I have parents, a big brother, and a younger sister. Lucy: You have a big brother and a younger sister. Good for you. Tanaka: Do you have any siblings, Lucy? Lucy: No, I don't have any siblings. A family of five must be fun! Tanaka: But my brother and sister are in the United States now. --------------------------- Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101! Don't forget to stop by JapanesePod101.com for more great Japanese Language Learning Resources!