Instant Japanese: How to Express 1,000 Different Ideas with Just 100 Key Words and Phrases! by Boye Lafayette De Mente
It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication!
Do you want to speak simple Japanese but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting Japan for a short time and want a Japanese phrasebook to help you communicate? If so, this thoroughly revised second edition of Boye Lafayette De Mente's classic, bestselling phrasebook is for you.
Its tiny size makes it incredibly convenient to travel with but without losing the most essential content for communication.
This new, expanded edition contains 15% more content, fun manga-style illustrations, and additional information on which destinations, personalities and trends are hot in Japan right now!
The idea of Instant Japanese is simple; learn 100 words and phrases and say 1,000 things. The trick is knowing which 100 words to learn, but the author, De Mente, has solved the problem, choosing only those words you'll hear again and again. Even with a vocabulary this small, you'll be surprised how quickly and fluently you too can communicate in the Japanese language. Words are repeated in different combinations, building familiarity without effort. A brief guide to pronunciation allows the user to say the phrases correctly.
Here's a sample of what you'll be able to do with this Japanese phrasebook:
- Meet people
- Go shopping
- Ask directions
- Ride the subway
- Order food and drinks
- And much more