Family: My younger sister is quiet and smart.

Topic Based Lesson
スポンサーリンク

On this page, you can learn how to describe people in your family in Japanese, using two adjectives.

Key Sentence

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

My younger sister is quiet and smart.
i mo u to wa shi zu ka de a ta ma ga i i de su
しずかあたまがいいです。

One by one

  • 妹(いもうと) → my younger sister
  • は → no meaning
  • しずかで → quiet and
  • あたまがいい → smart
  • です → is

Example

My father is strict and scary.
chi chi wa ki bi shi ku te ko wa i de su
きびしくこわいです。

My mother is kind and funny.
ha ha wa ya sa shi ku te o mo shi ro i de su
やさしくおも白いです。

Note: adjective + person

Add 人(ひと)after the second adjective if you want to say ‘My younger sister is a quiet and smart person‘.

Example

My younger sister is a quiet and smart person.

妹はしずかであたまがいいです。

Vocabulary

Vocabulary: My family
On this page, you can learn how to say people in a family in Japanese.
Vocabulary: Adjectives
On this page, you can learn Japanese adjectives.

Grammar

How to join adjectives in Japanese
On this page, you can learn how to join more than two adjectives in Japanese.

Review

Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • My mother is quiet and kind.
  • My younger brother is handsome and kind.

Task 2: Change into English.

  • 父はきびしくてこわい人です。
  • 兄はおも白くてかっこいいです。

Kanji

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

Answer