Association of Teachers of Japanese The National East Asian Languages Resource Center Chinese Language Association og Secondary-Elementary Schools Chinese Language Teachers Association American Association of Teachers of Korean

College




Ima! 1: Student Book

Image of Ima! 1: Student Book
Author: Sue Burnham
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers (2000)
Binding: Paperback, 210 pages
Summary:
This Japanese course is suitable for taking beginners up to GCSE standards. It uses a Japanese family setting to present language that learners will find relevant. Photo stories and cartoon strips help motivate the beginner, and the contemporary content gives an insight into Japanese culture.
Buy
Publisher


Ima! 1 (Japanese Edition)

Author: Sue Burnham
Publisher: Emc Pub (2000)
Binding: Paperback, 180 pages
Summary:
This Japanese course is suitable for taking beginners up to GCSE standards. It uses a Japanese family setting to present language that learners will find relevant. Photo stories and cartoon strips help motivate the beginner, and the contemporary content gives an insight into Japanese culture.
Buy
Publisher


Basic Japanese Coursebook: Revised and Updated

Image of Basic Japanese Coursebook: Revised and Updated (LL(R) Complete Basic Courses)
Author: Living Language
Publisher: Living Language (1998)
Binding: Mass Market Paperback, 432 pages
Summary:
Grammar & Usage Explained Throughout Comprehensive reference sections Included For Beginners or Those Who Want a Thorough Review Learn to speak, read, and write Japanese quickly and easily with Living Language. Developed by U.S. government experts, this book introduces you step-by-step to the basics of Japanese pronunciation, vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammar.
Buy
Publisher


Yookoso! Getting Started with Contemporary Japanese

Author: Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages; 1 edition (December 1, 1997)
Binding: Paperback, 128pages
Summary:
The First Edition of Yookoso!: An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese was warmly and enthusiastically received by Japanese language instructors not only in North America, but also abroad. The preliminary chapters entitled "Getting Started" were a First Edition feature that many instructors and students found especially useful and effective for their introductory Japanese courses. In response to this positive response, we have revised and expanded these preliminary chapters as a primer to introduce learners to the Japanese language, providing them with a basic foundation for learning Japanese. Yookoso!: Getting Started with Japanese has been developed according to two basic premises: (1) proficient communication in the second language is the goal of foreign language instruction, and (2) the primary function of language is to allow people to communicate, interact, and negotiate meaning. Yookoso!: Getting Started with Japanese provides a starting point for oral and written communication and helps students to develop proficiency in the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, as well as in cultural awareness. With this emphasis on interaction in the classroom, students enjoy learning Japanese. The Yookoso! materials and approach have been extensively tested with beginning students of Japanese. In our experience, students become proficient in Japanese more quickly using the Yookoso! approach. The flexible framework of the Yookoso! materials accommodates various approaches to language teaching and different learning styles.
Buy
Publisher


Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese, Third Edition

Image of Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese, Third Edition
Author: Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies (2005)
Binding: Hardcover, 548 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.
Buy
Publisher


Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese (Student Edition) Media Edition

Image of Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese (Student Edition) Media Edition
Author: Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (2003)
Binding: Hardcover, 592 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.
Buy
Publisher


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

Image of Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese (Student Edition + Listening Comprehension Audio CD)
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.
Buy
Publisher


Yookoso: Continuing With Contemporary Japanese (v. 2)

Image of Yookoso: Continuing With Contemporary Japanese (v. 2)
Author: Yasuhiko Tohsaku, Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku
Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill College (1999)
Binding: Hardcover, 496 pages
Summary:
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.
Buy
Publisher


Writing Japanese With Ease: Kanji Stroke-by-Stroke

Image of Writing Japanese With Ease: Kanji Stroke-by-Stroke
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.
Buy


Workbook/Laboratory Manual to accompany Yookoso!: An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese

Image of Workbook/Laboratory Manual to accompany Yookoso!: An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese
Author: Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 384 pages
Summary:
Buy
Publisher