want to + verb:【verb stem form + たいです】

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On this page, you can learn Japanese grammar for ‘want to + verb’.

Prerequisite

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Sentence pattern

want to + verb

verb stem form + たいです

Example

I want to watch TV.

私はテレビをたいです

Exercise

Task 1: Change into Japanese.

  • I want to go to Japan.
  • I want to sleep early tonight.
  • My friends want to swim in a river.

Task 2: Change into English.

  • 私はアメリカに行きたいです
  • おとうとはけいたい電話を買いたいです
  • 母はケーキを作りたいです

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