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Japanese Beyond Words
The Gaijin's Guide to Verbal Skills and Cultural Clues
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.
200 pages; ISBN 9781611725070
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