Suru (する) is an irregular verb that means to do. There are a lot of actions in Japanese that do not have their own verb and are said using a word + suru to turn it into an action.

   Study = benkyou suru (勉強する)

   Cook = ryouri suru (料理する)

   Shop = kaimono suru (買い物する)

   Travel = rokyou suru (旅行する)


   Because suru is an irregular verb, it has its own conjugations. Below are the different forms of suru that we already learned.

EnglishJapanese
not/wont doしない shinai
do (it)して shite
didした shita
masu formします shimasu
didn't doしなかった shinakatta


   Study Japanese please = nihongo o benkyou shite kudasai
   (日本語を勉強してください)

   I wont shop = boku wa kaimono shimasen
   (僕は買い物しません)








   Using the sentence structure below you can create different kinds of sentences in order to express that you like to do something.

   What do you like to do = nani o suru no ga suki desu ka
   (何をするのが好きですか)

   (I) like do soccer = sakkaa o suru no ga suki (サッカーをするのが好き)