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Genki 1: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 1 (English and Japanese Edition)

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Author: Chikako Shinagawa, Yoko Sakane, Yutaka Ohno, Eri Banno
Publisher: The Japan Times (1999)
Binding: Paperback, 368 pages
Summary:
Genki outlines in 23 structured lessons all the fundamentals of the Japanese language. Abundantly illustrated and containing a wide variety of exercises, Genki is sure to bring vigor to your classroom! Though primarily meant for use in college-level classes, it is also a good guide for independent learners and is a nice resource book for teachers of Japanese. Genki's authors teach at Kansai Gaidai University, which hosts the largest number of North American students spending their junior year in Japan.
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Studies on Korean in Community Schools

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Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr (2000)
Binding: Paperback, 256 pages
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The papers in this volume (all in Korean) focus on language teaching and learning in Korean community schools. Drawing on innovative experimental work and research in linguistics, education, and psychology, the contributors address issues of importance to teachers, administrators, and parents. Topics covered include childhood bilingualism, Korean grammar, language acquisition, children's literature, and language teaching methodology.
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Integrated Korean: Beginning 2, 2nd Edition

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Author: Sung-Ock Sohn, Ho-min Sohn, Carol Schulz, Hyo Sang Lee, Young-mee Cho
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 278 pages
Summary:
This is a thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 2, the second volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series’ volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology—contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced in simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples and exercises. Each situation/topic-based lesson of the main texts consists of model dialogues, narration, new words and expressions, vocabulary notes, culture, grammar, usage, and English translation of dialogues. In response to comments from hundreds of students and instructors of the first edition, this new edition features a more attractive two-color design with all new photos and drawings and an additional lesson and vocabulary exercises. Lessons are now organized into two main sections, each containing a conversational text (with its own vocabulary list) and a reading passage. The accompanying workbook, newly written, provides students with extensive skill-using activities based on the skills learned in the main text.
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Integrated Korean: Advanced Intermediate 2

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Author: Ho-Min Sohn, Korean Language Education and Research C
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 2 pages
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“The most notable features of the book are the authenticity of the reading materials and their relevance to the everyday life and thinking of Korean people, as well as a rich Korean-English glossary with excellent examples” —Modern Language Journal (89, 2005) The Advanced Intermediate Level texts are the third of a five-level series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology--learner-centeredness, contextualization, use of authentic materials, function/task-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced with simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples, exercises, and drills. Each lesson of this volume consists of pre-reading activities, one or two main reading texts, new words, useful expressions, exercises, comprehension questions, related reading, discussion and composition, and English translation of the reading texts.
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Integrated Korean Workbook: Beginning 2, 2nd Edition

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Author: Hangtae Cho, Sang-Suk Oh, Mary Shin Kim, Joowon Suh, Mee-Jeong Park
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (2010)
Binding: Paperback, 234 pages
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This workbook accompanies the thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 2, the second volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series’ volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology—contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness, balance between skill getting and skill using, and integration of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and culture. Grammar points are systematically introduced in simple but adequate explanations and abundant examples and exercises. Each situation/topic-based lesson of the main texts consists of model dialogues, narration, new words and expressions, vocabulary notes, culture, grammar, usage, and English translation of dialogues. In response to comments from hundreds of students and instructors of the first edition, this new edition features a more attractive two-color design with all new photos and drawings and an additional lesson and vocabulary exercises. Lessons are now organized into two main sections, each containing a conversational text (with its own vocabulary list) and a reading passage. The accompanying workbook, newly written, provides students with extensive skill-using activities based on the skills learned in the main text.
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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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Contemporary Japanese: An Introductory Textbook For College Students Volume 1

Author: Eriko Sato
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Contemporary Japanese:A Textbook for College Students is designed for beginning students of the Japanese language at the university level. It is designed for use in the classroom as well as for self-study. Each lesson is based on a single communicative objective and makes much use of the discovery approach (guess and try)so that students learn through problem-solving and participation as opposed to being taught by rote. Its unique innovative and effective way of teaching through observing real-life conversations takes a fun approach to learning the language that will motivate independent and non-vocational learners. Contemporary Japanese Workbook Volume Two serves as a supplementary material for Contemporary Japanese: A Textbook for College Students Volume 2 , as well as a self-sufficient comprehensive workbook for practicing and reviewing Japanese. Focusing on four language skills speaking, listening, reading and writing), it contains 12 chapters of worksheets and activities on vocabulary and grammar usage, and conversations in the context of formal and informal college daily life, business and traveling. An audio CD containing drills, dialogs and listening comprehensions for most activities accompanies the workbook.
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Japanese Stage-Step Course: Grammar Textbook

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Author: Wako Tawa
Publisher: Routledge (2009)
Binding: Paperback, 536 pages
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The Japanese Stage-Step Course is a fully integrated language course from beginner through to intermediate level combining cohesive grammar instruction with functional examples and practices to build a solid foundation in the four key skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. The course includes the core text, The Grammar Textbook, Workbooks 1 and 2, Writing Practice Book, audio material on CDs or in MP3 format, and a companion website. An understanding of grammar is essential for students aiming to achieve a high level of proficiency in Japanese. Written by an experienced teacher, The Stage-Step Course: Grammar Textbook provides a step-by-step guide to Japanese grammar. With clear, accessible explanations and relevant examples to put each grammatical point into context, the Grammar provides a meaningful framework to develop the key skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. The book is divided into the following four stages: * Stage One: Building a foundation * Stage Two: Towards more complex structures * Stage Three: Adding sophistication * Stage Four: Referencing. Each lesson is accompanied by detailed vocabulary, conversation practice and reading exercises in the separate two workbooks to enable students to put into practice what they have learnt and consolidate their knowledge. The course also includes the Writing Practice Book, available as an eBook, audio material on CDs or in MP3 format and a companion website.
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Adventures in Japanese 2: Textbook (Japanese Edition)

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Author: Hiromi Peterson et al.
Publisher: Cheng & Tsui (2007)
Binding: Hardcover, 547 pages
Summary:
The Adventures in Japanese Level 2 Teacher's Handbook contains teacher resources to accompany the Level 2 Textbook. Included are assessment forms, sample quizzes, tests, and review exams, language lab scripts and answer keys, and approximately 100 pages of illustrations that can be photocopied to create overhead projector transparencies for classroom games, drills, flashcards, and activities. Widely adopted at junior and senior high schools across the U.S. because of its effectiveness, Adventures in Japanese is a user-friendly but comprehensive course that incorporates textbooks, student workbooks, kana workbooks and flashcards, teacher's handbooks and audio CDs for a complete and enjoyable introduction to the Japanese language. The title of the series implies fun, and the books' lively illustrations and vivid explanations make language learning enjoyable for students. Speaking, listening, reading and writing are equally stressed throughout, and Cultural Notes make important points about Japanese culture and language use. A Fun Corner--with various culturally related activities from making onigiri (riceballs) to learning Japanese songs--increases the sense of exploration and adventure, and a Japanese Culture Corner feature provides cultural topics for students to explore in depth and compare with their own culture.
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Speak Japanese (Book 1): A Textbook For Young Students

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Author: Hisako Yoshiki, Kiyo Saka
Publisher: Jp Trading Inc (2004)
Binding: Paperback, 133 pages
Summary:
A great book for grasping the Language of japanese.
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