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INTRODUCTION
Eric: Lori’s Story, Lesson 50. Taking care of business in Japanese. In this lesson, we will say goodbye for real this time.
Naomi: Such as お元気で (o-genki de).
Eric: Take care of yourself and this time, we will go back to where it all began.
Naomi: 空港 (kūkō)
Eric: At the airport and the conversation is between
Naomi: 水木さん、静さん、それからロリーさんです。(Mizuki-san, Shizuka-san, sorekara Rorī-san desu.)
Eric: Mr. Mizuki, Shizuka and Lori and until the very end, they have been speaking in
Naomi: Formal Japanese.
Eric: Okay, let’s listen.
DIALOGUE
(空港で) (kūkō de)
ロリー (Rorī) : 水木さん、静さん、色々お世話になりました。(Mizuki-san, Shizuka-san, iroiro o-sewa ni narimashita.)
静 (Shizuka) : こちらこそ。毎日、楽しかったです。メールしますね。(Kochirakoso. Mainichi, tanoshikatta desu. Mēru shimasu ne.)
水木 (Mizuki) : また、会いましょう。(Mata, aimashō.)
ロリー (Rorī) : はい。また日本に来ます。皆さん、お元気で。(Hai. Mata Nihon ni kimasu. Mina-san, o-genki de.)
水木 (Mizuki) : ロリーさんもお元気で。(Rorī-san mo o-genki de.)
ロリー (Rorī) : 本当にありがとうございました。じゃあ、また。... あ、あれ?パスポートがありません。(Hontō ni arigatō gozaimashita. Jā, mata. … A, are? Pasupōto ga arimasen.)
水木 (Mizuki) : ええ?(Ee?)
もう一度、お願いします。今度は、ゆっくりお願いします。(Mō ichi-do, onegai shimasu. Kondo wa, yukkuri onegai shimasu.)
ロリー (Rorī) : 水木さん、静さん、色々お世話になりました。(Mizuki-san, Shizuka-san, iroiro o-sewa ni narimashita.)
静 (Shizuka) : こちらこそ。毎日、楽しかったです。メールしますね。(Kochirakoso. Mainichi, tanoshikatta desu. Mēru shimasu ne.)
水木 (Mizuki) : また、会いましょう。(Mata, aimashō.)
ロリー (Rorī) : はい。また日本に来ます。皆さん、お元気で。(Hai. Mata Nihon ni kimasu. Mina-san, o-genki de.)
水木 (Mizuki) : ロリーさんもお元気で。(Rorī-san mo o-genki de.)
ロリー (Rorī) : 本当にありがとうございました。じゃあ、また。... あ、あれ?パスポートがありません。(Hontō ni arigatō gozaimashita. Jā, mata. … A, are? Pasupōto ga arimasen.)
水木 (Mizuki) : ええ?(Ee?)
今度は、英語が入ります。(Kondo wa, Eigo ga hairimasu.)
(空港で) (kūkō de)
(At the airport)
ロリー (Rorī) : 水木さん、静さん、色々お世話になりました。(Mizuki-san, Shizuka-san, iroiro o-sewa ni narimashita.)
LORI : Mizuki, Shizuka, thank you for everything.
静 (Shizuka) : こちらこそ。毎日、楽しかったです。(Kochirakoso. Mainichi, tanoshikatta desu.)
SHIZUKA : No, thank YOU. Every day was so much fun.
静 (Shizuka) : メールしますね。(Mēru shimasu ne.)
SHIZUKA : I’ll email you.
水木 (Mizuki) : また、会いましょう。(Mata, aimashō.)
MIZUKI : Let’s meet again.
ロリー (Rorī) : はい。また日本に来ます。(Hai. Mata Nihon ni kimasu.)
LORI : Oh yes, I’ll be coming back to Japan.
ロリー (Rorī) : 皆さん、お元気で。(Mina-san, o-genki de.)
LORI : Take care of yourselves.
水木 (Mizuki) : ロリーさんもお元気で。(Rorī-san mo o-genki de.)
MIZUKI : You too, Lori.
ロリー (Rorī) : 本当にありがとうございました。(Hontō ni arigatō gozaimashita.)
LORI : Really, thank you for everything.
ロリー (Rorī) : じゃあ、また。(Jā, mata.)
LORI : Well, see you then...
ロリー (Rorī) : … あ、あれ?パスポートがありません。(... A, are? Pasupōto ga arimasen.)
LORI : Oh... Oh no! I don’t have my passport.
水木 (Mizuki) : ええ?(Ee?)
MIZUKI : What?
POST CONVERSATION BANTER
Eric: Naomi-sensei,
Naomi: はい。(Hai.)
Eric: This is ridiculous. Lori is leaving, it’s all emotional and heartfelt and then she lost her passport.
Naomi: そうですね。(Sō desu ne.) Yeah she was saying パスポートがありません (pasupōto ga arimasen). Oh no! My passport is gone.
Eric: Right, it literally means there is no passport. You know, but it’s obvious that she is talking about herself. So you know, I don’t have my passport or I lost my passport or it’s not here, whichever one but it doesn’t necessarily mean that she lost it, right? She just can’t find it right now.
Naomi: はい。(Hai.)
Eric: But this is it, Naomi-sensei, Lori is leaving Japan.
Naomi: そうですね。(Sō desu ne.)
Eric: It was an eventful time for her, you know, with getting lost in Matsumoto. Catching the flu, getting cheated on by her boyfriend, riding a bus with samurai, at least she wasn’t bored.
Naomi: 良かったですね。(Yokatta desu ne.)
Eric: On to the vocabulary.
Naomi: 次は、単語です。(Tsugi wa, tango desu.)
VOCAB LIST
Eric: First we have a phrase.
Naomi: お元気で (o-genki de)
Eric: Take care.
Naomi: (slow) おげんきで (o-genki de) (natural speed) お元気で (o-genki de)
Eric: The next word is
Naomi: パスポート (pasupōto)
Eric: Passport.
Naomi: (slow) パスポート (pasupōto) (natural speed) パスポート (pasupōto)
Eric: Next is a phrase.
Naomi: こちらこそ (kochirakoso)
Eric: Same here.
Naomi: (slow) こちらこそ (kochirakoso) (natural speed) こちらこそ (kochirakoso)
Eric: The next word is
Naomi: メール (mēru)
Eric: Email.
Naomi: (slow) メール (mēru) (natural speed) メール (mēru)
Eric: And the last word is
Naomi: 色々 (iroiro)
Eric: Various, na-adjective.
Naomi: (slow) いろいろ (iroiro) (natural speed) 色々 (iroiro)
VOCAB AND PHRASE USAGE
Eric: Let’s take a look at some of these words. What’s the first word?
Naomi: こちらこそ (kochirakoso)
Eric: Same here. You too, right back at you, right? こちらこそ (kochirakoso) is a phrase that means same here or you too and it’s used to return kind words that someone said to you.
Naomi: そうですね。(Sō desu ne.) I think the English same here is pretty casual right but Japanese こちらこそ (kochirakoso) can be used both formal and informal situation.
Eric: よろしくお願いします (yoroshiku onegai shimasu) is nice to meet you. So if somebody says よろしくお願いします (yoroshiku onegai shimasu), you can reply with
Naomi: こちらこそよろしくお願いします (kochirakoso yoroshiku onegai shimasu) or you can just say こちらこそ (kochirakoso).
Eric: All right. So what’s another phrase that we have?
Naomi: また会いましょう (mata aimashō)
Eric: Let’s meet again.
Naomi: また (mata) means again and 会いましょう (aimashō) means let’s meet.
Eric: 会いましょう (aimashō) is the volitional form of 会います (aimasu), to meet. The usage of ましょう (mashō) is covered in newbie series season 4, lesson 42 and lesson 48. So go over those lessons if you need a review and finally we have
Naomi: お元気で (o-genki de)
Eric: Take care of yourself or take care of yourselves.
Naomi: お (o) is honorific prefix. 元気 (genki) means healthy or well or fine. It’s a na-adjective and で (de) is a particle.
Eric: I just translated お元気で (o-genki de) as take care of yourself but unlike the English take care of yourself, お元気で (o-genki de) is often used when saying goodbye to someone you probably won’t see for a long time or maybe not ever again. This phrase has more of a permanent feeling to it.
Naomi: The original phrase was お元気でいてください (o-genki de ite kudasai).
Eric: Be in good health or stay healthy.
Naomi: But いてください (ite kudasai) please stay or please be is omitted.
次は、文法です。(Tsugi wa, bunpō desu.)
Eric: On to the grammar.

Lesson focus

Eric: So as you likely noticed, the focus of this lesson is farewell phrases. When saying farewell, you probably want to reminisce about the past. So let’s review the past tense.
Naomi: そうですね。復習しましょう。(Sō desu ne. Fukushū shimashō.)
Eric: To make a verb past tense, take the masu-stem of the verb and replace with ました (mashita).
Naomi: 行きます (ikimasu)
Eric: To go.
Naomi: Becomes 行きました (ikimashita).
Eric: Went.
Naomi: お世話になります (o-sewa ni narimasu)
Eric: Please take good care of me.
Naomi: Becomes お世話になりました (o-sewa ni narimashita).
Eric: You took care of me and for i-adjectives, take away the final い (i) and add かったです (katta desu).
Naomi: 楽しいです (tanoshii desu) becomes 楽しかったです (tanoshikatta desu).
Eric: It was fun. In the dialogue, what did we have?
Naomi: 楽しかったです。(Tanoshikatta desu.)
Eric: It was fun, I had fun. Yeah, it’s a really useful phrase to let someone know that you’ve enjoyed yourself.
Naomi: そうですね。(Sō desu ne.)
Eric: What else do we have in the dialogue?
Naomi: 色々お世話になりました。(Iroiro o-sewa ni narimashita.)
Eric: Thank you for everything.
Naomi: 色々 (iroiro) means various.
Eric: Right.
Naomi: お世話になりました (o-sewa ni narimashita), I was taking care of or you took care of me.
Eric: So literally you took care of me in many ways.
Naomi: そうですね。(Sō desu ne.)
Eric: It’s equivalent to the English, thank you for everything. This phrase is used towards people who have done a lot for you or have otherwise supported you in some way. By using this phrase, you can express gratitude towards everything that you have done. So let’s practice , Naomi-sensei.
Naomi: はい。(Hai.)
Eric: You are at the airport with your host family and it’s boarding time but before you get on the plane, you want to say thanks for everything.
Naomi: お世話になりました。(O-sewa ni narimashita.)
Eric: I had a lot of fun.
Naomi: とても楽しかったです。(Totemo tanoshikatta desu.)
Eric: And then your host mother says, we had a great time too.
Naomi: こちらこそ。(Kochirakoso.)
Eric: Email us.
Naomi: メールくださいね。(Mēru kudasai ne.)
Eric: And of course, in response, you can say
Naomi: はい。メールします。また会いましょう。お元気で。(Hai. Mēru shimasu. Mata aimashō. O-genki de.)
Eric: Yes I will. Let’s meet again. Please take care and to all of you who listened to Lori’s Story, thank YOU so much for tuning in and listening to Lori’s misadventures.
Naomi: 本当にありがとうございました。(Hontō ni arigatō gozaimashita.)

Outro

Eric: You are now ready for the beginner series. So go to japanesepod101.com and jump in and if you want a Full-on-dramatic emotional farewell speech complete with fake crying from Naomi-sensei, just listen to the ending of Lori’s Story Lesson 25. We really thought that was the last episode.
Naomi: そうそうそう。(Sō sō sō.)
Eric: All right, by the way. So for now, お元気で (o-genki de).
Naomi: お元気で、皆さん。さようなら。(O-genki de, mina-san. Sayōnara.)

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June 22nd, 2009 at 06:30 PM
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Mina-san, this is the end of Newbie series season 4. Using what you've learned this season, how would you say goodbye to Eric-san and Naomi-sensei?

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The vocab video is missing.

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Konnichiwa!


In lesson 25 I think, it was said that there is a track with all the vocabulary/dialogs from the season.

Where is it? it will be very helpful for reviewing the season's material

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ローレンスさん、

こんにちは。:smile:

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March 19th, 2016 at 06:28 AM
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エリック先生、なおみ先生、このレッスンは面白くて楽しかったです。現に、この

シリーズはすごいでしたね。

ありがとうございました。


Eric sensei, Naomi sensei, this lesson was interesting and fun. In fact this series was amazing wasn't it.

Thank you.

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ジャックさん、

こんにちは!

やさしいコメントをありがとうございました!:smile:

レッスンは楽しかったですか。よかったです。:innocent::thumbsup:

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エリック先生、なおみ先生、今日は、(Eric sensei Naomi sensei hello)

レッスンどうもありがとうございました。(Thank you very much for the lessons)

すばらしかったです!(These lessons have been wonderful)

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エリックさん、こんにちは!


ありがとうございます!

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I hope you will continue to study with us!


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このレッスンはすごかったです!

These lessons have been great!


I've really learned a lot from you guys here at JapanesePod101.com. :thumbsup: