Lesson12:~ましょうか ~mashouka/Shall I/ We do something..,suggestions.

Lesson12:~ましょうか ~mashouka/Shall I/ We do something..,suggestions.

Audio

Dialog

男:寒いですね。
男:寒いですね。
女:窓を閉めましょうか?
男:お願いします
女:コートをおかけしましょうか?
男:それはいらないです。

M:It is cold,isn’t it?
F:Shall I close the window?
M:Yes please.
F:May I hang up your coat? 
M:It is not needed.

Grammar explaination

You can use ~ましょうか when you want to say “Shall I/ We…”

■The patterns is below:

Verb stem +ましょうか
Shall I/ We …
This is a polite volitional phrase used for suggestions.

Example sentences

テニスをしましょうか?Tennis wo shimashou ka ?
Shall We play teniss?

買物に行きましょうか?Kaimono ni ikimashou ka?
Shall We go for shopping?

食べましょうか? Tabemashou ka?
Shall we start? ( to eat)?

Vocabularies

寒い(cold,chilly)

窓(window)

閉める(to close)

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