Survival Japanese: How To Communicate Without Fuss Or Fear Instantly! (a Japanese Phrasebook) by Boye Lafayette De MenteSurvival Japanese: How To Communicate Without Fuss Or Fear Instantly! (a Japanese Phrasebook) by Boye Lafayette De Mente

Survival Japanese: How To Communicate Without Fuss Or Fear Instantly! (a Japanese Phrasebook)

byBoye Lafayette De MenteRevised byJunji Kawai

Paperback | February 26, 2016

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A handy Japanese phrasebook and guide to the Japanese language, Survival Japanese contains basic vocabulary necessary for traveling in Japan.This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Japanese in of setting. Perfect for students, tourists, or business people learning Japanese or traveling to Japan, it also contains a beginner guide to the Japanese language, allowing for a deeper understanding of Japanese than a typical Japanese phrasebook or Japanese dictionary.The phrasebook is broken into two sections: Common Japanese Expressions and Key Words, and Japanese Pronunciation Guides for Key Japanese Names and Signs. All Japanese words and phrases are written in Romanized form as well phonetically, making pronouncing Japanese a breeze. For example, the word for hotel," hoteru is also written as hoe-tay-rue . Authentic Japanese script ( Kanji and Kana ) is also included so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to a native Japanese-speaker.Key features of Survival Japanese include: - Hundreds of useful Japanese words and expressions. - A short Japanese dictionary in the back - Up-to-date expressions for the internet, mobile, and social media - Romanized forms, phonetic spellings, and Japanese script ( Kanji and Kana ) for all words and phrases. - Tone markings indicated for all words and phrases - A concise background and history of the Japanese language. - A pronunciation guide for Japanese words including long vowels, double consonants, and accents. - A guide to Japanese grammar including word order, questions, singular vs. plural, and formal, vs. informal."
Boye Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, and Korea since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, trade journalist, editor, and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (now Thun...
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Title:Survival Japanese: How To Communicate Without Fuss Or Fear Instantly! (a Japanese Phrasebook)Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 6 × 4 × 0.53 inPublished:February 26, 2016Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:4805313625

ISBN - 13:9784805313626

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Umai! (Nicely done!) De Mente makes Japanese accessible to English speakers." -Bradley K. Martin, former Tokyo Bureau Chief, Newsweek "The book subtitle reflects its goal precisely: to express 1,000 different ideas with just 100 keys words and phrases. If you have absolutely no knowledge of Japanese, this book will come to your rescue." - Japan Travel blog"