Too Many Duties -- くちゃくちゃ

Our life is full of duties! You MUST do your homework, you MUST work, you MUST help your family... Oh, and you MUST learn this expression: べんきょうしなくちゃ!

Lesson Objectives

  • Learn the expression “must do something” or “have to do” in Japanese by using the pattern ければいけません, きゃいけません, and くちゃいけません with a lot of example sentences.
  • Learn the different alternatives to 〜なければいけません and its casual variations. 
  • Learn some onomatopoeia and  Japanese manners. 

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