To My Surprise, ...

You probably find it surprising when there is a big gap between one's character and behaviour. Sometimes we all do surprising things!

Lesson Objectives

  • Learn an expression used to express the speaker's reaction to something he/she is going to mention in the following clause using ことに.
  • Learn how to use ことだ / ことです for giving advice or suggestions.
  • Learn a new expression for connecting a "reason" and its "consequence" using ため.

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