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Instant Japanese: Everything You Need in 100 Key Words

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It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication!

Do you want to speak simple Japanese but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Japan for a short time and want an Japanese phrase book to help you communicate? If so, than this thoroughly revised second edition of Boye Lafayette De Mente's classic, bestselling phrase book is for you. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the most essential content for communication.

The idea of Instant Japanese is simple—learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author, De Mente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly and fluently you too can communicate in the Japanese language. Words are repeated in different combinations, building familiarity without effort. A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the phrases correctly. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Japanese phrasebook:

  • Meet people.
  • Go shopping.
  • Ask directions.
  • Ride the subway.
  • Order food and drinks.
  • And much more.

Synopsis:

Contains the 100 key words that form the foundation to learning simple Japanese quickly

Synopsis:

This language guide aims to allow you to quickly and easily meet people, go shopping, ride the subway, ask for directions, order food and drink, and more. It shows students and travellers how to maximize their communication skills. The idea is to learn 100 key words and say 1000 things.

Synopsis:

Instant Japanese allows you to quickly and easily meet people, go shopping, ride the subway, ask for directions, order food and drinks, and much more! This thoroughly revised second edition of Boye Lafayette De Mente's classic, bestselling phrase book shows students and travelers how to maximize their communication skills. The idea is simple-learn 100 words and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which words to learn. This book presents a basic vocabulary that will be used over and over again. All of the phrases are given in both standard Roman and Japanese scripts. A brief guide to pronunciation helps you say the phrases correctly. And an easy-to-use, 250 word vocabulary list allows you to translate from Japanese to English and vice-versa. Grammatical and cultural notes are presented in clear, accessible language.

Synopsis:

Instant Japanese allows you to quickly and easily meet people, go shopping, ride the subway, ask for directions, order food and drinks, and much more! This thoroughly revised second edition of Boye Lafayette De Mente's classic, bestselling phrase book shows students and travelers how to maximize their communication skills. The idea is simple-learn 100 words and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which words to learn. This book presents a basic vocabulary that will be used over and over again. All of the phrases are given in both standard Roman and Japanese scripts. A brief guide to pronunciation helps you say the phrases correctly. And an easy-to-use, 250 word vocabulary list allows you to translate from Japanese to English and vice-versa. Grammatical and cultural notes are presented in clear, accessible language.

About the Author

Boye Lafayette De Mente has written over 20 books on living in Japan and learning Japanese. This new edition of Instant Japanese has been revised by Henk de Groot and Yasuko Tsuji of the Department of Asian Studies, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Table of Contents

* Pronunciation Guide

* 100 key words with sample sentences, presented in groups of 10:

* Part 1: Developing Verbal Skill

* Part 2: Double Consonants

* Part 3: Pronouncing Japanese

* Part 4: Writing Japanese

* Part 5: Writing Japanese in ôEnglishö

* Part 6: Dealing with Japanized English

* Part 7: Levels of Politeness in Japanese

* Part 8: Japanese Dialects

* Part 9: Giving Up on Japanese

* Part 10: Kanji Characters

* Grammatical and cultural notes in clear language

* Appendices of special set phrases and common everyday expressions

* Additional English-Japanese vocabulary of over 250 items

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804833660
Revised:
de Groot, Henk
Revised:
Tsuji, Yasuko
Revised by:
de Groot, Henk
Revised by:
Tsuji, Yasuko
Revised:
de Groot, Henk
Revised:
Tsuji, Yasuko
Author:
De Mente, Boye Lafayette
Author:
Mente, Boye Lafayette De
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
Japanese
Subject:
Vocabulary
Subject:
Japanese language
Subject:
General Foreign Language Study
Subject:
Japanese language -- English.
Subject:
Japanese language -- Self-instruction.
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Japanese
Subject:
Japanese to english; english to japanese; japanese phrasebook; japanese phrase book; speak japanese
Subject:
Japanese to english; english to japanese; japanese phrasebook; japanese phrase book; speak japanese; japane
Subject:
se book
Subject:
Japanese to english; english to japanese; japanese phrasebook; japanese phrase book; speak japanese; japanese book
Subject:
japanese language; Japanese to english; english to japanese; japanese phrasebook; japanese phrase book; speak japanese; japanese book
Subject:
japanese language ; Japanese to english ; english to japanese
Subject:
speak japanese ; japanese book
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised, Revised
Series:
Instant Phrasebook Series
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
6 x 4 in 4 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
Contains the 100 key words that form the foundation to learning simple Japanese quickly
"Synopsis" by , This language guide aims to allow you to quickly and easily meet people, go shopping, ride the subway, ask for directions, order food and drink, and more. It shows students and travellers how to maximize their communication skills. The idea is to learn 100 key words and say 1000 things.
"Synopsis" by , Instant Japanese allows you to quickly and easily meet people, go shopping, ride the subway, ask for directions, order food and drinks, and much more! This thoroughly revised second edition of Boye Lafayette De Mente's classic, bestselling phrase book shows students and travelers how to maximize their communication skills. The idea is simple-learn 100 words and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which words to learn. This book presents a basic vocabulary that will be used over and over again. All of the phrases are given in both standard Roman and Japanese scripts. A brief guide to pronunciation helps you say the phrases correctly. And an easy-to-use, 250 word vocabulary list allows you to translate from Japanese to English and vice-versa. Grammatical and cultural notes are presented in clear, accessible language.
"Synopsis" by , Instant Japanese allows you to quickly and easily meet people, go shopping, ride the subway, ask for directions, order food and drinks, and much more! This thoroughly revised second edition of Boye Lafayette De Mente's classic, bestselling phrase book shows students and travelers how to maximize their communication skills. The idea is simple-learn 100 words and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which words to learn. This book presents a basic vocabulary that will be used over and over again. All of the phrases are given in both standard Roman and Japanese scripts. A brief guide to pronunciation helps you say the phrases correctly. And an easy-to-use, 250 word vocabulary list allows you to translate from Japanese to English and vice-versa. Grammatical and cultural notes are presented in clear, accessible language.
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