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Japanese All the Way (TM) Cassette/Book: Learn at Home and On the Go (All the Way Ser Level 1)

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Author: Living Language
Publisher: Living Language (1996)
Binding: Hardcover, pages
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Kimono: Level 2

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Author: Suzanne Burnham, Michael Sedunary, Yukiko Saegusa
Publisher: Emc Pub (1991)
Binding: Paperback, pages
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Beginning Japanese: Your Pathway to Dynamic Language Acquisition

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Author: Lisa Berkson, Nobuko Patton, Nathan Patton, Michael L. Kluemper
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 384 pages
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Includes Audio CD. Beginners rejoice! Here’s the first book in a new three-volume Japanese language learning seriesfocused on U.S. high school students, starting at the beginner level and continuing through the AP Japanese exam's level of language competency. And independent learners too will find it a dynamic way to master the Japanese language! With an engaging time-travel adventure storyline, manga-style story pages and a free web-based multimedia resource, Beginning Japanese was written by Japanese language teachers specifically to grab—and maintain—the interest of the learner. The narrative story follows the life of Kiara, an exchange student, Ben and Kenichi who get caught in a storm and end up in Tomo’s time machine, through which they visit firsthand various historical and famous events, places and people. These historical and cultural experiences are made even more real for the learner through dialogues, images and CD-ROM audio and video files.
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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
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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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Adventures in Japanese Level 4 Textbook and Dictionary

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Author: Hiromi Peterson et al.
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2007)
Binding: Paperback, pages
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In Adventures in Japanese, Volume 4 textbook, students will explore “the Japanese soul”: the social, historical, and cultural forces that influence Japanese life. They will study keigo (honorific language), the historical context of Japanese immigration, the issue of Japanese internment camps during World War II, and the bombing of Hiroshima. Cultural discussions include the traditional cultural arts of the tea ceremony, calligraphy, and Japanese haiku poetry. Students get a final glimpse of Japan with a lesson on traveling to the historical cities of Kyoto and Nara. Lessons center around more sophisticated dialogues and complex narratives, some of which are based on the authors’ personal experiences. One lesson focuses on the the poem Ame ni mo Makezu as an exemplary piece of Japanese literature. Volume 4 includes two new sections on onomatopoeic expressions (perapera koonaa) and proverbs. Students learn common Japanese expressions and learn to pronounce and use proverbs correctly. In order to encourage character memorization, students create their own illustrations for newly learned kanji. After completing the Adventures in Japanese series, students will be able to write 340 kanji, communicate at an intermediate level in Japanese, and prepare for the AP* Japanese Language and Culture Exam. The textbook comes bundled with the Adventures in Japanese Course Dictionary which contains Japanese-English and English-Japanese dictionaries, a kanji list, a verb list by conjugation group, adjective lists, and adverb lists for Volumes 1-4. What’s new in the third edition? The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 4 third edition textbook is revised and expanded from previous editions. A new introduction explains how the series meets ACTFL National Content Standards and expectations for the AP* Japanese Language and Culture Exam. The textbook also includes expanded cultural notes.
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Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 Textbook

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Author: Hiromi Peterson
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui Company (1969)
Binding: Paperback, 548 pages
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In Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 textbook, students expand their horizons by learning to express themselves in a Japanese speaking community. This textbook builds on the lessons learned in Volume 1, reviewing and introducing new topics in a similar format, but at this level, without romanization. In Volume 2, students learn to distinguish between the formal (polite) and informal (more natural) styles of speaking in Japanese through sample dialogues provided at the beginning of every lesson. Review questions at the end of every other lesson test students on lesson topics and oral proficiency. As well as stressing vocabulary rentention through the basic kanji learned in Volume 1, Volume 2 introduces an average of eight new kanji per lesson. The kanji introduced increase in difficulty as the lessons progress. The textbook encourages memorization, as each character is introduced with an explanation in English, followed by an illustration, adding an element of fun. By the end of Volume 2, students can recognize and write 121 kanji, and can communicate in Japanese within a variety of contexts, such as ordering food in Japanese at a restaurant, making sukiyaki, and discussing in Japanese the differences and similarities between American and Japanese high schools. What’s new in the third edition? The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 third edition textbook is revised and expanded from previous editions. A new introduction explains how the series meets ACTFL National Content Standards and expectations for the AP* Japanese Language and Culture Exam. The textbook also includes expanded cultural notes and a cumulative glossary that contains vocabulary words from Volumes 1 and 2.
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Adventures in Japanese 1: Workbook

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Author: Hiromi Peterson, Misako Steverson
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 174 pages
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The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1 workbook contains reading and writing exercises that correspond to the lessons in the Volume 1 textbook, and listening exercises from the Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1 audio CDs. Anime-inspired illustrations and age-appropriate topics make learning effective and fun. Upon completing the exercises in this workbook, students will be able to recognize and write hiragana and katakana, 17 basic kanji, and talk about themselves (family, daily routines, hobbies, school) at a basic level. This workbook is compatible with the third-edition textbooks.
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Korean(Hangugo) Vol. 1 (Korean Edition) [Paperback

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Author: Korean Language Institute Yonsei University
Publisher: Yonsei University Press (1992)
Binding: Paperback, 296 pages
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Korean Vol. 1 is an introductory-level textbook for foreigners and overseas Korean adults who are trying to learn Korean, and it contains essential everyday conversations. 『한국어 1』은 한국어를 배우고자 하는 외국인과 교포 성인을 위한 기초 단계의 책으로, 생활 필수 회화를 내용으로 하고 있다. 한국에서 생활하는 데 꼭 알아야 할 주제를 중심으로 썼으며, 한국의 문화와 사고방식을 소개함으로써 한국학을 전공하려는 외국인에게 많은 도움을 주고 있다. 전체를 10과로 나누어 각 과마다 다섯 항으로 나누어 각 항의 6개 문장 3개의 대화로 구성하여 마지막 항은 복습용 산문으로 엮었다.
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Generation Gap and Other Essays: Readings in Korean Culture Series

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Author: Hye-Sook Wang
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 358 pages
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Generation Gap is the perfect supplement to a primary Korean textbook, or an exciting primary textbook for a third- or fourth-year course at the high school or college level. When used as a a primary textbook, Generation Gap can be completed over the course of two semesters. Comprising task- and content-based language teaching material, each of twenty units starts with background (in Korean and English) and warm- up questions. Comprehension, vocabulary, discussion, and composition exercises follow to help students improve their reading comprehension, practice language skills, and make cultural comparisons in Korean. A vocabulary list accompanies each using, and a comprehensive vocabulary index and exercise answer keys are included for quick reference.
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SAT II Korean

Author: Insook Jung Cho
Publisher: Hollym International Coporation
Binding: Paperback, 313pages
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The intention of this book is to meet the needs of students studying for the SAT II Korean test, as well as help solve the problem of deficient materials for Korean language instructors. In addition, this text is targeted not only for 2nd generation Korean-American students, but also for other American students who desire to study Korean seriously. This book is written as test preparation material for students who have studied Korean for over two years in both public or private middle and high schools in the United States. This also includes students who have attended weekend Korean schools for 5-10 years.
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