6th Kyu Level Densho Essay

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6th Kyu Level Packet:
ENGLISH
Bow to the Front
Face to the Front
English (Language)
Japanese (Language)
I do Understand
I do not Understand
Do you Understand?
Little (small amount)
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JAPANESE
Shomen ni Rei
Shomen ni Taishite
Ego ga
Nehongo ga
Wakarimas
Wakarimasin
Wakarimas ka
Skoshi
Ni Jyu Ichi
Ni Jyu ni
Ni Jyu san
Ni Jyu Shi (yon)
Ni Jyu Go
Ni Jyu Roku
Ni Jyu Shichi
NI Jyu Hachi
Ni Jyu Kyu
San Jyu

PRONUNCIATION
Show-men knee ray
Show-men-knee tie-she-tay
A-go-gah
Knee-hone-go-gah
Wa-ka-re-mas
Wa-ka-re-ma-sin
Wa-ka-re-mas-kah
Sco-she
Knee-Ju-Itch
Knee-Ju-Knee
Knee-Ju-Sa’n
Knee-Ju-She
Knee-Ju-Go
Knee-Ju-Row-Q
Knee-Ju-She-Chi
Knee-Ju-Ha-Chi
Knee-Ju-Q
Sa’n-Ju

The goal at the 6th Kyu level is to begin developing full sentences/phrases from everything you have learned to this point. For example if you wanted to ask a native Japanese person if they speak English you would say:
“Ego ga Wakarimas ka” meaning “Do you understand English?” Notice the “Ka” at the end.
The “Ka” is a spoken question mark in the Japanese language. It states a question is being asked. If someone asked you if you speak the Japanese language; you could answer with:
“Hai Nehongo ga Skoshi Wakarimas” meaning “Yes I Understand a little Japanese”.
At this point you do understand a little of the Japanese Language. However if the person then told you that you speak Japanese well the proper reply would be to say “Domo Arigato Demo mada josa jari ma sin” meaning “Thank you but I am not…