JLPT N5 Grammar: The use of いつ(itsu), いくら(ikura), いくつ(ikutsu)

JLPT N5 Grammar: The use of いつ(itsu), いくら(ikura), いくつ(ikutsu) post image

This month, I’m going to go over some sentence patterns you can use with いつ(itsu, when) いくら(ikura, how much) and いくつ(ikutsu, how many). Forming questions in Japanese is a little different than making questions in English, there are some pitfalls you need to look out for and things to keep mind about the structure. I go over the more common uses in the video below:

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Japanese adjectives
Japanese adjectives – past tense
Japanese adjectives – polite past tense
Japanese particle wa
Japanese particle ga
Japanese present tense verbs

Japanese past tense verbs
Other uses of Japanese adjectives
Japanese question words だれ and なに
Japanese particle de
Japanese particle ni
Japanese transitive and intransitive verbs
Japanese particles mo, to and ya
Japanese particles wo, kara, made, and he
The Japanese te-form (テ形)
Japanese particles amari, shika, dake
Japanese Particles ka, yo, wa, and ne

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  • Roy March 26, 2014, 9:59 am


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