You sometimes need to speak in a formal tone. Say, at a job interview or when you’re talking with a person of authority. What if you need to make an announcement? What if you’re talking about something that’s heresay. You’ll want to point that out to save yourself trouble later. Casual conversations don’t always cut it. Be ready to talk to anyone.
Learn to use some formal Japanese expressions in this upper intermediate Japanese lesson. Master to no koto desu to make a formal announcement. Learn to iu koto desu (this is heresay). Your Japanese is certain to get better when you use ni kimatte iru (certain to happen). This upper intermediate Japanese lesson is your source for must-have formal Japanese expressions.