15 Nov The Ultimate Japanese Phrasebook has 14 ratings and 0 reviews. A phrasebook of Japanese that teaches the building blocks to build your. The Ultimate Japanese Phrasebookis an ambitious new phrasebook for students who want to improve their speaking and listening skills. The book features. The Ultimate Japanese Phrasebook. Sentences for Everyday Use. Kit Pancoast Nagamura and Kyoko Tsuchiya; Narrated by Reiko Matsunaga, Tatsuhiro.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book can help sort out that potentially rather embarrassing problem.

It covers topics hapanese include basic greetings, self-introductions, talking about the weather, getting around, ordering at a restaurant, visiting a Japanese friend’s home, and more. The book contains sentences organized into 19 chapters, covering almost every situation a visitor to Japan is likely to encounter, from meeting people, shopping, and getting around, to finding a place to live, getting a job, and having kids.

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The Ultimate Japanese Phrasebook

Wismerhill added it Jan 23, What sets this book apart from others is phrasebbook focus on sentence-level utterances. No eBook available Amazon. This from the publisher: The way I used it, the biggest difference I noticed was an improvement in speed and pronunciation. No matter how long you’ve been studying the language, no matter how many words you’ve memorized, it seems you never stop wondering, How do I say X in Japanese?


Books by Kit Pancoast Nagamura. The Ultimate Japanese Phrasebook shows readers how Japanese sentences work. Just look up what you want to say, and say it! Tuan Dat added it Jan 07, It even includes audio.

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Ultimate Japanese Phrasebook

Kit Pancoast Nagamura is a writer, editor, and educator who first visited Japan in on a fellowship from Brown University. They share a mutual passion for the world of words and the humor of American ja;anese Dave Barry. Throughout the book, key vocabulary is listed along the bottom of each page, allowing learners to build on what they already know. Hugo marked it as to-read Sep 30, About Kit Pancoast Nagamura.

She regularly writes for the Japan Times and other media outlets. The Ultimate Japanese Phrasebook shows readers how Japanese sentences work. Please try again later. But even here you can find something of practical use:. Val marked it as to-read Jan 04, Return to Book Page. I don’t want to sound like an idiot, but what is SRS? She moved to Japan in after taking her doctoral in English literature, and has lived in Tokyo since. Stay in Touch Sign up. The book features 1, expressions for daily use, in English and Japanese, with the Japanese presented in both native script and roman letters.


Katie Adler is a voice actress who has done work for many English-education programs on Japanese TV and radio. I’ve found in other languages that a phrasebook is a great introduction to a language.

She is also active as an essayist and narrator. Subscribe to this thread View a Printable Version. Topics include basic greetings, Many phrasebooks present loads of useful vocabulary, but provide little or no guidance on how to use those words in actual sentences. And there are notes and special columns on usage and communication strategies.

Adam marked it as to-read Aug 14, The i-phone app is available here. Colin Tate marked it as to-read Feb 19, But even here you can find something of practical use: Your email address will not be published. English for Everyone Slipcase: I uploaded a sampler deck of the phrases and audio in this book on the Anki shared decks repository, if anyone’s interested in checking it out. Published November 15th by Kodansha International Ltd. Eva Houseman rated it really liked it Aug 27, Let us know what it’s like.

This from the publisher:. It’s instructive to see how the versions differ. Elissa marked it as to-read May 14,