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Understanding the Japanese-if that"s possible

Don Maloney

Understanding the Japanese-if that"s possible

by Don Maloney

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Japan External Trade Organization in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National characteristics, Japanese -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Donald J. Maloney].
    SeriesJETRO business information series, JETRO business information series.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS821 .M253
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4926101M
    LC Control Number76352503

    Books in Japan (和本, wahon or 和装本, wasouhon) have a long history, which begins in the late 8th century AD (ADAD). The majority of books were hand-copied until the Edo period (–), when woodblock printing became comparatively affordable and widespread. Movable-type printing had been used from the late 16th century, but for various aesthetic and practical reasons. of this book, I disclaim any responsibility for what you do with that content, or the result this might have on your life (such as a low, or high, grade on your homework, the loss of your job, or the accidental marriage to someone Japanese).

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In the back of the book, each piece is explained more in detail, so you really get a solid understanding of the text. The Japanese-English dictionary in the back of the book is helpful too. While I preferred the Fiction stories, this Essays version is also very : Jack Yamashita.

Murakami is easily one of the most successful Japanese authors of all time. His best-selling books have been translated into fifty languages, made into movies and adapted for the stage. This award-winning novelist has been called “un-Japanese” by his peers, since his works were heavily influenced by the Western : Alicia Joy.

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The books come in pairs though -- the translation & grammatical notes in English + the main textbook which is completely in Japanese which I use to drill grammar points. It starts with ます-form for verbs unlike Genki which starts with 辞書 form iirc though I find it easier to change from ます-form to other forms for some reason.

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