501 Japanese Verbs (Barron's 501 Verbs) (Paperback)

501 Japanese Verbs (Barron's 501 Verbs) By Roland A. Lange, Nobuo Akiyama Cover Image
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Learning Japanese is easy with Barron’s 501 Japanese Verbs. The authors provide clear, easy-to-use review of the 501 most commonly used verbs from the Japanese language. Verbs are listed alphabetically in easy-to-follow table format, and it includes inflections, moods, aspects, and formality levels for each verb.

This comprehensive guide to Japanese verbs is ideal for students, travelers, and adult learners. It includes:
  • The 501 most common Japanese verbs in table format, with both Japanese characters and English at the top of each page
  • Detailed explanation on Japanese verb formation and usage
  • Hepburn romanization used throughout
  • Japanese characters, kanji and kana, for each verb
  • Essential 55 verbs with example sentences and related expressions
  • Verb exercises with answers
  • Examples of verbs used in sentences
  • Index of verbs by gerund

About the Author

Roland A.Lange served in the Air Force at the end of the Korean War and traveled throughout East Asia, an experience that fostered a lifelong interest in East Asian Languages. He was an Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Linguistics at Columbia University, New York and taught at UCLA, and, for a brief period, at Cornell University.

Nobuo Akiyama is a professorial Lecturer of Japanese Language at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780764137495
ISBN-10: 0764137492
Publisher: Barrons Educational Services
Publication Date: November 1st, 2007
Pages: 656
Language: English
Series: Barron's 501 Verbs