Japanese Lessons

Lesson 4-8: 注文の多い料理店 / The Restaurant That Has Many Orders

Japanese Graded Readers: Fairy Tales and Short Stories with Read-aloud Method

Lesson 4-8: ちゅうもんおおりょうてん / The Restaurant That Has Many Orders

Slow Speed
Slow Speed with Pauses
Natural Speed
Natural Speed with Pauses



Japanese Script




English Translation

“Many orders means that the restaurant orders us. So, this restaurant won’t let people coming in eat a meal. This restaurant will make people coming in a meal and eat them. …So, we will be eaten.” They became very scared. “Let’s run away.” “Yes, let’s.” But, they could not open the yellow door. Instead, they found another door. This was written on the door;

“You did very well. Don’t hesitate to enter.”

A big monster was looking at them from behind the door. They started crying. Then, the monster said, “Darn it! They didn’t spread salt on their body. I might have failed with writing. Japanese is difficult.”


Words Types Meanings
こわ i-adjective  scary, frightening, dreadful 
げる  ru-verb to escape, to run away 
わりに  adverb  instead of, in exchange for, in return (for) 
遠慮えんりょなく  set phrase  without reservation, freely, frankly 
うしろ  noun back, behind, rear
もの  noun  goblin, apparition, monster, ghost 
失敗しっぱい noun, suru verb  failure, mistake, blunder 
noun (used as a suffix) language 


Recommended Links

Recommended Links

Would You Like to Have a Native Tutor Guide You?

Since we are providing online lessons, you can learn Japanese with native speakers and our well-designed curriculum from anywhere in the world. Our lessons are;

  • -One on one lessons for 50 minutes once a week

  • -JPY7,560 (About USD 66 or EUR 63 -22th Nov 2016) per month

  • -Continuous support from the same tutor

  • -Regular lesson time selected by users

We can be sure that your Japanese will enhance further. Please join in Wasabi today via the following.

How to Enroll