Your baby accidentally grabbed a shoe from a shop, you need to return it… what do you say?
In the supermarket, your toddler drops cut fruit all over the floor then starts melting down when you try to stop him eating it, and you still have to pay for the fruit…
If you're a parent in Japan and don't speak much Japanese, such situations can leave you flustered. Luckily this phrasebook will help. It includes:
- Polite and appropriate phrases for all sorts of situations
- A link to handy free audio recordings
- What to say to doctors, teachers, shop staff, other parents and children
- How to ask for advice about getting food stains off the sofa.
The Parent's Phrase Book covers what normal textbooks and phrasebooks don't. Open it to learn how to explain that your kid fell off the swing and bumped into another child, or you've lost your house keys, or that the toys were already broken when you arrived... Honest!
Abigail Fulbrook is a mother of two fruit-dropping children and lives in Chiba with her Japanese husband. When she's not returning stolen shoes, she's an expert English teacher and author of English books for learners.
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About the Author
Abigail Fulbrook is a English language teacher, writer and coach. She has been teaching English for over ten years, in the UK, Japan and online. She moved to Japan in 2012 speaking no Japanese, got married and had children there, so she knows what it's like to try to survive in a foreign country with only a little bit of language.
She lives in Chiba-ken with her husband, daughters and far too much crafting material.