Intermediate Technical Japanese, Volume 1: Readings and Grammatical Patterns (Technical Japanese Series) by James L. Davis
Japanese, English | 2003 | ISBN-10: 0299185540 | 490 pages | PDF | 12 MB
For self-study or classroom use.
Learn how to read and translate technical manuals, research publications, and reference works.
This two-volume set is designed to help the intermediate-level learner of Japanese build a technical vocabulary, reinforce understanding of frequently used grammatical patterns, improve reading comprehension, and practice translating technical passages. The glossary in volume 2 clarifies words and phrases that often puzzle beginning readers.
The sample readings on technical topics are drawn from a broad range of specialties, from mathematics and computer science to electronics and polymer science. The initial grammar lesson and the first nine field-specific lessons constitute the common core to be used by all instructors or students. Topics of interest from the remaining thirty-one field-specific lessons may be selected to produce a customized course of study. Intermediate Technical Japanese is designed to fulfill a typical two-semester sequence.
Volume 1 contains information about 600 key kanji ˆ explanations of 100 important grammatical patterns ˆ more than 700 scientific or technical essays ˆ an index of the grammatical patterns.
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