Learn how to read and translate technical manuals, research publications, and reference works. This two-volume set is designed to help the intermediate-level learner of Japanese build a technical vocabulary, reinforce understanding of frequently used grammatical patterns, improve reading comprehension, and practice translating technical passages. The glossary in volume 2 clarifies words and phrases that often puzzle beginning readers. The sample readings on technical topics are drawn from a broad range of specialties, from mathematics and computer science to electronics and polymer science. The initial grammar lesson and the first nine field-specific lessons constitute the common core to be used by all instructors or students. Topics of interest from the remaining thirty-one field-specific lessons may be selected to produce a customized course of study.Intermediate Technical Japaneseis designed to fulfill a typical two-semester sequence. Volume 1 contains: o information about 600 key kanji o explanations of 100 important grammatical patterns o more than 700 scientific or technical essays o an index of the grammatical patterns. Volume 2 contains: o a complete glossaryJames L. Davis is the author of 'Intermediate Technical Japanese, Volume 1: Readings and Grammatical Patterns (Technical Japanese Series)', published 2002 under ISBN 9780299185541 and ISBN 0299185540.