Family: My older sister is good at using scissors.

Topic Based Lesson
スポンサーリンク

On this page, you can learn how to say somebody is good at doing something in Japanese.

Key Sentence

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

My older sister is good at using scissors.
a ne wa ha sa mi wo tsu ka u ko to ga jo u zu de su
はさみ使うことが上手です

One by one

  • 姉(あね) → my older sister
  • は → no meaning
  • はさみ → scissors
  • を → no meaning
  • 使うこと(つか・うこと) → using
  • が → no meaning
  • 上手(じょう・ず) → good at
  • です → is

Vocabulary

Vocabulary: My family
On this page, you can learn how to say people in a family in Japanese.
Vocabulary: Basic verbs 1
On this page, you can learn very basic Japanese verbs.
Vocabulary: Basic verbs 2
On this page, you can learn very basic Japanese verbs.
Vocabulary: Basic nouns 1
On this page, you can learn very basic Japanese nouns.
Vocabulary: Basic nouns 2
On this page, you can learn very basic Japanese nouns.
Vocabulary: Tools
On this page, you can learn Japanese vocabulary for tools.

Grammar

good at + verb-ing:【verb dict. form + ことが上手です】
On this page, you can learn Japanese grammar for 'good at + verb-ing'.

Review

Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • My older brother is good at driving a car.
  • My mother is good at speaking Japanese.

Task 2: Change into English.

  • 父はコーヒーを作ることが上手です。
  • 弟ははしで食べものを食べることが上手です。

Kanji

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

Answer