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状況別の日本語会話表現集 Japanese for All Occasions

By emilyxz - Posted on 22 June 2012 - Update on 22 June 2012

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Author: Taeko Kamiya
Publisher: Kodansha USA (2011)
Binding: Paperback, 200 pages
Japanese for All Occasions explains how Japanese conversation is carried out in different social settings, with attention to the speech styles used. From casual to honorific, each style has its own level of politeness and rules of word formation. With this book, intermediate-level students will learn how to speak in ways that are appropriate to a variety of situations, from informal chats with friends and colleagues to conversations involving professors, company presidents, and others of high social standing. It comes complete with audio for all the example sentences and dialogues, making it an ideal resource not only for understanding grammar but also for honing one's listening skills.