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Publisher Comments:

Build your knowledge of Japanese one step at a time!

Using a clear, step-by-step approach, Japanese Step by Step teaches you how to construct Japanese sentences from the simplest to the most complex. Innovative features make this method the easiest and most effective way to learn to speak and read formal Japanese--the Japanese spoken by educated adults both socially and professionally.

  • Presents a building-block approach based on five sentence patterns.
  • Flow charts simplify verb conjugations and derivations.
  • Kanji and kana characters vertically aligned with romaji accent symbols.
  • Key points compared with English make understanding concepts easier.
  • Gives you access to free 20-minute download of Chapter 1, Syllables and Accent.

“I wish [this book] had been available when I first started to study Japanese over fifty years ago.”

--Sir Hugh Cortazzi, former British Ambassador to Japan

Topics include:

Syllables and Accents; Kana and Kanji; "-Desu"; "-Masu"; Postpositions "-Wa" and "-Ga"; The Uses of V3; The Uses of V2; The Uses of "V2'-Te"; The Uses of "V2'-Ta"; The Uses of "V1-Nai"; Derivative Verbs; Compound Sentences; Complex Sentences

About the Author

Gene Nishi, a former IBM engineer, is the founder of the Nishi Institute of Language Education for extensive research and practice in Japanese and English education.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Syllables and Accents;
Chapter 2. Kana and Kanji;
Chapter 3. "-Desu";
Chapter 4. "-Masu";
Chapter 5. Postpositions "-Wa" and "-Ga";
Chapter 6. The Uses of V3;
Chapter 7. The Uses of V2;
Chapter 8. The Uses of "V2'-Te";
Chapter 9. The Uses of "V2'-Ta";
Chapter 10. The Uses of "V1-Nai";
Chapter 11. Derivative Verbs;
Chapter 12. Compound Sentences;
Chapter 13. Complex Sentences;
Appendices

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071713627
Author:
Nishi, Gene
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Nishi Gene
Subject:
Japanese
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Syllables and Accents; Kana and Kanji; "-Desu"; "-Masu"; Postpositions "-Wa" and "-Ga"; The Uses of V3; The Uses of V2; The Uses of "V2 -Te"; The Uses oThe Japanese Writing System; Desu; The Masu Form; Verb EndingsGeneral Information; Base 1 Endings; Base
Subject:
Syllables and Accents; Kana and Kanji; "-Desu"; "-Masu"; Postpositions "-Wa" and "-Ga"; The Uses of V3; The Uses of V2; The Uses of "V2 -Te"; The Uses oThe Japanese Writing System; Desu; The Masu Form; Verb EndingsGeneral Information; Base 1 Endings; Base
Subject:
Syllables and Accents; Kana and Kanji; "-Desu"; "-Masu"; Postpositions "-Wa" and "-Ga"; The Uses of V3; The Uses of V2; The Uses of "V2 -Te"; The Uses oThe Japanese Writing System; Desu; The Masu Form; Verb EndingsGeneral Information; Base 1 Endings; Base
Subject:
Syllables and Accents; Kana and Kanji; "-Desu"; "-Masu"; Postpositions "-Wa" and "-Ga"; The Uses of V3; The Uses of V2; The Uses of "V2 -Te"; The Uses oThe Japanese Writing System; Desu; The Masu Form; Verb EndingsGeneral Information; Base 1 Endings; Base
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Japanese
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
255
Dimensions:
9.98x7.06x.52 in. .97 lbs.

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