Japanese Melbourne lesson outline

Course outline.

General (Intermediate)

Lesson

Intermediate: みんなの日本語
(minna-no-nihongo) Level 26–50

Grammar Examples
1
26-29

(Beginner chapter 25)

The natural way of speaking/asking questions
How to give an excuse/refuse politely
Polite requests
Seeking advice
Emphasis of subjects
Abilities/Possibilities
Sate and appearance
Expressing regrets
Troubleshooting

~んです/~ながら、~。
可能(Potential)形(できる)
~てしまう。
自動詞(Vi)/他動詞(Vt)。
~てある/~ておく。
2
30-33

Preparations
Emergency
Speaker’s intention
Planning
Giving advice
Prediction
Demands
Reading Japanese signs
Defining the meanings
Passing a message

意向(Volitional)形(行こう)、
~ほうがいい。
命令・禁止(imperative・prohibitive)形
(行け/行くな)。
~とおりに~。条件(Conditional)形(~ば)。
受身(passive)形(~られます)
3
34-37

Guidance and instruction
Conditional expression
Recommendation and giving advice
Goal and aim
Expressing the change of state
Habitual effort
Accidents and Incidents
Expression of annoyance

~とおりに~
~あとで~
条件FORM (Conditional)
~ように~
受け身FORM (Passive)

4
38-41

Nominalisation
Opinions on specified actions
Emphasising and correcting someone
Cause and feelings
Giving a formal reason/excuse
Trying out an action
Japanese Hierarchy and different expressions reflecting the relationship

~のが/は/を~’
~て/くて/で~
~ので~
~か/かどうか~
~てみます。
~てくださいます。
~てやります。

5
42-45

Purpose and Dream
Excessiveness
Expressing impressions
Giving instruction for potential situations
Expression of dissatisfaction/surprise
Making complaints

~ため~
~そうです。
~すぎます。
~やすい/にくいです。
~場合は、~
~のに~

6
46-49

Making an assumption
Passing information
Speculation
Disciplines
Asking for permission
Business conversations in the office

~ところです。
~はずです。
~そうです。
~ようです。
使役FORM (Causative)
~させていただけませんか。
尊敬FORM (Respectful)

7
50 + advanced

Humble expressions
Showing politeness
Japanese hierarchy in business
Business conversations

謙譲語 (Humble)

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