Author(s): Scott Rutherford
Packed with expressions and information for every travel situation, Japanese for Travelers Phrasebook & Dictionary helps you to get around and communicate more effectively during your time in Japan. This book includes hundreds of tips and phrases for the following situations: Meeting people Asking directions Shopping and asking about prices Ordering food and drinks Getting connected to the Internet Taking a subway, bus or taxi Asking for help Daily conversations Helpful illustrations demystify Japan's complicated rail system and provide handy information on ferry travel as well. The text offers tips on where to look for a cheap, comfortable night's sleep (you'd be surprised) to whom not to stand behind when in line at customs, as well as essential things to purchase for your Japan trip before you leave your home country and how to say you do not eat fugu (poisonous pufferfish!).
" this book does a great job of teaching you everyday phrases as well as less common ones so that you can easily converse with locals." I Am Aileen blog"
Scott Rutherford is an experienced travel writer and editor with several books on Pacific locations to his credit. William M. Matsuzaki has been a Japanese teacher for the last 15 years. He received his BA in Japanese from Carlton College, and an MSEd in Technology Education and a doctorate in education from Johns Hopkins. He is the author of several Tuttle titles like Let's Learn Japanese and Japanese Hiragana and Katakana Language Practice Pad.