The University of Wisconsin Press
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Intermediate Technical Japanese, Volume 1
Readings and Grammatical Patterns
James L. Davis
Technical Japanese Series
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.
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James L. Davis is associate professor and director of the Technical Japanese Program in the Department of Engineering Professional Development at the University of WisconsinMadison.
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LC: 2002032333 PL
490 pp. 8 1/2 x 11
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