Lesson 2: You look sleepy, Kenta. 【けんたくん、ねむそうだね。】


Topic: Time to wake up – Lesson 2

Lesson Focus

You can describe how somebody or something looks in Japanese.

Key Sentence


You look sleepy, Kenta.

One by one

けんた → Kenta
くん → no meaning
ねむ → sleepy
そうだね → look

Note 1: だね

だね is same as ですね. The difference is だね is used amongst friends or in a casual situation, whereas ですね is used in a formal situation.


look + adj



Review: Time to wake up – Lesson 2

Complete the tasks below in your workbook.

Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • You look sleepy, Naoki. (Naoki – male)
  • You look happy, Yoshiko. (Yoshiko – female)

Task 2: Change into English.

  • のりこさん、ねむそうだね。
  • かずきくん、かなしそうだね。

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