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Lesson 1
The Study of Wa and Ga:


Words for Study:
1.wa – particle
2.ga – particle
3.desu – be – verb
4.arimasu – there is
5.imasu – there is
6.hon – book
7.san – Miss,Mr.,Mrs.
8.otoko – man
9.kore – this
10.sore – that
11.isu – chair
12.hana – flower
13.onna – woman
14.inu – dog
15.empitsu – pencil
16.gakkoo – school

Wa is used to indicate a subject while placing the emphasis on the predicate and Ga is used to emphasis the subject.

Examples:
1.Kore wa hon desu.
This is a book.

2.Korera wa hon desu.
These are books.

Imasu and Arimasu:
Imasu is used for persons and living things or animals and arimasu is used for non-living things.

Examples:
1.Otoko ga imasu.
There is a man.

2.Hon ga arimasu.
There is a book.

3.Jikan ga arimasu.
There is time.

Exercises:
Translate the following sentences in Japanese. Post your answer only. Your score will be sent to you through private message to avoid copying.
1.Kore wa otoko desu.
2.Sore wa hon desu.
3.Sore wa isu desu.
4.Kore wa hana desu.
5.Kore wa inu desu.
6.Kore wa empitsu desu.
7.Onna ga imasu.

from: learn to speak Nippongo the easy way by B.B. Canilang

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1.This Is a Man
2.That Is A Book
2.That Is A Chair
3.This Is A Flower
4.This Is A Dog
5.This Is A Pencil
6.There Is A Woman
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1. this is a man
2.that is a book
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4. this is a flower
5 this is a dog
6. this a pencil
7. there is a woman Daijoubu desu ka?
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1.This is a man
2.That is a book
3.That is a chair
4.This is a flower
5.This is a dog.
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7.There is a women
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1.This is a man
2.That is a book
3.That is a chair
4.This is a flower
5.This is a dog
6.This is a pencil
7.There is a woman
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1.This is a man.
2.Thats a book.
3.Thats a chair.
4.This is a flower.
5.This is a dog.
6.This is a pencil.
7.There is a woman.

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4. This is a flower
5. This is a dog
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That is a book.
That is a chair.
This is a flower.
This is a dog.
This is a pencil.
There is a woman.
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1.)This is a man.
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4.)This is a Flower
5.)This is a dog
6.)This is a pencil
7.)There is a woman
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4.This is a flower.
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um..im not posting any answers, i got a question
whats the difference between wa and ga?
i find that the most difficult to understand, i've tried from other sources too, but i couldn't get it...
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LZhao91 wrote:

um..im not posting any answers, i got a question
whats the difference between wa and ga?
i find that the most difficult to understand, i've tried from other sources too, but i couldn't get it...


Hope these would help u...(^_^)...

~Particle Wa is used in order to indicate a subject while placing the emphasis on the predicate.

ex:

~Kore wa hon desu.
~This is a book.

~Particle Ga is used to emphasize the subject.

ex:

~Hon ga arimasu.
~There is a book.
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