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INTRODUCTION
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Sakura: おはよう仙台。サクラです。
Kazunori: おはよう仙台。カズノリです。
Peter: Peter here and we are back with another lesson. As always, we are brought to you by Erklaren, the translation and interpretation specialists. Again joining me in the studio is
Sakura: サクラ
Peter: And
Kazunori: カズノリ
Peter: And we have a great, great lesson for you today. Right guys?
Sakura: Yes….
Peter: Right カズノリ
Kazunori: Yes.
Peter: Yes. He is getting fired up for the lesson. Thank you again for all the support. Before we came in today, we read the reviews, we read the emails, we are in a great, great mood.
Sakura: ありがとうございます。
Peter: Yes now we got an email that got us so ready for today’s lesson. Actually we needed little extra something. The commute in today was really rough. We pulled this one out, read it again. So we have a special message for
Sakura: リカードさん。
Kazunori&Sakura: イギリスのキングスカレッジの皆さん、頑張ってください。
Peter: And thank you for everybody else out there. You guys are the best.
Sakura: ありがとうございます。
Kazunori: ありがとうございます。
Peter: First let’s start off with some greetings. Sakura 元気ですか?
Sakura: とっても元気ですよ。カズノリ、調子はどうですか?
Kazunori: とっても調子はいいです。ピーター、調子はどうですか?
Peter: 相変わらずいいです。 Now without further adieu, let’s get into today’s lesson and I am not going to give you any background about this one. Let’s see if you can get an idea what’s going on here. Here we go.
DIALOGUE
店員: いらっしゃいませ。
さくら: すみません、このベルトはどのブランドですか。
店員: このベルトですか。このベルトはグッチですね。
さくら: その鞄はどのブランドですか。
店員: その鞄はプラダですね。
さくら: あの帽子はどのブランドですか。
店員: あの帽子はドルチェアンドガッバーナです。
さくら: ああ、どうも。
Peter: Okay very, very, very nice conversation. Okay now what we are going to do is we are going to give it to you one more time. Don’t worry about getting every single word. We are going to break it down afterwards. Go with the flow, get the gist, it will all come together. Here we go もう一度お願いします。ゆっくりお願いします。カズノリ、ゆっくりお願いします。
Kazunori: わかりました。
Peter: Okay here we go.
店員: いらっしゃいませ。
さくら: すみません、このベルトはどのブランドですか。
店員: このベルトですか。このベルトはグッチですね。
さくら: その鞄はどのブランドですか。
店員: その鞄はプラダですね。
さくら: あの帽子はどのブランドですか。
店員: あの帽子はドルチェアンドガッバーナです。
さくら: ああ、どうも。
Peter: Okay what we are going to do now is we are going to break down the conversation. We are going to have it one more time read as before but this time I will put the translation in, okay. Here we go.
店員: いらっしゃいませ。
SHOP STAFF: Welcome!
さくら: すみません、このベルトはどのブランドですか。
SAKURA: Excuse me, which brand is this belt?
店員: このベルトですか。
SHOP STAFF: This belt?
店員:このベルトはグッチですね。
SHOP STAFF: This belt is Gucci.
さくら: その鞄はどのブランドですか。
SAKURA: Which brand is that bag?
店員: その鞄はプラダですね。
SHOP STAFF: That bag is PRADA.
さくら: あの帽子はどのブランドですか。
SAKURA: What brand is that hat over there?
店員: あの帽子はドルチェアンドガッバーナです。
SHOP STAFF: That hat over there is Dolce &Gabbana.
さくら: ああ、どうも。
SAKURA: Thank you.
POST CONVERSATION BANTER
Peter: With the nuance of I am going to go home now, really. Really! Oh you are planning to buy あ、どうも。
Sakura: But I need to think about it before you know buying them.
Peter: Ah okay so apologies. So あ、どうも has the nuance of
Sakura: Well thank you for telling me yeah. I am going to think about it.
Peter: Yes thank you for telling me. I am going to think about it, right?
Sakura: Uhoo…
Peter: You are going to go home. I don’t know if you are going to buy it.
Sakura: 100% yes.
VOCAB AND PHRASE USAGE
Peter: Okay excellent, excellent conversation. This again is really, really, really interesting stuff. Now what we are going to do is we are going to break down the vocabulary, okay. Sakura, can you give us the first word on the list.
Sakura: ベルト
Peter: One more time.
Sakura: ベルト
Peter: And this is
Sakura: Belt.
Peter: And can you break this down?
Sakura: (slow)べると
Peter: And one time fast.
Sakura: ベルト
Peter: Okay next.
Sakura: かばん
Peter: And we had this one right?
Sakura: Oh yes.
Peter: So can you give it to us one more time.
Sakura: かばん
Peter: Next we had
Sakura: 帽子
Peter: And this is
Sakura: Hat.
Peter: Very nice. Can you give it to us one more time.
Sakura: 帽子
Peter: And break it down
Sakura: (slow)ぼうし
Peter: And one time fast.
Sakura: 帽子
Peter: Yes notice the long vowel in there, right?
Sakura: Umm..
Peter: Give it to us one more time?
Sakura: 帽子
Peter: Okay next we had
Kazunori: グッチ
Peter: Yes and we had this one already but we will break it down for you any way. Okay, break it down.
Kazunori: (slow)ぐっち
Peter: Very nice and one time fast.
Kazunori: グッチ
Peter: Yes okay next we had.
Kazunori: プラダ
Peter: Yes this is a new one. Give it to us one more time.
Kazunori: プラダ
Peter: Break it down Sakura.
Sakura: (slow)ぷらだ
Peter: What does this mean Sakura?
Sakura: It’s PRADA.
Peter: Yes PRADA. Okay break it down for us カズノリ?
Kazunori: (slow)ぷらだ
Peter: And one time fast.
Kazunori: プラダ
Peter: Yes okay and last but not least, the most fun, the most difficult and probably the least chance I have of owning…
Sakura: Me too..
Peter: Me too..
Sakura: Me too…
Peter: Which is
Sakura: ドルチェアンドガッバーナ
Peter: Did you guys get that? One more time.
Sakura: ドルチェアンドガッバーナ
Peter: And this is
Sakura: Dolce &Gabbana.
Peter: Yes. Okay it’s amazing what Japanese does to the foreign words. They are slightly similar but when they make it into the katakana words, they take on their own life right?
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: So can you break it down for us?
Sakura: (slow)どるちぇあんどがっばーな
Peter: Very nice.
Sakura: Very long.
Peter: Very long.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Now there is two words in there.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: And the funny part is, you can even turn and – the word and into katakana word right which becomes
Sakura: アンド
Peter: Break it down.
Sakura: (slow)あんど
Peter: One time fast.
Sakura: アンド
Peter: Yes アンド is and.
Sakura: Yeah.
Peter: So we have Dolce which is
Sakura: ドルチェ
Peter: And
Sakura: アンド
Peter: Gabbana.
Sakura: ガッバーナ
Peter: Very nice. One time fast altogether.
Sakura: ドルチェアンドガッバーナ
Peter: Yes now we have the alpha male has stepped up with another amazing piece of Japanese. Now this is not the type of Japanese we would be throwing around in the business room…
Sakura: No.
Peter: Or in the classroom but I think you can use it in the classroom.
Sakura: Maybe in classroom yes, maybe among your friends.
Peter: Yeah but this is the best word I have heard in a while. Alpha male カズノリ, can you give us the short version of Dolce &Gabbana.
Kazunori: ドルガバ
Peter: I love it. Give it to me one more time もう一度お願いします。
Kazunori: ドルガバ
Peter: もう一度お願いします。
Kazunori: ドルガバ
Peter: I love it.
Sakura: 便利
Peter: Yes you are right 便利. Okay can you break this down for us?
Kazunori: (slow)どるがば
Peter: One time fast.
Kazunori: ドルガバ
Peter: ドルガバ I love it.
Sakura: Yes Japanese people like you know shortening these words.
Peter: Yes they love it.
Sakura: Yeah.
Peter: Right. I like it. One more time please.
Kazunori: ドルガバ
Peter: Oh priceless. That is Japanese you are not going to find in a textbook. Right Sakura?
Sakura: Yes.

Lesson focus

Peter: Okay now Sakura, what was the topic for today’s discussion?
Sakura: この、その、あの
Peter: Which means.
Sakura: This and that and that one over there.
Peter: Yes and – but can they be used alone?
Sakura: No and they have to be added to a noun.
Peter: Yes they have to be added to the noun.
Sakura: So this something, that something.
Peter: Yes and that something, give us the last one Sakura. Don’t stop.
Sakura: And that something over there.
Peter: Perfect, yes. So notice in the sentence, this which is
Sakura: この
Peter: Is followed by.
Sakura: A noun.
Peter: Belt, this belt. That
Sakura: その
Peter: Is followed by
Sakura: カバン
Peter: That bag. Next.
Sakura: あの
Peter: That over there is followed by
Sakura: 帽子
Peter: Hat. That hat over there. Now these can only be used with nouns.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Right.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: So please don’t forget this important, important point. Okay so now let’s break these down. Can you give us the first one?
Sakura: この
Peter: Break it down.
Sakura: (slow)この
Peter: And one time fast.
Sakura: この This something.
Peter: And this again to be used with nouns, for this, something nearby you. Next
Sakura: その
Peter: Break it down.
Sakura: (slow)その
Peter: One time fast.
Sakura: その That something.
Peter: Yeah again to be used with a noun for something there.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Kind of out of your reach.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: But still nearby. Next we have
Sakura: あの
Peter: Break it down.
Sakura: (slow)あの
Peter: One time fast.
Sakura: あの
Peter: And this is
Sakura: That something, that over there.
Peter: Yes again to be used with a noun for something over there.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Okay what we are going to do is have Sakura give us some examples. We are going to use the vocabulary we just used plus the brands we just gave you and we are going to describe something over there and way over there. Okay here we go.
Sakura: あのグッチの帽子
Peter: One more time.
Sakura: あのグッチの帽子
Peter: Slow it down.
Sakura: (slow)あのぐっちのぼうし
Peter: Which is
Sakura: That’s Gucci hat over there.
Peter: Very, very nice. One more time.
Sakura: あのグッチの帽子
Peter: Okay let’s have カズノリ give us one.
Kazunori: そのドルガバのベルト
Peter: One more time.
Kazunori: そのドルガバのベルト
Peter: Little slower.
Kazunori: (slow)そのドルガバのベルト
Peter: Okay and this is
Sakura: That Dolce &Gabbana belt.
Peter: Yes very, very nice. Okay so we are running out of time. The last point we would like to focus on is
Sakura: どの
Peter: Yes what’s this?
Sakura: Which one?
Peter: Yes it is which and again this has to be used with
Sakura: A noun.
Peter: Yes so it can’t be used on its own. For example, just run through some examples for us.
Sakura: どのベルト?
Peter: Yes which belt.
Sakura: どの帽子?
Peter: Yes which hat.
Sakura: どのブランド?
Peter: Yes which brand.
Sakura: Yes.

Outro

Peter: Okay we ran too long today but we can’t help it. We are having so much fun with カズノリ and Sakura.
Sakura: また明日ね。
Kazunori: また明日。

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January 26th, 2006 at 03:28 AM
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Today's location is Sendai・せんだい・仙台 Located in Miyagi Prefecture・みやぎ−けん・宮城県 Famous throughout Japan for its Gyutan・ぎゅうたん・牛タン, otherwise known as cow tongue.

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Hi Sarah,


Thank you for leaving the comment. I'm glad to hear you find the lesson very helpful! 😄


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January 13th, 2019 at 11:01 PM
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A very useful lesson. Thanks!

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June 10th, 2015 at 06:17 PM
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Joachim san,

こんにちは。

Thank you for the comment and question.

いらっしゃいませ is more polite than the other.:smile:

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Joachim
June 6th, 2015 at 01:35 AM
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こんにちはJoachim です.

In the absolute beginner series 2 we use いらっしゃい as "welcome". Please tell me what´s the difference to the いらっしゃいませ we used in this lesson.


ありがとうございます.


ジャパニーズポッド一丸一が好きです (^_^)


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March 31st, 2015 at 05:04 PM
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エリックさん、

こんにちは。

「日本ではぼうしがにんきですか」ですね。

はい、にんきだとおもいます。I think it’s popular.

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エリック
March 28th, 2015 at 10:20 AM
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日本にはぼうしがポピュラーですか。

Are hats popular in Japan?

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January 19th, 2015 at 02:17 PM
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Yob san,

Konnichiwa.

The first sentences are good.

However, the third one should be そして、あのドルチェアンドガッバーナのベルトも彼女のです.

:smile:

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Yob
January 18th, 2015 at 11:20 PM
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ooops, correction on last sentence.. and more corrections are welcome.. :D


そひて、あのドルチェアンドがバーナのベルトも彼女のです。



thanks

Yob
January 18th, 2015 at 11:17 PM
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Hi everyone..


このグッチの鞄は彼女のです。

そのプラダの帽子も彼女のです。

そひて、あのドルチェアンドがバーナのベルトは彼女のです。


This Gucci bag is hers。

That Prada hat is also hers.

And, that Dolce and Gabanna belt over there is also hers.



Not quite sure about my examples, but whoever she is, she must be a celebrity or somethin...


どうもありがとうございます。。。:grin:

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July 13th, 2014 at 04:42 PM
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Maarten Munter san,

konnichiwa!


I think what you've heard of was the short version of あのう・・・ which is an expression we

often use to talk to someone, instead of すみません or before すみません (in English,

あのう is more or less like "uh..." or sometimes even "hey" or "oi").


As you realised yourself, これ is used as stand-alone pronoun, but not この because

all この, その, あの and どの must be followed by a noun.

So, please pay attention to the sentence types:

1. これは.......です。

2. この[noun] は.........です。

This is very important and yet very confusing for many beginner learners.


Regarding "distance" issues of あれ and それ (or similar things), please just get a basic

idea for now, because this matter of あ and そ is actually way more complicated.

For now, the most important thing is to get a basic idea of those distances. After that,

we have to apply those ideas/concepts to advanced usages.


Hope this helps!


Natsuko (奈津子),

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