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Japanese Beyond Words

The Gaijin's Guide to Verbal Skills and Cultural Clues

Japanese Beyond Words
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Adding to the core essays on language usage, Andrew Horvat's new edition includes sections on proverbs, "zeitgeist" words, puns, youth language, current slang, and regional dialects, plus profiles of famous fluent non-Japanese. An excellent classroom supplement and an entertaining guide to the interplay of words and behavior.

Andrew Horvat directs Stanford University's overseas studies program in Kyoto, Japan.

Stone Bridge Press; April 2013
200 pages; ISBN 9781611725070
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