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Grades 9–12




Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese (Student Edition + Listening Comprehension Audio CD)

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Author: Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (1999)
Binding: Hardcover, 564 pages
Summary:
Yookoso!, meaning welcome in Japanese, is the first volume of a two-volume series for beginning Japanese courses. Based on modern principles of second-language acquisition, it was the first beginning Japanese text to integrate the teaching of all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) and to be accompanied by a full complement of ancillary materials. Grammar is treated as a tool for developing the ability to communicate in Japanese, not as the focal point of the text. The illustration program (photographs, line drawings, realia) and the two-color, hardcover format is unique in this field, providing an attractive context for language learning.
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Yookoso: Continuing With Contemporary Japanese (v. 2)

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Author: Yasuhiko Tohsaku, Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku
Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill College (1999)
Binding: Hardcover, 496 pages
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Yookoso!, meaning welcome in Japanese, is the second volume of a two-volume series for beginning Japanese courses. Based on modern principles of second-language acquisition, it was the first beginning Japanese text to integrate the teaching of all four language skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking) and to be accompanied by a full complement of ancillary materials. Grammar is treated as a tool for developing the ability to communicate in Japanese, not as the focal point of the text. The illustration program (photographs, line drawings, realia) and the two-color, hard-cover format is unique in this field, providing an attractive context for language learning. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Writing Japanese With Ease: Kanji Stroke-by-Stroke

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Author: Mori Toshiko, Catherine Garnier
Publisher: Assimil Gmbh (2007)
Binding: Vinyl Bound, 272 pages
Summary:
Now that you have begun to master spoken Japanese with the two volumes of "Japanese with Ease", and you want to learn how to write this fascinating language, "Writing Japanese with Ease" is the book for you! You will learn the fundamentals of writing the characters of traditional Japan, borrowed from Chinese (Kanji). The book follows the 99 lessons of "Japanese with Ease", presenting the characters in order of appearance throughout the two volumes. The book lists each Kanji with its radical, its number of strokes, the different pronunciations of the character, and - of course - its meaning. For development of your writing skills, the stroke-by-stroke character lay-out will be very useful, teaching you the rules of writing Kanji. Don't miss the useful appendices such as the Table of Radicals, the Index listing Kanji by number of strokes, as well as the dialogue texts of "Japanese with Ease", given in standard written Japanese.
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Word by Word Picture Dictionary English/Japanese Edition

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Author: Steven J. Molinsky, Bill Bliss
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 212 pages
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Program Highlights * More than 4,000 vocabulary words are presented through vibrant illustrations and easy-to-use lessons. * Extensive coverage of important lifeskill competencies meets standards-based curriculum objectives. *A careful research-based sequence of lessons integrates development of grammar and vocabulary skills. *Expanded discussion questions encourage students to share their backgrounds, experiences, and opinions. *New WordSongs Music CD included with dictionary extends learning outside the classroom through motivating musical practice. *New bilingual editions for speakers of Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Haitian Kreyol, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese *Teacher's Guide and Lesson Planner with CD-ROM saves countless hours of planning, with instructional support materials in two convenient formats as reproducible masters and on a CD-ROM.
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Step By Step Korean 2 Through 15 Action Verbs

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Author: Kim-Marshall, In Ku
Publisher: Hollym International Corporation (2008)
Binding: Perfect Paperback, 192 pages
Summary:
This book is for anyone who has begun learning Korean with “Step by Step Korean 1 through 15 Action Verbs” and wishes to continue on to the next stage of learning. I have written this second book using the same principle of instruction as the first with the following points added to facilitate learning: * The past and future tenses, and propositive form “ let’s ...” are introduced. * Irregular verbs and their usages with a few phrases are presented. * “ Descriptive verbs” are introduced. Descriptive verbs in Korean are like adjectives in English, but they follow the same conjugation rules as action verbs. * The honorific form of speech is reintroduced and expanded upon. * The sentences are conversational, but with extended dialogue so that students can further develop their conversational ability. * The structure of the typical Korean sentence is shown with diagrams, which can be made into flash cards for learning and teaching purposes. This is especially useful for young learners. * This book includes six more supplemental cultural notes on Korean culture.
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Step By Step Korean 1 Through 15 Action Verbs

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Author: In Ku Kim-Marshall
Publisher: Hollym International Corporation (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 144 pages
Summary:
Starting to learn a new language can be an intimidating experience for students, especially if they are using a self-study method. This book is a fun and easy way to help students learn to read and speak simple Korean. Sample sentences built with 15 commonly used verbs will introduce simple vocabulary and basic points of Korean grammar. This way, students can make progress right from the start. They can then build on the knowledge gained here by continuing with the rest of this three-book series. The characteristic elements of this textbook are: * Beginning level study with the most common verbs and nouns. * Introduction of basic Korean grammar rules for verb usage. * Repetition of sentences on each page, allowing the student to learn vocabulary and grammar at the same time. * Introduction of the basic sentence structure in the present tense. * Grammar notes on each page. * Vocabulary lists at the end of each page making it easy for the student to learn important words. * Verbs followed by exercises to reinforce knowledge of the verb’ s use. * Pictures that enable the student to relate what they’ re learning to a visual image. * Conversational sentences which help the student learn simple conversational language. * Discussion of Korean culture and customs.
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Cultural Readings from Folk Tales, Legends, and History An Intermediate Korean Reader

Author: Dr. In Ku Kim-Marshall
Publisher: Hankookmunhwasa Publishing Co.
Binding: Paperback, 235pages
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"Cultural Readings from Folk Tales, Legends, and History" is an intermediate-level cultural reader for students learning Korean as a foreign language. Students will broaden their linguistic skills beyond everyday language and immerse themselves in the world of Korean culture. This book's features include: * Well-known folk tales, legends, and history with vocabulary suited for students learning intermediate Korean language and culture. * Vocabulary definitions and grammar explanations that follow each story. * A "People" section that provides students with the historical context for understanding important figures in Korean history. * An appendix that contains further explanations about Korean phrases and grammar, making it an ideal study aid. * Vivid illustrations throughout the stories to engage the student's imagination. Students will enthusiastically and easily learn about Korean culture and history, and develop their appreciation of it throughout this book.
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Once Upon a Time in Korea An Elementary Reader

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Author: In Ku Kim-Marshall
Publisher: Hankookmunhwasa (2005)
Binding: Paperback, 196 pages
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This book is designed for anyone who has some Korean vocabulary and is familiar with the basic grammar. It provides delightful and easy short stories rewritten in simple sentences and using carefully selected sets of basic vocabulary, without sacrificing original meanings. The book is beautifully illustrated, and each story is accompanied by a vocabulary list in English, and cultural notes are included with some of the stories.
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Class Professional Standards for K-12 Chinese Language Teachers

Author: Lucy Lee
Publisher: National East Asian Languages Resource Center
Binding: Paperback, 104pages
Summary:
CLASS Professional Standards is a resource for Chinese teachers, foreign language specialists, school administrators, parents, and policy makers who recognize the importance of Chinese cultures taught by professional teachers of Chinese. The release of the book also marks the celebration of the Chinese Language Association of Secondary-Elementary Schools (CLASS) 20th anniversary.
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Remembering the Kanji 3: Writing and Reading Japanese Characters for Upper-Level Proficiency (Japanese Edition)

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Author: Tanya Sienko, James W. Heisig
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2008)
Binding: Paperback, 430 pages
Summary:
Students who have learned to read and write the basic 2,000 characters run into the same difficulty that university students in Japan face: The government-approved list of basic educational kanji is not sufficient for advanced reading and writing. Although each academic specialization requires supplementary kanji of its own, a large number of these kanji overlap. With that in mind, the same methods employed in volumes 1 and 2 of Remembering the Kanji have been applied to 1,000 additional characters determined as useful for upper-level proficiency, and the results published as the third volume in the series. To identify the extra 1,000 characters, frequency lists were researched and crosschecked against a number of standard Japanese kanji dictionaries. Separate parts of the book are devoted to learning the writing and reading of these characters. The writing requires only a handful of new “primitive elements.” A few are introduced as compound primitives (“measure words”) or as alternative forms for standard kanji. The majority of the kanji, 735 in all, are organized according to the elements introduced in Volume 1. For the reading, about twenty-five percent of the new kanji fall into “pure groups” that use a single “signal primitive” to identify the main Chinese reading. Another thirty percent of the new kanji belong to groups with one exception or to mixed groups in which the signal primitives have two readings. The remaining 306 characters are organized first according to readings that can be intuited from the meaning or dominant primitive element, and then according to useful compound terms.
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