I was About to Do That!

It's annoying when somebody reminds you to do something. You may want to say, “I know! I was about to do that!” This is a handy expression! Let’s master it in Japanese!

Lesson Objectives

  • Learn how to use the expression ところ in different tenses to emphasize the point of time that the action takes place.
  • Learn how to express the expression “I was just thinking about doing something” using the volitional form しよう and ところ and use it in sentences.
  • Learn how to use the plain past tense of a verb and ばかり for expressing the idea that the actions just took place.

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