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24 May 2007 @ 10:33 pm
日本語  
もっと勉強しなくてはいけません。最近あまり勉強しませんでした。ぜひ、よくなりたければ、それはだめです。

I wonder what I just said? Anyway.

なぜなら、今から毎日勉強します。ほとんど毎日。時々毎日。だめ。

本当にもっと勉強します。今から。本当。
 
 
In the mood: determined
Now playing: Bruckner - Symphony No. 9 - 2. Scherzo - Bewegt - lebhaft - Trio - Schnell, Sche
 
 
 
asakiyume: mirokuasakiyume on May 25th, 2007 03:03 pm (UTC)
Your resolve is admirable.

The last part of that first line is a little confused. You said, "Definitely/surely, if I want to get better, that's no good" [except I don't think you can say なりたければ; I think that "-kereba" doesn't join on to the -tai form... not sure though...frankly, I've only ever seen/heard -"kereba" followed by the negative "narimasen" e.g., 勉強 しなければ なりません I must study)]

If you want to say "if I want to get better" you could say よく なりたい なら、

But your それはだめです makes me think that you were intending to say something more complicated. Something all dependent-clause-y.
asakiyume: mirokuasakiyume on May 25th, 2007 03:07 pm (UTC)
Oh, maybe you wanted to say "that's no good," because of the previous sentence about not practicing much.

But the "zehi" won't work then, because that "zehi" is only used when you want to encourage someone to do something pleasant, or when you yourself are looking forward to something or want to do something. i.e., ぜひ 行きたいです。 is okay but ぜひ いきたくない。 is weird.