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Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: D. C. Palter, Kaoru Slotsve
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-14 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

This is a compact and convenient guide to learning the Kansai dialect of the Japanese language Maido, maido and welcome to the Kansai region of western Japan. Whether visiting or living in this area, you will quickly notice the locals aren't speaking standard Japanese taught in textbooks and classrooms. The
Kansai Cool
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Christal Whelan
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-25 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

In Kansai Cool anthropologist, writer and filmmaker Christal Whelan offers profound insights in the only collection of essays to focus on Kansai, Japan's ancient heartland. Kansai—the region in Western Japan that boasts the ancient capitals of Kyoto and Nara, the bustling commercial city of Osaka and the cosmopolitan port city
Japanese Language
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Haruhiko Kindaichi
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-20 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

This is a book about the structure, history and evolution of the Japanese language. The Japanese Language is a classic study of one of the world's most widely used but least understood languages. Emphasizing the richness and complexity of Japanese as well as its limitations, this fine book provides a
Japanese at Work
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Haruko Minegishi Cook, Janet S. Shibamoto-Smith
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-06 - Publisher: Springer

This book empirically explores how different linguistic resources are utilized to achieve appropriate workplace role inhabitance and to achieve work-oriented communicative ends in a variety of workplaces in Japan. Appropriate role inhabitance is seen to include considerations of gender and interpersonal familiarity, along with speaker orientation to normative structures for
Japanese Slang
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Peter Constantine
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-17 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Much more than a Japanese phrasebook, this entertaining guide to Japanese slang is full of interesting and hilarious anecdotes and advice. Japanese Slang Uncensored reveals in vivid detail the richness of Japanese slang in all its amusing, bizarre, and shocking forms. The book dives unblushingly into Japan's fascinating secret languages,