Paperback ISBN: 9812469486
Containing over 45,000 entries that aim to capture the core words of the language, this dictionary features bold, blue headwords that offer users accessibility and make it easy to navigate. It is useful for school, travel, and business.
Barron's Traveler's Language Guide: Japanese
Japanese Paperback ISBN: 0764132083
Up-to-date in content, beautifully illustrated with color photos, packed with bilingual lists of vital words and phrases, and overflowing with helpful travel advice, this book is a perfect take-along for both business and vacation travelers to Japan. Page edges are color-tippeda different color for each sectionso that on-the-go travelers can refer to any one of 17 separate general topics and find the information they're looking for in a hurry. Color-coded topics include: - Culture and customs - Making travel arrangements in Japanese - Words and phrases for telling time, days of the week, seasons, and colors - Getting around in Japan via public transit, driving, or bicycling - Food and dining - Cultural sites, such as museums, theaters, and sports arenas - Many others A substantial red-coded section in this book is devoted to vocabulary. It gives travelers a bilingual dictionary in two sectionsfrom Japanese to English and from English to Japanese. Small enough for easy packing with travel luggage, and featuring a clear, vinyl jacket that will stand up to the wear and tear of many journeys, this book is both practical and good-looking. Titles in Barron's Traveler's Language Guides series are available for seven different languages and countries.
Beginner's Kana Workbook
Practice Drills for Writing Hiragana and Katakana
Paperback ISBN: 0844283738
Beginning This beginner's workbook helps students learn both hiragana and katakana writing systems. After learning hiragana writing, students move on to katakana. Then they write sentences containing both hiragana and katakana.
Japanese a Language Map
Japanese Paperback ISBN: 094450213x
What better guided tour could there be through the experiences of travelling in a foreign language? Suitable for anyone travelling abroad, this phrasebook is in a 'map' format. It contains over 1000 words and phrases split into important sections, covering the basics for any trip - dining in an expensive restaurant and buying tickets to a museum.
Japanese Street Slang
Paperback ISBN: 0834802503
Japanese Street Slang is the first and only exposé of the rough and ready, raw and down-dirty street language as it is used in Japan today. Here's how they really speak: The hustlers and high rollers, the teens and Tokyo yuppies, the gangsters and their ladies of the night. Witty mini-essays trace the fascinating origins of many expressions and the rollicking example sentences reveal just how and where they may be heard. WARNING: Many of the expressions featured in this book are extremely potent. Beware of using them inadvertently—mass panic might ensue.