The Easy Interpreter: a Japanese Phrasebook for the Hospitality Industry
Yoko Pinkerton (Lecturer in Japanese, Monash University, Australia)
A phrasebook designed specifically for use by English-speaking people whose work brings them into contact with Japanese visitors. There are 1000 useful phrases arranged by situation. Each section has a vocabulary preceding the phrases, which are printed in English, in Romanized Japanese and in Japanese script. There is an English-Japanese index and vocabulary, and there are lists of numerals, dates, times, distances, colours, directions etc, and a guide to pronunciation.