Lesson10:~ませんか ~masen ka/Won’t you – , How about – , Wouldn’t you -, It’s an invitation.

Lesson10:~ませんか ~masen ka/Won’t you – , How about – , Wouldn’t you -, It’s an invitation.



Audio

Dialog

男:明日パーティーがあるんですよ。
女:いいですね。
男:いっしょにきませんか?
女:ハイ、是非
男:明後日は映画に行きませんか
女:いいえ、いきません

M:There will be party tomorrow.
F:Sounds good.
M:Would you like join us?
F:Yes I would love to.
M:Shall we go to watch a movie the day after tomorrow?
F:No.

Grammar explaination

You can use ~ませんか when you want to say “Won’t you…”

■The patterns is below:

Verb stem +ませんか is used to invite someone to do it.
It means
Won’t you – , How about – , Wouldn’t you –

Example sentences

一緒に食べませんか?Issho ni tabemasen ka?
Won’t you eat with me?

デートをしませんか?Date shimasen ka?
Won’t you go on a date?

ケーキをたべませんか?  Cake wo tabemasen ka?
Won’t you have some cake?

Vocabularies

パーティー(party)

是非(by all mean)

映画(movie)

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