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Japanese in action : an unorthodox approach to the spoken language and the people who speak it

Author: Jack Seward
Publisher: New York : Weatherhill, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Vocabulaires et manuels de conversation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Seward
ISBN: 0834800330 9780834800335
OCLC Number: 10305255
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 217 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Stage 1: Elementary. The devil's language ; How to study Japanese ; Pronounce it right ; Yes and no ; Sign language ; The civilities ; Titles ; The reverse of the coin --
Stage 2: Intermediate. Introductions and names ; Numeratives and numerals ; How to sound better in Japanese than you are ; Imported words ; Colors in Japan ; Male and female speech ; Polite and nonpolite speech ; Parts of the body --
Stage 3: Advanced. Proverbs ; Dialects ; Bar talk ; Slang and the current idiom ; How to be insulting in Japanese ; Geisha talk ; The language of love ; Is the game worth the candle?
Responsibility: by Jack Seward.

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