An Elementary Grammar of the Japanese Language
With Easy Progressive Exercises
By Tatui Baba
Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge – 120 pages
When originally published in 1873 one of the aims was to protest against an idea that the Japanese language was very imperfect, and therefore it should be exterminated! The second was to give a general idea of the Japanese language as it is spoken.
1. The Alphabet 2. The Part of Speech 3. Japanese and English Exercises