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JPN611D: Questions and Answers

If you are using this exercise as a homework assignment, audio record the session using a recording tool on your computer. For UT students, use the audio submission tool on Canvas.

Exercises in this section are
(1) Questions-and-Answers
(2) Restating statements in different sentence structures.
In each audio file, you have questions/statements followed by a brief silence and then the correct answers. Answer each question or restate statements, then self-check your answer by listening to the correct answer. If you don’t have enough time to answer the question, pause the audio file before you proceed.

(1)  Command sentences --> Causative sentences
       When you hear command sentences, your task is to restate each sentence
       in the causative form. In your answer, include who forced who to do something.

       私はサラです。私の弟はエリックです。私はエリックに色々なことを「しなさい (Do it!)」
       といいます。 そして、エリックはそれをしなければいけません。
       私はエリックに何をさせましたか (What did I force Eric to do?)。

       [れい]  サラ:エリックそうじしなさい。
                    (your answer) サラはエリックにそうじさせました。
                    (correct answer) サラはエリックにそうじさせました。


(2)  "Let me do something for you." (te-form of causative + ください)
        You will hear what problems your company president has. Your task is to offer her your help
       using the te-form of the causative + ください form.


       [れい]  手がいたくて、運転できません。
                    (your answer) 社長、私に運転させてください。
                    (correct answer) 社長、私に運転させてください。


(3)  Embedded Question and "Whether or not"
       Izumi is your classmate, but you have never talked to her.
       Ai is your sister, but you don’t know her schedule very well.
       You don’t know your schedule either. Answer the questions
       using the embedded question form (I don’t know what/when/how/etc.) or “whether or not” structures.


       [れい]  いずみさんはすしが好きですか。
                    (your answer) いずみさんがすしが好きかどうか、しりません。
                    (correct answer) いずみさんがすしが好きかどうか、しりません。


(4)  「〜といいうのはInterrogative / Interrogative expression ですか。」
       Sayaka is asking questions, but we don't know the words or expressions in her questions.
       Ask what the word/expression means in each question.


       [れい]  「おやき」を食べたことがありますか。
                    (your answer) 「おやき」というのは何ですか。
                    (correct answer) 「おやき」というのは何ですか