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Japanese For Busy People Vol. 2 Workbook

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Author: Ajalt, Kodansha International
Publisher: Kodansha International (1996)
Binding: Paperback, 288 pages
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Like the JBPI, the book's lessons are organized into 5 units, each of which covering a specific topic. They will help expand the student's breadth of conversation with increasingly more complex subject matters.
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Japanese For Busy People Vol. 2

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Author: Ajalt, Kodansha, Association for Japanese Language Teachi
Publisher: Kodansha International (1995)
Binding: Paperback, 288 pages
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Like the JBPI, the book's lessons are organized into 5 units, each of which covering a specific topic. They will help expand the student's breadth of conversation with increasingly more complex subject matters.
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Japanese For Busy People Vol. 1

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Author: AJALT
Publisher: Kodansha USA (1995)
Binding: Paperback, 232 pages
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The book's 25 lessons have been organized into 11 units, each dealing with a specific theme.
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Japanese For Busy People Vol. 2 (Kana Version)

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Author: Ajalt, Association for Japanese Language Teachi
Publisher: Kodansha International (1996)
Binding: Paperback, 288 pages
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Like the JBPI, the book's lessons are organized into 5 units, each of which covering a specific topic. They will help expand the student's breadth of conversation with increasingly more complex subject matters.
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The Japanese Letters of Lafcadio Hearn

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Author: Elizabeth Bisland, Lafcadio Hearn
Publisher: Nabu Press (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 552 pages
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Japanese Made Easy

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Author: Tazuko Ajiro Monane
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 256 pages
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Japanese Made Easy is an accessible and thorough guide that has readers using simple, everyday Japanese words and phrases within a few hours. This book has been completely revised to help beginners build practical language skills quickly and easily and updated to reflect current usage.
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Japanese Conversation-Grammar

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Author: Hermann Plaut
Publisher: Nabu Press (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 414 pages
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Originally published in 1905. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume.
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Japanese Katakana for Beginners: First Steps to Mastering the Japanese Writing System

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Author: Timothy G. Stout
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 112 pages
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Picture mnemonics are a proven tool in the world of language learning. Japanese Katakana for Beginners makes character learning quick and effective by implementing this established system. The method used in Japanese Katakana for Beginners has helped thousands of students learn katakana successfully in the United States and Japan. Full of useful writing tips, rules that allow students to write all Japanese sounds, and exercises such as word searches, crossword puzzles, fill in the blanks, timed recognition quizzes and more, this book is an excellent tool to increase knowledge of the Japanese language.
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Japanese Linguistics: An Introduction

Author: Toshiko Yamaguchi
Publisher: Continuum
Binding: Hardcover, 240pages
Summary:
This introduction to Japanese linguistics is designed to introduce students to all of the main areas of the subject. What makes this book distinct from other textbooks on Japanese linguistics is that linguistics is introduced by means of authentic texts which students might encounter in contemporary Japan. The book covers: * Speech sounds and sound structures * Japanese vocabulary * Writing in Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana and Roman letters * Word structures, ideograms, morphemes and compounding * Sentence structure * Word meaning Each chapter contains an explanation of the key concepts of Japanese linguistics, followed by activities, which are designed to promote the students' active understanding of the forms and functions of the language in authentic texts. This textbook will be an essential introduction to Japanese linguistics for advanced undergraduates, and postgraduates, studying either Japanese language, or linguistics.
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Japanese Now: Volume 4

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Author: Masako Sakihara, Esther M. T. Sato
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (1990)
Binding: Paperback, 108 pages
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Japanese Now is a popular four-year learning program used in numerous American secondary schools and universities. The first two years emphasize oral-aural skills; the third and fourth years offer reading selections while expanding vocabulary and grammatical patterns through conversation and discussion of Japanese culture and appropriate styles of speech in various social setting. Tapes may be copied by an educational institution for classroom use but not for resale.
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