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Lesson 6.4 discrepancy between audio lesson and text

CTH86

CTH86

Hello,

I am going through lesson 6.4 and noticed that Kenny's second line is different in the audio from what is displayed on the page.

The page shows:
あした の こと を かくにん したかった だけ です から。
明日の事を確認したかっただけですから。
Ashita no koto o kakunin shitakatta dake desu kara.
I just want to confirm about [the meeting] tomorrow with you.


However, the audio has him saying したい instead of したかった. I was waiting for them to explain this but the host then moves on to the next part of the conversation. I'm assuming したかった is past tense because he's referring to the previous phone call? That makes more sense to me than using したい but are both forms valid here?
teacup

teacup

Do you remember the time code where this occurs? I was just listening to the beginning of the lesson, and when the sentence is first introduced at about the 6:05 mark, Kenny says 「したかった」 as written. 
CTH86

CTH86

It is around the 13:10 mark, when they are breaking that part of the conversation down. 
teacup

teacup

I see what you mean. It's just a change in tense but it's confusing since it doesn't match the dialogue they're breaking down. 
Emma-Rocket-Japanese-Tutor

Emma-Rocket-Japanese-Tutor

こんにちは (Konnichiwa) CTH86 and teacup, 

Thank you for your question.

We're really sorry about that! I can understand how that must have been confusing!
We've just updated this, so now both the dialogue and the conversation should say したい (shitai).

On a side note,  you can use either したい (shitai) or したかった (shitakatta) in this sentence, the meaning will just change slightly (since one uses past tense and the other uses present tense).

明日の事を確認したかっただけですから。
あした の こと を かくにん したかった だけ です から。
Ashita no koto o kakunin shitakatta dake desu kara.
(I) just wanted to confirm about tomorrow('s meeting).

明日の事を確認したいだけですから。
あした の こと を かくにん したい だけ です から。
Ashita no koto o kakunin shitai dake desu kara.
(I) just want to confirm about tomorrow('s meeting).

Please let me know if you have any more questions!

べんきょう を がんばって ください! (Benkyō o ganbatte kudasai!)
 

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