A Systematic Approach to Business Japanese
By: Masato Kikuchi (author)Paperback
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This book aims to help learners of Japanese develop business-oriented conversation skills, acquire business terminology and protocols, refine discourse styles and increase sensitivity to corporate culture in Japan. It introduces a series of systematically sequenced business conversations and provides solid grammatical and cultural explanations behind each interaction. Conversational themes have been chosen to follow a natural course of events that a U.S. college graduate would experience when hired by a Japanese corporation. Conversations in each lesson are made as natural and authentic as possible. Explanations are presented in a user-friendly manner with abundant illustrations. Extensive exercises are provided in each chapter to help learners utilize their knowledge in structured as well as in communicative contexts. Listening comprehension and reading and writing exercises are also provided.
Masato Kikuchi is Associate Professor of Japanese, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Job Interview Chapter 4 Business Introduction Chapter 5 Telephone Chapter 6 Reports Chapter 7 At the Bank Chapter 8 "Work" after Work Chapter 9 Appointments Chapter 10 Describing a Company Chapter 11 Describing Products Chapter 12 Negotiating Prices Chapter 13 Concluding Negotiations Chapter 14 Appendix A: Kanji Index Chapter 15 Appendix B: Japanese-English Glossary Chapter 16 Appendix C: English-Japanese Glossary Chapter 17 Appendix D: Grammar Index (English Headers/Alphabetical Order) Chapter 18 Appendix E: Grammar Index (English Headers/Appearance Order) Chapter 19 Appendix F: Grammar Index (Japanese Headers/Order) Chapter 20 Appendix G: Grammar Index (Japanese Headers/Appearance Order)
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