Sitting on the fence in Japanese depends on these sentence patterns

| Jun 29, 2015

Sitting on the fence in Japanese depends on these sentence patterns

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Sore-wa ashita-no tenki-ni yorimasu-ne (It depends on tomorrow’s weather.) Situation 1: Mr. Sere meets his colleague in the elevator. 大久保: あしたはつりに行かれるんですか? 川崎: それはあしたの天気によりますね。天気予報を見てから決めます。 Sere: Ashita-wa tsuri-ni ikareru-n-desu-ka? Kawasaki: Sore-wa ashita-no tenki-ni yorimasu-ne. Tenkiyoho¯-o mite-kara kimemasu. Sere: Are you going fishing tomorrow? Kawasaki: It depends ...

| Jun 29, 2015

Let's discuss NHK in the news

This week’s featured article TOMOKO OTAKE, THE JAPAN TIMES All households in Japan that possess a TV set are legally obliged to pay subscription fees to NHK regardless of whether they watch the public broadcaster’s programs. An engineering professor at Tsukuba University is now ...