Synopses & Reviews
The most commonly used Japanese verbs are presented with English translations, one to a page, completely conjugated, and transliterated into the Roman alphabet. A special section fully explains all details of Japanese pronunciation. For quick and easy reference, there is an alphabetical English-to-Japanese verb index, as well as a second index that lists Japanese verbs by their gerund form. New in this edition are hundreds of examples of verbs used in sentences, complete with English translation. There are also quizzes and drills in verb usage with answers and explanations. Language students are introduced to formality and deference levels that are part of correct Japanese verb usage. This book makes an excellent supplement to a main textbook in any introductory Japanese language course.
Advice on pronunciation and grammar accompanies the complete conjugation of common Japanese verbs.
Brand new edition of Barron's best-selling 501 Verb Series
501 most common Japanese verbs in table format
Detailed explanation on Japanese verb formation and usage
Hepburn romanization used throughout
Japanese characters, kanji and kana, for each verb
Essential 55 verbs with example sentences and related expressions
Verb exercises with answers
Examples of verbs used in sentences
Index of verbs by gerund