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ERIC Number: ED371565
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Oct
Pages: 48
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-936141-14-X
Living in Japan. Intercultural Exchange Series. Revised.
Hawkinson, Annie
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Experiment in International Living, Brattleboro, VT.
Identifiers - Location: Japan