How to sound intelligent in Japanese : a vocabulary builder
Charles De Wolf (2012)
This book is for those who already have the ability to converse on a basic level in Japanese and would like to progress to being able to express more complex thoughts and ideas in various academic contexts.
In seven chapters: Ideas and theories, Philosophy and religion, Politics and government, The fine arts, humanities and social sciences, Science and technology, Law and justice, Business economics.
Each chapter begins with some cultural background in English which is followed by model expressive sentences (in Japanese with English translation), suggestions on choosing the right vocabulary and insight into social and spiritual influences that may affect the way Japanese people speak.
JAP VOCAB 19 Open access