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Japanese From Zero! is an innovative and integrated approach to learning Japanese developed by professional Japanese interpreter George Trombley and co-writer Yukari Takenaka.
Elementary Japanese is designed for students who are just beginning their study of the Japanese language at the first-year college level or on their own. The author and contributors have created a highly structured approach to learning Japanese based on acquiring the fundamental patterns and constructions of the language as well as the Japanese writing system including the primary Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji characters.
Japanese for Busy People is the most popular Japanese language textbook series in the world. With over 20 components including texts, workbooks, CDs, videos and teacher's manuals, it is also one of the most comprehensive
Japanese for Busy People is the most popular Japanese language textbook series in the world. With over 20 components including texts, workbooks, CDs, videos and teacher's manuals, it is also one of the most comprehensive.
"Konnichiwa, Nihongo!" contains simple, ready-to-use expressions for living in or travel to Japan. This book contains a wide variety of useful phrases for everyday situations and presents them side by side with lists of interchangeable words.
This book was initially designed for Japanese language learmers aiming to take Level 3 of the former Japanese Language Proficiency Test. However, it enable any Japanese language learners, not only applicants for the JLPT, to improve their proficiency in Japanese easily and with certainly by revising basic grammar and sentence patterns.
This book is a popular vocabulary resource for preparation for JLPT N4 & 5. The book is organized by themes, grouping thematically similar words together, like for example "family", "clothes" and "nature". In addition, there is a checkbox for every word, making it easy to continue where you left off. Its structure makes it straight forward and easy to use, resulting in a consistent learning experience.
This book is designed for intermediate to upper-intermediate students who are planning to take the JLPT N2, enabling them to efficiently master 2,500 essential vocabulary words.
Example sentences are included for vocabulary which has more than one meaning or which has a meaning that's hard to grasp.
Shadowing is a form of training that is designed to help improve simultaneous interpretation. However its effectiveness is not limited to this area and with its simple method, beginner students will also gain great value from it. Whilst listening to a flowing conversation, being able to 'shadow' the conversation by repeating immediately afterwards is what we have called the Shadowing learning method.
To effectively learn Japanese and communicate in another culture you need more than the bare bones of the language. You need to understand the given norms of that society, how people interact, how things work, what the system is, how to navigate and manipulate those systems—in short, how to use the language in context.
200 quick and easy phrases for Japanese conversation are included in this book. There are useful phrases that will allow you to more precisely express your thoughts and feeling and effective conversation with Japanese people.
This book features some of the basic expressions among these that are particularly used frequently in daily life such as 180 expressions into 26 categories to make it easy for you to find the expressions that communicates what you want to say.