Japanese In Plain English, Second Edition

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Next time someone asks if you speak Japanese, you can say Sukoshi wakarimasu (Sue-koe-she wah-kahree-mahss).*

With Japanese in Plain English, you can speak Japanese in no time! Its easy-to-use pronunciation system and straightforward presentation of the basics of the language-with plenty of useful sentences-help you break the language barrier quickly and confidently. How? All the words and phrases in this book are written in Roman script—in plain English—in a form you can use ...

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Overview

Next time someone asks if you speak Japanese, you can say Sukoshi wakarimasu (Sue-koe-she wah-kahree-mahss).*

With Japanese in Plain English, you can speak Japanese in no time! Its easy-to-use pronunciation system and straightforward presentation of the basics of the language-with plenty of useful sentences-help you break the language barrier quickly and confidently. How? All the words and phrases in this book are written in Roman script—in plain English—in a form you can use immediately and in the right context. Instantly you'll know the basics of Japanese, from polite pleasantries to the latest technological jargon.

Start on the right foot-and speak Japanese with ease:

Good morning! Ohaiyo gozaimasu! (Oh-hie-yoe go-zie-mahss)

Thank you very much! Domo arigato gozaimasu! (Doe-moe ah-ree-gah-toe go-zie-mahss)

Let's go play golf. Gorufu wo yari ni ikimasho. (Go-rue-fuu oh yah-ree nee e-kee-mah-show)

This really tastes good. Kore wa honto ni ii agi shite imasu. (Koe-ray wah hone-toe nee ee ah-jee ssh-tay e-mahss)

I like you. Anata wo suki desu. (Ah-nah-tah oh ski dess)

Please call a policeman. Omawarisan wo yonde kudasai. (Oh-mah-wah-ree-sahn oh yone-day kuu-dah-sie)

*I understand a little.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071482967
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/12/2007
  • Series: In Plain English Ser.
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 944,449
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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