Japanese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar / Edition 3

Japanese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar / Edition 3

by Rita Lampkin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071713638

ISBN-13: 9780071713634

Pub. Date: 05/14/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Your one-stop resource for Japanese usage and grammar

Japanese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar offers you clear and concise coverage of verbs and grammar basics—all in one book. You'll also get access to a free audio download of bonus online learning material.

The book features all the major verbal and grammar concepts of the language. Each unit is

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Your one-stop resource for Japanese usage and grammar

Japanese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar offers you clear and concise coverage of verbs and grammar basics—all in one book. You'll also get access to a free audio download of bonus online learning material.

The book features all the major verbal and grammar concepts of the language. Each unit is devoted to one particular concept, enabling you to locate specific information quickly and easily. Explanations are concise yet thorough and are followed by numerous examples to assure complete understanding and mastery. The examples use contemporary language, reflecting real-life situations.

  • Convenient tables throughout the book make verb tenses and other areas of grammar immediately accessible.
  • Includes a special chapter on common expressions and useful vocabulary as well as practical appendices.
  • Features a free 15-minute download of the first two chapters, Romanization and Pronunciation and The Japanese Writing System.

Topics include:

Romanization and Pronunciation; The Japanese Writing System; General Information on Verbs; Kinds of Verbs; Desu; Verbs in a Sentence; Verb Base Chart; The Masu Form; Verb Endings—General 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; The Informal Form; Informal Endings; Essentials of Grammar; Basic Principles; Demonstrative Forms (“Ko-so-a-do”); Particles; Conjunctions; Interrogatives; Interrogative + ka, mo, demo; Adjectives; Adjective Endings; Adverbs; Comparisons; Noun Expressions; Compound Nouns; Common Noun Prefixes & Suffixes; Relative Clauses; Relative Pronouns; Asking & Giving Directions; Idiomatic Characteristics of Some Common Words; Transitive & Intransitive Pairs; Honorifics; Numbers; Counters; Relative Time; Specific Time; Seasons & the Weather; The Family; Health & the Body; Wearing Clothes; Common Expressions & Useful Vocabulary

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071713634
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/14/2010
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
411,007
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

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Table of Contents

Part One: Japanese Verbs

1. Romanization and Pronunciation

2. The Japanese Writing System

3. General Information on Verbs

4. Kinds of Verbs

5. Desu

6. Verbs in a Sentence

7. Verb Base Chart

8. The Masu Form

9. Verb Endings—General Information

10. Base 1 Endings

11. Base 2 Endings

12. Base 3 Endings

13. Base 4 Endings

14. Base 5 Endings

15. Base 6 (TE-form) Endings

16. Base 7 (TA-form) Endings

17. The Informal Form

18. Informal Endings


Part Two: Essentials of Grammar

19. Basic Principles

20. Demonstrative Forms (“Ko-so-a-do”)

21. Particles

22. Conjunctions

23. Interrogatives

24. Interrogative + ka, mo, demo

25. Adjectives

26. Adjective Endings

27. Adverbs

28. Comparisons

29. Noun Expressions

30. Compound Nouns

31. Common Noun Prefixes & Suffixes

32. Relative Clauses

33. Relative Pronouns

34. Asking & Giving Directions

35. Idiomatic Characteristics of Some Common Words

36. Transitive & Intransitive Pairs

37. Honorifics

38. Numbers

39. Counters

40. Relative Time

41. Specific Time

42. Seasons & the Weather

43. The Family

44. Health & the Body

45. Wearing Clothes

46. Common Expressions & Useful Vocabulary

Appendix A: The Japanese Writing System

Appendix B: Holidays, Historical Data, & ProverbsPart One: Japanese Verbs

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