Master the Basics – Japanese
Author: Carol Akiyama , Nobuo Akiyama
This succinct and instructive summary of Japanese grammar and usage covers parts of speech, sentence structure, verb forms, and common word patterns in written and spoken Japanese. Each chapter includes an introductory diagnostic test with answers, a subject review, and a closing test that measures the student’s learning progress. Additional topics include idioms, numbers, telling time, days and dates, weather, standard greetings, and more. This book makes an excellent supplementary text for formal Japanese classroom instruction in high school and college courses and also serves as a handy brush-up aid for travelers to Japan.