Arcade as Japanese Traditional Shopping and Business Culture: Kazutaka Hashimoto
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Learn all of the words and phrases a traveler needs to know! eTicket Japanese is a simple and practical Japanese audio phrasebook that covers all of the travel essentials. You´ll be able to greet people, ask for directions, order at a restaurant, go shopping, and more. Plus, there´s plenty of repetition and easy access to the phrases you need to get the most out of your trip. You can go to www.livinglanguage.com for a complete list of the vocabulary presented in eTicket Japanese. Content from this program has been revised and adapted from In-Flight Japanese. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Living Language. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lila/000083/bk_lila_000083_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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Haruka and Takashi are devoted to shopping and going out in Tokyo. She loves her Louis Vuitton handbags, Hermès scarves, and Louboutin shoes. He enjoys eating out and looking through the department stores in Ginza and Shibuya. Together they make a cute couple, but love is never easy. Takashi´s world starts to turn upside down when he realizes Haruka has started seeing Jun, her wealthy ex-boyfriend from Kyoto. When Haruka travels to Kyoto to meet up with Jun and his mother, a series of earthquakes hit Tokyo, and Takashi is injured. Haruka is unable to contact him, and it looks like she´ll never see Takashi again - the boy who truly loves her. Filled with cultural significance, this story will appeal to listeners who have an interest in Japan and the mind-set of the Japanese people. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Billie Fulford-Brown. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/033435/bk_acx0_033435_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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Millionaires, surgeons, serial killers, CEOs: I light their cigarettes, mix their drinks. We engage in conversation. I am the facilitator of good times. I am a hostess. Step into the surreal world of a Tokyo hostess club and gain an exclusive underground pass through the eyes of author Chelsea Haywood as she explores a way of life unique to the Japanese, experiencing $600 dinners, kabuki theatre, Harajuku shopping sprees and first-class trips to ´anywhere you want to go´. This is the true story of one girl´s immersion in the world of hostessing, a late-night entertainment for wealthy Japanese men drawn from the traditional institution of the geisha. While the foreign slowly becomes familiar, Chelsea´s initial enthusiasm turns into turmoil as she struggles to maintain both her sanity and her marriage in the face of material excess and relentless temptation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eloise Oxer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/001011/bk_boli_001011_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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