More than a phrase book, "Conversational Japanese" provides basic material for practical day-to-day communication. Through hundreds of example sentences and dialogs, as well as thorough explanations of the customs involved, learners will know what to say and do when: Meeting new people Reserving a hotel roomBuying a train ticketOffering a giftWriting email, business letters, cards and thank-you notes
Especially useful for anyone staying in Japan for an extended period, "Conversational Japanese" offers in-depth coverage of everyday language. Whether a student, traveler, businessperson or transplant, this book provides an easy and enjoyable way for anyone to improve their Japanese.
Anne Kaneko is a graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. Since 1972 she has lived and worked in Japan both as a translator and as a businesswoman