We're So Gossipy!!

It's ugly to be gossipy!! But is there anyone who has never engaged in a little gossip? Let's learn how to retell what you've heard from someone else in Japanese. あまり、むずかしくないそうです。

Lesson Objectives

  • Learn how to "report" what you heard to others using  ~そうです in both affirmative and negative forms.
  • Learn how to form ~そうです with nouns, plain verbs and な adjectives.
  • Learn how to say "According to~" when reporting to someone using ~によると and~そうです.

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