[JLPT grammar] When a noun connects to 〜ので, add な after the noun

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?


[Student’s sentence]





[My correction]

→ ベジタリアンので、肉は食べません。
I am a vegetarian, so I don’t eat meat.


When a noun connects to 〜ので, add な after the noun.

It is April, so the cherry blossoms are beautiful.

It is black coffee, so it is bitter.

My son is only 1 year old, so I can’t take my eyes off him.


Incidentally, な is added before 〜ので only with na-adjectives and nouns; it is not added when connecting verbs or i-adjectives.


I hope my explanation helps you. 😊


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