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Elementary Japanese Volume 1

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Author: Yoko Hasegawa
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2005)
Binding: Hardcover, 400 pages
Summary:
Elementary Japanese Volume One is designed for people beginning their study of the Japanese language at the basic level. It covers the first semester of college-level beginner’s Japanese, and contains 14 lessons, each representing one week’s instruction. It is based on the more traditional approach of segmenting the language to be acquired according to structures rather than functions, and gives grammatical explanations in enough detail to be used as a reference. Intended for use in college courses, Elementary Japanese Volume One can also be used for individual study as it consists of a dialogue, usage notes, grammar notes, exercises, new kanji and explanation, and new vocabulary.
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Elementary Japanese Teacher's Guide

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Author: Yoko Hasegawa
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2006)
Binding: Hardcover, 256 pages
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Elementary Japanese Teacher’s Guide provides teachers and self-study students with helpful information for using Elementary Japanese Volume One and Volume Two.
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Easy Katakana

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Author: Tina Wells
Publisher: McGraw-Hill / NTC (1989)
Binding: Paperback, 149 pages
Summary:
Beginning This practical text contains 20 lessons on how to read and write katakana, the spelling system used for loan words that originate from languages other than Japanese. More than 1,500 Japanese loan words from English are introduced in lessons that provide plenty of practice in pronouncing and writing katakana.
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Easy Kanji

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Author: Fujihiko Kaneda
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (1997)
Binding: Paperback, 216 pages
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Beginning Students use a step-by-step approach to develop skills with the writing system of traditional Japanese characters borrowed and adapted from the Chinese. Models of 500 kanji characters, written by award-winning Japanese calligraphers, are arranged according to their radical groups. Samples of kanji writing help students perfect their writing style, expand their vocabulary and reading skills, and increase their knowledge of Japanese language structures. Includes a section on hiragana and katakana.
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Easy Kana Workbook

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Author: Rita Lampkin
Publisher: National Textbook (1990)
Binding: Paperback, 99 pages
Summary:
This is a practical and useful workbook that teaches the hiragana and katakana characters. It uses a combination of learning by rote practice in tandem with self-test examples. The self-test examples have good variety and range from writing down sentences in kana to correcting sentences that have deliberate errors in them.
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Easy Japanese Crossword Puzzles

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Author: Rita Lampkin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (1998)
Binding: Paperback, 64 pages
Summary:
These Japanese crossword puzzle books each feature 48 puzzles using high-frequency words and expressions in two formats: Japanese to English and English to Japanese. One book uses Kana (Japanese characters) for writing the solutions; the other uses Roomaji, the Roman alphabet. Solutions included!
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Easy Japanese

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Author: Jack Seward
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (1992)
Binding: Paperback, 216 pages
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Beginning with pronunciation and including kanji formation, this easy-to-use text covers the basics of Japanese. Explanations of grammar and other language concepts are discussed in English, and include examples. Kana and kanji are introduced halfway through the book.
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Easy Hiragana

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Author: Fujihiko Kaneda
Publisher: Passport Books (1989)
Binding: Paperback, 153 pages
Summary:
Beginning This step-by-step guide to hiragana includes writing models by award-winning Japanese calligraphers, concise explanations, and numerous exercises to improve students' writing style, build vocabulary, improve pronunciation, and increase knowledge of Japanese language structures, counters, and punctuation.
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Drive-In Japanese

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Author: Jane Wightwick
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (1995)
Binding: Paperback, 32 pages
Summary:
Here's a great way to learn a language whenever there's a spare moment. Learners can just pop in a tape while on-the-go, following the friendly narrator and learning how the language works in real-life situations. Each tape provides key vocabulary, innovative sound effects, natural dialogues between native speakers, an entertaining storyline, prompted speaking practice and games, and activity reviews.
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Complete Japanese Learning Suite

Publisher: Transparent Language
Binding: CD-ROM, pages
Summary:
Complete Japanese includes $220 worth of Japanese learning products for only $119.95. It's our answer to the problem of how to fit an entire comprehensive language course into one affordable package. Designed for customers who want a one-stop solution to learning Japanese on their computer, Complete Japanese covers listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing, vocabulary, grammar, and conversation skills. * Go from little or no knowledge of Japanese to full proficiency * Enjoy a full range of multimedia teaching techniques ideal for all learning styles * Save money instead of investing in multiple products
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