Lesson17:~とか /~toka/ such as A and B etc

Lesson17:~とか /~toka/ such as A and B etc



Audio

Dialog

男:どんなスポーツがすきですか?
女:バレーボールとかソフトボールとかが好きです。あなたは?
男:私は競馬とか競輪とかが好きです。
女:ギャンブルが好きなんですね。
男:はい。

M:Donna supootsu ga suki desu ka?
F:Baree booru to ka sofuto booru tokaga suki desu.Anata wa?
M:Watashi wa keiba toka keirin tokaga suki desu.
F:Ganburu ga suki nandesu ne.
M:Hai.

M:What kind of sports you like?
F:I like volleyball and softball etc.How about you?
M:I like horse racing and bicycle race etc.
F:You like gambling.
M:Yes.

Grammar explaination

You can use ~とか when you want to say “A, B, etc.”

■The patterns is below:

Noun + とか~Noun
Verb: Dictionary Form + とか~ Verb: Dictionary Form+とか

Example sentences

私は果物、特にバナナとかいちごとかが好きです。Watashiwa kudamono, tokuni banana toka ichigo tokaga suki desu.
I like fruit especially banana and strawberry.

パンとかミルクとかを買ってきてください。Pan toka miruku toka wo kattekite kudasai.
Please buy stuff like bread and milk.

サッカーとか野球とかは楽しいスポーツですね。Sakkaa toka yakyuu toka wa tanoshii supootsu desu ne.
Such as Soccer,baseball, they are very fun sports to play.

Vocabularies

バレーボール baree booru(volleyball)

ソフトボール sofuto booru(soft ball)

競馬 keiba(Horse Racing)

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