Japanese for travel
The Kinokuniya recommended books to learn Japanese language
Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Dictionary is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Japanese phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs.
Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook & Audio CD is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Japanese phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs.
A Japanese word & phrase book for short stay travelers covering everything from shopping to how to enjoy an Onsen.
This pocket book is intended for people who want to learn the basics of the Japanese language quickly. Whenever you have a few minutes—waiting in a hotel lobby, riding on a train, or whatever—open this book and you can learn phrases you'll use again and again during your stay in Japan.
Compact, clear, and packed with key words and phrases to helpconversation, this pocket-sized Japanese phrasebook and dictionary from Berlitz's trusted language experts (with free app) isa trusty travel companion, and all you need to make yourself understood - and to understand others - when you're out and about in Japan.
There may be many who think the Japanese language is difficult to learn because of its complicated writing system, with multiple alphabets of hiragana, katakana and kanji. But rest assured that you can speak Japanese without knowing how to write it. This textbook intends to allow the reader to learn to speak Japanese while enjoying manga (cartoons).
Essential Japanese Phrase Book & Dictionary teaches you the practical phrases and expressions needed for common, everyday interactions in Japan in a clear, concise, accessible and enjoyable way.
This attractive, illustrated Japanese phrasebook for travelers has been updated and re-designed. Perfect as a take-along guide for visitors to the Far East, it features city maps, information on public transportation systems, general information for visitors to Japan, and bilingual lists of more than 1,500 most-often-used words and expressions for travelers, in the form of phonetic spellings of Japanese words with their English translations.
his handy and practical phrasebook contains more than 1,500 Japanese words and phrases with their pronunciation and English translations. All phrases are categorized by subject and an alphabetical index is on the back of the book, so you can easily find any phrases for easy reference.
An illustrated guide to learning Japanese through travel scenes with culture explanations and phrases for emergency situations.
This book is a Point-and-Speak Phrasebook designed as a communication tool between a Japanese and non-Japanese speaker covering over 6000 life-style words. Recommend for people living in Japan with limited Japanese ability.
The Japanese-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a colorful and stimulating learning resource with a thematic organization of more than 10,000 fully illustrated terms labeled in both Japanese and English and comprehensive two-way indexes for all levels, whether you are a student, teacher, tourist, or business traveler.
Since it was first published in 1998, Beginner Japanese has been a staple of Japanese language learning. In this second edition, the vocabulary has been updated accompanied by illustrations that help structure learning.
Random House Webster's Pocket Japanese Dictionary is primarily intended for two types of English-speaking users: those who have no knowledge of the language and those who have some knowledge of the language but still need a dictionary to explain grammar, words and phrases. It should prove an indispensable tool for anyone needing a bilingual dictionary that presents basic vocabulary of both languages in an accessible, easy to use format.
This dictionary is designed for non-native speakers of Japanese, perfect for business people and students. There are over 50,000 entries, including the most common meanings. Japanese terms are shown in romanized Japanese and standard Japanese characters. The romanized entries are listed in alphabetical order, so no knowledge of Japanese is required.
With Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication, even absolute beginners can learn to communicate in Japanese in a matter of days. Designed specifically for native-English speakers approaching Japanese as a second language, this book presents 142 essential Japanese sentence patterns, first by giving equivalents in English, then
following with Japanese translations.
The Ultimate Japanese Phrasebook
The book features 1,800 expressions for daily use, in English and Japanese, with the Japanese presented in both native script and roman letters. Topics include basic greetings, self-introductions, talking about the weather, getting around, ordering at a restaurant, visiting a Japanese friend’s home, special events (birthdays, funerals, weddings, baby’s birth), and much, much more.
English-speaking travelers to Japan will find this informal introduction a painless way to gain a fundamental grasp of Japanese. The color-illustrated book presents words and phrases for meeting and greeting people, asking directions, getting hotel accommodations, dining, shopping, getting help in an emergency, and much more. Learn Japanese the Fast and Fun Way
Next time you’re traveling or just chattin’ in Japanese with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including:
Japanese for Busy People is the most popular Japanese language textbook series in the world. With over 20 components including texts, workbooks, CDs, videos and teacher's manuals, it is also one of the most comprehensive.
Elementary Japanese is designed for beginning Japanese language students at the first-year college level or on their own.
This volume of eight short stories, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without having constantly to refer back to a dictionary.
Breaking into Japanese Literature features seven graded stories covering a variety of genres: whether it's the spellbinding surrealism of Natsume Soseki's Ten Nights of Dreams, the humor of Akutagawa Ryunosuke's fable of temple life ("The Nose"), or the excitement of his historic thrillers ("In a Grove" and "Rashomon"), you are sure to find a story that appeals to you in this collection.
The pieces in Read Real Japanese Essays are informed by the personalities of the writers: Haruki Murakami, Banana Yoshimoto, Mitsuyo Kakuta, Junko Sakai, Yoko Ogawa, Kou Machida, Keiichiro Hirano and Hideo Levy. By turns humorous, serious, beautiful and biting, they have been selected on the basis of their appeal. All are stimulating works that will motivate readers to want more.
The spellbinding world of Hiromi Kawakami; the hair-raising horror of Otsuichi; the haunting, poignant prose of Banana Yoshimoto; even the poetic word-play of Yoko Tawada – whatever a reader’s taste, he or she is sure to find something of interest and value in this book, suitable for students at the intermediate level and above.
Second edition of the popular teaching textbook covering speaking, listening, reading, and writing to cultivate overall language ability.
This book is a all-in-one drill book designed for intermediate students who want to take on the JLPT N4.
This book is specifically designed as a preparation for the listening part of the JLPT N4. The exercises are based on the types of questions on the JLPT exam.
The Japanese language has two basic writing systems, hiragana, and katakana, in addition to the one that uses Chinese characters or Kanji. This handy book teaches you a new mnemonic–based method to read and write the fundamental 92 hiragana and katakana characters. Along with its sister book: Japanese Kanji for Beginners it provides a complete introduction to written Japanese.