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  5. "先週、おとうととおもしろいえいがを見ました。"


Translation:I saw an interesting movie with my little brother last week.

July 6, 2017




April 19, 2018


There is something wrong!! The answer was given completely. I just had to press check button.

July 6, 2017


That happens to me sometimes

October 26, 2017


The worse when that happens. A typo or error is translated as an incorrect answer. This is what makes me appreciate papers marked by people more haha.

June 7, 2019



May 23, 2019


Why is "i have watched an interesting movie with my younger brother last week" marked as wrong?

October 11, 2017


It's because you used the wrong verb tense. "Have watched" is present perfect tense implies that an action started in the past and continues in the present. For example, "I have watched this movie for two hours." I started watching the movie in the past and it's implied that I'm still watching now.

The sentence in the lesson here requires the simpler past tense because the action occurred entirely in the past. That would be "watched" in English.

March 6, 2018


""Have watched" is present perfect tense implies that an action started in the past and continues in the present." No, it should be Present Perfect Continuous. Like "i have been watching".

March 12, 2019


Actually it may have been something else as well. Say19934 may be right in one way. I typed: "I watched a movie with my younger brother last week" and it was marked incorrect. Apparently , there is a big difference between "younger" brother and "little" brother. Which is illogical in the English translation since they have the same meaning.

June 7, 2019


Unless the actual word being scrutinized is "watched" instead of "saw" for "見ました". Which is odd eitherway. As practically, to watch a movie in English may be more common unless that's my bias speaking...

June 7, 2019


Because even in English using "have watched" is a different grammatical tense then "watched"

March 12, 2018


It wasn't completely given to me, but most of it was.

October 1, 2017


Interstellar! :D

November 9, 2017


With the "Type what you hear" type question, I appear to have been marked wrong for using kanji:


I know both 映画 and 面白い have been accepted for other questions. Not sure about 弟.

July 8, 2018


2 months later, I'm getting the same thing. There's no report option for "My answer should be accepted" either so I have to say "the correct solution has an error" which isn't entirely fair (or clear to those reading it).

September 19, 2018


Well "Last weak I watched an interesting movie with my brother" is not valid...

October 9, 2018


Hope you entered "week" into the original answer.

December 20, 2018


Last 弱い?

July 28, 2019


How do you infer that you watched the movie with the younger brother? I thought you had to add いしょうに to it to make it "we watched" instead of "my little brother watched." Now I'm lost again.

October 29, 2018


I feel like the placement of おとうとと sounds odd, but idk if it is wrong?? it just sounds strange to me, like you are saying what you saw last week and u saw your brother and a movie, lol. If I were having this conversation I would have said おとうとと一緒にえいがを見ました (using いっしょに). I don't remember if we learned 一緒に yet but that sounds much more normal to me? But maybe both are ok and I am just used to hearing 一緒?

January 31, 2018


You can say おとうととえいがをみました。 Or おとうとと一緒にえいがをみました。 Both are the same meaning. と is like you say, 'and'. My younger brother and I watched a movie. And if you use 一緒、it comes with と一緒. I go to a party with my friends. ともだちと一緒にパーティーにいきます。

June 23, 2018


I thought I watched my little brother and an interesting movie last week. XD

January 21, 2019


"My little brother and I watched an interesting movie last week" Wasn't accepted; what gives?

April 18, 2018


It should not matter whether or not "last week" is at the beginning or end of a sentence

September 14, 2018


I like 'watch' better than 'saw'

December 20, 2018



February 8, 2019


is it better to use "watched" instead of "saw".

February 13, 2019


Last week i saw an interesting movie with my little brother was marked wrong. Why??????

April 4, 2019


"Last week, I watched a good movie with my little brother"

Not accepted

April 29, 2019


How can you tell the sentence is "Last week my brother and I saw an interesting movie" and not "Last week my brother saw an interesting movie"?

May 18, 2019


Given this event occurred last week, would it be possible to use 面白かった here? Or is the present tense more natural because it's already clear that the event took place in the past?

September 27, 2019
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