Item description for Japanese Beyond Words: The Gaijin's Guide to Verbal Skills and Cultural Clues by Andrew Horvat...
This new edition of Japanese Beyond Words takes the language student into the nonverbal skill zones that must be mastered to communicate effectively in Japanese. Now with an index and expanded chapters, it outlines the ins and outs of polite/rude speech, bowing, disagreeing, intonation, apologies, slang, preconceptions of foreigners, and much more.
Andrew Horvat lives in Tokyo. Formerly a reporter for the Associated Press, Tokyo correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, and Tokyo Bureau Chief for American Public Radio, he is now a visiting professor at Tokyo Keizai University and lecturer at Showa Women's University, where he teaches courses on cross-cultural communication and language policy.
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Release Date Mar 1, 2008
Publisher Stone Bridge Press
ISBN 193333052X ISBN13 9781933330525
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Andrew Horvat took his Master's degree in Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia. During his distinguished career as a journalist specializing in East Asian affairs, he has been a reporter for the Associated Press, Asia Correspondent for Southam News, Tokyo Correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and The Independent, and Tokyo Bureau Chief for American Public Radio.