The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent

The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent


CRE - CREATIVE RELAXATION EXERCISE


THE NATURAL WAY TO PLAY WITH LANGUAGE AND A BEAUTIFUL ACCENT

WITH A 30 MINUTE AUDIO TAPE IN ONE DAY


KEY CONCEPT: WHEN you create new POSITIVE wave patterns in YOUR mind The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ... they give you STRENGTH for today … and HOPE for the future ... Arigato!


NO. 332 – JAPANESE from ENGLISH

Version 3 - with a few minor errors - March 2002


Note:


Appendix A - is the routine for long term reinforcement The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent after one month, which can also be used by experienced speakers for the chronic problem of accent deterioration. Books to buy: Lonely Planet phrase books, Instant Japanese (Boye de Mente - Yenbooks) and Assimil. Crosslines The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent - Afghanistan Essential Field Guides to Humanitarian and Conflict Zones - on the web.


Inspired by: Dr. Bob Boland (EI) and Renato Rivera (EU) and Dr. Sayaka Mochzuki and Masako Kitamura (Tsukuba The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent Memorial Hospital, Tsukuba) and Keiichi Miyata (Ochanomizu Women's University, Tokyo) and Sayaka Mochzuki and Dr Giles Boland (Harvard) and Boston University and the Team

http://www.bu.edu/familymed/distance/cre/introduction.htm

33 450 408982 199 Chemin Garenne The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent, Prevessin 01280 France

^ Copyright: RGAB/2003/2 - Freely available to aid workers ...


DEDICATION


This program is dedicated to the memory of Professor Kenneth Hale, the eminent linguist of MIT who died on October 8th 2001.


He The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent spoke about 50 languages fluently and regarded each language as an intellectual treasure-house of communication, culture and humanitarian values.

to find ... ANY natural speaker for the day ... to be a The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent partner ... or just part of the small group ... that would be just great!! chatting with EVERY natural speaker we find ... to get practice ... and confidence ... using the Mini Phrasebook ... as a basis for easy interaction The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ...

He suggested ... that 30 minutes of a new language ... should be enough to start to make one-self understood ... and then ... the best way ... to progress ... was to speak ... confidently ... more The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent and more ... with natural speakers of the language ...


So on we go ... for one whole day ... with a partner or small group ... speaking and speaking ... and moving ... face, hands and body language to The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent reinforce your communication ... and ending with ... almost instinctive ... easy inter-active conversation ... in the natural language ... and if you are lucky enough ... a natural speaker ...


Thank you. Arigato

Hello Kon-nichi-wa

Welcome Ira The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-ssha-imase/youkoso
^ Yes/no Hai,un,sou/iie,uun
Please Douzo

Cool (really great) Dai-joubu

Everything is OK! Zenbu daijoubu (OK) desu

Good morning O-hayou (goza-imasu)

My name is The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ... Watashi no (my) namae-wa (name) ... desu.

What is your name? O-namae wo oshiete kudasai (politely - teach it to me)

How are you? O-genki desu ka (question)?

Fine, thanks The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent Genki desu, arigatou (goza-imasu)
^ I want ... Ho-shii ... Good-bye. Sayou-nara

... so now start chatting ...with everyone ...and have fun ...

THROAT EXERCISE - 16 KEY WORDS

(Repeat the Japanese many times slowly ... and then The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent at HIGH speed!!)


Thank you A-ri-gato AA-RI-GAATO


Hello Yoh /kon-nichi-wa YOH/ KONN-NEE-CHEE-WA


Mr. San SAN


Mrs. San SAN


Yes Hai HIGH


No I-ie EE-YE


Good The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent Yoku/Ee YOR-KKUU / EE


Please Douzo DOUGH-ZZOW



Do you have ...? ... wa ari-masu ka? ~WAH AAREE-MASS KAR?


Goodbye Sa-yo-nara SAA-YO-NAARA



Bye bye for now! Jah sa-yo-nara! YAH SAA-YO The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-NAARA


Who? Dare? DAARR-RAY



What? Nani? NA-NEE


I want Ho-shii HO-SHEE


Where? Do-ko? DO-CKOE


OK! O-Kei!/Do-i-ta-shi-mashi-te!

^ OO-KAY! DOE-EE-TAH-SHE The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent- MAHSH-TAY!


Note: For simplicity ... the program is typed without accents!

1.0 INTRODUCTION


1.1 STRUCTURE


This program gives you practice in understanding the structure of the language almost instinctively, as for each difficult phrase, English words are inserted The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent. There is also a Mini-phrase Book, a Brief Note on Grammar. a Glossary and a list of the "100 Most Used Words" in conversation.


1.2 MEMORY


A simple technique for the memory The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent of difficult sounds is to make up an English phrase as a memory "trigger", for example:


^ Thank you ... arigato ... say:

... thank you ... 'arry Gates says thanks ... arigato ...

Do you have? ... wa arimasu ka? ...say The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent:

... do you have? ,,, 'arry must have cake ... wa arismasu ka ...?


Good ... yoku ... say:

... good ... this egg yoke is very good ... yoku ...


or email robertboland@wanadoo.fr for our CRE 33 MemoryAlert.


1.3 PRACTICE The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent.


Learn very rapidly the list of "most used 100 words" and each day, take one

page of the mini-phrase-book, to make 10 minutes of Japanese conversation

with a natural speaker or The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent aloud with yourself.


^ NATURAL SUGGESTIONS


Plan to do the whole CRE in one 6 hour CRE day, with a partner or a small group. A natural speaker (if available) would be most welcome as The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent a partner or group member. On the day before, as pre-learning (alone), play the 30 minute tape, just before sleeping, speaking all the time, completely relO-Gosh!ed making no conscious effort to The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent learn anything.


After the one full day of CRE, plan revision during your NORMAL ROUTINE in the following week, for just an hour a day. Feel free to do it The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent in any way ... that YOU know ... will suit YOU best ... and will allow you ... both to speak AND to understand ... what is spoken to you ... so relO-Gosh! completely ... and ABSORB ... both consciously and sub The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-consciously ... the very carefully selected ... 30 minute audio tape ... of new natural language ... which becomes part of you ... intuitively ... instinctively ... without effort ... as you relO-Gosh! with IRT and establish a very POSITIVE The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent attitude ... and a confident EXPECTATION of SUCCESS ... just from PLAYING ... with the natural language ...


^ Our suggested schedule for the 6 hour CRE day (with breaks as needed) is:


1 – Do IRT The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent. Do the Throat exercise - 16 key words

Play the tape (30 minutes) with the text (hear, see, speak, MOVE, and feel)
... make it fun! Review the Glossary (2 pages).



2 – Repeat the text (Sections 2-4) to understand every The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent word!

Play the tape with the text SPEAKING VERY LOUDLY - STOP THE TAPE

^ AND SING OR SHOUT ANY VERY DIFFICULT PHRASES.

Do SPEED READING (2-16) in 14 minutes (recorded if possible- for fun!).

Review the Grammar (1 page The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent) and the Glossary.


3 – Repeat the text (Sections 5-10) to understand every word!

Play the tape WITHOUT the text, SPEAKING IN VERY DRAMATIC style.

Repeat the Throat exercise.

Begin to create simple The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent conversation with the Mini-phrase book (Hello etc.).


4 – Repeat the text (Sections 11-16) to understand every word!

Play the tape with the text, SPEAKING SOFTLY with a good accent.

Do SPEED READING (Sections 2-16) and The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent Mini-phrase Book.




5 – Play the tape WITHOUT the text, speaking with three different

voices - just for fun!. Create conversation with the Mini-phrase book.

Do SPEED READING (2-16).


.

6 - Play the tape The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent SPEAKING with a wonderful CONFIDENT accent.

Do the quiz (1 page). Create converation with mini phrase book.

Do SPEED READING (2-16) and Mini-phrase book 14 minutes.

DO ARS and plan for individual review next week, helping partners The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent as

needed.


NATURAL SUGGESTIONS (continued)


Generally:


^ 1. REINFORCE the learning in the CAR/TRUCK at any time … make it an

amusing THEATRE of one … YOU!!! … by playing and acting out … ONLY The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent

Sections 2 - 16. DO NOT play the relO-Gosh!ation sections in the car ...

skip them please! Play the Learning Reinforcement side of the tape as needed

for encouragement, be sure to blame your The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent strategy, and not yourself!!


^ 2. RECOGNIZE that a TERRIBLE accent is PAINFUL … for the hearer …

and so strive always for a wonderful accent in EVERY WORD.


3. Be POSITIVE and NEVER apologise for your language … you The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent are making

the effort to learn the LANGUAGE … and the HUMAN VALUES … an thus

the CULTURE … of the people you speak with … and THEY will appreciate

MORE than you can The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent EVEN imagine!! If they reply to you in ENGLISH …

then YOU just CONTINUE to speak in the NATURAL new language … and

they will too ...


^ 4. LISTEN very carefully to what PEOPLE say to YOU … and The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent BEFORE

replying … REPEAT in YOUR MIND ... EXACTLY what they said … … this

gives you excellent PRACTICE in recognising good STRUCTURE.


5. HESITATE before you SPEAK … and then speak FREELY and

CONFIDENTLY … without The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent long pauses and … WITHOUT … "Urrs and

Umms" which are so ANNOYING and BORING … for the listener ...


^ 6. When you do not know a necessary word … do NOT hesitate … simply

USE the ENGLISH word … in The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent the sentence … the hearer will almost

certainly give you the translation … and you can repeat it … three times to

get it right … without embarrassment. Use the LEARNING

REINFORCMENT as needed but not The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent in the car!


^ 7. Use SIMPLE SHORT sentences and be CONFIDENT as you begin to

talk to people ... expect SUCCESS ... and you will NOT be disappointed

... and try just one MORE The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent new thing ... just for fun in this one week ...

drink one litre of WATER EVERY DAY … it rinses mind and body and has a

REMARKABLE preventive/curative therapeutic effect … to support new

learning ... on we The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent go together.


^ 1. GENTLE RELAXATION ...

And now … I'd like you to arrange yourself … in a position that is so comfortable ... and natural … for you ... so that you can sit … or lie The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent … for a while ... easily and effortlessly ... and where you can be comforable ... and yet still remain alert enough ... to фокус on the meaningful ... natural language learning ... that we will do together ... natural anguage The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ... gentle ... quiet ... peaceful ... and instinctive ... without any effort ... as you absorb its deepest meaning ... interpretation ... and value ... in terms of very personal expectations.


And then when your are ready … to фокус yourself The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ... you can begin by taking a few deep relaxing breaths ... breathing slowly ... and feeling the rise of your chest ... as you gradually inhale ... feeling that each breath in ... and The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent out ... relaxes you ... calms you ... and re-acqaints you ... with deeper parts of yourself that you are sometimes too busy to notice.


You know ... and I know ... its very easy ... to get caught up The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent in day to day living ... there is so much to do ... and now is your time … and I would like you to allow your eyes to close ... as you start to The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent build ... an internal фокус ... within yourself ... on those parts of yourself... that will absorb the natural language ... gently ... peacefully … and instinctively ... almost automatically ... as you … let yourself go ... relax ... without conscious effort ... because The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent you have nothing … to do … now … except relax ..


And as we go on together ... repeating the phrases ... in the natural language ... with your whole body involved ... moving hands and face … feelings The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent and body … to express … and absorb the words and phrases ... as they will come … instinctively ... to your mind ... as you speak softly ... with a beautiful accent ... yes … with a beautiful accent The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent … which will please and surprise you... as its fits the music ... of the natural language


So on we go together ... speaking all the time ... and moving hands, face feelings and body … to express ourselves The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ... in the new natural language (no English please) ... as you create new wave patterns … in that special… "Nihongo - Japanese Place" … in your mind …

^ 2. HERE AND THERE (koko/soko):


Watashi (I) wa koko ni The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (here) imasu (am) I am here.

Simplified: Watashi wa koko. I here.


Anata (you) wa soko ni (there) imasu (are). You (are) there.

Simplified: Anata wa soko. You there.


Anata The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent wa soko ni imasu ka (question)? Are you there?

Sou, anata wa soko ni imasu. Yes, you (are) there.


Anata wa koko (here) ni imasu ka? (Are) you here?

Uun (no The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent), anata wa koko ni imasen (are not). No, you are not here.


Sore (it) wa koko desu. It (is) here.

Sore wa doko (where) desu ka? Where (is) it?


Sore wa koko The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent desu. It is here.

Sore wa soko desu ka? (Is) it there?

Watashi wa shirimasen (know-not). I do not know.


Miguel wa doko desu ka? Where (is) Miguel?

Kare (he) wa koko ni The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent i-nai (not) (dewa ari-masen). He (is) not here.


Kare wa doko (where) desu ka? Where (is) he?

Watashi wa shiri-masen (know not). I do not know.


Baka!!. Kare The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent wa (he) soko (there) (desu) yo! Baka!! There he (is)!

Kare (he) wa suteki desu!!! He (is) wonderful!!


Note:

Japanese can be simplifued in everyday conversation. Many words like: watashi (I), anata (you), (-ni The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent) imasu (am/is), desu (am/is) and ka (question), can be simply understood and thus omitted. Our brackets show words omitted and the English meaning of key words.


^ 3. LIKING The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (suki desu):


Wotashi (wa) anata-ga suki (desu) (like). I like you.

Anata (wa) watashi-ga suki (desu) (ka)? Do you like me?

Un (yes), watashi (wa) anata-ga suki (desu), Yes, I The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent like you.


Anata (wa) okane (money) (ga) suki (desu)? Do you like money?

Un, watashi (wa) okane (ga) suki (desu). Yes, I like the money.


Watashi (wa) o-mizu (water) (ga) suki (desu). I The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent like water.

Anata mizu suki (simplified). You like water.


Watashi (wa) hon-(books) (ga) suki (desu). I like books.

Kare (he) wa kuruma (car) (ga) suki (desu). He likes The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent the car.

Kanojo (she) wa kuruma (ga) suki janai (like not). She does not like the car.


Anata (wa) yuushoku (dinner) (ga) suki (desu) (ka)? Do you like the dinner?

Uun, watashi (wa) yushoku (ga The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent) suki janai (not) (suki-dewa-arimasen).

No, I do not like the dinner.


Ah Baka! Oh. Baka!

Onegai (please), Baka tte iwa-nai-de (say not)! Please, do not say Baka The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent !


^ 4. DOING (yaru/suru):


Watashi wa yaru (do). I do.

Watashi wa kore -wo (this) yaru. I do this.


Anata wa yaru. You do.

Anata wa sore-wo (that) yaru. You do that


Watashi-tachi The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (we) wa sore-wo yaru. We do that

Sorede (and) watashi-tachi wa shiawase (happy) (desu). And, we are happy.


Sore wa kantan (easy) (desu ka)? Is that easy or not The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent?

Un, Sore wa muzukashi (difficult) ku-nai(not). Yes, that (is) not difficult.


Anata sore-wo yarimasu (do) ka (question)? Do you do that?

Onegai (please) sore-wo ya-tte (do)!! Please, do that The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent!!!


Baka!!! Baka!!!!

Sore wa suba-rashii (wonderful)! It is wonderful!


^ 5. CAN/ABLE TO DO (dekiru/yaru/-eru/-emasu):


Watashi wa deki-ru (can). I can

Watashi (wa) deki-ru ka na The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (question)? Can I (question)?

Un (yes), watashi deki-ru. Yes, I can.


Anata wa kore (this) yareru (ka)? Can you do this?

Un, watashi wa sore wo yareru (do can). Yes, I can The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent do that.


Watashi sukoshi (little) taberareru (eat can). I can eat a little.

Watashi sukoshi nomeru (drink can) (nomemasu). I can drink a little.


Watashi ikeru (go can) (ikemasu). I can The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent go.

Watashi korareru (come can) (koraremasu). I can come?

Watashi nemureru (sleep can ) (nemuremasu). I can sleep.


Anata hanaseru (speak can) (hanasemasu) You (can) speak.

Anata hanaseru (question) (hanasemasu ka)? Can The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent you speak?

Un, watashi hanaseru (hanasemasu). Yes, I can speak.


Anata kore dekiru (do can) (deki-masu) ka? Can you do this?

Uun, watashi (wa) sore (that) (ga) deki-nai (not) (deki The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-masen). No, I (can) not do that.


Anata waka-ru (wakarimasu) ka? You can understand?

Anata waka-ru (wakarimasu) ka? Can you understand?


Anata waka-ru? You understand?

Unn, sukoshi, ne. Yes, a The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent little.


Anata (wa) Baka –tte ieru (say can) (tte-i-emasu) ka? Can you say Baka?

Unn, watashi (wa) sukoshi (little) Nihongo hanaseru (speak) (hanashimasu).

Yes, I can speak a little Japanese The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent.


Baka!! Watashi wa sugoi! Baka!! I am wonderful!


Note:

Iku and ikimasu mean "go". Ik-ERU and ik-Emasu mean “can go”

Taberu and tabemasu mean “eat.” Tabera-RERU and taberar-E-masu The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent mean “can eat”.


^ 6. UNDERSTANDING (wakaru):


Note: From here on ... just simple everyday Japanese chat ...


Watashi wakaru (understand). I understand.

Watashi wakaranai (not). I do not understand.


Anata wakaru. You understand The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent.

Anata wakaranai You do not understand.


Anata onna (women) tte, wakaru? Do you understand women?

Iie,iie, boku-ni wa (I) wakar-anai (not) No. No. I do not understand(them)!!!


Oh The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent! Baka! Baka! Oh. Baka!! Baka!

Onegai, Baka tte iwa-nai-de (say not)! Please, do not say Baka!


Anata wa suteki-dayo! You are wonderful!


^ 7. WANTING (hoshii/-tai):


Note: Tabe-ru - eat. Tabe-tai The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent - want to eat.


Boku (I) hoshii (want). I want.

Boku sukoshi (little) tabe-tai (eat-want). I want to eat a little.


Boku mizu ga (water) nomi-tai (drink-want The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent). I want to drink the water.

Boku toire-ni (toilet) iki-tai (go-want)-yo!! I want to go to the toilet!!!


Anata sukoshi tabe-tai (eat-want) (ka)? Do you want to eat a The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent little?

Uun. boku (I) tabe-taku-nai (eat want not). No, I do not want to eat.


Watashi anata-ni sukoshi age-tai (give want)-no. I want to give The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent you a little.

Iranai-yo!! No thank you!!


Watashi ki-tai (come want)-na. I want to come.

(You) nemu-tai (sleep want)? Do you want to sleep?

Uun, watashi nemu-taku-nai The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (sleep want not). No, I do not want to sleep.


Miguel, anata kaeru (frogs) tabe-tai (eat want)? Miguel do you want to eat the "frogs"?

Baka! Ima (now) -ja The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent dame (not)! Baka!! Not now.!


Boku-tachi (we) suteki da yo! We are wonderful!


^ 8. GETTING (choudai/o-tori):


Note: "Choudai" is used in close or working relationships, instead of a very

formal expression like "... wo The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent kudasai”.

Onegai (please) okane-wo (money) chou-dai (give). Please give me money.

Dozo (please), okane-wo o-tori (take) kudasai (please). Please, take this money.

Watashi-wa okane-wo tor-u The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (take). I take this money.


Onegai, kippu-wo (ticket) chou-dai. Please give me a ticket.

Dozo, kippu-wo o-tori kudasai. Please take the ticket.

Watashi-wa kippu-wo tor-u The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (take). I take the ticket.


Onegai sono mono-wo (thing) kudasai. Please (give) me the thing.

Sono mono-wa doko-ni (where) arimasu (is) ka? Where is the thing?

Watashi wa wakarimasen The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (know-not). I do not know.


Dozo (please) watashi-ni (to me) otoko-wo (man) kudasai! Please, (give) me a man!

Baka!!! Nan-te onna (woman) da! Baka! What The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent a woman!!

Kanojo-wa (she) suteki-dayo! She (is) wonderful!


^ 9. HAVING (motte-iru/ni-wa aru):


Watashi-wa kono (this) mono-wo (thing) motte-iru (have). I have this thing.

Watashi wa kono mono The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-wo motte-inai (have not). I do not have this thing.


Anata wa sono (that) mono-wo motte-iru. You have that thing.

Watashi-tachi (we) wa kono mono-wo motte The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-iru. We have this thing.

Kanojo (she) wa ano (that there) -mono-wo motte-iru. She has that thing.


Ojou-san, jikan-ga (time) aru-n (have) desu ga ne. Miss, I The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent have time!!

Ala (Sir), o-kane-wo (money) o-mochi (have) desu ka? Do you have money, Sir?


Iie. No.

Mah Baka! Oh. Baka!

Onegai, Baka tte iwa-nai-de. Please The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent, do not say Baka!


^ 10. ORDERING (POLITELY) (douzo/onegai/kudasai/arigato):


Onegai, sono mono-wo (thing) kudasai (please). Please (give) me the thing.

Onegai, o-kane-wo (money) kudasai. Please (give) me the The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent money.


Onegai, o-mizu-wo (water) kudasai. Please (give) me the water.

Arigato. Thank you.


Onegai, Furansu-de (France in) wa o-mizu-wo (water) noma-naide (drink not) kudasai.

Please, don The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent’t drink the water in France!!

Wainn-wo (wine) meshi-agare (drink)! (Please) Drink the wine!!


Douzo, koko-ni kite (come) kudasai. Please come here.

Douzo, asoko-ni itte (go) kudasai. Please go there.


Douzo The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent, kore-wo (this) nonde (drink) kudasai. Please drink this.

Sore-wo (that) tabe-nai-de (eat not) kudasai! Do not eat that, please!


Onegai, kore-wo watashi-ni (to me) kudasai. Please The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (give) me this.

Onegai, sore-wo tora-nai-de (take not) kudasai. Please do not take that.


Douzo kore-wo (this) itte (say) kudasai. Please say this.

Onegai, Baka tte iwa The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-(say) nai-de (not)! Please, do not say Baka!


Chi-kusho! Arigato. Baka. Thank you.

Anata wa ii-yatsu-dayo! You are wonderful!


^ 11. GREETING: POLITE AND SLANG


Yah Michele Hello Michel.

Yoh The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent Paula. Hello Paula.

Ohayou, Miche. Good morning Miche.


Ohayou goza-imasu, Sancos. Good morning Sancos.

(O) genki (desu ka), Eliza? How are you, Eliza?

Genki(desu)-yo arigato (gozaimasu), Khulu. I am well The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent, thank you, Khulu.


Umaku-itte-iru (going well), Xavier? How goes it, Xavier?

OK arigato Miguel. Ok, thank you Miguel.

Sayonara, Giles. Goodbye Giles.


Bai-bai, Judith. Bye bye Judith The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent.

Unn OK, Hollie Yes OK, Hollie.

Subarashi, Heidi! It is wonderful, Heidi!


OK, Sam? OK Sam?

Unn ii-yo, Lucie. Yes OK, Lucie.

Sonna-ni waruku-nai-yo, Henri. Not too The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent bad, Henri.


Genki, love? Comfortable, darling?

Zen-zen!! No!!!

Nan-na-no! Baka!!!

Kanojo wa ka-waii-yo!! She is cute!


^ 12. DESCRIBING (desu/nai/ari-masen):


Sore-wa ii (good), It very good.

Sore-wa The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent yoku (good) - nai (not). It is not good.

Sore-wa dame-da (bad). It is bad.


Kore-wa hon (book) desu. This is a book.

Sore-wa o-okii (big The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent) desu ka (question)? Is it big?

Iie, sore-wa chiisai (small) desu. Not big, it is small.


Sore-wa yasashii (easy) desu ka? Is it easy?

Iie, sore-wa muzu-kashii The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (hard) desu. No, it is hard.


Sono mizu-wa (water) daijo-bu (good) desu ka? Is the water good?

Iie, Furansu (France) dewa (in) mizu-wa (water) yoku-(good) nai desu (is not The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent)!

No, the water is not good in France!!


Yah Baka!!! Hello Baka!!!

Onegai Baka tte iwa-nai-de (not say)! Please, do not say Baka!


Boku-tachi (we) wa iket-eru? Are we The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent wonderful?

Baka!! So (correct) - yo (is)!! Baka!! Yes!!


^ 13. KNOWING (shi-tte-iru/waka-tte-iru):


Watashi kore (this) wo shi-tte-iru (know). I know this.

Anata wa kore wo waka-tte-iru The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (know)? Do you know this?

Unn, boku kore-wo waka-tte-iru. Yes, I know this.


Anata wa sore-wo (that) waka-tte-iru. You know that.

Anata wa sore wo The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent waka-tte-iru (ka)? Do you know that?

Uun, boku wa sore-wo yoku waka-tte-inai (not). No, I do not know/understand that (very well).


Boku wa ano onna The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent(-no-hito) (woman) wo shi-tte-iru (know). I know that woman.

Watashi wa ano otoko (-no-hito) (man) wo shi-tte-iru. I know that man.

Kare wa watashi-wo The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (me) shi-tte-iru. He knows me.


Anata wa ano onna(-no-hito) (woman) wo shi-tte-iru (ka)? Do you know that woman?

Iie. O-hayo, Ojou-san? No. Good morning Miss The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent?


O genki desu ka, Ojo-san? Are you well, Miss?

Iie watashi wa genki (well) dewa ari-masen (not)! No, I am not well!!


Sayonara!! Goodbye!!!

Anata wa kanojo-wo (her) shiranai no-ne The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent! You do not know her!


Baka!! Kanojo wa ii-yo! Baka!! She is wonderful!


^ 14. NUMBERING (ichi - hitotusu/ni-wa aru):


Watashi ni-wa mondai ga (problem) hito-tsu (1) aru (is). I The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent have one problem.

Sou, anata ni-wa (to you) mondai ga hito-tsu (1) aru. Yes, you have a problem.


Iie, anata ni-wa futa-tsu (2) aru. No, you have two.

Kare The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ni-wa (to him) mit-tsu (3) aru. He has three.


Kanojo ni-wa yot-tsu (4 ) aru. She has four.

Ware-ware (we) ni-wa (to us) itsu-tsu (5) aru. We have five.


Anata ni The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-wa itsu-tsu (5) aru-no? Do you have five?

Sou (right), ima (now) mondai-ga itsu-tsu (5) mo (emphasis) aru-nda!

Right now, I have five problems!!!


Kodomo (children The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent) - shokun (all). All the children!

Kodomo-tachi wa subara-shii-yo (wonderful)! Kids are wonderful!


^ 15. ASKING (ikura/doko/nan/dare):


Kono (this) hon (book) wa ikura (how much) desu ka? How much is The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent this book?

Go (5) doru (dollar) desu. Five dollars.


Kono mono wa (thing) ikura desu ka? How much is this thing?

Ikura? How much?

Yon (4) doru desu. Four dollars.


Sore wa doko (where) desu The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ka? Where is it?

Sore wa soko (here) desu. It is here.

Iie, sore wa soko (there) ni ari-masen (is not). No, it is not there.


Suima-sen (pardon), toire wa The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (toilet) doko desu ka? Pardon, where is the toilet?

Toire-wa acchi (there) desu. The toilet (is over) there.


Sore-wa nan (what) desu ka? What is that?

Shitsu-rei The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (pardon)? Nan desu ka? Pardon? What?

Sore. That.

Ah, kore wa yoi (good) hon (book) desu. Oh, it is a good book.


Anata wa nani-ga (what) hoshii (want) desu ka? What do The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent you want?

Boku wa wain-ga (wine) hoshii-desu, yoro-shiku (please) I want the wine, please.


Dare (who) ga koko ni (here) imasu ka? Who is here?

Boku-tachi wa (we) koko The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ni imasu.. We are here.


Ano (that) josei (woman) wa dare (who) desu ka? Who is that woman?

Boku wa shiri-masen. I do not know.


Baka! Are-wa Madonna The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-da!!. Baka!! It is Madonna!

Nan-te onna (woman) da! What a woman!


Kanojo wa sugee-ze! She is wonderful!


^ 16. EVERYTHING - COLLOQUIAL - POLITE AND SLANG:

Watashi wa koko. I am here.

Anata wa soko The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent. You are there.


Watashi wa anata ga suki (like). I like you.

Anata wa okane ga (money) suki. You like the money.


Kare wa (he) kore wo (this) suru (does). He does The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent this.

Kanojo wa sore wo suru. She does that.


Watashi wa sukoshi Nihongo-ga hanaseru (speak) I (can) speak a little Japanese!

Anata wa Baka tte iccha-dame (not)! You The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent can not say Baka!


Watashi wa anata ga wakaru. I understand you.

Anata wa watashi ga (me) waka-ranai. You do not understand me.


Watashi wa ba-ni iki-tai (go-want). I want The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent to go to the bar.

Anata wa toile-ni iki-tai. You want to go to the toilet.


Ojo-San, boku ni-wa jikan-ga (time) aru! Miss, I have time!

Sen-Sei The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent, o-kane (money) wo o-mochi (have) desu ka? Sir, do you have money?


Onegai, Furansu-dewa o-mizu-wo (water) noma-nai (drink not) - de kudasai!!

Please, don’t The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent drink the water in France!!

Wain-wo non-de (drink) kudasai!! Drink the wine!!


Ogenki, Eliza? How are you, Eliza?

Genki (da) -yo arigato, Khulu. I am well, thank you, Khulu.


Sore The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-wa ookii (big) desu-ka, Ojiisan/Oniisan? Is it big, Sir?

Iie, sore-wa chiisai (small) desu-yo, Ojou-san. No, it is small, Miss.


Anata wa sono (that) onna-wo (her) shi The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-rimasen! You do not know that woman!

Chikusshoo!! Darn!!

Kanojo suteki-nan-dayo! Baka!! She is wonderful!


Sou ima, mondaiga itsu-tsu (5)-mo aru! Yes now, I have five problems The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent!!!

Kodomo-shokun (children) All the children!


Sore-wa (that) nani (desu)? What is that?

Gomen. Nani? Pardon. What?


Hora, soko da. Oh, there it is.

Waruku-nai-ne. Not bad.


Chikushoo!!! Darn!!

Ok? OK?


Unn The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent dai-joubu (cool). Yes, it's cool!

Sou, kakko-ii (cool) desu-yo! Yes, it's cool! (classt)

Ee, suteki (cool) desu. Yes, it's cool! (upper class)


Baka The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent to wa iwa-nai-de!! Do not say Baka!!!

Sore-wa yoku (cool) nai-yo!! It is not cool (upper class)!!!


Watashi wa kore-wo (this) yara-naku-cha (must). I must do The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent this.

Anata wa sore-wo (that) yara-naku-cha. You must do that


Subara-shii? Wonderful?

So, kimi-wa (you) subara-shii yo! Yes you are wonderful

Jah sayonara! Bye bye, for now!


Speed reading The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent - 14 minutes

17. CLOSING


Now of all the things … your mind … has been playing with … to create new … wave patterns … in the natural language … from … here and there … liking … doing … can … understanding … wanting … getting … having … ordering… greeting The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent … describing … knowing … numbering … asking … and … everything … I wonder which things ... you will bring back … to stay deep within you … so easily available ... to you … as needs arise … without conscious effort The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent … because … you will believe … you can do it …


Just naturally ... in your own way … as part of you ... instinctively ... as that new part of you ... grows ... stronger and stronger ... you will begin The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent to speak with a beautiful accent … so easily ... reinforcing your learnimg ... with a gentle quiet confidence ... which will surprise you ... and such a beautiful accent ... of which you will be proud ... to The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent fit the music of the natural language ... will surpise you even more ... and more … as you repeat the CRE … so that … in every day … in every way … you believe … you will The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent … get … better and better …


And now as you choose ... to believe you can do something ... that makes you feel so comfortable with yourself ... something you will feel more and more … able to The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent do ... so that you feel ... even more comfortable ... and confident ... naturally … in your own way … you can take whatever time you need ... just to process your thoughts ... in your own special way ... and to The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent bring this experience to a comfortable close ...


You will feel well ... and you will begin … to feel confidenct ... about the future ... and about making progress ... in the natural language ... in your The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent own natural way ... and you will find such joy … in speaking so gently … with growing confidence ... and experience ... which will add … a new exciting quality to your life ... because ... with every new language The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent you learn ... you do add a new quality to your life ... in that special "Nihongo Place" … in your mind …


And when you feel ... you are ready ... and you want to The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ... you can start the process of reorienting yourself ... bringing yourself back ... taking your time ... and when you are ready ... you can fully orient yourself ... and allow your eyes to open ... feeling well ...and happy ... because The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ... and you will begin to experience confidence … more and more … because … from now … in every day … in every way … you will … be getting … better and better …


And as we The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent end of each CRE session … 30 minutes has just flashed by … to be repeated … and enjoyed … many times … relaxed … calm and confident … of achieving a beautiful accent … that becomes natural for you … with learning that is The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent efficient and effective … so from now on … be positive … and with a positive expectation of success … surprise yourself … as you feel the contining support … of our Team … in Bayonne The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent, France On August 15, 2001 ... and of course … as with all things … we believe can do … together … God Bless …

^ 18. NATURAL VOCABULARY:

(without accents)

a. Greetings/Exclamations:


hello good morning how are you?` I am well thank The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent you

yoh/konnichiwa o-hayo goza-imasu o-genki desu ka? genki desu arigato goza-imasu


goodbye yes no OK not too bad please

sayonara hai/unn/so iie/uun ii/OK waruku-nai douzo The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent/-one-gai


Stupid!! there it is! "cool"!!! sorry

baka! soko ni arimasu suteki/iine/kakko-ii sumi-masen/gomen-nasai


b. Verbs:


to be have like want can

aru/da (ni-wa) a-ru/mo The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-tsu suki I-ru/-tai/hoshii deki-ru/

eru/rareru

ari-masu/desu motte imasu suki-desu ir-imasu deki-masu

do say/speak go come give

su-ru/ya-ru i-u The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent/hana-su I-ku ku-ru ageru

shi-masu hanashi-masu iki-masu ki-masu agemasu



take eat drink sleep know

toru tabe-ru nomu nemu-ru shiru/kizuku/wakaru

tori-masu tabe-masu nomi-masu nemu The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-rimasu wakari-masu

understand must do

wakaru yara-naku-cha

wakari-masu


c. Prepositions:

some a the to from

sukoshi hito-tsu-no.. sono/ano/kono -ni,-notameni kara




d. Pronouns The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent:

I you he she we

watashi anata kare kanojo watashi-tachi

boku boku-tachi


this that Mr Mrs Miss.

kore are -San -San -San


Nouns:

money thing man woman water

o-kane mono otoko-no-hito onna-no-hito The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent mizu

car ticket book friend time

kuruma kippu hon tomodachi ji-kan


f. Adjectives/adverbs/Other:


good bad big small now

yoku(adv.)/daijoubu/ii warui/heta ookii chiisai ima

later a little wonderful The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent! happy easy/difficult

nochi-hodo sukoshi sugoi shiawase kantan/muzu-kashii

subarashii

here/there

koko/soko


g. Interogatives:


how much? where? what? who? when?

ikura? doko? Nani/nan dare? itsu?


Note: What is that? Kore The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent wa nan desu ka? Question? ... ka?

Eat Tabe-masu Please eat! Tabete kudasai!

Want to eat Tabe-tai Not want to eat Tabeta-kunai

Can eat. Tabe-rareru Can not eat Tabe The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-rarenai


h. Numbers:

one two three four five

ichi/hito-tsu ni/futa-tsu san/mit-tsu shi/yot-tsu go/itsu-tsu


i. And some survival words:


WC (toire), pardon (gomen-nasai), always (itsumo), fast The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent/slow (hayai/osoi), but (shikashi/demo), never (kesshite), please (douzo/kudasai/onegai), food (tabemono), train (densha), bus (basu), home (ie/uchi), work (shigoto), today (kyou), tomorrow (ashita), paper (kami), newspaper (shinbun The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent), day (nichi), week (shuu), year (toshi), hour (jikan/ -ji), minute (fun/pun), hamburger (hambaagaa), McDonalds (Makku-donarudo), think (omou/kangaeru), read (yomu), write (kaku), laugh (warau), dance (odoru/dansu-suru,), stop (tomaru The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent,yameru), policeman (kei-kan), six (roku), seven (shichi), eight (hachi), nine (kyu/ku), ten (juu), hundred (hyaku), thousand (sen) … stupid (baka) … see you later (ja-ato-de/dewa mata nochihodo)!

^ 19. NATURAL FEEDBACK AND The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent NEW IDEAS

(to robertboland@wanadoo,fr)


  1. How LONG DID YOU TAKE TO STUDY THE CRE?




  1. What was good about it?




  1. What was bad about it?



^ 4. What new ideas?


5. How can we The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent help you in the future?



20 - DAILY MINI PHRASE BOOK

(Good idea to type or write out your own copy. Speed reading - 4 minutes)


BASICS:

Thank you. Arigatou (goza-imasu)

Hello/welcome Yoh/irassha The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-imase
^ Yes/no Hai,un,sou/iie,uun

Please Douzo/-kudasai/one-gai
Excuse me Sumima-sen/gomen Cheers Ganbare (encouragement)/Kanpai (with drinks)

It was nothing Dou-itashi-mashite/o-somatsu-sama

Just a moment Chotto matte

Cool The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (really great) ii-ne/sute-ki/kakko-ii


Everything is OK! Subete/Zenbu daijou-bu (OK) desu

Good morning O-hayou (goza-imasu)
^ Good-bye. Sayou-nara

My name is ... Watashi no (my The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent) namae-wa (name) ... desu.

What is your name? O-namae wo oshiete kudasai (politely - teach it to me)

How are you? O-genk-i desu ka (question)?


Fine, thanks Genki The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent desu, arigato (goza-imasu)

And you? Anata wa?

I'm from: Watashi wa ... desu.

France Furansu

England Eikoku

America Amerika


I am with: Watashi wa ... - ni Imasu.

UN Koku-ren

Red Cross Seki-Juuji

Nokia The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent Nokia


QUESTIONS:

I must do this. Watashi wa kore-wo (this) yara-naku-cha (do must).

When/how? Itsu/dou-yatte?

What/why? Nani/naze?

Who/which? Dare/dochira?


Where is ...? … wa The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent doko (where) desu ka (question)?

Where can I get ...? … wa doko de te-ni hairi-masu ka?

How much is that? Sore wa ikura (how much) desu ka?

Help me please? Watashi-wo The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent tetsuda-tte help) kudasai (please)-masu ka?

What is the meaning of this? Kore wa doyu-imi (meaning) desu ka?


UNDERSTANDING:


I understand. Watashi-wa waka-rimasu.

I don't understand The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent. Watashi-wa waka-rimasen (not).

Say that once more please. Mou-ichi-do (once more) itte (say) kudasai (please).


Can you translate this please? Sore wo yaku-shite (translate) kudasai- masu ka?

Could you The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent let me have... please? …..wo kudasai (let me have) masu-ka?

^ Do you speak …? … -wo hanashi-masu (speak) ka?

English/Japanese Eigo/Nihongo


I don't speak Japanese? Nihongo-wo hanashi-masen The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (not).

I do speak a little Japanese. Nihongo-wo sukoshi hanashi-masu.


COMMENTS:
It's: (Sore-wa) .… desu
right/wrong tadashii/machigai

big/small ookii/chiisai

cheap/expensive yasui/takai


good/bad yoi/warui

hot/cold The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent atsui/tsumetai

near/far chikai/tooi

OK! daijou-bu/o-ke/- ii


FOOD:

I want: Watashi-wa … ga hoshii desu:

breakfast asa-gohan

lunch hiru-gohan

dinner. ban-gohan


May I have some?: Sukoshi (some) … wo The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ita-dake (receive)-masu ka?

bread/butter pan/bataa

eggs tamago

meat/potatoes niku/jagaimo,poteto


apples/oranges ringo/orenji

coffee/tea kouhii/koucha

milk miruku

fruit juice/water furuutsu juusu/mizu


Can I have the bill. O The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-kanjo (bill) wo o-negai-shimasu.

Is there a mistake? Machigai-ga (mistake) arimasu- ka?.

We enjoyed it. Tano-shi-katta desu.


TRANSIT:

Where is the …? … wa doko (where) desu The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ka (question)?

Where is the taxi? Takushi wa doko desu ka?

How much to go to ...? … мейд ikura (how much) desu ka?


Take me to … please. … ni tsurete-itte (take) kudasai (please The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent).

Stop here please. Koko de (here) toma-tte (stop) kudasai.

This road is not the right. Kono michi (road) wa tadashi (right) ku-nai (not)

Go straight ahead please. Massugu (ahead) itte (go) kudasai The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent.


^ It is there: (Sore wa)... desu.

left/right hidari e/migi e

next to/after tonari ni/~wo sugite, ~no atode

north/south kita/minami

east/west higashi/nishi


Where is the: … wa doko The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent desu ka?:

shopping centre shoppingu sentaa

pharmacy kusuriya


SHOPPING:

Do you have ...? … wa ari-masu (have) ka?

How much is this/that? Kore/sore-wa ikura (how much) desu ka?

I will take this The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent. Kore wo itadaki-masu (take/receive).


What colours have you? Nan (what) iro (colours) ga ari-masu ka?

Black kuro

Blue ao

Red aka

White shiro


I want to buy : … kai-tai (buy want).

aspirin/soap asupirin/sekken

apples The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ringo

milk miruku

film/newspaper fuirumu/shinbun


TELEPHONE:

Hello … this is ... Moshi moshi … desu.

Please speak more: Motto … hanash-ite (speak) kudasai:

loudly ookii koe de

slowly yukkuri


I want to speak to … … to o-hanashi-tai The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (speak want) desu ga

Mr. ... San
Mrs. ... San

When is he back? Itsu (when) o-modori ni nari-masu ka?

Call me please. Watashi-ni koe (voice)-wo kakete(give) kudasai.


TIME:

Do you The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent have the time? O-jikan-ga (time) ari-masu ka?
^ What time is it? Nan (what)-ji (time) desu ka?

It is: … desu:

five past one ichi-ji (1) go-fun (5)

quarter to The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent three san-ji (3) jugo-fun (quarter) mae (to)

twenty past four yo-ji (4) niju-ppun (20)

half past six roku-ji (6) han (half past)


MEETINGS:

When shall we meet: Itsu (when) ai-mashou The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (meet) ka?

today kyou

tomorrow asu/ashita

next week rai-shuu


in the morning asa

in the afternoon gogo

in the evening ban


tonight kon-ban

soon sugu


You are right/wrong. Anata wa tadashii/machigatte The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-imasu.

It is right. Tadashii desu.


LOCATIONS:

Here/there Koko/asoko

At the UN office Kokuren ofisu de (at) UN
^ Is it near/far? Chikai/tooi desu ka?
How many hours? Nan-jikan (how many The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent hours) desu ka?


21. PLAY QUIZ

Test your instinctive Japanese now … associate the phrases … in mixed groups of four.


a. I am well, thank you Sumima-sen.

b. Excuse me Arigato (gozai-masu)

c. Thank The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent you. Daijou-bu.

d. OK Genki desu, arigato.


e. You're here! Yoh/Moshi moshi

f. Good work O genki desu ka?

g. Hello Anata wa koko ni imasu.

h The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent. How are you? Gokuro-sama


i. Good morning! Subarashii.

j. Is the water good? Nihongo-wo hanase-masen.

k. I don't speak Japanese? Sono mizu-wa daijou-bu desu ka?

l. Wonderful The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent!! O-hayo goza-imasu.



m. Yes Ueetaa.

n. Please Sore wa tadashii-desu.

o. It is right. Douzo/kudasai

p. Waiter? Hai/unn/sou.


q. How much is it? Doko/itsu/naze?

r. Where The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent is the toilet? Nan-ji desu ka?

s. Where/when/why? Kore wa ikura desu ka?

t. What time is it? Toire wa doko desu ka?


u. Help me please? Watashi-wa The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent wakari-masen.

v. I do not understand. Watashi-wo tetsuda-tte kudasai?

w. What does this mean? Motto yukkuri hanashi-te kudasai.

x. Please speak slowly Kore wa dou-iu-imi The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent desu ka?


y. Bye bye for now!! Subete daijoubu da (desu) yo,!!

z. Everything is OK!! Jah sayonara!!





Answers: In the phrase books suggested … or email the Team …

^ APPENDIX A - ROUTINE FOR ACCENT IMPROVEMENT The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent

AND LONG TERM RE-INFORCEMENT - AFTER ONE MONTH


RELAX with ... a very POSITIVE attitude ... and a very confident EXPECTATION of SUCCESS ... in just one more week ... of PLAYING with the natural language ...


Our natural The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent suggestions for this week are:


Day 1 – Do APS. Then play the LEARNING REINFORCEMENT. Study the Brief Grammar and Mini-Phrase Book to understand every word. Then SPEAK wth the The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent tape and RECORD your efforts.


^ Day2 - STUDY the text (Sections 2-16). Then SPEAK LOUDLY and then very SOFTLY with the tape. SPEED READING (2-16) in 14 minutes.


Day 3 – SPEAK in THEATRICAL style with the tape The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent and text together. Do SPEED READING (2-16) in 12 minutes.


Day 4 – SPEAK with tape and text. For difficult words/phrases ... stop the tape ... and repeat the word/phrase many times ... singing and shouting!


Day The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent 5 - STUDY again the Mini-phrase Book. Then do it as SPEED READING in 4 minutes. SPEAK with tape and text using three different voices ... just for fun!.


^ Day 6 – SPEED READING (2-16) in 8 minutes. LiSTEN The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent to your recording from Day 1. Then SPEAK with the tape … with a beautiful CONFIDENT accent.


Day 7 - SPEAK with the tape with fun and confidence. Email your feedback to robertboland@wanadoo.fr.

APPENDIX B The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent - ADDITIONAL VOCABULARY SELECTED TO MEET THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF EACH CLIENT

ORGANIZATION (100 WORDS)
^ Special Vocabulary for UNHCR
English Pashto Dari Japanese

Airport hawaa dagar maydaan-e hawaa-i kuukou

Army pauz fauj The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent/ordu gun

Asylum panaah pamaah hinan/hogo

Border pdlay sarhadd koku-kyou-chi

Camp -refugee dd kaamp kaamp-d hinan kyampu

Children muchouman awladah kodomo-tachi

Clothing jama poxaak you-fuku

Cooking pot chainaq dd paxldy loxay The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent/deg

Cooperation hamkari pd gdda kaar kawdl kyou-ryoku

Customs gumruk gumruj kanzei

Delay nawakta dzandy okure

Detention ndzar-band tawkif

Development program dd wadi prograam prograam-d ynkyshaafi kaihatsu-keikaku

Displaced persons be-zaya shdwi xaldk The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent

be-jaa shodygaan nan-min/ryuu-min

Electricity breshna brexnaa den-ryoku

Emergency hajol ber-dndy pexa kinkyuu

Expulsion shar-dl kharej/zxraaj taikyo/haijo

Family koranay hekraaj kazoku

Government hokumat hokumat seiji

Grandparents padar kalan padar wa maser kalan The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent sofu (m))/sobo (f)

Handicapped saya ma-yub shougai-sha

Health roghtyaa seat/syhhat kenkou

Hospital roghtun shafakhana byou-in

House kor khana/kor ie

HQ mankaz mankae hon-bu

Human rights dd bashar The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent hakkuna hokuk e bashar jin-ken



Husband mehra shwahan danna-san/shujin

Lamp dewan tsheragh ranpu

Legal protection kaanuni saatdna hymayat e kanoun houritsu-hogo

Malnutrition bada ghdzaa sou-e taghziya eiyou-shicchou

Material assistance maadi komak komak-e The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent mawadi ?

Ministry wdzaarat wezarat ... shou Nutrition ghdzaa taghziya eiyou


Pain - days/weeks dard worat dard e ruz/hafta kutsuu – nichi/shuu

^ Pain - months/years dard hafta dard e mo/sol kutsuu -

Pain - treatment dard mehda The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent dard e ta-dow-wi


Pain - arms/legs dard bazou/paie dard e dest/pal ude/ashi

Pain - chest dard sina dard e sina mune

Pain - ears/eyes dard gauche/sterguee

dard The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent e goch/cheshom mimi/me

Pain - hands/feet dard daste/paie dard e dest/pai te/ashimoto

Pain - head/neck dard sav/gardan dard e sar/ghardin atama/kubi

Pain - stomach dard mehda dard e meda onaka


Persecution The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent zawrawdi aziyat hakugai

Petrol tel petrol/tel gasorin

Police-station dd polis st-eshan sar-mammuriyat-e-police keisatsu-sho

President mdshir ra-is daitou-ryou

Prison bandy-khana zyndan keimu-sho

Province ayaalat wela-yate The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent chi-iki

Reception centre dd melma paaldne mahal e pazirahi/

markaz-d paziraa-i uke-tsuke

Refugee mohajer panahenda nan-min

Representative astaazy nema-yandghi daihyou-sha

Rural da kdll inaka

Sanitation hyfzu The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-syhna hyfzu syhha eisei

Shelter rijdi panaga hinan-jo

Status haysiyat haysiyat chi-i/jou-kyou

Tent rijdi gihejdi/khayma tento


Torture shekanja shykanja gou-mon

Town khar shahr machi

Transportation transport transport kou-tsuu

Travel Docs sdd safar sanaduna sdd The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent safar sanaduna ryokou-shiryou

Tribe t-dbdr kabila buzoku

Truck lan mot-dr/lari motar-d laar/lari torakku

Urban dd khari dd khari tokai

Village kday karya mura

Voluntrary repatriation pd rdzaa-sara berta legal ji-hatsu The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-teki-na

hongoku-soukan

bar-gasht-d yraadi

War jagara jangue sensou

Water aaba aab mizu

Wife kaza zawja/khanom oku-san/tsuma

^ APPENDIX C - BRIEF GRAMMAR

1. Structure - subject (wa), object and verb:

Watashi The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent wa (I) KOKO NI (here) imasu (am). I am HERE.

KODOMO wa koko ni imasu (is). The CHILD is here.

Kodomo wa koko ni imasu KA (question)? IS the child here The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent?


^ 2. Articles - humans and birds are counted differently!!:

Hitori-no (one) kodomo koko ni imasu. One child (is) here.


3. Nouns - plural ("tachi") & accusative ("wo"):

Kodomo-TACHI koko ni imasu. The child-REN are here.

YOI The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent kodomo koko ni imasu. The GOOD child is here.

Kare (he) wa KODOMO desu. He is a CHILD.


^ 4. Possession - connected with "no":

Kare wa WATASHI-NO kodomo desu. He is MY The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent child.


5. Relative - with noun modification:

Koko ni-iru kodomo. The child WHO is here.


6. Demostrative - this ("kono") and that ("sono"):

KONO/SONO kodomo koko ni imasu. THIS/THAT child is here.


^ 7. Interogatives - what The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ("nan"), who ("dare"), where ("doko") and how much:

Kore wa NAN desu KA? WHAT is this?

Sore (that) wa DARE desu KA? WHO is that?

Kodomo wa DOKO desu KA? WHERE is the The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent child?

Hon wa IKURA desu KA? HOW-MUCH is the book?


^ 8. Imperatives - ordering ("-ite"):

Kore wo SHI-TE (suru - to do)! DO this!

Koko ni KI-TE (kuru - to come)! COME The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent here!


9. Negatives - not ("i-masen") and ("ja-nai" - comes from dewa nai - is not):

Hai, watashi-wa hon wo MOTTE-IMASU. Yes, I HAVE the book.

Iie, watashi-wa hon wo The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent motte-IMASEN. No, I do NOT have the book.

Simplified: Iie, hon (book) wo motte-I-NAI. No, I do NOT have the book.


^ 0. To be, have and want to eat The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent (tabe-ru) with ga inidicating "who" (I, you or he):

Watashi /-wa desu/-ga motte imasu/-ga tabe-tai I am/have/want to eat

Anata /-wa desu/-ga motte-imasu/-ga tabe-tai The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent You are/have/want to eat

Kare /-wa desu/ .ga motte-imasu/-ga tabe-tai He is/has/wants to eat


APPENDIX D - BROCHURE
^ CRE - CREATIVE RELAXATION EXERCISE
THE NATURAL WAY TO PLAY WITH LANGUAGE AND The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent A BEAUTIFUL ACCENT

WITH A 30 MINUTE AUDIO TAPE IN ONE DÂY


KEY CONCEPT: "WHEN you create new positive wave patterns in YOUR mind

they give you the CONFIDÊNCE to RELAX and The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent LEARN naturally without EFFORT"


Opportunity for AID WORKERS on short or lông missions to other countries to feel more secure, comfortable and effective in achieving better working relationships in English, wm The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accentôt-chúth local companies, governments, refugees, client and project staff, as they perceive the effort to speak the local language wmôt-chúth a good accent, and thus to show The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent clearly a deep respect for local values and culture.


Description: dynamic English-based brief language learning system developed inmôt-chútially wmôt-chúth some UN staff, for The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent aid workers in Afghanistan, and now available in: Dari, Pashto, Uzbek, Tajik, Turkmen, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi, Urdu, Finnish, Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, Shona, Russian, Mandarin, Xhosa, Zulu,. Cantonese, Zulu, Swedish The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent, Swahili, Basque, etc.wúth other languages in process:


Designed for: mature motivated learners who need to achieve very rapidly, the personal confidênce to speak and understand, basics of the local The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent natural language. Designed also also for current speakers to who want to achieve significant accent improvement.


Course durât-gioion: one full six hour day with a partner or small group, followed by daily The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent brief individual revision, in the following week and one da reinforcement a month later.


Application: individual training or as a small part of any mmangement training program to stimulate creativmôt The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent-chúty, because: "Each language is an intellectual treasure-house of communication, culture and humanitarrian values" - Professor Kenneth Hale - linguistics expert of MIT who spoke 50 languages fluently and died October 8th The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent 2001.


Method: uses CRE techniques to achieve relaxation and intuitive absorption of the natural language with confidênce and without stress or effort. Designed to handle varying individual value systems and needs. CRE techniques The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent, once acquired, can be easily used for any other languages or dialects. Uses IRT - the Instant Relaxation Technique create the confidence to learn.


Further information: 33 450 408982 or 199 Chemin Garenne, Prevessin, 01280 France or The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent email: robertboland@wanadoo.fr from Dr. Bob Boland MD, MPH (Johns Hopkins), DBA, ITP (Harvard Business School), Former visiting professor at: INSEAD: IMD, Cranfield, Columbia, GSB, Stellenbosch, WHO, ILO, WB, UNEP, UNIDO The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent, AID, IRC, Peace Corps, Shell, Burma, Barlows, Baxter, Nokia etc.


^ APPENDIX E

APS - LEARNING REINFORCEMENT

AUTONOMIC PLAYBACK SYSTEM


1. Make a special 30 minute APS audio tape recording of ALL natural

language material in this CRE The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent that you want to absorb into your long term

memory, as follows:


a. Speak with a gentle persuasive tone. This encourages perception

and retention without effort.


b. Speak only for about 8 seconds ... pause for about The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent 4 seconds ....

continue for about 8 seconds ... pause 4 seconds etc. This gives your

mind time to absorb easily without stress,


c. Add seven key learning points which were important to

you! Thus The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent provides "associations" in your mind for the new

learning.

^ 2. The NEXT DAY, relax and playing the tape (using ear-phones) while

watching some interesting TV show WITHOUT audio e.g. a

football match The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent or other a sports event or a cartoon. Make NO EFFORT to

listen to the tape. In fact, TELL yourself NOT to listen, but just

to relax and gently give all The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent attention to the TV show. Relax and let

your mind absorb the data WITHOUT ANY CONSCIOUS EFFORT at all.


^ 3. Play this once more..


4. Finally on the FOLLOWING DAY, do IRT (relax), and The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent playing the

tape (with ear phones) while gently viewing and repeating the text

material (hear, see, say and feel).


5. Adapt APS to your special needs and personality. Use it for

any new The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent material that you want to absorb without stress or effort.

And please remember to email feedback and new creative ideas to our

Team at: robertboland@wanadoo.fr. So from now on The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent - relax and

remember!!

^ APPENDIX F - THE ONE HUNDRED MOST USED WORDS IN CONVERSATION

(Challenge: study ... and then check with a natural speaker)

1. A/an 2. After 3. Again 4. All 5. Almost

ICHI -NO ATO MOU ICHI DO ZENBU The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent/SUBETE HOTONDO

6. Also 7. Always 8. And 9. Because 10. Before

-MO itsumo -to -kara no mae ni

11. Big 12. But 13. I can 14. I come 15. Either/or

^ OOKII SHIKASHI/DEMO DEKI-MASU KIMASU -KA…-KA

16. I find 17. First The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent 18. For 19. Friend 20. From

MITSUKERU HITOTSU-ME -E /-NO TAME NI TOMODACHI KARA

21. I go 22. Good 23. Goodbye 24. Happy 25. I have

IKIMASU YOKU/II SAYONARA SHIAWASE MOTTE IMASU

26. He 27. Hello 28. Here 29. How 30. I

^ KARE YOH The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent/KONNICHIWA KOKO DOU (YATTE..) WATASHI

31. I am 32. If 33. In 34. I know 35. Last

...DESU MOSHI .. -NO NAKA SHIRU SAIGO NO..

36. I like 37. Little 38. I love 39. I make 40. Many

SUKI DESU SUKOSHI SUKI-DESU The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent SHI-MASU TAKUSAN (NO..)

41. Money 42. More 43. Most 44. Much 45. My

^ O-KANE MOTTO HOTONDO TAKUSAN WATASHI NO-

46. New 47. No 48. Not 49. Now 50. Of

ATARASHII IIE/UUN DEWA NAI/ARIMASEN IMA -NO

51. Often 52. On 53. One 54. Only 55. Or

YOKU The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent NO UE NI ICHI -DAKE MATA WA../ KA

56. Other 57. Our 58. Out 59. Over 60. People

^ HOKA NO.. W.TACHI NO SOTO NO UE NI HITO-BITO

61. Place 62. Please 63. Same 64. I see 65. She

TOKORO ONEGAI/-KUDASAI The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent ONAJI MIRU KANOJO

66. So 67. Some 68. Sometimes 69. Still 70. Such

DAKARA.. SUKOSHI TOKIDOKI MADA -NO YOU (NA)

71. I tell 72. Thank you 73. That 74. The 75. Their

HANASU ARIGATO ANO/SONO - KARERA NO

76. Them 77. Then 78. There is 79. They 80. Thing

KARERA The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent SOSHITE/SOREKARA ARU KARERA MONO

81. I think 82. This 83. Time 84. To 85. Under

OMOU/KANGAERU KORE JIKAN -NI/-E -no shita ni

86. Up 87. Us 88. I use 89. Very 90. We

UE W.-TACHI TSUKAU TOTEMO W The natural way to play with language and a beautiful accent.TACHI

91. What 92. When 93. Where 94. Which 95. Who

NAN ITSU DOKO DORE DARE

96. Why 97. With 98. Yes 99. You 100. Your

NAZE -to HAI anata anata no





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