"I go to a bank."


6/17/2017, 11:42:17 PM



Isn't the correct particle here へ instead of に since I am going to a place rather than being at a place?

6/17/2017, 11:42:17 PM


に for going explicitly TO a place, へ for going TOWARDS a place, such that it may not be your actual destination or you are making other stops.

7/5/2017, 5:41:24 PM


I believe for purpose of indicating direction both へ and に are interchangeable.

6/18/2017, 9:43:45 PM


Agreed. I've been taught to use に for this kind of situation. Seeing someone else use へ instead makes me think that they might be interchangeable on a basic level. - edit - This answer from stackexchange helps alot.


6/19/2017, 8:33:19 AM


Ginko ni - are you going to the postoffice? I'm going to the bank. ( Emphasis on bank) Ginko e - is just I'm going to the bank. ( According to a native Japanese.)

7/5/2017, 2:18:53 AM


This lesson appears to consist of only two sentences : 銀行にいきます and 病院に行きます. The vocab promised is not delivered and I have never seen a lesson on duo with only two sentences before. How do I report this ? (I repeated the lesson but it keeps happening and I got full xp each time )

2/6/2018, 9:04:08 AM


In my college Japanese courses, they specifically taught us to use へ for sentences like 銀行__行きます。I was told that に works as well, but in class we only ever used に for things like time.

I'm not saying that Duolingo is wrong, only that there seems to be a lot of variation in how Japanese is taught in various places.

11/11/2017, 12:37:17 AM


This lesson is stuck between going to a bank and going to a hospital...

2/3/2018, 4:56:22 PM


If you get stuck on a loop just repeat the lesson and the loop will be gone

12/5/2017, 12:45:00 PM



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