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Japan Made Easy

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Enjoy a successful trip to Japan by having an understanding of its fascinating culture

Japan Made Easy contains essential information, practical advice, and hundreds of dos and don'ts that help you get the most of your business or vacation trips to Japan. This book covers hundreds of the little things that often make the difference between a wonderful experience and a terrible one. Organized into chapters that focus on practical concerns for travelers to Japan, such as hotels, dining, and shopping, it is filled with practical information designed to smooth your way through routine as well as unexpected events. It is also a practical guide to key life customs in Japan and includes useful insights into the “whys” of typical Japanese behavior.

Japan Made Easy pinpoints a wide range of the special pleasures of Japan--literally hundreds of things, large and small, that make living and traveling in today's Japan fascinating and satisfying--when you cross the cultural bridge.

  • Chapters focus on practical topics of specific interest to travelers to Japan.
  • Provides helpful information such as how to use chopsticks, reading important signs, and what to do if you're arrested.
  • Each chapter provides useful phrases or vocabulary.
  • Free 15-minute download features some useful phrases in Japanese from each chapter.

Topics include:

The Basics of Japan; Smelling the Chrysanthemums; Advance Planning; When to Go and What to Take; Reservations and Other Details; Playing It Safe; Dealing with Emergencies; Money Matters; Japans International Airports; Hotel Matters; Inn Matters; Communicating with the Japanese; Mastering Japans Maze; Reading Important Signs; Dining In and Out; Nighttime Entertainment; Transportation Treats and Trials; Using Telephones; Driving in Japan; Shopping Scenarios; Toilet Pointers; Gift-Giving Etiquette; In a Japanese Home; Mailing Things; Pronunciation Guide; The Pleasures of Japan; Useful Information

Synopsis:

This practical guide is filled with tips on handling everyday and unexpected events, along with insights about key customs in Japan. It is a book that makes living and traveling in today's Japan a fascinating and satisfying experience by helping readers to cross the culture bridge.

About the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Table of Contents

Part I The Basics of Japan
1. Smelling the Chrysanthemums
2. Advance Planning
3. When to Go and What to Take
4. Reservations and Other Details
5. Playing It Safe
6. Dealing with Emergencies
7. Money Matters
8. Japans International Airports
9. Hotel Matters
10. Inn Matters
11. Communicating with the Japanese
12. Mastering Japans Maze
13. Reading Important Signs
14. Dining In and Out
15. Nighttime Entertainment
16. Transportation Treats and Trials
17. Using Telephones
18. Driving in Japan
19. Shopping Scenarios
20. Toilet Pointers
21. Gift-Giving Etiquette
22. In a Japanese Home 23. Mailing Things > 24. Pronunciation Guide

Part II The Pleasures of Japan

Part III Useful Information

Product Details

ISBN:
9780844285283
Author:
De Mente, Boye Lafayette
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Lafayette de Mente, Boye
Location:
Lincolnwood, Ill., USA :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Travel and travel guides
Subject:
Asia - Far East
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Japan Description and travel.
Subject:
Japanese
Subject:
The Basics of Japan; Smelling the Chrysanthemums; Japans International Airports; Communicating with the Japanese; Mastering Japans Maze; Driving in Japan; In a Japanese Home; The Pleasures of Japan; travel to Japan, travel to Asia, japanese travel, asia t
Subject:
The Japanese Writing System; Desu; The Masu Form; Verb EndingsGeneral Information; Base 1 Endings; Base 2 Endings; Base 3 Endings; Base 4 Endings; Base 5 Endings; Base 6 (TE-form) Endings; Base 7 (TA-form) Endings; Demonstrative Forms (“Ko-so-a-do&#
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
no. 43.
Publication Date:
December 1996
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.99x6.04x.71 in. .98 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This practical guide is filled with tips on handling everyday and unexpected events, along with insights about key customs in Japan. It is a book that makes living and traveling in today's Japan a fascinating and satisfying experience by helping readers to cross the culture bridge.
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