Condition Yourself!

In this lesson, you'll learn a new verb conjugation. We can call it the ba-form. Buffalo?! No! It's "ba-form"! Let's get started, now!

Lesson Objectives

  • Enjoy another mini manga lesson and learn about a new verb conjugation: ba-form for describing a condition and the consequence of that condition.
  • Learn how to make ba-form with verbs, adjectives, and nouns in both negative and affirmative sentences.
  • Expand your vocabulary with essential words and phrases used in daily conversations.

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