Instantaneous Composition Method

Japanese Grammar Exercises: Wh-question 「いつ」「何 + Time Counter」

Japanese Time Expression

Before starting the exercise for wh-question 「いつ」「何 + time counter」, please clarify any doubts you may have about the grammatical rules by referring to your grammar guidebook or dictionary. The Instantaneous Composition Method requires you to compose sentences with the target sentence pattern(s) over and over in order to use them almost effortlessly. You should already have the necessary knowledge.

Genki I – Lesson 1: Time and Lesson 3: Time Reference
Imabi – The Date & Telling Time

Instantaneous Composition Exercise for Wh-question 「いつ」「何 + Time Counter」

This is not a translation exercise. This is the Instantaneous Composition Exercise. As if a reflexive action, try to create an equivalent Japanese sentence shortly after reading an English script. Try not to think for more than three seconds.

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English and Hidden Japanese Scripts

 1.  What time is (it) now?
 2.  What is the date today? 
 3.  What month is (it) this month?
 4.  What year is (it) this year?


 5.  When is (your) birthday?
 6.  When is my turn? 
 7.  When did (you) cry? 
 8.  When did (you) get angry? 
 9.  When did (you) go to the park? 
 10.  When did (you) go home? 

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