Japan Up Close: 15 Lessons on Society and Culture in Japanese

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“Japan Up Close: 15 Lessons on Society and Culture in Japanese”is a book published by The Japan Times for learners and Japan enthusiasts with intermediate Japanese skills. With this book, you will be able to improve your Japanese reading with the 208 pages of this book. To faciliate your learning, you will find English instructions in this book.

This book helps readers develop and expand their comprehension of Japan by featuring a variety of texts that explore the country from many different angles, and then carrying out a series of tasks to strengthen their comprehension.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: What kind of country is Japan?
  • Chapter 2: City life, country life
  • Chapter 3: Getting around Japan
  • Chapter 4: Let’s eat!
  • Chapter 5: Events for enjoying the seasons
  • Chapter 6: Highlights of Japanese history you should know
  • Chapter 7: Experiencing traditional culture
  • Chapter 8: Modern culture and pop culture
  • Chapter 9: Enjoying sports
  • Chapter 10: The march of science and technology
  • Chapter 11: Things we can do to save the earth
  • Chapter 12: Education and children
  • Chapter 13: Industrial structure and economy
  • Chapter 14: Government and the constitution
  • Chapter 15: Aiming for a multicultural society

Extra information on “Japan Up Close: 15 Lessons on Society and Culture in Japanese”

  • Title in Japanese: Japan Up Close: 15 Lessons on Society and Culture in Japanese
  • Title in romaji: Japan Up Close: 15 Lessons on Society and Culture in Japanese
  • Editor: The Japan Times
  • Authors: Mizue Sasaki
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Book format: 257 × 182 mm
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Weight: 467 grams
  • ISBN: 9784789016537

Information about The Japan Times, the company that publishes “Japan Up Close: 15 Lessons on Society and Culture in Japanese”

“Japan Up Close: 15 Lessons on Society and Culture in Japanese” is a handbook edited by The Japan Times, a publisher located in Tokyo that makes the oldest English-language daily newspaper in Japan. Actually, “The Japan Times” is the name of this daily publication that has been published since 1897 and which helps overseas residents living in Japan stay up to date on things that are happening in the Land of the Rising Sun and abroad. Apart from its daily publications, the company which is behind “The Japan Times” also sells magazines in Japan and Japanese language books, including the Genki and Kanji in Context series, which are widely popular with English-speaking students.

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