VIDEO| Speakin’ Japanese lesson: Garbage disposal

VIDEO| Speakin’ Japanese lesson: Garbage disposal

by Shoji Kudaka
Stripes Okinawa

Japan’s waste disposal system can be confusing if this is your first time living in the country. There are several categories to classify garbage, and municipalities sometimes have different ways to dispose of waste.  

It may take some time to get used to the system, but it’s worth learning because following the rule will help save energy.

So, today’s phrase is “Gomi Wo Bunbetsu Shimasho,” which means “Let’s sort out garbage.”

(“gomi” – garbage, “wo” – a proposition to put after a noun which functions as an object, “bunbetsu” – separation/segregation/sorting out, “shimasho” – let’s ~)

Ok, stay safe and see you all in the next episode of Speakin’ Japanese!


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