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10 minute-a-day Japanese Lesson โ€“ 3 Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Culture, Grammar

When is the good time to read this 10 minute a day lesson??

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So, when is the good time to spend 10 minute a day to learn my quick Japanese lesson? Someone just asked me the other day, and I have to tell you, it could be really anytime of the day, but I would suggest that if possible, you read and learn first thing in the morning. This way before you get busy with your day, you get your Japanese learning done! ๐Ÿ™‚

So, here is my 3rd lesson in January.

Today’s topic is all about the busy life we all have.


1. Kyou mo isogashi desu.

==> I am busy again today.




2. Kyou mo isogashisou desu ne.

==> You look busy again today.




3. Oisogashii tokoro sumima sen.

==>Sorry to bother you while you are busy, sorry to trouble you while you are busy




4. Konshu matsu mo isogashii desuka?

==> Are you going to be busy this weekend also?




5. Isogashii no ni wa narete masu.

==> I am used to being busy.




6. Kondo isogashiku naitoki ni mata aima shou.

==> Next time when you are not busy, let’s get together.




7. Isogashi kute nannimo suru jikan ga arimasen.

==> I am too busy to do anything.






Vocabulary Lesson

Isogashii: busy (ๅฟ™ใ—ใ„ใ€ใ„ใใŒใ—ใ„)

Isogashi so: looks busy (ๅฟ™ใ—ใใ†ใ€ใ„ใใŒใ—ใใ†)

Sumimasen: sorry to bother you, sorry to trouble you (ใ™ใฟใพใ›ใ‚“)

Konshu matsu: this weekend (ไปŠ้€ฑๆœซใ€ใ“ใ‚“ใ—ใ‚…ใ†ใพใค)

Nareru: to get used to (ๆ…ฃใ‚Œใ‚‹ใ€ใชใ‚Œใ‚‹)

Kondo: next time (ไปŠๅบฆใ€ใ“ใ‚“ใฉ)

Au: get together (ไผšใ†ใ€ใ‚ใ†)

Nannimo: anything (ไฝ•ใซใ‚‚ใ€ใชใ‚“ใซใ‚‚)


These are such a simple expressions, so you can probably master these less than 10 minute.. ๐Ÿ™‚

Stay tuned for the next series of 10 minute a day learning.


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About the Author:keiko

Born and raised in Japan. She currently lives in U.S. with her husband and two kids.


  1. Anj:

    In a few months you are going to be grade5
    I hope you will study hard I know you can do it.
    In every good things and sometimes bad but you learned from and keep listening to us we are so proud of you ..family we are always here for you.

    Hi pls help me to translate this letter to my daughter in nihonggo school requirements and if you have to add pls do.thankyou.

    • keiko:

      @Anj Hi Anj,

      Below is my translation:


      Hope this helps!


  2. Naser:

    Keiko arigato gozaimasou! ๐Ÿ™‚