Japanese Language and People is the ideal introduction to the language and culture of Japan, whether you're learning for business or going on holiday. This 326-page course book is designed to accompany the Japanese Language and People CDs, which are available to buy separately (9780563519515). Japanese Language and People will help you speak and understand Japanese, as well as introduce you to the basics of the written language. Dialogues and language notes introduce new language in a relevant context, while activities allow you to practise new language and reinforce learning. This new edition includes up-to-date cultural information about life in Japan to give you an insight into both modern Japanese society and traditional customs. It also includes a useful reference section with a two-way glossary and grammar guide.