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My (older) brother came to Japan from America last week.
Senshū ani ga Amerika kara Nihon ni kimashita.
Did your brother come with his wife?
O-niisan wa okusan to issho ni kimashita ka.
No, he came on business, so he came alone. He's in Kyoto now. My brother works for a travel agency.
Iie, shigotodesu kara,hitori de kimashita.Ima Kyōto ni itte imasu.Ani wa ryokō-gaisha ni tsutomete imasu.
How long will your brother be in Kyoto?
O-niisan wa itsu made Kyōto ni imasu ka.
He'll be there until this week Wednesday. After that he'll go to Hong Kong, then return to America.
Konshū no sui-yōbi made imasu. Sorekara Honkon ni itte, Amerika ni kaerimasu.
Where does he live in America?
Amerika no doko ni sunde imasu ka.
He lives in New York (City).
Nyū Yōku ni sunde imasu.
Mr. Smith's (older) brother works for a travel agency. He came to Japan last week. Now he is in Kyoto
Sumisu-san no o-niisan wa ryokō-gaisha ni tsutomete imasu. Senshū Nihon ni kimashita. Ima Kyōto ni itte imasu.
(my)older brother
ani
(your) older brother
o-niisan
travel agency
ryokō-gaisha
be employed, work for
tsutomete imasu
serve, hold a post
tsutomemasu (tsutomeru)
Hong Kong
Honkon
live (lit."is living")
sunde imasu
live
sumimasu (sumu)
New York
Nyū Yōku
(my)family
kazoku
(your) family
go-kazoku
(my) husband
shujin
(your) husband
go-shujin
(my) wife
kanai
(your) wife
okusan
(my) child
kodomo
(my) child
kodomo-san/okosan
(my) son
musuko
(your) son
musuko-san/botchan
(my) daughter
musume
(your) daughter
musume-san/ojō-san
(my) parents
ryōshin
(your) parents
go-ryōshin
(my) father
chichi
(your) father
o-tōsan
(my)mother
haha
(your) mother
o-kāsan
(my) grandfather
sofu
(your) grandfather
oji-san
(my)grandmother
sobo
(your)grandmother
obā-san
(my)brothers and sisters
kyōdai
(your)brothers and sisters
go-kyōdai
(my)older sister
ane
(your) older sister
o-nē-san
(my) younger brother
otōto
(your) younger brother
otōto-san
(my) younger sister
imōto
(your)younger sister
imōto-san
(my) grandchild
mago
(your) grandchild
o-mago-san
(my) uncle
oji
(your) uncle
oji-san
(my) aunt
oba
(your) aunt
oba-san
(my) nephew
oi
(your) nephew
oigo-san
(my) niece
mei
(your) niece
meigo-san
(your) niece
meigo-san
(my) cousin
itoko
(your) cousin
o-itoko-san
Mr. Smith's older brother is in Japan now.
Sumisu-san no o-niisan wa ima Nihon ni kite imasu.
Mr. Clark lives in Tokyo.
Kurāku-san wa Tōkyō ni sunde imasu.
Mr. Hayashi works for the Bank of Japan
Hayashi-san wa Nihon Ginkō ni tsutomete imasu.
Watashi wa Tanaka-san o yoku shitte imasu.
I know Mr. Tanaka well.
They sell meat, fish (and other things) in the first basement.
Chika 1-kai de niku ya sakana o utte imasu.
know
shitte imasu (shiru)
first basement
chika 1-kai
basement (lit. "underground")
chika
sell (lit. "is selling")
utte imasu
sell
urimasu (uru)
foreign country
gaikoku
sweater
sētā
Where do you work, Mr. Smith?
Sumisu-san wa doko ni tsutomete imasu ka.
I work for ABC.
ABC ni tsutomete imasu.
Then, do you know Mr. Satō in the Kyoto branch?
Jā, Kyōtō shisha no Satō-san o shitte imasu ka.
Yes, I do.
Ee, shitte imasu.
a surname
Satō
Do you know Mr. Tanaka? No, I don't know (him).
Tanaka-san o shitte imasu ka. Iie, shirimasen.
I live near (my) office. It's a 15-minute walk.
Watashi wa kaisha no chikaku ni sunde imasu. Aruite 15-fun desu.
Mr. Smith works for ABC.
Sumisu-san wa ABC ni tsutomete imasu.