Introduction Japanese Lesson: Konnichiwa! Let’s start today’s lesson. We are going to learning greetings. The first one is “good morning”, the casual one. “Ohayou. ” It sounds like Ohio, right? Okay, please repeat. “Ohayou. ” The formal one is “ohayou” plus “gozaimasu. ” Put together, it’s “ohayou gozaimasu. “Good afternoon is “konnichiwa. ” Good eveningis “konbanwa. ” Goodbye, you may know this one, is “sayounara. ” Good night is “oyasuminasai. ” Thank you, for the casual one, is “arigatou”. Then, do you remember this one?The “good morning” casual one? Hai, ohayou.
How about the formal one? Ohayou gozaimasu. Then can you guess the formal one for thank you? Arigatou gozaimasu. Excuse me, I’m sorryis “sumimasen. ” The longest one, how do you do (nice to meet you)? Hajimemashite, douzoyoroshiku. Let’s practice “how do you do” first. Hajimemashite. “Nice to meet you” is”douzo yoroshiku. ” Put the three together, “hajimemashite douzo yoroshiku. ” Okay, thenlet’s practice together.
How about this one? Konbanwa. Arigatou. How about the formal one?Arigatou gozaimasu. Konnichiwa. Sumimasen. Oyasumi nasai. Sayounara. Konbanwa. Formalone, ohayou gozaimasu. Okay, the longest one. Hajimemashite douzo yoroshiku. Do you rememberall? That’s all for today. See you at Japan Society. Japan Society de aimashou.