Common Japanese Collocations: A Learner's Guide To Frequent Word Pairings

Common Japanese Collocations: A Learner's Guide To Frequent Word Pairings

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Collocations are word combinations that occur in natural speech more frequently than can be explained by chance. In English, we say, take a bath (or have a bath in British English), but in Japanese the equivalent is get in a bath, o-furo ni hairu. This title introduces the most frequently used noun-and-verb and noun-and-adjective combinations. Collocations are word combinations that occur in natural speech more frequently than can be explained by chance. In English, we say, take a bath (or have a bath in British English), but in Japanese the equivalentshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 134 x 190 x 22mm | 281.23g
  • Kodansha America, Inc
  • Kodansha International Ltd
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 4770031238
  • 9784770031235
  • 168,960

About Kakuko Shoji

KAKUKO SHOJI has been an instructor of Japanese at the University of Hawaii since 1968, and is the author of Basic Connections and Japanese Core Words and Phrases (both published by Kodansha International). Shoji was also the supervising editor of Kodansha's Effective Japanese Usage Guide.show more

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This book is good to students of all levels learn new ways of saying things. Although it's small if you, it's good if you still study but you'll need a bigger one to know more. I really love the book it give some ideas to improve your Japanese. I really liked the way it is written its easy to understand. It's a good one.show more
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