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INTRODUCTION
Peter: Stop by our website japanesepod101.com for all the latest and greatest features, line by line audio, iPod on the go plus much more. Stop by and see what’s going on at japanesepod101.com.
Sakura: おはよう那覇。サクラです。
Natsuko: おはよう那覇。ナツコです。
Peter: Peter here and we are back with another episode. As always, we are brought to you by Erklaren, the translation and interpretation specialists. Okay we have another great show for you today. Here in the studio with me is
Sakura: サクラです。
Natsuko: ナツコです。
Peter: Yes.
Sakura: Yes….
Natsuko: Yeay!
Peter: That is the spirit we like to see here. Okay let’s start off with Natsuko 元気ですか?
Natsuko: 元気です。サクラは元気ですか?
Sakura: ものすごく元気です。ピーターは?
Peter: 相変わらず元気ですよ。 Okay in today’s conversation, we have a lot of new material. So please when you get the chance, check out www.japanesepod101.com. We have a lot of supplemental material to help you bring it altogether. Come by, we have the PDF, hiragana, kanji and Romaji. Okay without further adieu, let’s jump in to today’s conversation.
DIALOGUE
ピーター: さくら、ここはどこですか。
さくら: デパ地下です。
店員: やきとり、やきとり、いかがですか。
さくら: すみません、これはいくらですか。
店員: それは1本100円です。
さくら: これはいくらですか。
店員: それは1本200円です。
さくら: それはいくらですか。
店員: これは1本300円です。一番おいしいですよ!
さくら: じゃ、1本ずつお願いします。
店員: 600円でございます。
さくら: ありがとう。
店員: ありがとうございます。
Peter: Well what a great dialogue. Okay what we are going to do now is we are going to go through it one more time. Don’t worry about getting everything. We are going to break it down, get the general idea, feel out the conversation. It’s all going to come together. Okay so what we are going to do is give it to you one more time もう一度お願いします。ゆっくりお願いします。
ピーター: さくら、ここはどこですか。
さくら: デパ地下です。
店員: やきとり、やきとり、いかがですか。
さくら: すみません、これはいくらですか。
店員: それは1本100円です。
さくら: これはいくらですか。
店員: それは1本200円です。
さくら: それはいくらですか。
店員: これは1本300円です。一番おいしいですよ!
さくら: じゃ、1本ずつお願いします。
店員: 600円でございます。
さくら: ありがとう。
店員: ありがとうございます。
Peter: Wonderful, ah beautiful conversation. Okay now, what we are going to do is same routine as always. I will do the translation and Sakura and Natsuko will do the reading. Okay here we go.
ピーター: さくら、ここはどこですか。
PETER: Sakura, where is here?
さくら: デパ地下です。
SAKURA: It's the basement of the department store.
店員: やきとり、やきとり、いかがですか。
WORKER: Skewered grilled chicken! How about skewered grilled chicken?
さくら: すみません、これはいくらですか。
SAKURA: Excuse me. How much is this?
店員: それは1本100円です。
WORKER: That is 100 yen for one.
さくら: これはいくらですか。
SAKURA: How much is this?
店員: それは1本200円です。
WORKER: That is 200 yen for one.
さくら: それはいくらですか。
SAKURA: How much is that?
店員: これは1本300円です。一番おいしいですよ!
WORKER: This is 300 yen for one. It is the most delicious!
さくら: じゃ、1本ずつお願いします。
SAKURA: Hmm. One of each please.
店員: 600円でございます。
Worker. OK. 600 yen.
さくら: ありがとう。
SAKURA: Thank you.
店員: ありがとうございます。
WORKER: Thank you. (Polite form)
VOCAB AND PHRASE USAGE
Peter: Okay excellent job.
Natsuko: Excellent job for Peter too.
Peter: Thank you Natsuko. Okay so now what we are going to do is we are going to review some vocabulary. Now we had some old things in there and we had some new things. So let’s start off with the first word which is
Sakura: デパ地下
Peter: And what does this mean Sakura?
Sakura: デパ is department store.
Peter: Okay.
Sakura: And 地下 means basement.
Peter: So put them together.
Sakura: Basement floor of a department store.
Peter: Yes and again what is usually in the basement of the department store.
Sakura: They sell different kinds of food like sweets, deli and you know various food products.
Peter: Yeah, ready to eat food along with they might have a supermarket. So you can buy the food and then bring it home and prepare but a lot of ready to eat food.
Sakura: Yes.
Natsuko: Yes.
Peter: And it’s really, really good food right.
Natsuko: Yes it’s a little bit expensive but they are really good so it’s very popular.
Peter: Yes.
Natsuko: It’s really fun to look at.
Peter: Great point. The atmosphere there is really, really unique.
Natsuko: Yes.
Peter: So if you get the chance, when you come to Japan, definitely go to
Sakura: デパ地下
Peter: Yes. Okay can you break it down for us?
Sakura: (slow)でぱちか
Peter: And one time fast.
Sakura: デパ地下
Peter: Great. Okay next we had
Natsuko: 焼き鳥
Peter: Yes okay and we kind of gave a definition of this. Now can you tell us one more time what is this Natsuko?
Natsuko: Skewed chicken.
Peter: Yes and to give you an idea, you know, it’s kind of like a shish kebab.
Natsuko: Yes, yes.
Peter: But again…
Natsuko: It looks like, but it’s more smaller.
Peter: Yeah much smaller.
Natsuko: And the stick is the wooden stick.
Peter: Yeah I’d say a normal shish kebab, if you take a shish kebab and you think of it in your mind, cut that by about a third.
Natsuko: Oh yes.
Peter: And that’s what you have.
Natsuko: Yes right yeah.
Peter: Chicken is very small and but they are again excellent right?
Natsuko: Yes yeah I highly recommend it to everyone.
Peter: What’s your favorite?
Natsuko: ねぎま
Peter: Me too.
Sakura: Me too.
Natsuko: Whoa!
Sakura: Yeah.
Peter: Okay can you give us this one more time please.
Natsuko: ねぎま
Peter: Okay and what’s this?
Natsuko: Oh it’s a really popular type of 焼き鳥 and it has leek between the chickens.
Peter: Yeah so chicken leek, chicken leek chicken.
Natsuko: Yes, yes.
Peter: And for those of you out there, a leek is kind of in the onion family like a long scallion.
Natsuko: Ah…
Peter: It’s one of Japan’s finest products.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Okay again and this is excellent. Can you break down ねぎま for us?
Natsuko: (slow)ねぎま
Peter: And one time fast.
Natsuko: ねぎま
Peter: Excellent. Now let’s jump back to the original which was
Natsuko: 焼き鳥
Peter: Okay break it down please.
Natsuko: (slow)やきとり
Peter: One time fast.
Natsuko: 焼き鳥
Peter: Okay now let’s just throw this in there because I think it’s very useful. And the reason we want to give you this is because it took me years to understand what they were actually saying and this is really going to be beneficial to you. When you order 焼き鳥 there is a question they ask you.
Sakura: Ah yes.
Natsuko: Ah yes.
Peter: And you know for the longest time I had no idea what they were talking about.
Natsuko: Really!
Sakura: Ah…
Peter: What is the question they ask you?
Natsuko: タレ
Peter: Or
Sakura: 塩
Peter: Okay. Now there is one point we would like to give you when ordering 焼き鳥. There is two choices of how they prepare it.
Natsuko: Yes.
Peter: And the first choice is
Natsuko: タレ
Peter: Yes one more time.
Natsuko: タレ
Peter: Break it down.
Natsuko: (slow)たれ
Peter: One time fast.
Natsuko: タレ
Peter: And what’s this?
Natsuko: It is soy sauce based sweet sauce and they brush it on.
Peter: Yeah.
Natsuko: To the 焼き鳥
Peter: So it gives it a sweet soy sauce flavor.
Natsuko: Yes.
Peter: Very nice.
Natsuko: Just like 照り焼き
Sakura: Ah yes, yes…
Peter: Yes.
Natsuko: It’s similar to 照り焼き sauce.
Sakura: Yeah, yeah.
Peter: Okay now that’s one choice you have.
Natsuko: Yes.
Peter: And the next choice we have is
Natsuko: 塩
Peter: Okay one more time please.
Natsuko: 塩
Peter: Break it down.
Natsuko: (slow)しお
Peter: And one time fast.
Natsuko: 塩
Peter: And what’s this?
Natsuko: It’s salt.
Peter: Salt yes and again when you order, you have the choice of
Natsuko: タレ
Peter: Or
Natsuko: 塩
Peter: Okay. If you order the 焼き鳥 and the person is speaking and kind of tilting his head, he is pretty much the good chance he is asking
Natsuko: タレ
Peter: Or
Natsuko: 塩
Peter: So pick one and go with it. I personally I like the 塩 myself.
Natsuko: Me too.
Sakura: Me too. And people who drink a drink….
Natsuko: Yes.
Sakura: They like 塩 too.
Natsuko: Yes because タレ is more kind of sweet.
Sakura: Yeah.
Peter: But try one of each and then let us know what you think.
Natsuko: Yes.
Sakura: Yes. And one thing I want to point out is that 焼き鳥 place is very popular place to go for drinking, isn’t it?
Peter: Ah yes it is.
Sakura: Yeah.
Sakura: So if you are going drinking, you can order 焼き鳥.
Peter: Sakura, you really like it.
Sakura: I know actually Natsuko likes alcohol.
Natsuko: I know you are going to say it, yeah.
Sakura: Ask anything about alcohol and she knows it…
Natsuko: No way, no way but this 焼き鳥 yes. It goes perfectly with beer.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Oh boy! We better stop because this is going to get into a whole…
Sakura: Sorry.
Natsuko: Sorry.
Peter: Okay let’s get back to the subject.
Sakura: Yes.
Natsuko: Yes.
Peter: Where that was. Okay next we had.
Sakura: いくら
Peter: One more time.
Sakura: いくら
Peter: Yes and what’s this.
Sakura: How much.
Peter: Yes. Now can you break this down for us?
Sakura: (slow)いくら
Peter: And one time fast.
Sakura: いくら
Peter: Yes excellent. Now in the text, we had
Sakura: これはいくらですか?
Peter: Which was
Sakura: How much is this?
Peter: Yes we also had
Sakura: それはいくらですか?
Peter: Yes which was
Sakura: How much is that.
Peter: Yes. This phrase you will use all the time when asking about prices.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Very, very useful phrase and excellent to practice your Japanese because usually when you ask something, the person selling it will say, oh you can speak Japanese and it’s a nice way to start a conversation.
Sakura: Umm.
Natsuko: Umm right.

Lesson focus

Peter: Okay next, we are going to get into the numbers. Now last week, we gave you 11 through 100. Now in the dialogue, we are getting into even bigger numbers. So what we are going to do, we are going to take a second out here to count 100 to 1000. Now we are getting into some big numbers. You are almost ready to spend some money at the department store. Okay so what we are going to do now is we are going to start out with 100 and we are going to go through to 1000, okay. Listen we are going to go through it once and then we are going to break down the finer points. Okay now Natsuko, can you give us the word for 100?
Natsuko: ひゃく
Peter: Yes okay remember, logical 200.
Sakura: にひゃく
Peter: 300
Natsuko: さんびゃく
Peter: 400
Sakura: よんひゃく
Peter: 500
Natsuko: ごひゃく
Peter: 600
Sakura: ろっぴゃく
Peter: 700
Natsuko: ななひゃく
Peter: 800
Sakura: はっぴゃく
Peter: 900
Natsuko: きゅうひゃく
Peter: 1000
Sakura: せん
Peter: Okay now let’s have Natsuko read it one more time. Please listen because there is a couple of points that we are going to cover in a minute. See if you can pick them up, okay. Here we go.
Natsuko: ひゃく、にひゃく、さんびゃく、よんひゃく、ごひゃく、ろっぴゃく、ななひゃく、はっぴゃく、きゅうひゃく、せん
Peter: Excellent. Okay Sakura, which ones were different.
Sakura: 300 and..
Peter: Yes which was
Sakura: さんびゃく
Peter: Okay one more time.
Sakura: さんびゃく
Peter: Break it down.
Sakura: (slow)さんびゃく
Peter: One time fast.
Sakura: さんびゃく
Peter: Yeah. So the ひゃく becomes
Sakura: びゃく
Peter: Yes ぶ、ぶ。 Okay next different one was
Sakura: 600
Peter: Which was
Sakura: ろっぴゃく
Peter: One more time
Sakura: ろっぴゃく
Peter: Break it down.
Sakura: (slow)ろっぴゃく
Peter: One time fast.
Sakura: ろっぴゃく
Peter: And this time the ひゃく becomes
Sakura: ぴゃく
Peter: ぷ、ぷ。ぴゃく。
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Okay last one.
Sakura: 800
Peter: And this is
Sakura: はっぴゃく
Peter: Yes this one again ぷ、ぷ。
Sakura: ぴゃく。
Peter: Yes okay break it down.
Sakura: (slow)はっぴゃく
Peter: And one time fast.
Sakura: はっぴゃく
Peter: Okay that’s it. You guys can now count to 1000.
Natsuko: Yes.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: We highly recommend you trying this on your own and again the numbers very logical will stay the same. Just the three variations, the three irregulars in there. So you can just please watch out for those. Okay so now that we have that, we had some other words in there. Next we had.
Natsuko: 一番おいしい
Peter: Okay now I remember we had the word for delicious which was
Natsuko: おいしい
Peter: Now what’s the word in front of it?
Natsuko: 一番
Peter: Okay and what does this mean?
Natsuko: The first.
Peter: Yes and also
Natsuko: The most.
Peter: Yes the best. So give it to us one more time please.
Natsuko: 一番
Peter: Break it down.
Natsuko: (slow)いちばん
Peter: And one time fast.
Natsuko: 一番
Peter: Okay and when you put this in front of an adjective, it makes it the most.
Natsuko: Yes.
Peter: The best.
Natsuko: Well maybe worst.
Peter: Good point.
Natsuko: Yeay!
Peter: Can you give us an example?
Natsuko: 一番悪い
Peter: Yes which is
Natsuko: Worst.
Peter: Yes. So this again is a great phrase. All the time – we use it all the time asking about what you like the most or something like this.
Natsuko: Yes, yes.
Peter: Okay remember, when you use this, that’s it, that’s the top slot right?
Natsuko: Uhoo…
Peter: Okay very nice. Next we had
Sakura: ずつ
Peter: Okay and one more time.
Sakura: ずつ
Peter: So what is ずつ
Sakura: Of each.
Peter: Excellent. One more time.
Sakura: ずつ
Peter: Means
Sakura: Of each.
Peter: Break it down.
Sakura: (slow)ずつ
Peter: And one time fast.
Sakura: ずつ
Peter: Yes when you are ordering, you can add this
Sakura: ずつ
Peter: And it becomes one of each or you can say two of each. It’s very, very useful especially I use it all the time when I go to the sushi restaurant. It’s a very, very, very useful phrase. Now last we had
Natsuko: 一本
Peter: Yes now again we told you that the Japanese counting system, well countables in Japan can be a little confusing but again we are going to turn this into
Sakura: 朝飯前
Peter: Yes piece of cake. Now today we are talking about
Sakura: 焼き鳥
Peter: Yes and 焼き鳥 are
Sakura: Skewed chicken.
Peter: Yes and what kind of shape do they have?
Sakura: It’s a stick.
Peter: Yeah so stick is
Natsuko: Long.
Peter: Long yes and when you counted long things, we use
Sakura&Natsuko: 本
Peter: Yes excellent. Now again, umm sometimes there is variations in there. Why don’t we count 1 to 10 using 本. This would be for counting long things. Please pay attention. We are going to give you 1 through 10.
Sakura: いっぽん、にほん、さんぼん、よんほん、ごほん、ろっぽん、ななほん、はっぽん、きゅうほん、じゅっぽん
Peter: Excellent. Now I noticed that there were some similarities to count in 100 to 1000.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Three.
Sakura: Six
Peter: 6 and 8.
Sakura: Eight.
Peter: Changed.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Can you give it to us one more time?
Sakura: さんぼん、ろっぽん、はっぽん
Peter: Also changing in there was
Sakura: いっぽん
Peter: Yes 1 and
Sakura: じゅっぽん
Peter: Ten. So it’s 50-50. You have a 50-50 chance of getting it right. It’s either going to beほん or a ぶ or ぷ sound in there.
Sakura: Yes.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Okay one more time ゆっくりお願いします。
Natsuko: いっぽん
Peter: And that’s the p.
Sakura: Yes.
Peter: Okay one more time.
Natsuko: いっぽん
Peter: Next
Sakura: にほん
Peter: And this is the
Sakura: ほ
Peter: Yes.
Natsuko: さんぼん、ば。
Peter: Yeah ば. Next.
Sakura: よんほん。ほ。
Natsuko: ごほん。ほ。
Peter: Two in a row, next.
Sakura: ろっぽん、ぷ。
Natsuko: ななほん。ほ。
Sakura: はっぽん、ぷ。
Natsuko: きゅうほん。ほ。
Sakura: じゅっぽん、ぱ。
Peter: Fabulous. Great job. Okay we ran way over today but today we gave you so much. This was a really, really useful lesson right?
Sakura: Yes.
Natsuko: You can use it as is in the デパ地下
Peter: Yep. You are now officially get out there, go shopping, send us some emails, tell us what you buy because this again is a great, great base for you to go out and shop in the basement of a department store. Okay that’s going to wrap it up for today.
Sakura: また明日ね。
Natsuko: また明日。

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January 31st, 2006 at 06:32 AM
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Ohayou! Whoops! There's an "Error 404: not found" screen when I click for the pdf notes. I'll check back later. :smile:

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September 10th, 2020 at 09:10 PM
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Kishさん


Thank you so much for your comment!

You're welcome😉

So happy to hear that you're zekocho👍

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September 10th, 2020 at 03:52 AM
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Thanks guys, that really helps me understand how to use kono. On a personal note I must say I am really enjoying these lessons this time round. Its because you're all so enthuastic about teaching and the interactions are like people who are real friends. Its truely a great course, zekocho desu.

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Kishさん


Thank you so much for your comment😄

Nope, you can't use kono there. Kono is always followed by a noun; for example, kono kuruma (this car) or kono hito (this person) whereas kore is used as a noun "this."

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September 7th, 2020 at 05:50 PM
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There was something in the lesson that confused me a bit guys. I was hoping you might be able to clear it up for me. On line number 6 Sakura says: "Kore wa ikura desu ka?". Basically I wanted to know if she could also say: "Kono wa ikura desu ka?". Becuase she's pointing to an object, is this "kono" not also acceptable? Thanks guys.

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March 18th, 2019 at 10:26 AM
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Hi cody,


Thank you very much for trying!

Good job!!


I made only a few corrections.

こんにちは、わたしはコーディです。

おなかがすきました。わたしはやきとりたべにいきます。ほんとにだいすきです。


- The particle "wa" is written as "は", not "わ"

- Your name "Cody" would be "コーディ" in Japanese (foreign words and names are written in katakana)

- "to go to eat" is "たべにいきます"


Hope this helps.


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cody
February 15th, 2019 at 04:41 PM
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こんにちわ、わたしわこぢでづ。


おなかがすきました。わたしわやきとりたべますいきます。ほんとにだいすきです。


hello, im cody.

im hungry, im going to eat some grilled chicken, i i i really love it


how is my sentance structure?

im not very good yet but i want to get better, spelling mistakes, grammer, word order, how is it?


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Hi Angie,


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Yakitori is indeed delicious! :)


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Angie
December 11th, 2017 at 01:34 AM
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Yakitori is life.

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March 13th, 2017 at 06:59 PM
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Baron さん、

こんにちは。


Thank you for your positive feedback!


Feel free to let us know if you have any questions.:wink:


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Baron
March 11th, 2017 at 02:07 PM
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Great lesson! Very helpful and I love the detailed explanation from everyone.