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sore wa tottemo ii hanashi da.
That's a really nice story.
watashi wa e o miru no ga suki desu.
I like looking at pictures.
soko ni ooki na en o kaite.
Draw a big circle there.
kyouto ni wa otera ga ooi.
There are a lot of temples in Kyoto.
uchi ni asobi ni kite kudasai.
Please come over to my house.
kore o kudasai.
I'll have this please.
kare no kuruma wa atarashii.
His car is new.
watashi ga ikimashou.
Why don't I go.
sangatsu wa shigoto ga isogashii.
I have a lot of work in March.
tesuto o hajimete kudasai.
Please start the test.
kare wa isha ni narimashita.
He became a doctor.
tomodachi to issho ni shukudai o shita.
I did my homework with a friend.
kesa wa hayaku ie o demashita.
I left the house early this morning.
kono pasokon o tsukatte kudasai.
Please use this computer.
watashi wa tomodachi no tokoro ni tomatta.
I stayed at my friend's place for the night.
watashi mo sou omoimasu.
I think so too.
watashi wa kuruma o motte imasu.
I have a car.
ima wa jikan ga arimasen.
I don't have time now.
kotoshi wa itaria ni ryokou shitai.
I want to travel to Italy this year.
daremo sono hanashi o shiranai.
No one knows that story.
ima, asa gohan o tsukutte imasu.
I'm making breakfast now.
kare no nihongo no reberu wa watashi to onaji kurai da.
His Japanese level is about the same as mine.
kare wa ima, benkyou shite imasu.
He's studying now.
kouji wa sangatsu made tsudukimasu.
Construction will continue until March.
watashi no kuni ni tsuite sukoshi o hanashi shimashou.
Let me tell you a bit about my country.
shukudai wa mada owatte imasen.
I haven't finished my homework.
issho ni shukudai o yarou.
Let's do our homework together.
joushi ga "ippai nomou" to itta.
My boss said: "Let's have a drink."
kotoshi wa ame ga sukunai desu.
There's little rain this year.
nichiyoubi wa toshokan ni ikimasu.
I go to the library on Sundays.
kore ga kono machi de ichiban takai biru desu.
This is the tallest building in town.
yoku kangaete kudasai.
Please think carefully.
densha de kodomo ga sawai de ita.
Kids were making a racket in the train.
watashi mo sou omoimasu.
That's what I think too.
daigaku ni itte motto benkyou shitai desu.
I want to go to college and study more.
kare wa mou kaerimashita.
He's already gone home.
eki no chikaku de shokuji o shita.
I ate near the station.
kare wa kaban ni techou o ireta.
He put the appointment book in his bag.
kare wa majime na gakusei desu.
He's a serious student.
ashita no gogo, okyakusama ga kuru.
We're having a guest tomorrow afternoon.
kanojo no kami wa totemo nagai.
Her hair is very long.
hon o 1 satsu kaimashita.
I bought one book.
kanojo wa yoku ryokou ni ikimasu.
She often goes on holiday.
kanojo wa OL desu.
She's an office worker.
kanojo wa rajio o kiite imasu.
She's listening to the radio.
anata wa dou omoimasu ka.
What do you think?
mina isshoukenmei ikite iru.
They're all living their lives the best way that they can.
kono kotoba no imi ga wakarimasen.
I don't understand the meaning of this word.
kare wa taoru de kao o ***imashita.
He wiped his face with a towel.
ano hon o doko ni okimashita ka.
Where did you put that book?
sore o hitotsu kudasai.
Please give me one of those.
kono hon, anata ni agemasu.
I'll give you this book.
kou chiisai ji wa yomenai.
I can't read such small letters.
gakkou wa 8 ji han ni hajimarimasu.
School starts at 8:30.
tomodachi ga tanjoubi purezento o kureta.
My friend gave me a birthday present.
watashi wa maiasa 6 ji ni okimasu.
I get up at six o'clock every morning.
kotoshi no haru wa atatakai ne.
It's warm this spring, isn't it.
gozen 9 ji no nyuusu desu.
And now for the 9.00 a.m. news.
yuubinkyoku de kitte o kaimashita.
I bought a stamp at the post office.
betsu no hon mo misete kudasai.
Please show me another book.
kaigi wa yoji ni owarimasu.
The conference ends at four o'clock.
kare wa mada wakai desu.
He's still young.
kare wa kanari eigo ga jouzu desu.
He's pretty good at English.
kare wa kaban o isu no ue ni okimashita.
He put the bag on the chair.
kare wa kaisha no chikaku ni sunde iru.
He lives near his office.
ima kaisha ni modorimasu.
I'm going back to the office now.
ane wa ginkou de hataraite imasu.
My big sister works at a bank.
shigoto no ato eiga o mita.
I saw a movie after work.
watashi wa nihon go no sensei ni naritai desu.
I want to become a Japanese teacher.
kare wa suteeji ni tatta.
He stood on stage.
kare wa igainiki ga chiisai.
He's unexpectedly timid.
weitaa o yobimashou.
Let's call the waiter.
motto chikaku ni kite kudasai.
Please come closer.
uchi ni kaerou.
Let's go home.
kare no kimochi ga wakaranai.
I don't understand his feelings.
tori ga tonde imasu.
A bird is flying.
otouto ga kuruma o katta.
My younger brother bought a car.
ryokou no nittei o kaemashita.
I changed our travel schedule.
kare no ie wa totemo hiroi.
His house is very big.
shitsumon no imi wa wakarimashita ka.
Did you understand the meaning of the question?
gurasu no kazu ga tarimasen.
There are not enough glasses.
eki wa koko kara chikai desu.
The station is near here.
soko ni suwatte kudasai.
Please sit there.
kare wa maiban san kiro hashitte imasu.
Every night he runs three kilometers.
kare wa ie o utta.
He sold the house.
kimochi no ii asa desu.
It's a pleasant morning.
kare wa suugaku o oshiete imasu.
He teaches mathematics.
eki made arukimashou.
Let's walk to the station.
I'll go right away.
Let's meet again.
watashi no heya wa 2 kai ni arimasu.
My room is on the second floor.
machi de dai jiken ga okorimashita.
There was a major incident in town.
kanojo wa aki ni kekkon shimasu.
She'll get married this fall.
kono hon wa muzukashii desu ne.
This book is difficult.
kare no ie ni nimotsu o okurimashita.
I sent a package to his house.
eki kara wa takushi ni notte kudasai.
Please take a taxi from the station.
kono ***u wa totemo yasukatta.
These clothes were very cheap.
kare ni tegami o kakimashita.
I wrote him a letter.
haha to denwa de hanashimashita.
I spoke to my mother on the phone.
kesa kara atama ga itai.
I've had a headache since this morning.
watashi wa karada ga joubu da.
I'm physically strong.
koko ni hon ga arimasu.
There's a book here.
anata ga kuru no o matteimasu.
I waited for you to come.
kare wa se ga hikui.
kanojo kara purezento o moraimashita.
I got a present from her.
kinou tai kare o tabemashita.
I had Thai curry yesterday.
mada gakkou he iku ni wa hayai jikan desu.
It's still too early to go to school.
ani wa suiei ga tokui desu.
My big brother is good at swimming.
anata no namae o oshiete kudasai.
Please tell me your name.
watashi no otto wa sarari man desu.
My husband is a company employee.
ichi kara hajimemashou.
Let's start from the beginning.
kanojo wa raigetsu kekkon shimasu.
She's getting married next month.
oya no ai wa arigatai.
We're grateful for our parents' love.
watashi wa furui kuruma ga suki desu.
I like old cars.
kono e wa utsukushii desu.
This picture is beautiful.
kare wa ashi ga nagai.
He has long legs.
tsugi wa itsu aimashou ka.
When shall we meet again?
ashita 6 ji ni okoshite kudasai.
Please wake me up tomorrow at six o'clock.
sono shashin o misete kudasai.
Please show me those pictures.
watashi no musume wa amerika ni imasu.
My daughter is in the United States.
kono hon wa totemo omoshiroi.
This book is very interesting.
I'm a little tired.
shitsumon no aru hou wa douzo.
Please feel free to ask any questions.
kyou wa ichi nin no jikan o tanoshimitai.
Today I would like to enjoy some time to myself.
suteki na iro no seta desu ne.
That sweater is a wonderful color.
minna ni okashi o agemashou.
Let's give everyone some sweets.
tesuto de ii ten o totta.
I got a good grade on the test.
watashi wa nihongo o benkyou shiteimasu.
I'm studying Japanese.
kanojo wa itaria go ga dekimasu.
She knows Italian.
kare wa ashi ga mijikai.
His legs are short.
saru mo ki kara ochiru.
Monkeys also fall from trees.
uchi no musuko wa daigaku 1 nensei desu.
My son's a college freshman.
kare wa ha ga shiroi.
His teeth are white.
dare to atte mitai desu ka.
Who would you like to meet one day?
kanojo wa itsumo genki da.
She's always full of energy.
musuko wa hikouki no omocha ga suki desu.
My son likes toy airplanes.
kyou wa yanki su ga katta.
The Yankees won today.
kanada no fuyu wa totemo samui desu.
Canada's winters are very cold.
atarashii toshi ga hajimarimashita.
A new year has started.
kono kaban wa omoi desu.
This bag is heavy.
kanojo wa zasshi o yonde imasu.
She's reading the magazine.
watashi ga haraimashou.
Let me pay for that.
kono kutsu wa totemo karui.
These shoes are very light.
atarashii shigoto o mitsukemashita.
I found a new job.
kanojo wa itsu kimasu ka.
When is she coming?
watashi ni wa tomodachi ga takusan imasu.
I have a lot of friends.
yakusoku o wasurenai de kudasai.
Please don't forget your promise.
kanojo wa sake ni tsuyoi.
She holds her liquor well.
niku to sakana to dochira ga suki desu ka.
Which do you prefer, meat or fish?
ane wa daigakusei desu.
My big sister's a college student.
imouto wa hiragana o zenbu oboemashita.
My little sister learned all the hiragana.
watashi no heya wa semai desu.
My room is small.
watashi wa wain ga suki desu.
I like wine.
watashitachi wa rainen ie o tatemasu.
We're building a house next year.
kono naka de dore ga suki desu ka.
Which of these do you like?
akai bara o kaimashita.
I bought a red rose.
kyou wa shigoto ga arimasen.
I have no work today.
kyou wa su tsu o kiteimasu.
I'm wearing a suit today.
akanbou ga waratte imasu.
The baby is laughing.
kare wa kurasu de ichiban se ga takai.
He's the tallest in class.
kyou wa nihongo no jugyou ga arimasu.
There's going to be a Japanese class today.
sono tsugi no shuu wa aitemasu ka.
Are you free the following week?
kanji wa chuugoku kara kimashita.
Kanji came from China.
mainichi eki made jitensha de ikimasu.
I go to the station by bike every day.
watashi wa densha de tsuugaku shiteimasu.
I go to school by train.
kare wa yuubin kyoku o sagashiteimashita.
He was looking for the post office.
kami to enpitsu wa arimasu ka.
Do you have paper and pencil?
watashitachi wa ookina koe de utaimashita.
We sang loudly.
mae no kuruma wa totemo osoi.
The car in front is very slow.
kare wa hashiru no ga hayai.
He runs fast.
issho ni kaerimashou.
Let's go home together.
watashi wa mainichi nikki o tsukete imasu.
I keep a diary every day.
kongetsu wa totemo isogashii.
I'm very busy this month.
kodomo tachi ga kouen de asonde iru.
The children are playing in the park.
ie kara gakkou made ha tooi desu.
It's a long way from my house to the school.
watashi wa madogawa no seki ni suwatta.
I sat in a window seat.
migi no poketto ni hankachi ga haitteimasu.
There's a handkerchief in my right pocket.
watashi wa asa shawa o abimasu.
I take a shower in the morning.
kata ga korimashita.
My shoulders are stiff.
tomodachi to o sake o nonde imasu.
I'm drinking sake with a friend.
Let's go to bed.
hiruma wa denki o keshite kudasai.
Please turn the lights off during the day.
okage sama de genki desu.
I'm fine, thank you.
watashitachi no chimu wa sono shiai de maketa.
Our team lost the game.
sore zenbu kudasai.
I'd like all of those, please.
watashi wa kyonen furansu he itta.
I went to France last year.
kono doa wa hiite kudasai.
Please pull this door open.
toshokan de ryouri no hon o karita.
I borrowed a cookbook from the library.
kare wa nimotsu o ami da na ni ageta.
He put the luggage on the luggage rack.
kono machi ni wa midori ga takusan arimasu.
There's a lot of greenery in this town.
kare no ude wa futoi.
He has big arms.
doa o akete kudasai.
Please open the door.
kyoukasho o tojite kudasai.
Please close your textbooks.
toki no tatsu no wa hayai.
Time passes by quickly.
nipponjin wa o bei ga daisuki desu.
Japanese people love rice.
kono kami o hanbun ni kitte kudasai.
Please cut this paper in half.
akai sen o 2 hon hiitekudasai.
Please draw two red lines.
ryokou no nittei ga kimarimashita.
I've decided on my travel schedule.
kare wa totemo tanoshii hito desu.
He's very fun to be with.
kinou atarashii ***u o katta.
I bought some new clothes yesterday.
kare ni aete ureshikatta.
I was glad to meet him.
nichiyoubi wa umi ni ikimashita.
We went to the seaside on Sunday.
mado o akete kudasai.
Please open the window.
watashi wa hiru no dorama o mainichi mimasu.
I watch daytime dramas every day.
okaasan ni yoroshiku o tsutae kudasai.
Please give my best to your mother.
kare wa ryuugakusei desu.
He's a foreign student.
ane wa daigakusei desu.
My big sister's a college student.
natsuyasumi mo mou owari da.
Summer vacation's already over.
kanojo wa se ga takai.
watashi ga tetsudaimashou.
Can I help you?
hana ga kayui desu.
My nose itches.
kinjo de tounan jiken ga okimashita.
There were some burglaries in the vicinity.
kono supu wa totemo atsui.
This soup is very hot.
sara ni keki o nosemashita.
I put the cake on the plate.
sono eiga wa totemo kanashikatta.
That movie was very sad.
watashi wa kazoku o aishiteimasu.
I love my family.
kanojo wa yoku shaberu ne.
She really likes to chat, doesn't she?
watashi no ie wa eki no chikaku desu.
My house is near the station.
kono ichigo wa amai.
This strawberry is sweet.
atarashii te buru o kaimashita.
I bought a new table.
nippon no tabemono wa totemo oishii desu.
Japanese food is very delicious.
atarashii shigoto ga hajimarimashita.
My new job started.
watashi tachi wa bideogemu o shita.
We played a video game.
sono ko wa yubi de juu kazoemashita.
The child counted to ten on her fingers.
kyou wa ii tenki desu ne.
It's nice out today.
kyou wa totemo atsui.
It's very hot today.
kanojo wa ashi ga futoi.
She has fat legs.
ban gohan wa tabemashita ka.
Have you had dinner?
doyoubi no yoru wa kurabu ni ikimasu.
I'm going to a club Saturday night.
kare wa kami o shinjiteiru.
He believes in God.
kyou wa atama ga itai desu.
I have a headache today.
otousan wa kaisha in desu.
My father's a company employee.
kanojo wa tabun ka de neteimasu.
She's probably sleeping at home.
tokei o mitara choudo 3 ji datta.
I looked at the clock and it was exactly three.
kyou wa kono hoteru ni tomarimasu.
I'm staying at this hotel today.
doushite naiteiru no.
Why are you crying?
otto no ***u o hanga ni kaketa.
I put my husband's clothes on a hanger.
soko o hidari ni magatte kudasai.
Please turn left there.
onaka ga akimashita.
chanto doa o shimete yo.
Close the door properly.
kin youbi no yoru wa tomodachi to dekakemasu.
I go out with my friends on Friday nights.
yoyaku wa irimasen.
Reservations are not required.
koko ni wa nani mo nai.
There's nothing here.
kanojo ni kiiroi bara o kaimashita.
I bought her a yellow rose.
watashi wa kaze o hikimashita.
I caught a cold.
kare wa totemo yasashii hito desu.
He's a very kind person.
ashita wa hareru to ii desu ne.
I hope it'll be sunny tomorrow.
watashi wa inu ga daisuki da.
I love dogs.
kanojo wa chairo no kutsu o haiteimasu.
She's wearing brown shoes.
kare no heya wa totemo kitanai.
His room is very dirty.
resutoran wa aiteimashita.
The restaurant was empty.
neko ga yane ni nobotteiru.
The cat's up on the roof.
watashi wa pan yori gohan ga suki da.
I prefer rice to bread.
watashi tachi wa sengetsu 11 ni chi nikekkon shimashita.
We got married last month on the 11th.
kaminoke ga nobita ne.
Your hair's longer, isn't it?
denki o tsukete kudasai.
Please turn on the light.
getsuyoubi ni aimashou.
Let's meet on Monday.
samui node chuu ni haitte kudasai.
It's cold so please come inside.
o namae o katakana de kaite kudasai.
Please write your name in katakana.
konshuu wa nihongo no tesuto ga arimasu.
There's a Japanese test this week.
32 peji o hiraite kudasai.
Please open to page 32.
mizu o ippai kudasai.
Please give me a glass of water.
are wa nani desu ka.
sono hito ni wa ni kai atta.
I met that person twice.
o mise wa mou shimatteimashita.
The shop had already closed.
kare wa shi toberuto o shimeta.
He fastened his seat belt.
koko no ryouri wa mazui.
The food here is bad.
watashi wa hiragana o zenbu yomemasu.
I can read all the hiragana.
ashita wa hiru goro kara kumoru deshou.
It'll probably get cloudy around noon tomorrow.
e ni sawaranai de kudasai.
Please don't touch the painting.
kare wa dame na otoko da.
He's a loser.
kono shorui o kakinaoshite kudasai.
Please rewrite this document.
nani ka nomimono ga hoshii na.
I could really use something to drink.
mokuyoubi wa shigoto ga yasumi desu.
Thursday is my day off work.
youbi o machigaemashita.
I got the day of the week wrong.
soba ni itekudasai.
Stay with me.
kocchi ni kitekudasai.
Please come here.
kayoubi ni kaigi ga arimasu.
There's a meeting on Tuesday.
nodo ga kawakimashita.
kanojo o san nin no kodomo no hahaoya da.
She's the mother of three children.
suiyoubi o baito ga arimasu.
I work part time on Wednesdays.
sofutokuri mu wo futatsu kudasai.
Please give me two ice cream cones.
konban no pa ti o nan ji kara desu ka.
From what time is the party tonight?
sen en kashite kudasai.
Please lend me 1000 yen.
musuko o muttsu ni narimashita.
My son turned six.
roku nichi mae ni nippon ni kaettekimashita.
I came back to Japan six days ago.
kinou anata no o neesan ni atta yo.
I met your older sister yesterday.
ku ra o mada naorimasen.
The air conditioner hasn't been repaired yet.
kono mondai o kanari yasashii desu.
This problem is pretty easy.
kare o kono hen ni sun deimasu.
He lives around here.
kanojo o nemui you desu.
It looks like she's sleepy.
anata no o niisan o nan sai.
How old's your big brother?
kare o tsurai mono ga suki desu.
He likes spicy food.
ringo wo hachi ko kudasai.
Please give me eight apples.
tegami ga todoku no ni san nichi kakarimashita.
It took three days for the letter to arrive.
asoko ni basutei ga arimasu.
There's a bus stop over there.
kare o hirusugi ni kimasu.
He'll come after lunch.
sono mise no mae de aimashou.
Let's meet in front of the shop.
gogatsu go nichi o shukujitsu desu.
May 5th is a holiday.
puru o hito de ichi hai desu.
The pool is packed.
yakyuu o kyuu nin de 1 chi mu desu.
In baseball there are nine people on one team.
kono budou o suppai desu.
These grapes are sour.
kotae ga chigaimasu.
That's the wrong answer.
kanojo o yubi ga hosoi desu ne.
Her fingers are thin.
koppu wo mittsu kaimashita.
I bought three glasses.
hachi nichi kara igirisu ni ikimasu.
I go to England on the eighth.
watashi no otouto o koukousei desu.
My little brother's a high school student.
imouto o uta ga jouzu desu.
My little sister can sing.
kyou wa kaze ga tsuyoi.
There's a strong wind today.
banana ga nana hon arimasu.
There are seven bananas.
raigetsu no ni juu nichi wa otouto no tanjoubi desu.
The 20th of next month is my little brother's birthday.
soko o hidari ni magatte kudasai.
Please turn left there.
watashi wa ni nichi matta.
I waited two days.
kono koto wa totemo atatakai.
This coat is really warm.
watashi no tsukue no ue ni shorui ga takusan arimasu.
There are a lot of documents on my desk.
kanojo wa yoi tomodachi desu.
She's a good friend.
momo o itsutsu kudasai.
I'd like five peaches, please.
watashi no imouto wa shougakusei desu.
My little sister goes to elementary school.
ue o muite.
eki wa doko desu ka.
Where's the station?
kono keki wa oishii ne.
This cake is yummy.
ano ookii tatemono wa nani desu ka.
What's that big building?
otouto wa yakyuu ga suki desu.
My little brother likes baseball.
otoko no hito ga watashi tachi ni hanashikaketa.
This guy began talking to us.
o sake wa otona ni natte kara.
You can drink alcohol when you're an adult.
onegai ga arimasu.
I have a favor to ask.
tenin wa wakai onna no hito deshita.
The salesclerk was a young woman.
kore wa kanari kin ga kakatta.
This cost quite a bit of money.
kare wa watashi no joushi desu.
He's my senior.
kinou tomodachi ni atta.
I met a friend yesterday.
kanojo wa totemo kirei da.
She's very beautiful.
kuchi o ookiku akete kudasai.
Open wide, please.
go nin de ryokou ni ikimashita.
Five of us went on a trip.
kyuu nichi ni nimotsu ga todokimasu.
The package will arrive on the ninth.
musume wa ashita kokonotsu ni narimasu.
My daughter's turning nine tomorrow.
watashi no shitsumon ni kotaete kudasai.
Please answer my question.
Please go ahead.
kono heya wa samui desu.
It's cold in this room.
shigatsu ni daigaku ni nyuugaku shimashita.
I entered my university in April.
saifu wa tsukue no shita ni atta.
My purse was under the desk.
daijoubu desu ka.
Are you OK?
kare wa kaban kara kyoukasho o dashita.
He took the textbook out of his bag.
chiisai hana ga saiteimasu.
Small flowers are blooming.
raigetsu no ichi nichi wa aitemasu ka.
Are you free on the 1st of next month?
kon ya wa tsuki ga totemo kirei desu.
The moon looks so beautiful tonight.
kyou wa tsuma no tanjou bi da.
It's my wife's birthday today.
tsumetai nomimono o kudasai.
Please give me a cold drink.
wakatta hito wa te o agete kudasai.
Please raise your hand if you understand.
juu nichi go ni kaerimasu.
I'll come home in ten days.
kare wa tokidoki chikoku shimasu.
He's sometimes late.
watashi wa natsu ga daisuki.
I just love summer.
yuushoku ni wa nani o tabetai desu ka.
What would you like for supper?
sengetsu no nana nichi ni mago ga umaremashita.
My grandchild was born on the seventh of last month.
soko ni wa watashi ichi nin shika inakatta.
I was the only one there.
watashi no sobo wa hyaku sai desu.
My grandmother is 100 years old.
ta ni houhou ga arimasen.
There's no other way.
boku wa gakusei desu.
I'm a student.
boku wa atarashii kutsu ga hoshii desu.
I want new shoes.
kono kutsu wa 1 man en desu.
These shoes are ten thousand yen.
koko kara fujisan ga yoku miemasu.
You can see Mount Fuji well from here.
watashi wa kono mise ni yoku kimasu.
I come to this store quite often.
kono michi o massugu iku to eki desu.
Go straight along this road to get to the station.
hanasu no o tomete kudasai.
Stop talking, please.
kinou no yoru wa ie ni imashita.
I was at home last night.
hawai wa yon kai me desu.
This is my fourth trip to Hawaii.
go shujin wa o genki desu ka.
How is your husband?
shukudai wa jibun de yarinasai.
Do your homework by yourself.
kare raisu wa 700 en desu.
The curry and rice is 700 yen.
wakaranai baai wa watashi ni kiite kudasai.
Please ask me if you don't understand.
ashita kaisha o yasumimasu.
I'm off work tomorrow.