Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Japanese grammar. It explores the complexities of the language thoroughly, filling many gaps left by previous textbooks. Clear grammar points are put in context by examples from a range of Japanese media. The emphasis is firmly on contemporary Japanese as spoken and written by native speakers. Features of the book include: * coverage of colloquial and standard Japanese * clear alphabetical organization * extensive cross-referencing * detailed index of Japanese and English terms Written by experts in their fields, this will prove a lasting and reliable resource for all learners of Japanese.