When we talk about more than 1 role of a person/item, we cannot use the particle と. Instead we should combine the 2 roles with で, the てform of です」/だ.
The particle から has a few meanings and beginners at JLPT N5 level need to remember at least 3. This is the one used after a てform verb. ～てから means “after ～, ..”
～かた means “how to ～” and it is used with a verb stem. You also need to remember the particle used before ～かた is always の,
This post explains when 青い (adjective) and 青の (noun + の) are interchangeable or not. The same rule applies to all colour いadjectives.
そして, それから and それで all can be used at the beginning of a sentence and can mean “and” but the nuances are different. This post explains the differences.
～とき is used like the English “when ～” but depending on what comes before とき, the nuance changes. This post explains how.
～まで and ～までに are both used with a time phrase and they look almost the same. However, their meanings have a rather large difference. Read the explanation here.
～ようです/～ようだ is equivalent of !It seems…” in English and is often used to soften the tone of a statement. Check how it’s used here.
Today’s grammar point is ～ようなきがする. 気がする alone already means “to have a hunch that…” but by adding ～ような, it gives the feeling that the hunch is not as strong.
Today’s grammar point is ～ようでもあり…, which is used in an ambivalent situation. I can be rephrased as ～ようでもあるし… or in a conversation, ～ような…ような can be used.
Today’s grammar point is ～ようがない. ～ようがない means “there is no way ～” which is an expression to emphasise something is impossible.
Today’s Grammar point is ～やら…やら, which is a casual/conversational version of ～や…や which is used to give examples. やら being used once is a different expression
Today’s grammar point is ～べつに/～べつで/～べつの/～べつ. This べつ follows a noun only and means “classified by ～.” Check examples here.
Today’s grammar point is ～べきだった/～べきじゃなかった, the past tense of ～べきだ/～べきじゃない. ～べきだった/～べきじゃなかった is very similar to …
Today’s grammar point is ～べき equivalent of the English auxiliary verb “should.” べき only follows a dictionary form verb and …
Today’s grammar point is ～ふりをする. ふり here means “make-believe” or “simulation”, so ふりをする means “to pretend.” Check examples here.
Today’s grammar point is ～ぶり. This ぶり follows a phrase that describes the length of time and means “for the first time in ～.”
Today’s post is about the suffix ～ぶり/～っぷり. It connects to a noun or a verb stem and describes the way things are or how something is done.
Today’s grammar point is ～ばよかった/～なければよかった which is an expression to state a regret, “I should have ～” or “I shouldn’t have ～.”
Today’s post is based on the adverb もちろん, which itself means “of course,” “needless to say,” “naturally,” etc.” It can be used in the form of “～はもちろんです”