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Genki Exercises - 3rd Edition

Welcome to Genki Study Resources! The exercises provided here are for use with Genki: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese textbooks (Third Edition) and are meant to help you practice what you have learned in each lesson. Select a lesson from the quick navigation and then the exercise that you want to practice for that lesson to begin testing your knowledge. Happy studying!

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Lesson 0: Writing System, Greetings, and Numbers (Genki I: p.20-35)

Read Hiragana and Katakana
Greet people
Read numbers and count

Japanese Writing System (Genki I: p.20-27)

Greetings (Genki I: p.30-34)

Numbers (Genki I: p.35)

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.13-15)

Lesson 1: New Friends (Genki I: p.36-55)

Introduce ourselves
Ask and tell people names, majors at school, time, etc.

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.16-22)

Reading and Writing: Hiragana (Genki I: p.296-299)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.121-127)

Lesson 2: Shopping (Genki I: p.56-81)

Ask and answer how much things cost
Do shopping
Order food in a restaurant

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.25-31)

Reading and Writing: Katakana (Genki I: p.300-303)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.128-132)

Lesson 3: Making a Date (Genki I: p.82-101)

Talk about daily activities
Extend, accept, and refuse invitations

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.32-40)

Reading and Writing: Daily Life (Genki I: p.304-307)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.133-134)

Lesson 4: The First Date (Genki I: p.102-127)

Ask and describe where things/people are
Talk about things that happened in the past
Talk about habitual actions in the past

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.41-49)

Reading and Writing: Mary's Weekend (Genki I: p.308-311)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.135-136)

Lesson 5: A Trip to Okinawa (Genki I: p.128-145)

Talk about travel
Describe people and things
Make offers and invitations
Talk about likes and dislikes

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.50-58)

Reading and Writing: Trip (Genki I: p.312-317)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.137-138)

Lesson 6: A Day in Robert's Life (Genki I: p.146-165)

Make requests
Ask for and give permission
Talk about rules and regulations
Offer help
Give reasons for doing/not doing something

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.59-68)

Reading and Writing: My Favorite Restaurant (Genki I: p.318-323)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.139-140)

Lesson 7: Family Picture (Genki I: p.166-185)

Talk about families and friends
Describe how people are dressed and how they look

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.69-77)

Reading and Writing: Mary's Letter (Genki I: p.324-328)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.141-142)

Lesson 8: Barbecue (Genki I: p.186-209)

Talk casually
Express thoughts and opinions
Report someone's speech
Request not to do
Talk about things we like/dislike to do

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.78-86)

Reading and Writing: Japanese Office Workers (Genki I: p.329-333)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.143-144)

Lesson 9: Kabuki (Genki I: p.210-229)

Talk casually about the things that happened in the past
Express thoughts and opinions about past events
Report someone's speech
Order food at a restaurant or shop
Give reasons

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.87-95)

Reading and Writing: Sora's Diary (Genki I: p.334-339)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.145-146)

Lesson 10: Winter Vacation Plans (Genki I: p.230-253)

Compare things and people
Talk about future plans
Describe changes in states
Talk about means of transportation and the time required
Ask about tours and make reservations

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.96-104)

Reading and Writing: The Folktale Kasajizo (Genki I: p.340-345)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.147-148)

Lesson 11: After the Vacation (Genki I: p.254-271)

Express what we want to do
Talk about our experiences
Introduce friends to each other
Ask and talk about hometowns

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.105-110)

Reading and Writing: Looking for Friends/Members (Genki I: p.346-351)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.149-150)

Lesson 12: Feeling Ill (Genki I: p.272-294)

Give and ask for an explanation
Complain about something being too much
Express what we have to do
Describe symptoms of illness
Give advice

Workbook (Genki I Workbook: p.111-118)

Reading and Writing: Tanabata Festival (Genki I: p.352-356)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki I Workbook: p.151-152)

Lesson 13: Looking for a Part-time Job (Genki II: p.22-45)

Say what we can or cannot do
Give several reasons
Express first impressions
Talk about part-time job experience

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.11-20)

Reading and Writing: Interesting Experiences in Japan (Genki II: p.274-280)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.111-112)

Lesson 14: Valentine's Day (Genki II: p.46-69)

Express what we want
Talk about uncertain things
Give and receive presents
Talk about Valentine's Day and special days

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.21-27)

Reading and Writing: Personal Advice Column (Genki II: p.281-285)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.113-114)

Lesson 15: A Trip to Nagano (Genki II: p.70-91)

Suggest doing something together
Make preparations
Describe people or things in detail
Make plans for the trip with friends

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.28-34)

Reading and Writing: My Favorite Place (Genki II: p.286-292)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.115-116)

Lesson 16: Lost and Found (Genki II: p.92-113)

Talk about doing a favor
Express our hopes and wishes
Describe lost items

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.35-43)

Reading and Writing: The Manga Doraemon (Genki II: p.293-298)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.117-118)

Lesson 17: Grumble and Gossip (Genki II: p.114-135)

Tell what we hear from others
Talk about hypothetical situations
Point out similarities
Grumble about our situations

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.44-50)

Reading and Writing: Yoko Ono (Genki II: p.299-305)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.119-120)

Lesson 18: John's Part-time Job (Genki II: p.136-159)

Describe the states of things
Talk about failures
Express our regret
Talk with the manager at a workplace

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.51-59)

Reading and Writing: College Life (Genki II: p.306-312)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.121-122)

Lesson 19: Meeting the Boss (Genki II: p.160-179)

Show our respect
Express gratitude
Talk about things we are glad that we did
Talk politely with bosses

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.60-68)

Reading and Writing: Letters and E-mails (Genki II: p.313-320)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.123-124)

Lesson 20: Mary Goes Shopping (Genki II: p.180-205)

Speak modestly about ourselves
Express what is difficult or easy to do
Return and exchange merchandise
Ask for directions

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.69-78)

Reading and Writing: A Cat's Plate (Genki II: p.321-327)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.125-126)

Lesson 21: Burglar (Genki II: p.206-227)

Talk about bad experiences
Check if things have been prepared
Tell somebody what we wish them to do
Report incidents to the police

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.79-87)

Reading and Writing: Unlucky Ages (Genki II: p.328-333)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.127-128)

Lesson 22: Education in Japan (Genki II: p.228-249)

Talk about getting people to do things
Instruct people to do things
Ask for and give advice
Express opinions on education

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.88-96)

Reading and Writing: Sakura's Diary (Genki II: p.334-339)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.129-130)

Lesson 23: Good-bye (Genki II: p.250-272)

Complain about doing something undesirable
Make a resolution for a new phase of life
Reminisce about the past
Say farewell

Workbook (Genki II Workbook: p.97-107)

Reading and Writing: Emoticons and Emoji (Genki II: p.340-346)

Workbook: Reading and Writing (Genki II Workbook: p.131-132)

Appendix (Genki II: p.348-389)

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