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INTRODUCTION
Sakura:
はい、ジャパニーズポッド101でございます。おはよう東京、こんばんはニューヨーク、こんにちはロンドン。
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:
おはよう東京。サクラです。
Peter:
Peter here and we are back with another edition of survival phrases. As always, we are brought to you by Erklaren, the translation and interpretation specialists. Okay Sakura, we are on 12 Tin...
Sakura:
すごいですねえ。
Peter:
They are really adding up.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Well we say this every week because every week they are adding up. We have to get the writers working on a new intro. Okay these are the phrases that are going to get you through your trip.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
And we are at a point now where these phrases are very useful for people living in Japan. So be sure to stop by japanesepod101.com to pick up the accompanying PDF.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Plus the kanji close up.
Sakura:
Yeah.
Peter:
Now for everybody interested in kanji, we have the kanji close up which gives you an in depth look into the meaning of the kanji.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Great feature. And something that will give you much more out of the lesson. So stop by, say hi and be sure to leave us a post.
Sakura:
Yes よろしくお願いします。
LESSON FOCUS
Peter:
Okay Sakura, what is on the menu today? Haha!
Sakura:
ファーストフード
Peter:
ゆっくりお願いします。
Sakura:
ファーストフード
Peter:
もう一度お願いします。
Sakura:
ファーストフード
Peter:
英語でお願いします。
Sakura:
Fast food.
Peter:
Fast food, yes. Okay I knew you knew this topic was coming. So it was just a matter of time.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Now Japan has a lot of great food out there.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
But fast food is good food too.
Sakura:
It’s popular, it’s very popular in Japan.
Peter:
Can we just get a new sponsor? How did that get into the dialogue? Yes actually you might be seeing a fast food sponsor pop up on the page because of that last line but yeah Sakura, please continue.
Sakura:
Um oh yes. It’s very popular in Japan, the fast food.
Peter:
Yeah recently very popular. Inside the fast food, there are many different things but today we are going to stick to the big shots, the big guys in the industry. So can you give us the word for fast food one more time?
Sakura:
ファーストフード
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
ふぁ・あ・す・と・ふ・う・ど
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
ファーストフード
Peter:
Okay now when we say fast food, who are the heavyweights? Ding, ding, ding!
Sakura:
Okay first is マクドナルド
Peter:
英語でお願いします。
Sakura:
McDonalds.
Peter:
McDonalds.
Sakura:
McDonalds ズね。
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
マ・ク・ド・ナ・ル・ド
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
マクドナルド
Peter:
Sakura…We can’t say that word. Is there an easier way, what’s going on?
Sakura:
Okay short one is マック
Peter:
Ah that’s why you are my head win.
Sakura:
It’s really short マック
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
マック
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
マック
Peter:
Okay. Notice that you hold the K in there.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Okay one more time.
Sakura:
マック
Peter:
Ah this is very, very bite size.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Very nice.
Sakura:
And I think in Kansai region, they say マクド I am not sure of the intonation sorry. It might be like マクド or you know slight changes. Kansai region use the word マクド
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
マクド
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
マクド
Peter:
Okay. マック and マクド.
Sakura:
Right.
Peter:
Very, very easy to pronounce. I like these words a lot.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Okay next we have.
Sakura:
モスバーガー
Peter:
Blasphemy! Sakura, this is not fast food. This is 4-star fine dining.
Sakura:
Yes. Actually it’s very high quality, isn’t it…
Peter:
Yes.
Sakura:
But a bit expensive as well. So…
Peter:
Yes.
Sakura:
And you have to wait there a little bit to get the food. So it’s not as fast but the food is good. So it’s worth trying.
Peter:
Yes. This is our strong recommendation because it’s a Japanese burger chain, right?
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
What was the name again?
Sakura:
モスバーガー
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
も・す・ば・あ・が・あ
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
モスバーガー
Peter:
Yes. Okay it’s fast food, I admit. But it’s very good fast food.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Okay and also I was talking about [00:04:43] the other day and we wanted to make sure that people know that. Yeah, the French fries at Mosberger are not worth eating.
Sakura:
Ahh! So like you prefer マクドナルドフライ?
Peter:
Yes. How do we say French fry?
Sakura:
ポテト
Peter:
One more time.
Sakura:
ポテト
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
ポ・テ・ト
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
ポテト
Peter:
Yes. The word for French fry is potato taken like that. We will get into the word for potato on a different day but…Okay next we have?
Sakura:
ケンタッキー
Peter:
And this is?
Sakura:
Kentucky fried chicken.
Peter:
KFC yes. Break it down.
Sakura:
け・ん・たっ・き・い
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
ケンタッキー
Peter:
So Kentucky is short for Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
They just use the first word.
Sakura:
Right. I used ケンタ but I am not sure if it’s common. So I better not say introduce it here.
Peter:
Maybe we can have some field work. Please ask your friends, ask your friends if ケンタ is okay.
Sakura:
Right.
Peter:
And let us know. Okay next we have.
Sakura:
フレッシュネスバーガー
Peter:
And this is
Sakura:
Freshness burger.
Peter:
Another Japanese chain.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Okay. Can you break it down for us?
Sakura:
ふ・れっ・しゅ・ね・す・ば・あ・が・あ
Peter:
Wow and one time fast.
Sakura:
フレッシュバーガー
Peter:
Now Sakura I noticed that Japanese fast food burger chains, they seem to like the word burger.
Sakura:
Yes yeahバーガーね。
Peter:
バーガ… One more time?
Sakura:
バーガー
Peter:
バーガー
Sakura:
No R sound there, just バーガー
Peter:
Yes バーガー
Sakura:
Yeah. Hard it’s still…
Peter:
Yeah it’s quite difficult.
Sakura:
So it’s really easy but when you are used to saying burger you know…
Peter:
Oh yeah.
Sakura:
So drop the R sound バーガー
Peter:
Ah バーガー Now I got it. Thank you, that’s a nice tip.
Sakura:
Really?
Peter:
Yeah.
Sakura:
Ohh.
Peter:
You are that good at teaching Sakura. Thank you. You don’t even know you are teaching but you are doing such a great job.
Sakura:
Oh thank you.
Peter:
Don’t get too excited.
Sakura:
I am not excited at all. Anyway next. Next?
Peter:
Okay next we have
Sakura:
ウェンディーズ
Peter:
Okay and this is?
Sakura:
Wendy’s.
Peter:
Yeah break it down.
Sakura:
うぇ・ん・でぃ・い・ず
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
ウェンディーズ
Peter:
Okay. Next.
Sakura:
ファーストキッチン
Peter:
And what’s this?
Sakura:
First Kitchen.
Peter:
First Kitchen. I guess meaning the best, first place kitchen like that nuance.
Sakura:
Um I’d say so. Japanese…
Peter:
They should have went to Erklaren.
Sakura:
First Kitchen. Yeah Japanese pronunciation is ファーストキッチン
Peter:
Okay. So we gave you – we gave you six chains and now these six chains, three are American and three are Japanese. We have McDonalds, KFC and Wendy’s.
Sakura:
I didn’t know Wendy’s was not Japanese. I thought it was ジャパニーズ
Peter:
No. Sorry Sakura.
Sakura:
Okay.
Peter:
Now there is a few other things. When I went to Okinawa, I went to a fast food place called A&W and apparently it’s American but I’d never had it in the US. So the first time I had it was actually in Japan.
Sakura:
Japan.
Peter:
And also Blue Seal ice cream.
Sakura:
Yes I know it’s Okinawa, isn’t it?
Peter:
Yeah it’s very, very good. Now I heard it was originally American but I don’t know if they still have it in America but it’s flourishing in Okinawa. So I think it might only be left in Japan. I am not sure. We have to look into that.
Sakura:
Oh yeah. So one of the chains in センター街 in 渋谷
Peter:
Really?
Sakura:
But I think it’s gone now. Yeah but I did see it once definitely.
Peter:
Yeah no they do it quite well like…
Sakura:
Really…
Peter:
In Okinawa, they do very, very well and it’s very good but so the reason we bring this up is, we know that there are so many chains….
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Fast food chains and restaurants out there. So what we want to hear from you, the listeners, are there any local chains in your area that we missed? Now we are going to keep it to Burger shops...
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
And kind of fast food…
Sakura:
Western style ファーストフードね Japanese one, they have like Onigiri places as we all recently so [0:09:00.5]
Peter:
Yeah. So we want to keep it kind of like the western version of fast food because again in another lesson, we will cover different types of fast food curry and things like this.
Sakura:
Yes, yes.
Peter:
So we are going to – that’s why we are trying to keep it to like a bread-based, a bread-based…bread-based fast food.
Sakura:
Actually the one burger you might like to try Mosburger is the ライスバーガー right?
Peter:
Oh yes.
Sakura:
Yes. They have ライスバーガー and it’s I think more specific, モス style.
Peter:
Yeah it’s instead of the bread, they have the rice.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Okay Sakura, so when you walk into a fast food restaurant, what do they say?
Sakura:
いらっしゃいませ。
Peter:
Yep standard. This is what you are going to get wherever you go. One more time.
Sakura:
いらっしゃいませ
Peter:
Okay. Now you go up to the counter…
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
And it’s fast food. So everything is moving fast.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Speaking fast, background is fast. Lots of things written in Japanese.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
So what you might want to do is go with the ace in the hole which is
Sakura:
英語のメニューをお願いします。
Peter:
Okay ゆっくりお願いします。
Sakura:
英語の、メニューを、お願いします。
Peter:
Okay and break it down.
Sakura:
え・い・ご・の・め・にゅ・う・を・お願いします。
Peter:
And this is
Sakura:
English menu please.
Peter:
Yes English menu please.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Okay. What’s the word for menu?
Sakura:
メニュー
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
め・にゅ・う
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
メニュー
Peter:
Okay. So this could be your old standby but come on, you are in Japan. You wanted adventure right?
Sakura:
Right.
Peter:
Who knows what you are going to get.
Sakura:
Yes that’s right.
Peter:
So we don’t want to go with the English. We want to go with the Japanese. So you can point and you can say
Sakura:
お願いします。
Peter:
Or
Sakura:
ください。
Peter:
Yes these are two phrases we covered in the very first one. So these are the two phrases you can use for ordering.
Sakura:
Yes, yes.
Peter:
But before you order, there is a question they might ask.
Sakura:
Right, right, right.
Peter:
The dreaded question. What’s that question?
Sakura:
店内でお召し上がりですか_
Peter:
Sakura, what is this?
Sakura:
Ah are you eating here?
Peter:
Yeah.
Sakura:
Yeah.
Peter:
Are you eating here? Can you give us the phrase one more time?
Sakura:
店内でお召し上がりですか?
Peter:
Okay ゆっくりお願いします。
Sakura:
てんないで、おめしあがりですか?
Peter:
Okay let’s break it into two parts. Give us the first part.
Sakura:
店内で
Peter:
Okay break it down.
Sakura:
て・ん・な・い・で
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
店内で
Peter:
And this is inside.
Sakura:
Right.
Peter:
The restaurant.
Sakura:
Right.
Peter:
And we have next?
Sakura:
お召し上がりですか?
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
お・め・し・あ・が・り・で・す・か?
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
お召し上がりですか?
Peter:
Okay and this is just the word to eat in a very, very polite way to say it.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Dressed up in a really nice tux.
Sakura:
Right.
Peter:
Okay. So all they are saying is, are you going to eat inside the store.
Sakura:
Right and ですか is question.
Peter:
Yeah that’s it, don’t be fooled.
Sakura:
So if you are going to eat there, you just say はい
Peter:
Yes. That’s it.
Sakura:
Right はい
Peter:
So let’s just try. I come into the store.
Sakura:
いらっしゃいませ。店内でお召し上がりですか?
Peter:
はい。
Sakura:
Make sure she says that in that 店内でお召し上がりですか? yes but usually that’s the first question.
Peter:
Yes so yes, this question might be little hard to pick up and maybe you won’t get it. So what you can do is you can reverse, turn the tables. What you can do is you can say first.
Sakura:
Yes, yes that’s a good idea.
Peter:
Yeah. So when you go up to the counter for example もう一度お願いします。
Sakura:
いらっしゃいませ。店内でお召し上がりですか?
Peter:
So even if you didn’t understand the question, you can say 店内で the word Sakura just introduced to us, just use that phrase.
Sakura:
Umm…
Peter:
So even if you go in and she is talking about the special of the day, you can just say 店内で
Sakura:
Right yeah.
Peter:
Or you can say
Sakura:
ここで
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
こ・こ・で
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
ここで
Peter:
Or to go, recently, the Japanese they use
Sakura:
テイクアウト
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
テ・イ・ク・ア・ウ・ト
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
テイクアウト
Peter:
Yeah, take it out. Okay so very, very similar to the English word, take out. So if you went in and you said, take out, I think they would have no problem understanding that.
Sakura:
Right.
Peter:
Now there is another word for takeout which is
Sakura:
持ち帰り
Peter:
Break it down.
Sakura:
も・ち・か・え・り
Peter:
And one time fast.
Sakura:
持ち帰り
Peter:
Okay. You can use either one of these words. To tell the store worker where you want to eat and what you want to do. You want to eat in the store or you want to eat out.
Sakura:
Right.
Peter:
Okay. Oh, oh Sakura. We are running short on time.
Sakura:
Oh oh so…
Peter:
So we are going to have to take.
Sakura:
Yes. We have to cover the ordering in the next lesson.
Peter:
The next lesson. So we are going to have to cover this in the next lesson.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Sorry to cut you up in the middle of the lesson but…
Sakura:
ええ、ごめんなさい。
Peter:
We are running out of time but what we would like to do is show you the first part just how to tell the person where you want to eat.
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
Okay?
Sakura:
Yes.
Peter:
So you come into the store. This is the case where I want to eat at the store, okay. Here we go!
Sakura:
いらっしゃいませ。店内でお召し上がりですか?
Peter:
店内でお願いしますor ここでお願いします Now if we wanted to go, we can say
Sakura:
いらっしゃいませ。店内でお召し上がりですか?
Peter:
持ち帰りで or テイクアウトで
Sakura:
Right.
Peter:
Okay. Now that you know where you want to eat your food, next week we are going to work on getting the food. I feel so bad if someone – this is the last one they hear before they go.
Sakura:
I am sorry.
Peter:
Before they come to Japan.
Sakura:
Yeah.
OUTRO
Peter:
We will see. Okay so that’s going to do it for today.
Sakura:
また明日ね。
Peter:
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September 10th, 2017 at 6:14 pm
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Hi Jack,

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September 10th, 2017 at 5:44 am
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I went to KFC on Christmas day in 2016 while I was in Utsunomiya. It was very busy but everyone was really nice and polite and the food was great!

August 20th, 2017 at 6:54 pm
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Hello Jeff,

Thank you for posting.I’m glad you are enjoying study with us! I, personally, agree with your wife. KFC in Japan is really good(or it may match to our taste) 😉
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Jeff
August 16th, 2017 at 3:40 am
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Hello again JP101 - in the vocabulary list for this lesson, I see: 店内装飾 tennaisōshoku
But the lesson covers the question: 店内でお召し上がりですか? (tennai de omeshiagari desu ka?)
Since I will be in Japan soon, I would like to add this to my vocabulary word bank. Yoroshiku onegaishimasu!

Gokuro-san deshita - really enjoying the lessons!

Doumo arigatou!

Jeff
August 16th, 2017 at 3:27 am
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Konnichiwa JP101!
It is a little surprising that Japanese like fast food. I guessed only in North America, many Europeans seem to equate American cuisine with fast food - and they often express displeasure with it. I am not sure if this counts as ‘fast food’ but one of my favorite places in Japan is a kaiten-zushi restaurant; particularly Hamazushi. Waiter service is only for drinks, and you order on a computer screen - then look for your food on the conveyor belt. It’s really fun! At least it seems like fast food. Plus my wife swears that Japan KFC is much better than any she has tried in the US. For burger connoisseurs I am told that the US chains, Five Guys and In N’ Out Burger are reliably good; but I haven’t tried. I prefer Nihon-ryouri!
Arigatou gozaimasu!

August 4th, 2017 at 1:43 pm
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Hi ブランドン,

Thank you for your comment! We have fixed the typo.
これからも日本語の勉強を頑張って下さい。We wish you the best of luck with your further studies.
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ブランドン
August 2nd, 2017 at 10:55 am
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I noticed a error in the lesson transcript. It’s blasphemy not blast for me. Keep up the good work!!! I have learned a lot of Japanese through this site😄.

Nina
July 30th, 2017 at 11:13 pm
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すみません。
what is the difference between ここで and ここに?

よろしく

June 6th, 2017 at 10:42 pm
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Beverley さん、
こんにちは。

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