Food: It is difficult to use chopsticks.

Topic Based Lesson
スポンサーリンク

On this page, you can learn how to say if it is easy or difficult to use dinnerware in Japanese.

Key Sentence

First box: English, Second box: Romaji, Last box: Japanese writing and audio

It is difficult to use chopsticks.
ha shi wo tsu ka u no wa mu zu ka shi i de su
はし使うのはむずかしいです。

One by one

  • はし → chopsticks
  • を → no meaning
  • 使う(つか・う) → use
  • の → to
  • は → no meaning
  • むずかしい → difficult
  • です → is

Vocabulary

Vocabulary: Dinnerware
On this page, you can learn Japanese vocabulary for dinnerware.
Vocabulary: Adjectives
On this page, you can learn Japanese adjectives.

Grammar

It is adjective to verb:【verb dict. form + のは adjective】
On this page, you can learn Japanese grammar for 'It is adjective to verb'.

Note

You can use the sentence below to say the same thing as the key sentence on this page.

はし食べるのはむずかしいです。

It is difficult to eat with chopsticks.

Note: easy

Use かんたんな if you want to say ‘easy’ instead of ‘difficult’.

はしを使うのはかんたんです。

It is easy to use chopsticks.

drop off な of かんたんな in a sentence.

Review

Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • It is difficult to use a fork.
  • It is easy to use chopsticks.

Task 2: Change into English.

  • ナイフを使うのはかんたんです。
  • スプーンを使うのはむずかしいです。

Kanji

Task 3: Listen to answer what you hear in English.

Answer