Author(s): Shigeru Eguchi
A guide to the basics of Japanese language. It contains vocabulary needed in typical Japanese life, tips on Japanese customs and protocol, a Japanese-to-English glossary which explains subtle differences between the languages, and a pronounciation guide to clarify words.
At the airport. On the airplane. Passport control and customs. At the train station. The automobile. Asking for directions At the hotel. At the bank. At the post office. Making a telepphone call. At the hairdresser. At the dry cleaner. At the restaurant. Shopping for food. Buying clothing and shoes. At home. At the hospital. Entertainment. Sports. The weather. Numbers. Time expressions. Foods. Answers to exercises. Glossary: Japanese-English. Glossary: English-Japanese.