Study Japanese from the Weather forecast

Tenki Yohoo

Weather forecast - Tokyo

Upper Basic level

Study practical Japanese through the weather forecast written in
easy-to-understand Japanese.

2017/January/16 - 2017/January/22

Tenkizu

Nihon wa senshuu kara tsuyoi kanpa ni osowarete imasu.
Konshuu mo samui hi ga tsuzukimasu.

Shuu no zenhan wa ii tenki ga tsuzuku deshoo.
Demo, moku-yoobi wa Kumori.
Kin-yoobi wa Kumori ichiji Ame.
Yama no hoo de wa yuki ga furu kamo shiremasen.

Shuumatsu wa Hare tokidoki Kumori.
Ii tenki ni naru deshoo.

Saikoo-kion wa 8-do kara 11-do.
Saitei-kion wa -1-do kara 3-do gurai deshoo.

Practice Each Sentence

1. Nihon wa senshuu kara tsuyoi kanpa ni osowarete imasu.

senshuu last week, -kara from, tsuyoi strong, powerful
kanpa cold wave, osowarete passive te form of osoimasu; be attacked
-te imasu expressing progressive or state

2. Konshuu mo samui hi ga tsuzukimasu.

konshuu this week, -mo also, too
samui cold, hi day
tsuzukimasu to continue, last, go on, keep on

3. Shuu no zenhan wa ii tenki ga tsuzuku deshoo.

shuu week, zenhan first half, koohan latter half
ii tenki nice weather, fine day, beautiful day
tsuzuku root form of tsuzukimasu, -deshoo expressing conjecture; should be, must be

4. Demo, moku-yoobi wa Kumori.

demo however, but, moku-yoobi Thursday
kumori cloudy weather

5. Kin-yoobi wa Kumori ichiji Ame.

kin-yoobi Friday, ichiji for a short while, momentary
ame rain

6. Yama no hoo de wa yuki ga furu kamo shiremasen.

yama no hoo mountain area, yama mountain, -no hoo side, area, part
yuki ga furimasu to snow, furu root form of furimasu; fall (rain, snow)
-kamo shiremasen expressing possibility; possibly, could be, probably, maybe

7. Shuumatsu wa Hare tokidoki Kumori.

shuumatsu weekend
hare fine weather, sunny, tokidoki sometimes, partly, kumori cloudy weather

8. Ii tenki ni naru deshoo.

ii tenki nice weather, fine day, beautiful day
naru root form of narimasu; become, come to, -deshoo should be, must be

9. Saikoo-kion wa 8-do kara 11-do.

saikoo-kion highest temperature, saikoo highest, maximum
kion (atmospheric) temperature, -do degree (celsius, centigrade, angle, etc.)

10. Saitei-kion wa -1-do kara 3-do gurai deshoo.

saitei-kion lowest temperature, saitei lowest, minimum
-1-do (mainasu ichi-do) minus one degree celsius
-gurai about, approximately, -deshoo should be, must be

Functional patterns used in the sentences (Chapter numbers are from Building Up Conversation)

kanpa ni osowarete imasu
verb passive form :passive form and structures

Level 3 Chapter 14

kanpa ni osowarete imasu
verb te form + -te imasu:expressing the progressive, a state of being or a habitual action

Level 2 Chapter 4

ii tenki ga tsuzuku deshoo / ii tenki ni naru deshoo / 3-do gurai deshoo
plain form + deshoo:must be, should be, will be

Level 3 Chapter 1

ii tenki ni naru deshoo
-ku narimasu / -ni narimasu:become, come to, get, turn into

Level 2 Chapter 9

yuki ga furu kamo shiremasen
plain form + kamo shiremasen:expressing possibility; possibly, probably, could be, may be

Level 2 Chapter 8

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