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TitleModern Japanese Grammar: A Practical Guide
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Table of Contents
                            Series page
Title page
Copyright
Table of contents
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Glossary of grammatical terms
Abbreviations and symbols
Notes on romanization
Part A: Structures
	1 Introduction: major features of Japanese grammar
	2 Pronunciation
	3 Writing system
	4 Words
	5 Sentences and sentence patterns
	6 Register and style
	7 Nouns and noun phrases
	8 Pronouns
	9 Demonstratives (ko-so-a(-do) words)
	10 Particles
	11 Topic marker wa
	12 Verbs
	13 Adjectives
	14 Adverbs
	15 Negation
	16 Numbers and classifiers
	17 Compounds
	18 Formal nouns
	19 Auxiliary verbs
	20 The causative construction
	21 The passive construction
	22 Conjunctions and connectives
	23 Temporal clauses
	24 Conditional clauses
	25 Relative (noun modifying) clauses
	26 Complement clauses
	27 Tense and aspect
	28 Evidential markers
	29 Honorifics (keego)
Part B: Functions
	I Social interaction and communication strategies
		30 Social interaction
		31 Basic communication strategies
	II Giving and seeking information
		32 Questions
		33 Reporting
		34 Asking and giving personal information
		35 Identifying
		36 Telling the time, dates, etc.
		37 Describing people, places, states and conditions
		38 Comparisons
		39 Contrast
		40 Location and distance
		41 Possession
		42 Gifts
		43 Kind acts
		44 Experience
		45 Intentions and plans
		46 Temporal relations
		47 Explanation, reason and purpose
		48 Cause and effect
		49 Describing procedures
		50 Changes
		51 Expressing abilities
		52 Needs
		53 Possibility and probability
		54 Certainty and uncertainty
		55 Provisions, conditions, and hypotheses
		56 Understanding and knowing
		57 Remembering and forgetting
	III Expressing emotions and sensations
		58 General comments on the adjectives of emotions and sensations
		59 Gratitude
		60 Apologies and forgiveness
		61 Empathy
		62 Likes and dislikes
		63 Desires and preferences
		64 Hopes and wishes
		65 Joy and sorrow
		66 Fear or worry
		67 Distress and regret
		68 Surprise
		69 Hunger, thirst, and fatigue
		70 Pain or discomfort
		71 Satisfaction and dissatisfaction
	IV Speaking as performing acts
		72 Advice and suggestions
		73 Requests
		74 Offers and invitations
		75 Orders (commands)
		76 Directions and instructions
		77 Confirmation
		78 Permission
		79 Prohibition
		80 Obligation and duty
		81 Complaints
		82 Compliments
		83 Promises and warnings
		84 Opinions
		85 Agreement, disagreement, and indifference
		86 Choosing and deciding
		87 Shopping
		88 Ordering
		89 Reservations
Appendix I: Hiragana charts
Appendix II: Katakana charts
Appendix III: Verb basic conjugation table
Appendix IV: Copula and adjective basic conjugation table
Bibliography
Index
                        

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