Handbook of Modern Japanese Grammar

Including Lists of Words and Expressions with English Equivalents for Reading Aid

Author: Yōko Matsuoka McClain

Publisher: Books Nippan

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

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Fundamentals of Japanese grammar

comprehensive acquisition

Author: Yuki Johnson

Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 399

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This extensive and thorough explanation of crucial Japanese grammar in English is the culmination of years of teaching and research. Informed by the work of eminent linguist Susumu Kuno, Fundamentals of Japanese Grammar is designed for students who have studied basic Japanese grammar and wish to better organize their knowledge and expand it in greater depth and at a higher level. Its organization presents a holistic picture of Japanese grammar for the benefit of learners and is distinctive in that grammar items are reorganized in terms of specific grammatical categories, such as particles, te-form compounds, dictionary-form compounds, stem-form compounds, passive constructions, conditional sentences, and so forth. The author offers a thorough discussion of various pragmatic constraints illustrated with sample sentences, dialogues, and essays that aid in understanding the structure and use of the language from a cultural perspective. Given its comprehensive treatment, this accessible grammar will appeal to anyone involved or interested in the Japanese language. It will be especially effective as a text in courses on Japanese linguistics and pedagogical syntax and a valuable source of Japanese grammar for linguists and educators as well as researchers in Japan-related fields.

A Dictionary of Japanese Particles

Author: Sue A. Kawashima

Publisher: Kodansha

ISBN: 9781568365428

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 345

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For English-speaking students of Japanese, particles are perhaps the most difficult aspect of the language to learn. It would be no exaggeration to say that, for most people, they can never be completely mastered. Thus, the study of particles is a lifetime undertaking, and students need a lifelong companion to help them along the way. That companion is A Dictionary of Japanese Particles. Covering over 100 particles in alphabetical order, the dictionary explains the meanings of each (most have more than one) and gives sample sentences for each meaning. Illustrations are provided where necessary for clarification. There are also exercises at the back of the book for those who wish to test their knowledge of particle usage. Appendices and endpaper charts are provided for easy access. A Dictionary of Japanese Particles is an essential reference work, meant to be used over the years as students continue to confront puzzling particles.

All About Particles

A Handbook of Japanese Function Words

Author: Naoko Chino

Publisher: Kodansha USA

ISBN: 4770050127

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

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Students of Japanese are familiar with the term "particle," and realize that they, like English prepositions, require a special effort to master. This handbook provides all the information one would need on these tricky units of grammar. All About Particles covers more than 70 particles those that are used regularly as well as those used less frequently in more than 200 uses. The book can be approached as a guiding textbook and studied from beginning to end. It is as a reference book, however, that All About Particles shines. It is light and easy to carry, slim enough to fit into the corner of a shoulder bag, and concise enough to quickly clarify particle-related questions. It is a priceless tool for any serious student of Japanese. In its previous incarnation as a part of the Power Japanese Series, ISBN 978-0-87011-954-5, and sold more than 40,000 copies worldwide.

A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Sentence Patterns

Author: Naoko Chino

Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568365107

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Sentence Patterns is a fundamental learning tool for all students of the Japanese language, whether they be unblemished beginners or scarred veterans. With both types of struggling student, as well as for all the gradations that fall in between, there is a strong tendency, in the heat of battle, to lose sight of the essential nature of the Japanese sentence. It is for just such people that this dictionary has been created, to help them keep their eyes fixed firmly on the target and not be led astray. The dictionary contains fifty of the most fundamental Japanese sentence patterns as well as sixty-nine variations. This number covers all the patterns that are needed for levels 3 and 4 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. Each pattern and variation is clearly defined by a formula given in Japanese, romanization, and English. Each is exemplified by sample sentences (both in single sentences and in dialogues), and each is represented in both polite and informal usage. By means of this approach, the essential nature of the Japanese sentence is clarified, and once that has been done, the many patterns and variations fall easily into place. The simple, undisguised truth is that there are only three types of sentence in Japanese, and all of the convolutions and complications that distract and bemuse the student are nothing more than modifications of these three fundamental types. The study of the Japanese sentence need not be as difficult as it is seems. A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Sentence Patterns may be used as a reference book to look up individual patterns for the purpose of learning, confirming, or reapproaching them, or it may be used as a textbook to be read from beginning to end, providing an overview of the Japanese sentence while buttressing the student's grasp of individual patterns. Naoko Chino, the author of the best-selling All about Particles and Japanese Verbs at a Glance, has again presented one of the more forbidding aspects of the language in a way that is both approachable and eminently comprehensible. Main Features - Fifty of the Most Common Basic Patterns - Sixty-nine Variations of the Basic Patterns - Formulas Delineating Basic Pattern Structure - Definitions of Terms Used in the Formulas - Polite Example Sentences and Dialogues - Informal Example Sentences and Dialogues - Commentary on Individual Usages - All the Basic Patterns Needed for Levels 3 & 4 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test

日本語文型辞典英語版

A Handbook of Japanese Grammar Patterns for Teachers and Learners

Author: グループジャマシイ

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9784874246788

Category:

Page: 744

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日本語教育のベストセラー辞典。待望の英語版ついに登場。約3000の文型や表現形式をカバー。

日本語で読もう

Author: Janet Ashby

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated

ISBN: 9784770029362

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 159

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Read Real Japanese is a Kodansha International publication.

A Dictionary of Japanese Idioms

Author: William De Lange

Publisher: Floating World Editions

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 215

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What student of the Japanese language has not grappled with the amazing diversity and tantalizingly elusive nuances of its idioms? This dictionary offers the most comprehensive compilation and English translation of those idiomatic expressions that so enrich the Japanese language but that fail to find their way into conventional dictionaries. It presents some 7000 idiomatic phrases under 1000 main entries, including several thousands of idioms that have never been presented and explained in English before. Multiple sample sentences are given for each entry, and furigana allows even beginning students to use the expressions immediately. A thumb index and two-color printing make entries exceptionally easy to access.

The Routledge Course in Japanese Translation

Author: Yoko Hasegawa

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136640886

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 368

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The Routledge Course in Japanese Translation brings together for the first time material dedicated to the theory and practice of translation to and from Japanese. This one semester advanced course in Japanese translation is designed to raise awareness of the many considerations that must be taken into account when translating a text. As students progress through the course they will acquire various tools to deal with the common problems typically involved in the practice of translation. Particular attention is paid to the structural differences between Japanese and English and to cross-cultural dissimilarities in stylistics. Essential theory and information on the translation process are provided as well as abundant practical tasks. The Routledge Course in Japanese Translation is essential reading for all serious students of Japanese at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Japanese Grammar

Author: Carol Akiyama,Nobuo Akiyama

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764147746

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 264

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Titles in Barron's Grammar series are small in size but filled with helpful fast-reference information for language students and translators. Barron's Japanese Grammar makes a handy supplement to classroom textbooks. Topics covered include parts of speech, sentence structure, punctuation, idioms, and advice on pronunciation. Books in this series are printed in two colors to highlight important study points and help students find specific information quickly and easily

A Guide to Japanese Grammar

Author: Mr. Tae Kim

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781643540030

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 300

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My guide to Japanese grammar has been helping people learn Japanese as it's really spoken in Japan for many years. If you find yourself frustrated that you can't understand Japanese movies or books despite having taken Japanese classes, then this book is for you. It will help you finally understand those pesky particles and break down grammatical concepts that will allow you to comprehend anything from simple to very complex sentences. You will also learn Japanese that's spoken by real people including casual speech patterns and slang, stuff that's often left out in most textbooks. Don't take my word for it, just check out my website and order this book to have it handy wherever you go.

Pocket Kenkyusha Japanese Dictionary

Author: Shigeru Takebayashi

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198607489

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1021

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The Pocket Kenkyusha Japanese Dictionary is an essential reference for any English-speaker learning Japanese, whether they're studying the language at school or university, or learning it on their own. It offers detailed coverage of Japanese vocabulary, giving headwords and examples in both romanized and script form, along with thousands of examples that help you find the translation you need quickly and easily. Translations for each entry are clear and concise, and offer guidance on grammar and usage, with slang, formal, and derogatory terms clearly marked. Additional supplements include a guide to grammar; help with pronunciation, numbers, and days of the week; and cultural information, covering topics such as the government, political parties, and historical periods of Japan.Readership: An essential reference for all English-speakers learning Japanese, whether they're at school, university, or teaching themselves the language.

Basic Japanese Grammar

Author: Everett F. Bleiler,エヴェレット・F. ブレイラー

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9784805311431

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

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Basic Japanese Grammar is a refreshingly clear, simple and compact guide to colloquial, everyday Japanese. It teaches all the grammar needed to speak and understand simple spoken Japanese, but leaves aside the baggage of unnecessary or rarely used forms and constructions that are more important for written Japanese. Covering only what is essential, it provides an efficient way for learners who have limited time to gain basic proficiency and begin to communicate naturally with Japanese speakers.

Practice Makes Perfect Complete Japanese Grammar (EBOOK)

Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071808361

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

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Strengthen your Japanese grammar skills with practice, practice, practice! From particles to pronouns, this comprehensive workbook covers all those aspects of Japanese grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Japanese Grammar introduces the fundamentals of the language and then progresses to show how these building blocks connect to create complex sentences. Each chapter features clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats for whatever your learning style. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in context. With its winning formula for getting a handle on Japanese grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Japanese Grammar is your ultimate resource for mastering the grammar of this complex language. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Japanese Grammar includes: Everyday Japanese presented in both Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) and phonetic translation A comprehensive introduction to Japanese grammar High-frequency vocabulary presented in context A clear pronunciation guide Hundreds of exercises in a variety of formats

英文版日本語文型ハンドブック

Author: 神谷妙子

Publisher: Kodansha International

ISBN: 9784770029836

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 311

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Chapters are organised by communicative function. Each presents several Japanese sentence patterns side-by-side with English equivalents (in the form of simple example sentences). The English equivalents are meant to give the English-speaking learner a clear idea of how the Japanese sentence pattern is actually used. Following each Japanese pattern and English equivalent is an explanation of the Japanese grammar, which gives the reader the necessary information to generate sentences using the pattern introduced. Example sentences in English and Japanese follow. There is also a

Schaum's Outline of Japanese Grammar

Author: Keiko Uesawa Chevray,Tomiko Kuwahira

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071342209

Category: Education

Page: 236

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This work provides a review of the essentials of Japanese grammar. It gives a sequential treatment of grammatical topics from simple to more complex, where each grammar function is backed-up by numerous examples. It also includes summary exercises in each chapter.