Greetings

INQUIRING ABOUT HELTH

A : Hello. How are you?
こんにちは。おげんきですか。
Konnichiwa. Ogenki desu ka?
B : Thanks to everything that has helped me.
おかげさまで、げんきです。
Okagesamade, genki desu.
( It is used to reply to an inquiry about your health or well-being. )

 
WEATHER

A : Nice weather, isn’t it?
きょうはいいてんきですね。
Kyoo wa ii tenki desu ne.
( When the weather is good, this expression is commonly used as a greeting. )
B : Yes, it is.
そうですね。
Soo desu ne.

 
LEAVING THE OFFICE

A : Good-bye. ( to colleague )
おさきにしつれいします
Osaki ni shitsurei shimasu.
( I’m leaving ahead of you. )
B : Good-bye. ( to colleague )
おつかれさまでした。
Otsukaresama deshita.
( You must be tired after working so hard. )

 
FAREWELL (BUSINESS TYPE)

A : Good-bye.
しつれいします。
Shitsurei shimasu.
B : Good-bye.
しつれいします。
Shitsurei shimasu.
( Excuse my rudeness of leaving you here. )

 
INQUIRING ABOUT WORK

A : re you busy?
おいそがしいですか。
Oisogashii desu ka.
B : Yes.
ええ。
Ee.

 

A : It has been a while.
おひさしぶりです
Ohisashiburi desu.
( It’s a common expression when you meet someone after a long time. )
 B : Yes, it is.
そうですね。
Soo desu ne.

 

NIC instructor Masako Iida

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Do you prefer having lessons at your own place at your own convenience?
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