JLPT N2 Grammar (ijou wa)

How to use

Verb (casual)以上(は)
Noun + である
な-adjective + である

Learn Japanese grammar: 【いじょうは】(ijou wa). Meaning: because.

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Example #1

やくそくしたいじょう、きちんとまもってくださいね。
yakusoku shita ijou, kichinto mamotte kudasai ne.
You've made a promise, so be sure to keep it!
Example #2

がくせいであるいじょう、アルバイトではなくべんきょうがだいじですよ。
gakusei de aru ijou, arubaito dewa naku benkyou ga daiji desu yo.
Because you are a student, your studies are more important than your part-time job.
Example #3

きゅうりょうがこんなにやすいいじょうは、てんしょくをかんがえるひとがいるのもとうぜんだ。
kyuuryou ga konna ni yasui ijou wa, tenshoku o kangaeru hito ga iru no mo touzen da.
With such low salaries, it's no wonder there are people who want to change jobs.
Example #4

おかねをはらってべんきょうするいじょうは、しっかりみにつけたい。
okane o haratte benkyou suru ijou wa, shikkari mi ni tsuketai.
Since I am paying money to study, I really want to learn.
Example #5

いちどやるときめたいじょうは、さいごまでせきにんをもってやらないと。
ichido yaru to kimeta ijou wa, saigo made sekinin o motte yaranai to.
Once you decide to do something, you must stay responsible until the end.
Example #6

しゅつじょうがきまったいじょう、いいけっかがだせるようにがんばろうとおもう。
shutsujou ga kimatta ijou, ii kekka ga daseru you ni ganbarou to omou.
Since my participation has been confirmed, I want to work hard to get a good result.
Example #7

JLPTにもうしこんだいじょう、しっかりべんきょうしてごうかくしたい。
JLPT ni moushi konda ijou, shikkari benkyou shite goukaku shitai.
Because I've applied for the JLPT, I want to study hard and pass.
Example #8

かいしゃをやめるときめたいじょう、はやくじょうしにそのうまをつたえなければならない。
kaisha o yameru to kimeta ijou, hayaku joushi ni sono uma o tsutaenakereba naranai.
Since I've decided to quit my job, I need to hurry up and report that to my boss.
Example #9

ぶたいのしゅやくをもらったいじょうは、さいこうのえんぎができるようにがんばります。
butai no shuyaku o moratta ijou wa, saikou no enki ga dekiru youni ganbarimasu.
Since I've received the lead role for the play, I will do my best to deliver the best performance.

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