- 雨がたくさんふれば、しぜんに水のりょうもふえますね。The more it rains, the amount of water naturally increases, doesn’t it?
- 木のねっこは水をたくさんすって、地下にためておきます。The roots of trees absorb lots of water, then store them underground.
- そしていつもながれていますから、土やどろがあまりまざっていません。Also, because they are always flowing, they don’t have much soil or dirt in them.
In alignment with the Senior Syllabus & the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
- みたいlike, resembling (N4)
- Vば conditional form; If (N4)
- そうだ It looks like ….. (N4)
- N2 & 3 vocabulary ちか・ほうふ・おかげ・わきでる・りょう・ながれだす・火山・しみこむ・ねっこ・ひみつ・すきとおる・うつる・しぜん
Cultural note from the author
Natural water in Japan is known for being clean. Various water sources that are referred to in this book demonstrate this fact. This book assists readers in learning how natural resources, namely rain, snow, and mountains, have positive effects on the existing clean water in this modern era. Please enjoy the story and immerse yourself in the beauty of Japan’s natural water.