Japanese Lessons

Japanese Lessons: Wasabi Japanese Radio Podcasts 9-4

Program: あきのイベント Personality: しげ ショウゴ

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

Japanese Script



English Translation

Title: Autumn Event Personality: Shige Shōgo
That’s one thing I want to see. Well, not just one thing, I’d like to see them all! Hey, there are a lot of competition events. In the Public Sports Festival there’s track and field events, swimming, soccer, tennis, volleyball, basketball and wrestling, softball of course, sumo, badminton, kendo, karate, and bowling. They’re even doing Shorinji Kenpo*1. I want to see this. And surprisingly, oops…not surprisingly*2, there are things like ballroom dancing and lawn bowling, and it seems the Public Sports Festival will be loaded with things to see, won’t it? Um, incidentally, the Shorinji Kenpo will be held on October 6th in the Daini Elementary School gymnasium.

Notes: Japanese Grammar and Vocabulary

1. 「少林しょうりん拳法けんぽう」 is a Japanese martial art modified from Shaolin Kung Fu.

2. In the sentence 「こんなもの、こんなものっていいますかね」, the use of the phrase 「こんなもの」 comes off as sounding a bit rude, so he corrects himself immediately by saying 「こんなものっていいますかね」 which means something like “I wonder if I should say this?

4. Traditional Japanese archery

Recommended Link


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.

Try Now