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{"id":7170932244630,"title":"Understanding the Japanese Mind through Language and Culture (Revised Edition)","handle":"understanding-the-japanese-mind-through-language-and-culture-revised-edition","description":"\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 31\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"section\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThis fascinating book aimed for intermediate-level to advanced-level learners is designed to help students learn about Japanese sensibilities and culture through explanations of commonly used words and phrases such as kejime (distinction), “seken” (world, society), and “kuki wo yomu” (read the air, read the room). \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThere are 7 main chapters covering topics like “uchi to soto”, being aware of the eyes of others, respecting relationships, restraining your expressions, Japanese values, and spiritualism. 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Understanding the Japanese Mind through Language and Culture (Revised Edition)

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This fascinating book aimed for intermediate-level to advanced-level learners is designed to help students learn about Japanese sensibilities and culture through explanations of commonly used words and phrases such as kejime (distinction), “seken” (world, society), and “kuki wo yomu” (read the air, read the room).

There are 7 main chapters covering topics like “uchi to soto”, being aware of the eyes of others, respecting relationships, restraining your expressions, Japanese values, and spiritualism. Each chapter has around 3 to 7 readings, followed by a key vocabulary guide with English and Chinese translations.

The terminology and explanations have been revised to reflect changes in Japanese society in the 10 years since the first edition was released. Furthermore, additional explanations and new sections have been added to help the reader understand more about Japanese culture. Some of these additions include information about the origin of the phrase “kashikomarimashita” and also how “kangaeteokimasu” can be used to decline invitations and requests.

A perfect book for intermediate-level to advanced-level students who want to gain a deeper understanding of Japan and its culture, or a handy supplementary tool for those who teach Japanese.

Structure:

- 7 chapters with 3-7 readings. Each reading has a key vocabulary guide with English and Chinese translations.

Recommended for you if:

- You are an intermediate-level and above learner
- You are a Japanese language teacher
- You want a deeper understanding of Japanese culture and the mindset of Japanese people - You are looking for reading practice, but still require furigana for difficult kanji.

About this volume:

Original Title: [改訂新版] 日本人の心がわかる日本語 Pages: 280
ISBN 978-4-86639-377-3
Book Size: A5

Languages: Japanese
Publication Date: Revised Edition March 16, 2021

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