I feel like my Japanese lessons were not good at all these last three years at uni. Mediocre is the word I would use. And while I wait for language centers to open again, I’m starting from zero and reviewing the topics I actually know about.
(Oof! Guess who’s been studying ba-form a little too much and has now made and posted slides on IG!)
Okay let’s get down to it!
ば conditional is pretty cool and quite similar to the たら conditional with a few exceptions. ば conditional chalks up to “if-then” whereas たら conditional can mean “if/when” but can often times be innerchangeable. You can add もし at the beginning of the first clause (the part with ば and たら) to make the sentence totally hypothetical!
How to conjugate う verbs:
From plain/dictionary form, change the final う to its reapective え level and add ば
How to conjugate る verbs:
From plain/dictionary form, change る to れば
How to conjugate する & くる:
する becomes すれば
くる becomes くれば
How to conjugate into the negative:
Put the verb in ない form, change い to け and add れば
How to conjugate adjectives:
い adj. drop the final い and add ければ
な adj. add であれば
＊it is more common for なら to be used for な adjectives and nouns instead of は form
It is nice to be able to give oneself a treat once in a
while like indulging in these frozen Double
Fantasy Cream Puffs (S$1.90 each) from Chateraise.
And no, I only had one sweet treat, the other one was for mum.
On the left is the original Double Fantasy and at the right, Double Fantasy Caramel. I guess the reason it was called Double
Fantasy was because the puff consisted of two different flavoured layers of