JLPT N3 Grammar (sono tame ni)

Meaning

hence; for that reason; because of~

How to use

Goalそのため(に)action
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Learn Japanese grammar: 【そのために】(sono tame ni). Meaning: hence; for that reason; because of~.

This is often written in both kanji form and in plain hiragana, so be prepared for both.

This is based on the N3 grammar .


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Example #1

あなたはあした、そのためのじかんがありますか?
anata wa ashita, sono tame no jikan ga arimasu ka?
Do you have time tomorrow for that?
Example #2

わたしはそのためのじかんがとれない。
watashi wa sono tame no jikan ga torenai.
I cannot take time for that.
Example #3

でも、そのためには、たくさんのどりょくがひつようです。
demo, sono tame ni wa, takusan no doryoku ga hitsuyou desu.
However, a lot of effort is needed for that act.
Example #4

わたしはりゅうがくしたいです。そのためには、えいごをまなぶひつようがある。
watashi wa ryuugaku shitai desu. sono tame ni wa, eigo o manabu hitsuyou ga aru.
I want to study abroad. To that purpose, I need to learn English.
Example #5

そのためにえいごではなせるようになりたい。
sono tame ni eigo de hanaseru you ni naritai.
I want to become able to speak English for that reason.
Example #6

えいごのきょうしになりたいです。そのためにいろいろなしかくもとらないといけません。
eigo no kyoushi ni naritai desu. sono tame ni iroirona shikaku mo toranaito ikemasen.
I want to become an English teacher. In order to do so, I need to obtain various certifications.
Example #7

らいねんりゅうがくするつもりだ。そのために、アルバイトしておかねをためている。
rainen ryuugaku suru tsumori da. sono tame ni arubaito shite onake o tameteiru.
I am planning to study abroad next year so I am working part-time to save money for my trip.
Example #8

となりのえきでじこがあったらしい。そのためにでんしゃがまだついていない。
tonari no eki de jiko ga atta rashii. so no tame ni densha ga mada tsuiteinai.
I heard that there was an accident at the next station. Because of that, the train still hasn't arrived.

Vocabulary List

KanjiKanaEnglish
留学りゅうがくstudy abroad
となりneighboring
えきstation
事故じこaccident
着くつくto arrive

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