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Naomi: 直美です。
Peter: Peter here. What Are You Going to Bring? Thank you for joining us for this lesson. I am Peter and I am joined here by
Naomi: 直美です。 So what are we looking at in this lesson?
Peter: Now in the previous lesson, Raizo, Yukio and Miyu went upstairs to see some fireworks but when they went upstairs, Raizo, the father suddenly remembered that it wouldn’t be such a good idea to go see the fireworks on the balcony. Naomi Sensei, why was that?
Naomi: Because he thought Haruya was still there.
Peter: And Haruya is the boyfriend he locked out.
Naomi: そうです。
Peter: So what’s going on in this lesson Naom Sensei?
Naomi: So we will find out where Haruya is?
Peter: Okay now the focus of this lesson is
Naomi: 連れてくる and 持ってくる。
Peter: So to bring someone and to bring something.
Naomi: This conversation takes place at 天道さんのうち。
Peter: Of course the Tendo’s residence and the conversation is mainly between
Naomi: Miyu and her father. So since they are daughter and father, you will hear casual Japanese. では、会話を聞いてください。
天道 美雨: 晴夜!あれ?いない...。
天道 雷三: じゃ、ベランダで花火を見ましょう。美雨、台所から、飲み物とおつまみを持って来て。
天道 美雨: はい。
天道 雷三: それから、灰皿を持って来て。あ、あと、母さんも連れて来て。
天道 美雨: はーい。
天道 美雨: ママ。ママ? 私、晴夜を探してくるね。(カチャ)...え?キャー!ママ!あ、晴夜!
大空 晴夜: 美雨、警察と救急車を呼んで! 強盗だ。
天道 美雨: 晴夜!あれ?いない...。
天道 雷三: じゃ、ベランダで花火を見ましょう。美雨、台所から、飲み物とおつまみを持って来て。
天道 美雨: はい。
天道 雷三: それから、灰皿を持って来て。あ、あと、母さんも連れて来て。
天道 美雨: はーい。
天道 美雨: ママ。ママ? 私、晴夜を探してくるね。(カチャ)...え?キャー!ママ!あ、晴夜!
大空 晴夜: 美雨、警察と救急車を呼んで! 強盗だ。
天道 美雨: 晴夜!あれ?いない...。
TENDO MIU: Haruya! Huh? There’s no one here...
天道 雷三: じゃ、ベランダで花火を見ましょう。
TENDO RAIZOU: (sigh) Well then, let's watch the fireworks from the veranda.
Miu, bring some drinks and snacks from the kitchen.
天道 美雨: はい。
天道 雷三: それから、灰皿を持って来て。あ、あと、母さんも連れて来て。
TENDO RAIZOU: Also, bring an ashtray. And ask your mother if she wants to come outside, too.
天道 美雨: はーい。
TENDO MIU: Okey dokey.
天道 美雨: ママ。ママ? 私、晴夜を探してくるね。
TENDO MIU: Mom. Mom? I'm going to look for Haruya, OK?
(opens the door) Ah! Mom! Ah, Haruya!
大空 晴夜: 美雨、警察と救急車を呼んで! 強盗だ。
OOZORA HARUYA: Miu, call the police and an ambulance! There's been a robbery!
Peter: What? There has been a robbery.
Naomi: そうです。強盗ですね。
Peter: よ、よくわかんないです。 I don’t really know what’s going on here. What kind of robbery?
Naomi: I don’t know.
Peter: All right. Let’s take a look at an interesting word in there and that word is Naomi Sensei?
Naomi: おつまみ
Peter: Which is a snack and I know this because this is one of my favorite words in Japanese.
Naomi: だってね You are always eating おつまみ in the office.
Peter: It’s just so good but what’s interesting but before we talk about that, let’s look at where this word comes from.
Naomi: It’s from a verb つまむ
Peter: To pinch. So its noun form is
Naomi: つまみ
Peter: So the む becomes み and then, in front is the honorific prefix
Naomi: お
Peter: So おつまみ
Naomi: そうです。
Peter: And this means a snack.
Naomi: So what’s your favorite おつまみ?
Peter: You are going to laugh. 絶対笑います。 You are going to really laugh.
Naomi: 何?何?
Peter: My favorite おつまみ is 柿の種。
Naomi: おばあちゃんみたいだな。
Peter: I knew you were going to say that yes. It’s an old person’s snack.
Naomi: My grandma used to love those kinds of things.
Peter: It’s little pieces of 煎餅。
Naomi: Yeah rice crackers
Peter: And it’s a little spicy and it also has peanuts.
Naomi: そうね。 It’s good though yeah.
Peter: Yeah it’s really good. で、直美先生は?
Naomi: 枝豆。
Peter: Ah soybeans.
Naomi: So boiled green soybeans.
Peter: That’s really, really good.
Naomi: 美味しいですね。日本に来たら、When you visit Japan, please try those.
Peter: 枝豆
Naomi: And 柿の種。
Peter: On to the vocab.
Naomi: おつまみ
Peter: Snacks
Naomi: (slow)おつまみ (natural speed) おつまみ
Peter: Next
Naomi: 探す
Peter: To search, to look for
Naomi: (slow)さがす (natural speed) 探す
Peter: Next
Naomi: 警察
Peter: Police
Naomi: (slow)けいさつ (natural speed) 警察
Peter: Next
Naomi: 救急車
Peter: Ambulance
Naomi: (slow)きゅうきゅうしゃ (natural speed) 救急車
Peter: Next
Naomi: 強盗
Peter: Robbery
Naomi: (slow)ごうとう (natural speed) 強盗
Naomi: We have two essential words to survive in Japan.
Peter: We are going to go over some literal survival that you would need in tough situations but I don’t think you are going to need them.
Naomi: We hope
Peter: Yes we hope, good point. Naomi Sensei, first word
Naomi: 警察
Peter: Police
Naomi: And 救急車
Peter: Ambulance. Now the emergency number is
Naomi: For 警察 110
Peter: 110
Naomi: For 救急車 119
Peter: 119. The opposite of 911 what we use in America.
Naomi: あ、そうですね。 And 119 is also for 消防車。
Peter: Fire department or a fire truck. Now Naomi Sensei, do they speak English?
Naomi: I don’t know. I think they do, not sure but don’t worry. We are going to cover how to make an emergency call in the next lesson.
Peter: Giving more and more hints away. Now what’s interesting though, I think much like in the US, if you call the police from a landline, they are going to dispatch somebody.
Naomi: そうですね。
Peter: I remember one time I accidentally dialed 911.
Naomi: Accidentally?
Peter: Yes because 411 is information…
Naomi: Okay.
Peter: In the US and okay, they are not that close but..on the… but anyway..
Naomi: Accident.
Peter: But – so I hung up.
Naomi: Yeah.
Peter: But the police officer came anyway. So if you call from a landline, I don’t even think you need to speak English.
Naomi: そうなんだ。
Peter: とにかく Anyway, in the next lesson, we are going to cover this. Now what’s the next word?
Naomi: 呼ぶ
Peter: To call out, to call, to invite. It’s a class 1 verb. So the te form is
Naomi: 呼んで
Peter: Now in lesson 6, we introduced 呼ぶ as a verb to invite, however it also means to call.
Naomi: 警察を呼びます。
Peter: I am going to call the police.
Naomi: And if you are going to ask somebody to call the police, 警察を呼んでください。
Peter: Please call the police. So now at least you can ask somebody to call for you.
Naomi: そうですね。
Peter: Okay let’s have a look at today’s grammar point.

Lesson focus

Peter: Naomi Sensei, in the previous lesson, we looked at
Naomi: Combining two sentences.
Peter: Now in this lesson, we are focusing on the te form of a verb plus
Naomi: くる
Peter: To come.
Naomi: 例えば For example 持ってくる。
Peter: This literally means hold something and come and it corresponds to the English, to bring. In the last lesson, we looked at using the te form as a conjunction using it as and. In this lesson, the second verb, the te form isn’t a conjunction but here the second verb is used as an auxiliary verb meaning it basically helps the first verb. So rather than 持ってくる being hold and come, it’s simultaneously, holding it and coming, to bring. How about another example?
Naomi: 連れてくる
Peter: And it’s used to bring a person or an animal. So something living and it’s translated as to bring someone or something along.
Naomi: In today’s dialogue, we had 灰皿を持ってきて。
Peter: Bring an ashtray.
Naomi: And we also have 母さんを連れてきて。
Peter: Bring your mother. These two are kind of special cases where the te form is not And but these two verbs are used together. The second verb is auxiliary. So 持ってくる to bring 連れてくる to bring somebody or some living thing. So can we have the examples one more time.
Naomi: 灰皿を持ってきて。
Peter: Now here as it’s an informal conversation, there is something dropped.
Naomi: ください is dropped.
Peter: So in a polite situation, it would be
Naomi: 灰皿を持ってきてください。
Peter: Since it’s the father and the daughter talking, basically it’s informal. So the ください is dropped and you can also see in the next example.
Naomi: 母さんを連れてきて。
Peter: Again the ください is dropped. It’s implied.
Naomi: ください So there will be お母さんを連れてきてください is the polite sentence.


Peter: That’s going to do for today.
Naomi: じゃあ、また。


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October 28th, 2008 at 06:30 PM
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Mina-san, when visiting your Japanese friends' house, what are you going to bring?

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November 19th, 2020 at 12:59 PM
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November 3rd, 2020 at 12:06 AM
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September 9th, 2020 at 06:22 PM
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Konnichiwa Franz Rieske

Thank you for asking.

- これを先生に持って行ってください:Bring this to your teacher (Asked by third person)

持って行く= to take something along

- これを先生に持って来てください:Bring this to your teacher (Asked by teacher himself)

持って来る= to bring something along

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Franz Rieske
August 28th, 2020 at 06:38 AM
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In one of the additional Examples there‘s sentence “ これを先生に持って行ってください. ” But I don’t get why it isn’t with “持って来て”. Because isn’t it supposed to mean “Bring this to your teacher”?

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August 27th, 2020 at 11:07 AM
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Thank you for the question!

When it can logically be assumed that the speaker will do something and come back, kuru is used to indicate that the speaker will return after performing the action indicated by the primary verb.

So it means, "I'm going to look for Haruya (then I will come back here)".

If she doesn't mean to return, she can say 晴夜を探しに行く.

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August 9th, 2020 at 08:23 PM
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woops i ment こんにちは!ごめんなさい!

August 9th, 2020 at 08:22 PM
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こんいちは!I have a question.

when 美雨ちゃん said 晴夜を探してくるね。Why did she say くる?Was it to say im coming to look for haruya? or something else? :(

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July 31st, 2020 at 01:22 PM
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Hi datu,

Thank you for posting!

The 2 and 3 sentences are same in the meaning, just the polite level is different.

In the 1 sentence, "motte kite" is informal way of "motte kite kudasai", meaning "please bring something."

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July 30th, 2020 at 09:14 AM
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okasaan mo motte kite

okaasan mo motte kuru

okasaan mo motte kimasu

are they all the same?


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July 23rd, 2020 at 05:42 PM
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Konnichiwa Melさん






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