A textbook for students in Japanese, communication, or international studies, assuming no previous background in Japanese language or culture. Donahue (Japanese studies, Nagoya Gakuin U., Japan) first surveys the perceptual barriers to communicating between Japan and North America, then examines the Japanese communication style, differences in discourse, and images of the Japanese in the mass media. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORThis examination consisted of written essays in English and Japanese, as well as an oral interview. Each teacher was assigned to grade a number of the essays and then to interview the writers of the essays. Each student, then, received aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Japanese Culture and Communication|
|Author||:||Ray T. Donahue|
|Publisher||:||University Press of America - 1998-01-01|