Frommer's Japanese PhraseFinder & Dictionary

Frommer's Japanese PhraseFinder & Dictionary

by Tomoko Yamaguchi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118143636
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/10/2012
Series: Frommer's Phrase Books Series , #24
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 3.65(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: How to Use This Book vii

1 Survival Japanese 1

Basic Greetings 1, The Key Questions 2, Help & Emergencies 7, Numbers & Counting 7, Measurements 14, Time 16, Japanese Grammar & Pronunciation Basics 21

2 Getting There & Getting Around 35

By Plane 35, By Car 48, By Taxi 55, By Train 56, By Bus 57, By Boat or Ship 59, By Subway 60, Considerations for Travelers with Special Needs 61

3 Lodging 63

Finding a Hotel 63, Room Preferences 64, Money Matters 66, In-Room Amenities 67, Hotel Room Trouble 71, Checking Out 73, Happy Camping 74

4 Dining 75

Finding a Restaurant 75, Getting Seated 77, Ordering 79, Drinks 81, During the Meal 83, Settling Up 84, Menu Reader 85, Food Terms 87, Buying Groceries 94

5 Socializing 97

Greetings 97, Overcoming the Language Barrier 98, Getting Personal 99, Topics of Conversation 105, Parting Ways 114

6 Money & Communications 115

Money 115, Phone Service 118, Internet Access 120, Mail 121

7 Culture 124

Cinema 124, Performances 125, Museums, Galleries & Attractions 127

8 Shopping 128

General Shopping Terms 128, Clothes Shopping 129, Artisan Market Shopping 131, Bookstore / Newsstand Shopping 133, Shopping for Electronics 133, At the Barber / Hairdresser 135

9 Sports & Fitness 137

Getting Fit 137, Catching a Game 138, Hiking 139, Boating & Fishing 140, Diving 141, Surfing 142, Golfing 142

10 Nightlife 144

Club Hopping 144, Across a Crowded Room 146

11 Health & Safety 147

At the Pharmacy 147, At the Doctor’s Office 148, At the Police Station 153

English–Japanese Dictionary 156

Japanese–English Dictionary 204

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