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Books to Learn Japanese
This set of 200 flash cards along with accompanying booklet, wall charts, and audio disc contains everything you need to quickly gain mastery of the two Japanese syllabaries and is a great way to learn Japanese. Frequent review is the key to memorizing the characters, and these cards are easily carried in a pocket or purse for a quick review session anytime.
The lessons and techniques used in this book have been taught successfully for over fifteen years in classrooms throughout the world. Kana From Zero! is perfect for current students of Japanese as well as absolute beginners who want to learn to read and write Japanese hiragana and katakana.
The Japanese language has two basic writing systems, hiragana, and katakana, in addition to the one that uses Chinese characters or Kanji. This handy book teaches you a new mnemonic–based method to read and write the fundamental 92 hiragana and katakana characters.
Japanese Kanji for Beginners
The Japanese language has three basic writing systems, kanji (Chinese characters) and hiragana, and katakana--two phonetic sets of characters. This handy book teaches you a new mnemonics-based method to read and write the 430 highest-frequency kanji characters.
Writing Japanese Katakana has been carefully designed to facilitate the quick and easy mastery of the 46–character katakana alphabet, making it the perfect tool to begin the process of mastering written Japanese. Each character is introduced with brushed, handwritten and typed samples that enhance character recognition.
Two phonetic syllabaries, hiragana and katakana, and a set of kanji characters based on Chinese ideographs are what comprises written Japanese. This workbook has been carefully designed to facilitate the quick and easy mastery of the forty-six character hiragana syllabary used to write all types of native words not written in kanji.
Beginner-level students wishing to read Japanese need to learn hiragana, the most basic of three Japanese scripts, used for writing words of native origin. Kodansha’s Hiragana Workbook is an all-new, streamlined workbook designed precisely for such students. It introduces all aspects of the script — reading, writing, and pronunciation — in a fun, accessible format, packed with illustrations and exercises.
This companion volume teaches the basics of katakana, the script for writing loanwords borrowed from English and other languages. The book introduces the characters not in the traditional a-i-u-e-o order, but in a radical new one that allows students to sound out words from the very first page.
Author, Mayer Bret who was from New Jersey, U.S. wrote this book. He was a first person who passed The Japan Kanji Aptitude Test Grade 1 as a non-native Japanese speaker. This book covered Japanese Language and culture through pictures.
Japanese Kanji and Kana
This comprehensive book helps you learn the 92 essential Kana characters and 2,136 standard Kanji characters.
Complete, compact and authoritative—this Japanese language book provides all the information needed to learn kanji and kana, including the 92 hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols (known collectively as Japanese Kana) and the 2,136 standard Joyo Kanji characters that every Japanese person learns in school.
Students will be able to learn to read and write the basic 500 kanji by the end of this book with explain meanings independently and play important roles in forming other words and several different reading and meanings.
"Kanji Pict-o-Graphix offers an engaging way to learn and memorize Kanji."-Rocky Mountain Region Japan Project "A fun book for studying kanji. The illustration reveals more of its contents and method than any description ever could."-Japan Times