ERIC Number: ED371565
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Living in Japan. Intercultural Exchange Series. Revised.
The guide provides a brief introduction to the culture and language of Japan, and is designed for visitors, students, and business travelers. It offers practical information on various aspects of daily living, including: money; banks; food; restaurants; hotels; tipping; postal and telecommunications services; transportation; shopping; health and medical care; electricity; measurement conversions; bowing; handshaking; privacy and personal contact; politeness; shoes; gift-giving; expressing thanks; invitations; eating and drinking; tea; houses; bathing; dress; expressing feelings; and festivals. Suggestions for appropriate behavior and expectations are offered. It also includes basic information about Japan: a historical sketch; a map; facts about geography and people; government; economy; education; religion; and art. A brief bibliography lists additional books about Japan. (MSE)
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Family Life, Foreign Countries, Geography, Grammar, Information Sources, Interpersonal Communication, Language Role, Leisure Time, Pronunciation, Recreational Activities, Second Languages, Sociocultural Patterns, Time, Travel
Pro Lingua Associates, 15 Elm St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 ($4.50; large quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Community
Authoring Institution: Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.
Identifiers - Location: Japan