JLPT N3 Grammar (tokoro de)

How to use

ところでnew topic
tokoro de ところで jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 japanese flashcards

Learn Japanese grammar: (tokoro de). Meaning: by the way~.

tokoro de ところで jlpt n3 grammar meaning 文法 例文 learn japanese flashcards

Click the image to download the flashcard.
Download all N3 grammar flashcards.

JLPT Grammar E-Book Download

Download our complete
JLPT N3 Grammar Master E-book.

become a patron

Access ALL extra downloads, ebooks, and study guides by supporting JLPT Sensei on Patreon.

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese hint, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

Click the below red button to toggle off and and on all of the hints, and you can click on the buttons individually to show only the ones you want to see.

Example #1

tokoro de, ima doko ni iru no?
By the way, where are you now?
Example #2

tokoro de oosaka ni itta koto aru?
By the way, have you ever been to Osaka?
Example #3

mousugu sotsugyou desune. tokoro de, shuushoku wa dou shimasuka?
You're about to graduate, right? By the way, what are you doing for job hunting?
Example #4

mousugu, kotoshi mo owari desune. tokoro de, oshougatsu wa dou nasai masuka?
This year will be over soon. By the way, do you have any plans for the new year?
Example #5

ashita wa nihongo nouryoku shiken no hi desune. ganbatte kudasai! tokoro de, raishuu no getsuyoubi wa aiteru?
Tomorrow is the JLPT, right? Good luck! By the way, are you free next Monday?
Example #6

ore wa reinen nihon ni ryuugaku suru. tokoro de, kimi wa dousuru no?
I will study abroad in Japan next year. By the way, what about you?
Example #7

imakara hiru gohan o tabeni iku. tokoro de, anata mo issho ni iku?
I am about to head out to eat. Would you like to join me?
Example #8

kongakki wa ashita de owari desu. tokoro de, raigakki no jugyouryou harai mashita ka?
This semester ends tomorrow. By the way, did you pay your tuition fee for next semester already?

View all JLPT N3 Grammar Lessons

JLPT N3 grammar list

Recommended JLPT N3 Books

Nihongo So-matome: JLPT N3 Grammar

In my opinion, this is the best book for studying JLPT N3 grammar. This is the book I used and it helped me pass the JLPT on my first try. It covers all of the JLPT N3 Grammar in 6 weeks, with an easy to follow study schedule. There are translations in English (and other languages), but most of the book and explainations are written in Japanese.
See price on Amazon

Kanzen Master Jlpt N3 Grammar

This is my second recommded JLPT N3 grammar book., which also covers all of the grammar that you need to know to pass the JLPT n3, and includes great practice excercises. One down side though, is it's mostly in Japanese, but that will help you in the long run.
See price on Amazon

Tobira Gateway to Intermediate Japanese

This textbook was designed to help beginner Japanese learners go to the intermediate / advanced level. It's extremely highly rated, well-structured, full of visual aids and tons if information. It's about the same size as the Genki books, but full of more information and entirely in Japanese. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to get more serious with their Japanese studies.
See price on Amazon

Jlpt N3 Japanese Lauguage Proficiency Test Official Practice Test

This is the official practice test of the JLPT N3. I highly recommend doing at least 1 practice test before taking the real test.
See price on Amazon