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Obento Deluxe Teacher Resource Pack

Author: Peter Williams, Sue Xouris, Kyoko Kusumoto
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui
Binding: paperback, pages
Summary:
The Obento series comes with a comprehensive and helpful Teacher Resource Pack. The Obento Deluxe Teacher Resource Pack comprises: Teacher Notes an introduction to the course, its components and the methodology, including suggested presentation and teaching techniques an explanation of how Obento Deluxe can be used to support the Yoroshiku National Curriculum Guidelines for Japanese detailed teacher notes for each unit, with suggested warm-up and follow-up activities for each section of the Student Book, notes on teaching particular points, suggested structures and vocabulary extension audio transcripts and solutions to all workbook tasks information on assessing and reporting students’ progress
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Obento Deluxe: Student Book (Japanese Edition)

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Author: Kyoto Kusumoto, Sue Xouris, Peter Williams
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 220 pages
Summary:
Obento Deluxe is the new, revised edition of the first level, formerly called Obentoo 1. In this revised edition, sections are uniquely designed to correspond to the variety of dishes one would find in an obentoo (lunchbox). For example, the Teeburu manaa (table manners) section introduces students to important and interesting information about Japanese culture, while Gohan to okazu (rice and side dishes) show how words and sentences fit together and how they are used. In Obento Deluxe, students will learn everyday greetings, how to ask and respond to questions about where they are from, talk about their hobbies, etc. This level is split into 12 chapters and includes grammar notes, as well as Japanese-English/English-Japanese wordlists.
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NTC's Basic Japanese Level 1, Student Edition (Language - Japanese) (Japanese Edition)

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Author: McGraw-Hill Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (1992)
Binding: Hardcover, 360 pages
Summary:
NTC’s Basic Japanese, Level 1 (William) encourages your students to use Japanese from the beginning as they learn to talk about themselves and the world around them. Hiragana and katakana are gradually introduced and a number of kanji are introduced for recognition only. Useful reference includes a vocabulary checklist, a kanji checklist, and complete hiragana and katakana charts.
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Ntc's Basic Japanese: A Communicative Program in Contemporary Japanese : Level 2 (Language - Japanese) (Japanese Edition)

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Author: Lynn Williams
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Glencoe (1999)
Binding: Paperback, 180 pages
Summary:
NTC’s Basic Japanese, Level 2 (William) extends students’ speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Through open-ended exercises, students learn to express their thoughts and opinions in Japanese. Hiragana and katakana are continually reviewed to help your students master the syllabaries gradually and completely. This text is hardcover, 7½” × 10”, and 160 pages in length.
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NTC Basic Japanese Level 1 Workbook (Language - Japanese) (Japanese Edition)

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Author: McGraw-Hill Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (1993)
Binding: Paperback, 184 pages
Summary:
NTC’s Basic Japanese, Level 1 (William) encourages your students to use Japanese from the beginning as they learn to talk about themselves and the world around them. Hiragana and katakana are gradually introduced and a number of kanji are introduced for recognition only. Useful reference includes a vocabulary checklist, a kanji checklist, and complete hiragana and katakana charts.
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Nakama 2: Japanese Communication, Culture, Context

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Author: Seiichi Makino, Kazumi Hatasa, Yukiko Abe Hatasa
Publisher: Cengage Learning (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 592 pages
Summary:
NAKAMA is a two year proficiency-oriented program that emphasizes practical communication and the development of listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills. The eleven thematic chapters, plus one preliminary chapter, focus on high-frequency communication situations; while chapter dialogues illustrate typical daily events representative in Japanese life and provide realistic contexts in which to learn vocabulary and grammar.
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Nakama 1B: Introductory Japanese Communication, Culture, Context

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Author: Seiichi Makino, Kazumi Hatasa, Yukiko Abe Hatasa
Publisher: Heinle (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 320 pages
Summary:
Nakama 1 is a complete, flexible introductory program designed to present the fundamentals of the Japanese language to college students. Presented in two parts, Nakama 1a and Nakama 1b, the program focuses on proficiency-based language learning, emphasizes practical communication and student interaction, and fosters the development of all four language skills and cultural awareness. Thematically organized chapters focus on high-frequency communicative situations and introduce students to the Japanese language and its three writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Maintaining the program’s balanced approach, the new edition features updated technology resources, new authentic art, and practical, contemporary vocabulary to enhance both teaching and learning.
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Nakama 1: Workbook/Laboratory Manual (English and Japanese Edition)

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Author: Kazumi Hatasa, Yukiko Abe Hatasa, Seiichi Makino
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company (1998)
Binding: Paperback, 316 pages
Summary:
Designed to reinforce the association of sound, syntax, and meaning, the SAM includes out-of-class practice of the material presented in the textbook. The Workbook section focuses on written vocabulary, grammar, kanji and writing practice. The Lab Manual section focuses on pronunciation and listening comprehension, including Dict-a-Conversation dictation activities.
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My First Japanese Kanji Book: Learning Kanji the fun and easy way!

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Author: Anna Sato, Eriko Sato
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2009)
Binding: Hardcover, 64 pages
Summary:
My First Japanese Kanji Book is an inventive and unique introduction to kanji for children. Written by the mother-daughter team of Eriko and Anna Sato, this lovely book introduces 109 kanji characters to children with poems and illustrations. It includes all the Japanese Government specified first grade level kanji characters and a sprinkling of simple second to sixth grade characters. The kanji are introduced in the context of 36 colorful paintings and poems by 14-year-old Anna Sato, herself a kanji learner. Each of the poems is presented in both Japanese and English, and all kanji are accompanied by furigana (small hiragana letters), stroke-order diagrams, sample vocabulary and boxes for writing practice. A charming and educational volume, My First Japanese Kanji Book can be used as a self-study text, a supplementary material in Japanese language schools or a gift book for family or friends.
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Minna No Nihongo: Kanji I (English Edition) (Bk. 1)

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Publisher: 3A Corporation, Japan (2001)
Binding: Perfect Paperback, 200 pages
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A kanji textbook using various devices to introduce kanji to the beginner in an enjoyable and effective way. By covering the kanji words found in the Main Textbook, and assisting the learner with comprehending the structure of kanji, the burden on the learner is greatly reduced. The 220 target kanji have been selected from Minna no Nihongo I , and the 298 target kanji in book two have been selected from Minna no Nihongo II..
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