Going to Bed and Waking Up

Unit Objectives

TIME:  1 week

By the end of this unit, you will be able to:

  • ask and answer questions about when you go to bed and wake up in general.
  • ask and answer questions about when you went to bed and woke up in the past.
  • ask and answer questions about when you will go to bed and will wake up in the future.
  • write any of those questions and answers.

By the end of this unit, you will have learned:

  • how to use two intransitive action verbs—to go to sleep & to wake up.
  • how to write the Chinese characters for those two verbs.
  • how tense works in Japanese:  non–past vs. past.
  • how to use another postpositional case–marking particle for marking the time of an action.
  • how to use three relative time words: yesterday, today, and tomorrow.