Counting people

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Counting people

  1. 1. Counting People<br />People in your family<br />
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  3. 3. Let’s revise the numbers <br />By now, you should be familiar with counting in Japanese up to 20.<br />一、二、三、四、五<br />六、七、八、九、十<br />
  4. 4. Counting people<br />Unlike in English, Japanese use different ‘counters’ to count different objects, people, animals etc.<br />The good news is that you don’t need to relearn the whole new numbers …. EXCEPT<br />1 person and 2<br />
  5. 5. 1. ひとり(一人) 2. ふたり(二人)<br />For 3 and up, you simply need to add the word にん or 人 for kanji character.<br />さんにん(三人)、よにん(四人)、ごにん(五人)、ろくにん(六人)、ななにん(七人)、はちにん(八人)きゅうにん(九人)、じゅうにん(十人)<br />
  6. 6. The way to remember<br />Through a song “Ten little Indian boys”<br />ひとり、ふたり、さんにん せいと (Student)<br />よにん、ごにん、ろくにん せいと<br />ななにん、はちにん、きゅうにん せいと<br />じゅにん せ・い・と<br />
  7. 7. Practice<br />Exercise WB page 49 Section 1<br />Exercise WB page 50 Section 3<br />
  8. 8. Asking how many people in your family<br />Question:In order to create a question in Japanese, you need to end the sentence with <br />か<br />You should still remember asking ‘how old are you’ – なんさい ですか。<br />The question ‘how many people in your family’ is similar.<br />
  9. 9. Questioning<br />なんにん かぞく ですか。<br />Nan ninkazokudesuka<br />How many people in (your) family?<br />かぞく:family<br />
  10. 10. Answering<br />よにん かぞく です。四人 かぞく です。<br />There are 4 people in (my) family.<br />ごにん かぞく です。五人 かぞく です。<br />There are 5 people in (my) family.<br />
  11. 11. Listening practice<br />Listen to 2 conversations and fill in the table<br />
  12. 12. Speaking: Create a table in your exercise book<br />Ask the question ‘how many people in your family’ in the class<br />

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