Daily life: What do you drink for breakfast?

Basic sentence
Basic sentence

On this page, you can learn how to ask what somebody drinks for breakfast in Japanese.

Key Sentence

What do you drink for breakfast?

a sa go ha n ni na ni wo no mi ma su ka


One by one

朝ごはん(あさ・ごはん) → breakfast
に → for
何(なに) → what
を → no meaning
飲みます(の・みます) → drink
か → ?

Note: No ‘you’

あなた is you in Japanese. There is no word for ‘you’ in the Japanese sentence above. This often happens.

Japanese people do not usually put あなた if it is clear enough to ask ‘you’ in the situation. Instead, they put the person’s name plus は at the start if they want to say ‘you’.


If you talk with Ken(ケン)and ask what he eats for breakfast, you can say either of the sentences below:


Complete the tasks below in your workbook.

Task 1: Change into Japanese.

Task 2: Change into English.

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