Facets of Culture

For Advanced Students of Japanese

Kondoh Atsuko and Maruyama Chika

University of Tokyo Press

Facets of Culture

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Pub Date: June 2006

ISBN: 9780860085393

272 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $33.50£27.00

Pub Date: June 2006

ISBN: 9780860085386

272 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $26.00£20.00

Facets of Culture

For Advanced Students of Japanese

Kondoh Atsuko and Maruyama Chika

University of Tokyo Press

This volume supplements the Facets of Culture textbook for advanced-level students of Japanese language. The textbook's six thematic units focus on diversity and boundary-crossing in contemporary Japanese society; topics include popular culture, translation, cross-cultural communication, bioethics, changing work patterns, and individualized learning. The Tasks, Vocabulary, and Sentence Patterns volume provides grammatical information, vocabulary in Japanese and English, and exercises and worksheets to aid the student in grasping the materials presented in the Text volume.

About the Author

The authors are directors of the Japanese language program for foreign students at the University of Tokyo.