Descrizione fornita dall'editore, in lingua inglese:
Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Japanese grammar.
Accessible and systematic, it explores the complexities of the language thoroughly, filling many gaps left by other textbooks.
Clear grammar points are put in context using examples from a range of Japanese media. The emphasis is firmly on contemporary Japanese as spoken and written by native speakers.
Key features of the book include:
- coverage of colloquial and standard Japanese
- extensive cross-referencing
- a detailed index of Japanese and English terms
- up-to-date real examples of current usage
- greater emphasis on structures that learners find particularly confusing
- glossary of linguistic terms.
Written by experts in their fields, Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar will prove a lasting and reliable resource for all learners of Japanese.
2. Case Particles
3. Phrasal Particles
4. Numbers and Counters
5. Demonstrative/Interrogative Words and Pronouns
7. Verbs, Valency, Copula and Sentence Types
8. Tense and Aspect Endings
9. Modal Endings
11. Adverbial Particles
12. Passive Sentences
13. Causative and Causative Passive Sentences
14. Potential and Spontaneous Sentences
15. Performative Sentences
16 Honorific and Humble Forms (Subject- and Object-Honorifics)
17. Negation and Negative Sentences
19. Sentence-Final Particles
20. Imperative Sentences, Commands and Requests
21. Quotation: to, to iu, tte and ni yoru to
25. Conjunctive Forms
26. Conjunctive Particles
27. Abbreviations: Truncation and Ellipsis
28. Stylistic Effects and Point of View