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Japanese: The Written Language: Part 1, Volume 1: Katakana (Includes 40 sheet tracing pad) (Pt. 1, v. 1)

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Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden, Mari Noda
Publisher: Yale University Press (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 123 pages
Summary:
Eleanor Harz Jorden and Mari Noda, authors of the widely used language textbook Japanese: The Spoken Language, now offer the first volume of the much anticipated companion to it, Japanese: The Written Language. This new series is designed to enable the learner of Japanese to establish a solid foundation for communicating with the Japanese through the written language. It is arranged so that each lesson coordinates with the lesson in Japanese: The Spoken Language of the same number. This first volume, devoted exclusively to the katakana syllabary, which is used to represent loanwords in Japanese, provides the most comprehensive pedagogical treatment of the subject available today. Audio files and flash cards are available from the web, and a workbook is available for separate purchase.
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Japanese: The Written Language: Part 1, Volume 1 (Workbook)

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Author: Mari Noda, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 112 pages
Summary:
Eleanor Harz Jorden and Mari Noda, authors of the widely used language textbook Japanese: The Spoken Language, now offer the first volume of the much anticipated companion to it, Japanese: The Written Language. This new series is designed to enable the learner of Japanese to establish a solid foundation for communicating with the Japanese through the written language. It is arranged so that each lesson coordinates with the lesson in Japanese: The Spoken Language of the same number. This first volume, devoted exclusively to the katakana syllabary, which is used to represent loanwords in Japanese, provides the most comprehensive pedagogical treatment of the subject available today. Audio files and flash cards are available from the web, and a workbook is available for separate purchase.
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Japanese: The Written Language, Part 2: Field Test Edition 1.0

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Author: Mari Noda, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 502 pages
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This companion to the bestselling Japanese: the Spoken Language begins with the two kana syllabaries and introduces approximately 300 kanji, following the Spoken Language text lesson by lesson. Appropriate for classroom or self-study programs.
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Japanese: The Spoken Language (Part 1)

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Author: Mari Noda, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (1987)
Binding: Paperback, 371 pages
Summary:
This supplement to Japanese: The Spoken Languages (JSL), Part I, has been prepared to guide the instructor and the student step-by-step through the explanations of structure that are found in the main textbook. The question-and-answer format makes the material easier to follow by providing the questions that should be asked and accurate answers to them.
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Japanese, The Spoken Language: Part 2 (Yale Language Series) (Pt. 2)

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Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (1988)
Binding: Paperback, 398 pages
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This second book of Japanese: The Spoken Language continues a course in modern spoken Japanese that teaches current usage through drills and functional exchanges. The series is entirely romanized. Accompanying audio and video materials are available
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Japanese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar, Third Edition

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Author: Rita Lampkin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 160 pages
Summary:
Your one-stop resource for Japanese usage and grammar Japanese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar offers you clear and concise coverage of verbs and grammar basics--all in one book. You'll also get access to a free audio download of bonus online learning material. The book features all the major verbal and grammar concepts of the language. Each unit is devoted to one particular concept, enabling you to locate specific information quickly and easily. Explanations are concise yet thorough and are followed by numerous examples to assure complete understanding and mastery. The examples use contemporary language, reflecting real-life situations. Convenient tables throughout the book make verb tenses and other areas of grammar immediately accessible. Includes a special chapter on common expressions and useful vocabulary as well as practical appendices. Features a free 15-minute download of the first two chapters, Romanization and Pronunciation and The Japanese Writing System. Topics include: Romanization and Pronunciation; The Japanese Writing System; General Information on Verbs; Kinds of Verbs; Desu; Verbs in a Sentence; Verb Base Chart; The Masu Form; Verb Endings—General Information; Base 1 Endings; Base 2 Endings; Base 3 Endings; Base 4 Endings; Base 5 Endings; Base 6 (TE-form) Endings; Base 7 (TA-form) Endings; The Informal Form; Informal Endings; Essentials of Grammar; Basic Principles; Demonstrative Forms (“Ko-so-a-do”); Particles; Conjunctions; Interrogatives; Interrogative + ka, mo, demo; Adjectives; Adjective Endings; Adverbs; Comparisons; Noun Expressions; Compound Nouns; Common Noun Prefixes & Suffixes; Relative Clauses; Relative Pronouns; Asking & Giving Directions; Idiomatic Characteristics of Some Common Words; Transitive & Intransitive Pairs; Honorifics; Numbers; Counters; Relative Time; Specific Time; Seasons & the Weather; The Family; Health & the Body; Wearing Clothes; Common Expressions & Useful Vocabulary
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Japanese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar, Third Edition

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Author: Rita Lampkin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 160 pages
Summary:
Japanese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar offers you clear and concise coverage of verbs and grammar basics--all in one book. You'll also get access to a free audio download of bonus online learning material. The book features all the major verbal and grammar concepts of the language. Each unit is devoted to one particular concept, enabling you to locate specific information quickly and easily. Explanations are concise yet thorough and are followed by numerous examples to assure complete understanding and mastery. The examples use contemporary language, reflecting real-life situations. Convenient tables throughout the book make verb tenses and other areas of grammar immediately accessible. Includes a special chapter on common expressions and useful vocabulary as well as practical appendices. Features a free 15-minute download of the first two chapters, Romanization and Pronunciation and The Japanese Writing System. Topics include: Romanization and Pronunciation; The Japanese Writing System; General Information on Verbs; Kinds of Verbs; Desu; Verbs in a Sentence; Verb Base Chart; The Masu Form; Verb Endings—General Information; Base 1 Endings; Base 2 Endings; Base 3 Endings; Base 4 Endings; Base 5 Endings; Base 6 (TE-form) Endings; Base 7 (TA-form) Endings; The Informal Form; Informal Endings; Essentials of Grammar; Basic Principles; Demonstrative Forms (“Ko-so-a-do”); Particles; Conjunctions; Interrogatives; Interrogative + ka, mo, demo; Adjectives; Adjective Endings; Adverbs; Comparisons; Noun Expressions; Compound Nouns; Common Noun Prefixes & Suffixes; Relative Clauses; Relative Pronouns; Asking & Giving Directions; Idiomatic Characteristics of Some Common Words; Transitive & Intransitive Pairs; Honorifics; Numbers; Counters; Relative Time; Specific Time; Seasons & the Weather; The Family; Health & the Body; Wearing Clothes; Common Expressions & Useful Vocabulary
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Japanese the Manga Way: An Illustrated Guide to Grammar and Structure

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Author: Wayne P. Lammers
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 312 pages
Summary:
Japanese difficult? Study boring? No way! Not with this "real manga, real Japanese" approach to learning. Presenting all spoken Japanese as a variation of three basic sentence types, Japanese the Manga Way shows how to build complex constructions step by step. Every grammar point is illustrated by an actual manga published in Japan to show how the language is used in real life, an approach that is entertaining and memorable. As an introduction, as a jump-start for struggling students, or (with its index) as a reference and review for veterans, Japanese the Manga Way is perfect for all learners at all levels.
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Japanese Step by Step, Second Edition

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Author: Gene Nishi
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 256 pages
Summary:
Using a clear, step-by-step approach, Japanese Step by Step teaches you how to construct Japanese sentences from the simplest to the most complex. Innovative features make this method the easiest and most effective way to learn to speak and read formal Japanese--the Japanese spoken by educated adults both socially and professionally.
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Japanese Stage-Step Year 2 Bundle: Includes the Grammar Textbook, Workbook 2, CD2, Writing Practice Book

Author: Wako Tawa
Publisher: Routledge (2009)
Binding: Hardcover, 560 pages
Summary:
This bundle includes all elements for year 2: The Grammar Textbook, Workbook 2, Writing Practice Book and CD 2
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