Saturday, 14 January 2012

Lesson 1: Greetings

おはようございます (o-ha-yo-u-go-za-i-ma-su)
Definition: Good morning
*used until around 6am, and between friends and family, it is usually shortened to おはよう (o-ha-yo-u)

こんにちは (ko-n-ni-chi-wa)
Definition: Good afternoon
*used from 11am to 6pm, not used between members of the same family

こんばんは (ko-n-ba-n-wa)
Definition: Good evening
*used after 6pm, not used between members of the same family

さようなら (sa-yo-u-na-ra)
Definition: Goodbye

おやすみなさい (o-ya-su-mi-na-sa-i)
Definition: Goodnight

Friday, 13 January 2012

Homework for Lesson 1

1. ひらがな Workbook pg. 16 (do until Q6).
2. ひらがな Workbook pg. 41 and 42 (do all of 41 and untilと in pg. 42)
3. Revise previous lesson content as she is going to give us dictation