English for Japanese is the first ever English grammar book written specifically for Japanese learners. It assumes little prior knowledge of English grammar but also contains advanced rules even that even the most proficient users will find useful. In other words, this book can be used by a beginner to start learning grammar while advanced users can find the alternative perspective of this book extremely helpful.
KEY FEATURES OF THIS BOOK
1. Written specifically for Japanese learners.
2. Teaches grammar from elementary level all the way to advanced level.
3. Contains hundreds of example sentences in Japanese context.
4. Contains the most up-to-date grammar rules researched from the most authoritative sources
5. Written in simple English for even beginners to understand
6. A vast listing of specific usage cases at all levels.
We hope you master English Language. And we hope you will help other learn as well by sharing this first of a kind book with everyone you think will benefit from it.
This book is intended to be a self-study guide. The various chapters are arranged in a way that is easy to navigate through.
Grammar books are normally categorized by their contents into descriptive and prescriptive grammars. Descriptive grammar simply describes the rules of the language reflecting how people actually use these rules. Prescriptive grammar tells people what is correct from incorrect usage. Learners will find this book a combination of both approaches.
The first chapter contains elementary grammar. It introduces the parts of speech in English. It also goes a few step back and introduces you to the concept of sound and syllable which are extremely important especially in spoken English. If you want to speak English that anyone can understand, you need to speak in pronunciation that others can understand. You need to learn the sound systems in English.
The following chapters then look at individual parts of speech in great depth. Too much in depth that they contain all the significant rules governing their usage in English. You will find them useful not only as learning materials but also as reference material for later use.
Once we finish looking individually at word classes (parts of speech), we look at higher units. These include phrases, clauses and sentences.
By the end of that section, you should be able to analyze English sentence with a high degree of confidence and use those rules to build your most mesmerizing and persuasive sentences ever. After all, this book is not just another grammar book. It is a book that teaches you communication.
Throughout the book, you will come across plenty of cases and examples of how to use certain rules. All special cases are shown in bullets () under the headings marked "Usage".
The last part contains special exercises that will test your skills. Make sure you do them. Your knowledge of English grammar would have drastically improved between the time you opened the first page of this book and the test.
That much we guarantee.