In today’s free lesson you’ll learn how to talk about your family in Japanese. Practice your Japanese pronunciation as you listen to the audio, and while you’re at it – take a closer look at the different ways to say 'my' in Japanese.
Resources for further reading:
Let’s look at some immediate family members:
Rocket Record lets you perfect your Japanese pronunciation. Just listen to the native speaker audio and then use the microphone icon to record yourself. Once you’re done, you’ll get a score out of 100 on your pronunciation and can listen to your own audio playback. (Use a headset mic for best results.) Problems? Click here!
わたし の りょうしん
watashi no ryōshin
How about your extended family?
わたし の いとこ
watashi no itoko
わたし の しんせき
watashi no shinseki
Now for some romantic relationships:
わたし の つま
watashi no tsuma
わたし の おっと
watashi no otto
わたし の かれし
watashi no kareshi
わたし の かのじょ
watashi no kanojo
Now you're all set to describe your family in Japanese.
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さようなら！ (Sayōnara!) "Good bye!"
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