Japanese Word of the Week: gakusei

This week's 毎週日本語 / まいしゅう にほんご is:

Japanese 日本語

gakusei

学生

がくせい

English 英語
student

This week my brother and I studied with some of my first-year notes. We were using the “Japanese for busy people” text book. In the first lesson you learn how to introduce yourself, say where you are from, and your occupation. One such occupation as listed in the book was today’s word.

スコットさん は 学生 です。
スコットさん は がくせい です。
Sukotto-san wa gakusei desu.
Mr Scott is a student.

Where I heard it:

Japanese class