This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
"Japanese Language in Use" is the companion volume to "Japanese Linguistics: An Introduction". Using a wide range of examples drawn from everyday life and literary texts, "Japanese Language in Use" introduces pragmatics, discourse, and language and culture in the Japanese context. The book covers: Language in context; Japanese in conversation; Honorifics and politeness; Language and gender; and Young people's language. Key concepts of Japanese language in use are introduced in a succinct and accessible way, with texts and exercises to aid student understanding. This is the ideal first introduction to Japanese language in context for undergraduate or postgraduate students.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
...this volume is a deeply analytical, yet easily accessible overview of aspects of Japanese not covered in a grammatical description. It covers a wide expanse of interesting territory in surprising depth, bringing interesting insights while leaving room for thought and analysis by individual readers. This book is a valuable contribution to the field of pragmatic analysis in general as well as a new look at pragmatic and cultural aspects of Japanese, many of which have not been discussed elsewhere. --Sanford Lakoff "This work is a highly accessible, accurate, and enjoyable introductory volume which should achieve considerable popularity among undergraduate and postgraduate students of Japanese language in use." --Sanford LakoffAbout the Author:
Dr Toshiko Yamaguchi is at the National University of
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Thoemmes, 2007. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 269310
Book Description Bloomsbury Academic, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110826493513
Book Description Bloomsbury Academic, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0826493513
Book Description Continuum, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0826493513
Book Description Continuum Intl Pub Group, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. bilingual edition. 231 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 0826493513