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					Practice Material Answers for Lesson 1
Quiz


Answer the following questions.

You may write the answers in roman letters.

   1. What is the perfective equivalent of atarasii desu?

      あたらしかった です
      atarasikatta desu

   2. What is the perfective equivalent of tukurimasu?

      つくりました
      tukurimasita

   3. What is the negative equivalent omosiroi desu?

      おもしろくないです
      omosirokunai desu

   4. What is the negative perfective equivalent of yasui desu?

      やすくなかったです
      yasukunakatta desu

   5. What is the negative perfective equivalent of kimasu?
      きませんでした
      kimasen desita


What would you say in the following situations?

You may write the answers in roman letters.

   1. You've been asked if you attended a particular exhibit yesterday. Explain
      that that's not correct; you are going tomorrow.

      いや、ちがいます。あしたいきますよ。
      iya, tigaimasu. asita ikimasu yo.

   2. A sweater you have made is too big. Find out if it can be made small(er).

      ちいさくできませんか。
      tiisaku dekimasen ka.

   3. Your colleagues are discussing beer. Tell them you don't drink very much.

      あまりのみませんよ。
      amari nomimasen yo.

   4. You are looking at some magazines. Comment, assuming agreement, on
      how old they are.

      ふるいですねえ。
      hurui desu nee.