Learn Japanese with a Japanese Grammar Designed for English Speakers
“Note to the author of English Grammar for Students of Japanese— Your book is a godsend!"
—Stephanie Z, Michigan State University
“This is the best book to teach you all-things-grammar for Japanese. Every thing you will ever need to know about Japanese grammar, you can learn from this book.”
—Nemo Daison, student
This book is a must-read for instructors of Japanese who teach in English speaking environments.”
—Noriko A. Sugimori on Amazon
A Self-Study Japanese Grammar That Helps You Come Prepared To Class
To show you how to get from an English to a Japanese sentence structure.
All the essentials
Straightforward lessons that focus on the rules and not the exceptions. Covers the Japanese grammar taught in beginning college courses.
Tips to help you learn common Japanese verbs and word forms, and to remember them.
one point per chapter
In each bite-sized lesson, author Mutsuko Endo Hudson explains one grammar rule and illustrates it with English and Japanese examples.
Explained in English
To help you learn Japanese grammar from the point of view of a language you already speak.
Check your understanding by completing the review questions.
Learn The Grammar Terms Your Textbook Assumes You Know
Learn terms used in English and Japanese grammar such as number and counters—they play a minor role in English, but an important role in Japanese.
Learn how to get from an English structure to an equivalent Japanese sentence structure. Our examples will take you every step of the way.
Learn what are parts of speech so you can identify English and Japanese nouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions. This will help you choose the correct Japanese equivalent to the English word.
Learn to identify the function of words used in English and Japanese grammar so you can choose the correct Japanese equivalent to the English word.
Learn what are English and Japanese subjects, Japanese direct and indirect objects.