please accept the kanji for map (you accepted is early for just "map")「これは地図です」
Is the "desu/da" necessary ? (In casual)
Plain form for Noun + です is Noun + だ
No. Among friends you don't need the desu/da.
No. Amongst friends you don't need the desu/da.
Whats the difference between これ and この
これ means "this" as a noun while この means "this" as an adjective
To expand on what keliali said, これ replaces the noun to which it refers, whereas この will be followed by the noun it modifies.
why is が not accepted?
Can you please accept the kanji here? Someone alerted you to this three months ago...
Duo programmers don't read these discussion boards. If you want an answer accepted, you have to report it.
THIS IS CHEESE
Why is this labeled as a difficult translation？It's the same pattern as これはペンです
snap, snap, I'm the map, I'm the MAP, I'M THE MAP! snap, snap.
How about giving the sentence over again with the words you got right already filled in