Posted on July 20, 2008

日本語 の べんきょう – Lesson 11

This week’s lesson was all about: ~ て + もいいです / ~ てもよかったです ~ て + は いけません / ~ てはいけませんでした These structures are used for asking and granting permission.  For example: きょうかしょ を 見てもいいですか。 May I see the textbook? はい、見てもいいですよ。 Yes, you may. いいえ、きょうかしょ を 見てはいけません。 No, you may not see the textbook. I found this lesson ridiculously difficult, but I … Continue reading


I had my first sumo experience today – and I loved it! 🙂 There is a sumo tournament in Nagoya right now, so I and a couple of friends decided to check it out. I think it’s one of those things you just have to do if you’re in Japan! It’s a little bit touristy, … Continue reading