(1) A: hanako-ga koinu-o sigatu-kara sodate-ru.
Hanako-Nom puppy-Acc April-from raise-Nonpast
üeHanako will raise a puppy from April.üf
B: [kame-o sigatu-kara]-to sensei-ga it-ta.
[turtle-[Acc]FOCUS April-from]-Comp [finite] teacher-Nom say-Past
üeA teacher said that (she) (will raise) a turtle from April.üf
(2) A: hanako-wa mareego-ga kodomo-no toki-kara wakar-u.
Hanako-Top Malay-Nom child-GEN-time-since understand-Nonpast
üeHanako understands Malay since her childhood.üf
B: ?[suwahirigo-o kodomo-no toki-kara]-to sensei-ga it-ta.
[Swahili-[Acc]FOCUS child-GEN-time-since]-Comp [finite] teacher-Nom say-Past
üeA teacher said that (she) (understands) Swahili since her childhood.üf