Japanese for Dummies, 2ed

Part I: Getting Started

 

· Chapter 1: Japanese in a Nutshell

· Chapter 2: Checking Out the Japanese Sounds and Scripts

· Chapter 3: Warming Up with Japanese Grammar Basics

· Chapter 4: Starting with Simple Expressions

· Chapter 5: Getting Your Numbers, Times, and Measurements Straight

· Chapter 6: Speaking Japanese at Home

Part II: Japanese in Action

 

· Chapter 7: Getting to Know You: Making Small Talk

· Chapter 8: Asking for Directions

· Chapter 9: Dining Out and Going to the Market

· Chapter 10: Shopping Made Easy

· Chapter 11: Going Out on the Town

· Chapter 12: Taking Care of Business and Telecommunications

· Chapter 13: Recreation and the Great Outdoors

Part III: Japanese on the Go

 

· Chapter 14: Planning a Trip

· Chapter 15: Dealing with Money in a Foreign Land

· Chapter 16: Making Your Way Around: Planes, Trains, Taxis, and More

· Chapter 17: Finding a Place to Stay

· Chapter 18: Handling Emergencies

Part IV: The Part of Tens

 

· Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Pick Up Japanese Quickly

· Chapter 20: Ten Things Never to Say in Japanese

· Chapter 21: Ten Favorite Japanese Expressions

· Chapter 22: Ten Phrases That Make You Sound Fluent in Japanese

Part V: Appendixes  

 

· Appendix A: Mini-Dictionary

· Appendix B: Verb Tables

· Appendix C: On the CD

· Appendix D: Answer Key