Lesson6:~そうです/~sou desu/It looks like~

Lesson6:~そうです/~sou desu/It looks like~



Audio

Dialog

男:ねえねえ聞いた?
女:なにを?
男:佐藤さん結婚するそうよ。
女:へえ、誰と?
男:タワポンさんとよ
女:あの2人付き合っていたんだ。知らなかった。

M:NeNe kiita?
F:Nani wo?
M:Sato-san kekkon suru sou yo.
F:Hee,Dare to?
M:Tawapon-san to yo.
F:Ano futari tsukiatte itanda. Shiranakatta.

M:Hey,Did you hear this news?
F:What?
M:I hear Sato-san will get married.
F:Really? with whom?
M:With Tawapon.
F:I didn’t know they were dating..

Grammar explaination

You can use “~そうです(~ sou desu)” when you want to express It seems like something.

We add soudesu to i-adj and na-adj bases to say that It looks like something.

It is expressing supposition that is given from an aspect/situation/state/sign/condition what you see/heard.

■The patterns is below:

i-adj:おいしい → おいしそうです

na-adj:元気な → 元気そうです

irregular: いい → よさそうです

Example sentences

おいしそうですね。Oishi sou desu ne (おいしい)
It looks delicious.

メアリーは幸せそうです。Mary wa shiawase sou desu(しあわせな)
Mary looks happy.

来週は天気がよさそうです。Raishu wa Tenki ga yosasou desus(いい)
It looks like the weather will be fine next week.

Vocabularies

ねえねえ neenee(Hey)

結婚する kekkon suru(to get married)

付き合う tsukiau(to date)

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