Family: There are five people in my family; father, mother, older brother, older sister and I.

Topic Based Lesson
スポンサーリンク

On this page, you can learn how to say how many people in your family and who they are in Japanese.

Key Sentence

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

There are five people in my family: father, mother, older brother, older sister and I.
ka zo ku wa go ni n de, chi chi to ha ha to a ni to a ne to wa ta shi de su
家族五人で、です。

One by one

  • 家族(か・ぞく) → family
  • は → no meaning
  • 五人(ご・にん) → five people
  • で、 → and
  • 父(ちち) → my father
  • と → and
  • 母(はは) → my mother
  • と → and
  • 兄(あに) → my older brother
  • と → and
  • 姉(あね) → my older sister
  • と → and
  • 私 → I
  • です → are

Vocabulary

Vocabulary: My family
On this page, you can learn how to say people in a family in Japanese.
Vocabulary: Numbers - Counter for people
On this page, you can learn how to count people in Japanese.

Grammar

and:【で】
On this page, you can learn how to use で as 'and'.

Review

Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • There are four people in my family: father, mother, younger sister and I.
  • There are three people in my family: father, younger brother, and I.

Task 2: Change into English.

  • 家族は六人で、父と母と兄と姉と弟と私です。
  • 家族は五人で、父と母と妹と祖父と私です。

Kanji

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

Answer