Decoded Slug: ~に際して (〜ni saishite)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~に際して (〜ni saishite)

~に際して (〜ni saishite)

Short explanation:

Used to express the moment or the occasion of an action; 'at the time of', 'upon', 'when'.


Noun + に際して


Sotsugyoushiki ni saishite, kouchou sensei ga supiichi wo shimasu.
Upon the graduation ceremony, the principal gives a speech.
Kono shigoto ni saishite, sekininkan ga taisetsu desu.
Responsibility is important when doing this job.
Ryuugaku ni saishite, biza no tetsuzuki ga hitsuyou desu.
Visa procedures are necessary when studying abroad.
Kekkonshiki ni saishite, ryoushin ni kansha no kimochi wo tsutaemashita.
At the time of the wedding ceremony, I conveyed my gratitude to my parents.

Long explanation:

The ~に際して grammar point describes an action that occurs during a specific event, occasion, or when something takes place. It can be translated into English as 'at the time of', 'upon', 'when', or 'in the event of'. This grammar is used with nouns to describe the context or situation during which an action takes place.

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