"Mister John is a teacher."

Translation:ジョンさんは先生です。

June 6, 2017

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Henrique_n2

Can someone explain me the use of は in this sentence?

June 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nihongo_papi

The particle「は」marks「ジョンさん」as the topic, or subject, of the sentence. You can find more information in Tae Kim's Guide to Japanese. http://www.guidetojapanese.org/learn/grammar/particlesintro

June 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/samertabbal

Somebody elsewhere suggested this link for understanding particles.

https://www.tofugu.com/japanese/japanese-particles-cheatsheet/

June 25, 2017
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