15 Useful phrases in a Japanese classroom


15 useful phrases in a Japanese classroom

Do you understand what your teacher is saying in your Japanese class? Or do you feel overwhelmed by your teacher's instructions in Japanese?

In some classes, teachers instruct only in Japanese. For very beginners, I bet the lecture is challenging. Not understanding the teacher's expectations makes students uneasy in any class. So if you are in the situation, don't worry. You are not alone!


You can learn "common basic Japanese phrases in a classroom" here. It will help you understand what your teacher is saying. Furthermore, you can interact with your classmates in Japanese, as well.


So, let's go through some words and questions you can use in a Japanese class.



​Hiragana

Romanized

​Meaning

​きいてください

​kiite kudasai

Please listen

みてください

​mite kudasai

​Please look

よんでください

​yonde kudasai

​Please read

​いってください

itte kudasai

Please say

かいてください

​kaite kudasai

​Please write

...ページをあけてください

​... peeji wo akete kudasai

Please open your book to page ...

まってください

​matte kudasai

​Please wait

​わかりましたか

wakarimashitaka

Did you understand?

わかりました

wakarimashita

​I understood

わかりません

wakarimasen

​I don't understand

​ゆっくり いってください

yukkuri itte kudasai

​Please say it slowly

​もういちど いってください

mouichido itte kudasai

​Please say it again

​もうすこし れんしゅうしたいです

mousukoshi renshuu shitaidesu

​I want to practice little bit more

Xは にほんごで なんですか?

X wa nihongo de nandesuka?

How can I say X in Japanese?

しつもんが あります

shitsumon ga arimasu

​I have a question


Jaa, Mata!