Description - Welcome to Japanese by Kenneth G. Henshall
This concise, illustrated introduction to the main characteristics of Japanese is written to be accessible to the beginning student as well as to anyone considering learning the language or with a general interest in Japanese language and culture. It does not teach how to speak the language but provides a demystifying overview of Japanese from linguistic, historical and social perspectives.
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Author Biography - Kenneth G. Henshall
Dr Kenneth Henshall is Professor of Japanese in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. His broad-ranging research interests related to Japan include language, literature, history, society, ethics, and management techniques. He has also published with Tuttle Publishing A Guide to emembering Japanese Characters and A Guide to Learning Hiragana and Katakana, and is the lead author of the revised edition (2003) of A Guide to Reading and Writing Japanese.