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Ch7-TeIruForm - connecting. We can also join sentences by...

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Chapter 7- ? ? ?   Form Kanji ? ? ? ? Capital ? ? ? ? ? To meet, company ? ? ? Society, company ? ? ? ? ? ? Father ? ? ? ? ? ? Mother ? ? ? School ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Small ? ? ? ? ? ? High ? ? ? Every ? ? Language ? ? ?       Form     This new verb form can describe either an action in progress, or a past event that is connected with the past, continuous states, activities that last for a long time, or changes that are instantaneous. Here are some examples to fix some confusion: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? I am studying right now. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? I teach English. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Professor Yamashita is Married. The first example shows an action in progress- I am studying. It’s a present state and it is continuing. The second example shows an occupation, which will continue for some time. The third example shows an instantaneous change- getting married. Connecting Sentences So far we have learned to use ? as “but” to connect sentences, but that is a very narrow way of
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Unformatted text preview: connecting. We can also join sentences by using the ? form. The first word that occurs takes on the ? form, and the second conjugates normally. Normal Te-Form ? Adjectives ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Adjectives ? ? ? ? ? Nouns ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Here is an example: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? The food was cheap and delicious. Purpose of Movement So far we have learned how to say we went somewhere, and then describe what happened, but now we can combine these into 1 sentence using verb stems. The format is: (Destination) ? (stem form) ? ( ? ? or ? ? or ? ? ? ) To find the verb stem, conjugate a verb into long form, and then chop off the ? ? ? ? ? ? > ? ? ? ? ? > ? ? Here are a few examples: ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? I came to Japan to study Japanese . ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? I went to the Department Store to buy a bag ....
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2012 for the course JAP 1121 taught by Professor Brettwalter during the Spring '12 term at FSU.

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