How to Sound Intelligent in Japaneseis a vocabulary textbook aimed at intermediate students who are tired of talking about shopping, hobbies and food.
The book is divided into seven topic areas:
- Ideas and Theories.
- Philosophy and Religion
- Politics and government.
- The fine arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
- Science and Technology.
- Law and Justice.
- Business and Economics.
Each topic starts with a short introduction and contains vocabulary lists written in kanji, romanji and English. Many examples are given but there are no exercises. There is a single index which lists vocabulary in English and romanji. The price is $16 but you can save 35%($5.60) with Amazon