Taking an interest in describing hobbies

Language | WELL SAID Apr 2, 2018

Taking an interest in describing hobbies

Shōhin-ni tsuite go-setsumei-shitara, kyōmi-o shimeshite-kudasaimashita. (When I explained our product, they showed interest in it.) Situation 1: Section Chief Mr. Okubo asks Ms. Gray about her visit to the TK Co. offices. 大久保:  TK社の反応はどうだった? グレイ:  商品についてご説明したら、興味を示してください ました。 Ōkubo: TK-sha-no hannō-wa dō-datta? Gray: Shōhin-ni tsuite go-setsumei-shitara, kyōmi-o shimeshite-kudasaimashita. Okubo: How was ...

Language | WELL SAID Feb 5, 2018

Put some extra nuance into your verbs with 'komu'

Today we'll introduce some meanings and usages of the verb 込(こ)む, which means to be crowded/to include, as in この電車(でんしゃ)は込んでいるから次(つぎ)のにしよう。(This train is crowded so we should wait for the next one.) 込む can be attached to an action verb (X) to create the compound ...