皆様, こんにちにゃあぁ！Welcome to Kiki+Koko: Let’s NihonGO!! Online, not only presenting you with Japanese Language Learning Essentials, but making sure you’re able to utilise them. Planet Earth may not always seem like it’s doing so well, but when the temperature and visibility are just right, you’re away from any sort of light pollution, and you’re in a part of the globe where visibility is possible that time of year, you can look up into the night sky and see at least some of the other planets of this solar system. Life on Mars may not be far away, Venus may not be the most hospitable of planets, and Jupiter’s gravity may crush you, but hey, you can at least think about some other planets to keep your mind off of Earth’s issues for just a moment and maybe even practise some Japanese language skills along the way!
Learning the names of the planets of this solar system is quite a useful feat, but we’ll give you a bit of time to revise those, quizzing you on them next time, as there may be some students who haven’t memorised them in their native language, yet. Instead, we’re going to quiz you on some adjacent vocabulary that we taught you in 「🔊 Across the Universe| Basic Space Vocabulary | SIDE A 」. Whether or not you’re a fan of astronomy, these words will certainly come up in daily life. Adding some fun words to your vocabulary can definitely help you get a bit more enjoyment out of your Japanese learning experience. You may not talk about astronauts or UFOs often, but if you didn’t know these words in your native language, you’d probably feel as though you were missing out on a universe of topics.
Again, we do our bets to provide the essential vocabulary, but if you don’t remember it, it’s like leaving your survival kit at home, or bringing your tools and having no idea which to use. This time, we’re not simply telling you how and what to use, we’re putting your skills to the test! Do you know your basic space vocabulary?
Of course, knowing how to read is something important, but we want to make sure to cater to every learning level, so we’ll include romanised words as well! And, if this is your first time here, and you haven’t encountered our lessons on vehicles, this is the perfect time for you to catch up. Just have a quick look, revise / study if you need, and come back when you’re ready! OR if you’d like to catch yourself off-guard to give an advanced test to see if you’ve retained the knowledge, then feel free to try it that way, as well.
[Quiz] Basic Space Vocabulary |
How did it go? Maybe you missed a few? Maybe you got them all correct? Maybe you missed them all? No worries! If you worked hard and got them all correct, おめでとうございます, omedetou gozaimasu! Congratulations! But, if you didn’t, we still congratulate you on doing your best! Sometimes it just takes a little more practise! Remember, it’s a journey; you might not have gotten them all correct yet, but if you continue to practise, you’ll find yourself understanding it eventually. That’s what we’re here for! We’re here to help you achieve your Japanese learning goals, equipping you with Japanese language learning tools.
If you refresh the page, you can continue to revise/study as many times as you like! Be sure to check back to the old lessons as well to keep them fresh in your memory. And, be sure to engage all of your senses! Take another look at the previous lessons and listen to the audio. Learning these vehicles should prove very useful when trying to travel through Japan, or simply being able to make conversation about basic Japanese vehicles. Remember the verbs we included in the lesson? You can create your own sentences here and leave them in the comments below! It’s good practise and should put you well on your way.
Hopefully this equipped you with what you need, and again, no worries if you didn’t get all of the dozen words correct. You can simply break them up into different sessions if you need to. In future, we’ll have study guides available at our Patreon which we’ll link to. But, more importantly, you may have noticed learning is a bit easier when you can read. Feel free to take a look at our Reading and Writing sections to revise / review / study, if you’ve already stayed up-to-date, or take your time and go through them at your own pace.
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