The University of Wisconsin Press
Solid-State Physics and Engineering
Craig Van Degrift
James L. Davis, General Editor
This book is a supplement to the textbook Basic Technical Japanese. It introduces 100 new kanji and more than 700 new words and phrases that appear frequently in documents dealing with solid-state physics.
The text offers ten lessons, each presenting key vocabulary and ten new kanji that reappear in the exercises for that lesson and in subsequent lessons, reinforcing learning. The exercises emphasize vocabulary building, kanji recognition, definition matching, and translation skills. An introductory lesson reviews the katakana and hiragana writing systems.
The lessons in this book have been keyed to the final ten chapters of Basic Technical Japanese, so that students can use the two volumes together to build a Japanese vocabulary and to practice translation related to solid-state physics and engineering.
Craig T. Van Degrift is a physicist with more than thirty publications on condensed matter physics and the founder of Kanji-Flash Softworks, which publishes Japanese-language instructional software. He is the creator of Kanji-Flash/BTJ, a software package providing flash-card lessons for Basic Technical Japanese, distributed by the University of Wisconsin Press.
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LC: 94-043947 PL
104 pp. 8 1/2 x 11
The 1995 cloth edition of this book is out of print, but the paperback is still available.
Paper $20.00 s
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