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Untangling Japanese II: Beginning Japanese

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Author: Seiko Huntington
Publisher: Sakura Pr (1992)
Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
Summary:
The second volume of revised edition of: Untangling Nihongo - Beginning Japanese. Untangling Japanese I, II, and III - Beginning Japanese are books of basic, everyday Japanese designed so that the English speaking public may learn step by step. If you can read your ABCs in the first lesson, you will be writing friendly letters in Japanese by the end of the third volume(Lesson 30). They can also be used as a quick reference to find out what's and how's in Japanese through glossaries and indices. New features in the revised edition include: (i) two tricks for responding in Japanese, (ii) sentences and words which have voice transcription in three audio tapes are clearly marked so that following the text with the tape is easy, (iii) the text is divided into three volumes in accordance with the tapes, and (iv) the text is written by a laser writer for easy reading. The materials covered in the second volume covers:(1) the tenth difference, (2) two more simple sentence patterns and one variation, (3) adjectives, adverbs, introductory verb conjugation and more particles, (4) katakana, (5) time, direction, colors, counting, etc., and (6) 99 everyday phrases.
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Korean for Beginners: Mastering Conversational Korean

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Author: Kyubyong Park, Henry J. Amen IV
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 176 pages
Summary:
Have you ever considered learning Korean, but been put off by the unusual look of the characters? Don't let yourself be scared away! Korean has been called “the most logical language there is,” and with this friendly and thorough introduction you will soon see why. As the more than 1 million Americans who speak Korean can attest, Korean is here to stay, and generations of young (and older) adults are determined to learn it. This book is for people who want a grasp of how to speak, write and understand Korean—and who want to enjoy things while they're at it! Using a lighthearted, humorous approach, Korean for Beginners starts by showing you just how reasoned and logical the Korean alphabet actually is, and helps you master it faster than you learned the English alphabet. Realistic situations you might encounter in Korea are described, and new words are explained in terms of how you'll find them useful to communicate. The CD-ROM lets you listen and repeat, and will help you soon say with pride, “I know Korean!”
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Beginning Japanese: Part I

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Author: Hamako I. Chaplin, Eleanor Harz Jorden
Publisher: Yale University Press (1962)
Binding: Paperback, 426 pages
Summary:
Japanese is the language of approximately 125 million people. This course, developed by Eleanor Harz Jorden of Cornell University, is concerned only with spoken Japanese in the "standard" dialect of educated inhabitants of Tokyo. Learning to speak the languageat normal speed is emphasized next since the aim of the course is to teach the learner to understand and speak the everyday language just as it is spoken by the Japanese --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
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Beginning Chinese: Second Revised Edition (Yale Language Series)

Summary:
The features of this introductory text for learning the Chinese language include: -Pinyin romanization -Vocabulary of 600 items -Pronunciation drills, dialogues, sentence-building exercises, pattern drills, substitution tables, games and other learning aids, memorization exercises, and a combined glossary-index -No characters are used
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Beginning Japanese: Part II

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Author: Eleanor Harz Jorden, Hamako Ito Chaplin
Publisher: Yale University Press (1963)
Binding: Paperback, 423 pages
Summary:
Japanese is the language of approximately 125 million people. This course, developed by Eleanor Harz Jorden of Cornell University, is concerned only with spoken Japanese in the "standard" dialect of educated inhabitants of Tokyo. Learning to speak the languageat normal speed is emphasized next since the aim of the course is to teach the learner to understand and speak the everyday language just as it is spoken by the Japanese --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
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