[Grammar Tip] The difference between それから and だから
Today I am going to share the homework correction quoted from my JLPT course!
The student’s sentence is not correct. Can you find the mistake?
Kyoto was wonderful. That is why I want to go back.
それから(then, and then, after that) is used when you have more to say or suggest.
Last month, I went to Kyoto and wore a kimono. After that, I also ate takoyaki in Osaka.
In your sentence, you want to say that the reason for “I want to go back” is “Kyoto was wonderful,” so you should use だから(that is why, so, therefore).
You can also connect the two sentences and say this;
Kyoto was wonderful, so I want to go back.
I hope my explanation helps you. 😊
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