Have you ever had experience of working in Japan?
Let’s have a listen to Casual Nihongo about this topic and learn some Japanese from this conversation!

今日の質問

Question :ちかちゃんは、日本で働くことをどう思っていますか?
What does Chika think about working in Japan?

Answer :仕事が終わった後、自由な時間がないと言っています。
She thinks that she doesn’t have much time after work.

今日のフレーズ (Today’s phrase)

No.1  慣れる(なれる)

慣れる:be accustomed to doing

☟Examples

日本で働くの慣れた
-Have you gotten accustomed to working in Japan?

No.2 社会人〇〇年目(しゃかいじん〇〇ねんめ)

日本特有の言葉

☟Examples

今、社会人4年目です。
-I’ve been working at this company for 4 years.

No.3 片道(かたみち)

片道(かたみち):one way
往復(おうふく):return

☟Examples

大阪駅まで、片道でどれくらいかかりますか?
How much is one-way to Osaka?

No.4 家を出る(いえをでる)

家を出る:leave my house
出る:leave 

☟Examples

毎朝7時に家を出ます
– I leave my house at 7 every morning

10分以内に出る
– I am leaving in 10 minutes

No.5 ~と比べて、どう?(~とくらべて、どう?)

☟Examples

ヨーロッパ比べて、日本はどう
How is Japan different compared to Japan.

元カノ比べてどう
How is it going your girlfriend compared to your ex?