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This book is intended for beginning students of Japanese who wish to learn how to speak, read, and write the language as it is spoken and written by educated native speakers.The type of language presented in this book is the polite conversational style, or the desu-masu style, which is appropriate for foreigners to use in most social situations. Although Japanese men and women may speak differently in informal situations, the desu-masu style is standard conversational mode in modern Japanese society.
Toacieve the goal of making the book interesting and relevant to the intended learners, the lessons are built around the imaginary character, or the role model, Mr. Brown, a young American who is studying Japanese in Tokyo. His association with Japanese friends makes it possible to introduce a variety of practical and authentic language situations.
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