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More making out in Japanese
Geers, Todd.
Personal Author:
Revised edition / revised by Glen McCabe.
Publication Information:
Singapore : Periplus Editions (HK) ; North Clarendon, VT : distributed by Tuttle, [2004]

Physical Description:
124 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
General Note:
"From everyday conversation to the language of love -- a guide to Japanese as it's really spoken!"--Cover.
Format :


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PL539 .G44 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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More Making Out in Japanese is a fun, accessible and thorough Japanese phrasebook and guide to the Japanese language as it's really spoken.

This prasebook follows the bestselling Making Out in Japan providing additional (and classic) phrases for travelers, including ones to help you make acquaintances, discuss likes and dislikes, share a meal, go out on the town or develop a romantic relationship.

If you are a student, businessman or tourist traveling to Japan and would like to have an authentic and meaningful experience, the key is being able to speak like a local. This friendly and easy-to-use Japanese phrasebook makes this possible. More Making Out in Japanese has been completely revised and expanded to be even more helpful as a guide to modern colloquial Japanese for use in everyday informal interactions--giving access to the sort of catchy Japanese expressions that aren't covered in traditional language materials. As well as the Romanized forms ( romanji ), each expression is now given in authentic Japanese script ( kanji and kana with furigana pronunciation clues), so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with.

This japanese phrase book includes: A guide to pronouncing Japanese words correctly. Explanations of basic Japanese grammar, such as, intonation, word stress, and particles. A guide to male and female usage. Romanized forms of words and phrases ( romanji ). Complete Japanese translations including Japanese characters ( kanji ) and the Japanese alphabet ( kana ). Useful and interesting notes on Japanese language and culture. Lots of colorful, fun and useful expressions not covered in other phrasebooks.
Titles in this unique series of bestselling phrase books include: Making Out in Chinese, Making Out in Indonesian, Making Out in Thai, Making Out in Korean, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Japanese, Making Out in Vietnamese, Making Out in Burmese, Making Out in Tagalog, Making Out in Hindi, Making Out in Arabic, Making Out in English, More Making Out in Korean, and More Making Out in Japanese .

Author Notes

Original edition by Todd and Erika Geers; revised by Glen McCabe, with additional assistance from several young native speakers of Japanese. Glen McCabe is a native of New Zealand and currently a research student at the University of Tsukuba, Japan, studying the sociology of soccer in that country. He has previously studied the Japanese and business subjects at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, the Kansai Gaidai in Osaka, the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, and the Australian National University in Canberra.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 4
1. Getting to Know Youp. 13
2. Fun and Gamesp. 24
3. Eating and Drinkingp. 32
4. Clubbingp. 41
5. Sweet Talkp. 48
6. Making Lovep. 57
7. Oops!p. 67
8. Love and Marriagep. 75
9. Healthp. 86
10. Curses and Insultsp. 90
11. Lovers' Argumentsp. 96
12. Broken Intercoursep. 105
13. Breaking Up!p. 110