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e-Learning | No. 18

Polite form
丁寧な表現

The polite forms of nouns, verbs, Na-adjectives and I-adjectives are summarized in the table.

KEY:

In Japanese, honorifics and gender words are often used depending on the position of the speaker in society.
 
日本語では、社会的な立場によって、敬語や男女の言葉が使われることがあります。

Tips for remembering 
記憶するためのコツ

There are three well-known ways to keep things in your long-term memory.
1) Reading aloud
2) Write it on paper
3) Forget it once, and then recall it within a week.

 
You can’t remember just by looking at a textbook. It is effective to write on paper. The most effective way is to read in a loud voice.
 
Let’s practice using it with your Japanese tutor conversation partner.