Instant Japanese: How to Express Over 1,000 Different Ideas with Just 100 Key Words and Phrases! (A Japanese Language Phrasebook & Dictionary) Revised Edition

Instant Japanese: How to Express Over 1,000 Different Ideas with Just 100 Key Words and Phrases! (A Japanese Language Phrasebook & Dictionary) Revised Edition

by Boye Lafayette De Mente

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Overview

It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication!

Do you want to speak simple Japanese but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Japan for a short time and want a Japanese phrase book to help you communicate? If so, then this thoroughly revised second edition of Boye Lafayette De Mente's classic, bestselling phrase book and Japanese dictionary is for you. It's tiny 0.4 x 4.1 x 5.9 inches size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the essential content for communication.

The idea of Instant Japanese is simple—learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author, De Mente has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly and fluently you too can communicate in the Japanese language. Words are repeated in different combinations, building familiarity without effort. A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the phrases correctly and a Japanese dictionary allows for quick reference. Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Japanese phrasebook:

  • Meet people
  • Go shopping
  • Ask directions
  • Ride the subway
  • Order food and drinks
  • And much more…
About this new edition:
This new, expanded edition contains 15% more content, fun manga-style illustrations, Japanese etiquette tips and additional information on which destinations, personalities and trends are hot in Japan right now!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9784805313831
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 03/08/2016
Series: Instant Phrasebook Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 246,322
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Boye Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, and Korea since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, trade journalist, editor, and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (now Thunderbird: The School of Global Management). His 70-plus books include Japan's Cultural Code Words, Business Guide to Japan, and Japan Unmasked.

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