Japanese in action: an unorthodox approach to the spoken language and the people who speak it

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Walker/Weatherhill, 1969 - Foreign Language Study - 213 pages
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User Review  - shamille - LibraryThing

This book is hilarious. I don't remember that much of it because I read it sooooo long ago. Although I'm pretty sure I must have copied down every table of Japanese words in it, I have no idea where ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jamie638 - LibraryThing

This is a hilarious look at the Japanese language which is enlivened by the author's personal experiences in Japan. The anecdote on page 28 about the mispronunciation of the word "komon" is priceless. This book is essential for anyone who wants to learn Japanese--both the language and the people. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Devils Language
9
Pronounce It Right
25
Copyright

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