Japanese for Beginners

Learning Conversational Japanese - Second Edition (Includes Downloadable Audio)

Author: Sachiko Toyozato

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462918840

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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Japanese for Beginners is a straightforward learning guide which enables beginners to pick up a functional knowledge of spoken Japanese very quickly and easily. This complete Japanese language package has helped many thousands of people learn to speak colloquial Japanese. It is designed for busy people who wish to pick up a working knowledge of Japanese on their own in just a few days, rather than a few years. Japanese for Beginners makes this possible by providing a firm grounding in grammar and sentence structure using dialogues and vocabulary that reflect authentic Japanese situations and manga comic strips to emphasize contemporary culture and humor. Key features of Japanese for Beginners: Practical Japanese phrases help you converse with ease. Comic strips (Japanese manga) and dialogues bring Japanese to life. Exercises help you to practice speaking and listening. Drills and exercises are included in each chapter to help you practice the sentence patterns and vocabulary. About this new edition: Japanese for Beginners is now expanded to include IT, Social Media, mobile phone conversations and texting!
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Tuttle Japanese for Beginners

Mastering Conversational Japanese (MP3 Audio CD Included)

Author: Sachiko Toyozato

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9784805309063

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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Japanese for Beginners is a straightforward learning guide which enables beginners to pick up a function knowledge of spoken Japanese very quickly and easily. Specifically designed to teach spoken Japanese as it is used in daily life rather than in a formal setting, Japanese for Beginners is perfect for a tourist or business person traveling to Japan or a student who wants to learn Japanese rapidly and effectively. Up-to-date and concise, it features the most well respected and proven approach available. Full lessons break down the more difficult aspects of the Japanese language such as pronunciation and grammar, while the MP3 and audio CD allows for listening comprehension and practice. The writing element focuses on the easy-to-read Latin script (romanji) rather than on the more difficult Japanese script (kanji and kana), cutting down on the time it takes between starting the book and being able to speak Japanese. Key features of Japanese for Beginners include: Practical Japanese phrases help you converse with ease. Comic strips (Japanese manga) and dialogues bring Japanese to life. Exercises help you to practice speaking and listening. MP3 audio CD features native Japanese speakers to help you pronounce Japanese like a pro. Thousands of people need to communicate in Japanese for practical reasons, but don't have the time or opportunity to devote the many years it takes to study Japanese formally. By providing a firm grounding in Japanese sentence structure, using dialogues that reflect authentic Japanese culture and comic strips that emphasize conversations and humor, Tuttle Japanese for Beginners will soon have you on your way to becoming conversational in Japanese. When you consider that the Japanese language is spoken by 125 million people worldwide, and Japan is the world's third largest economy, the advantages of speaking Japanese become clear!
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Intermediate Japanese Textbook

Your Pathway to Dynamic Language Acquisition: Learn Conversational Japanese, Grammar, Kanji & Kana: Audio CD Included

Author: Michael L. Kluemper,Lisa Berkson

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804846615

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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This is complete Japanese textbook and learning package for intermediate level students. In the intermediate level of this highly-acclaimed new series, learners will continue to study Japanese through an engaging storyline which slowly unfolds over the arc of the text, keeping things interesting and adding the motivation needed to master new material. This story–based approach is a great way to learn Japanese. The emphasis in Intermediate Japanese is on real-life situations drawn from contemporary Japanese culture and authentic written, visual and oral materials embedded in the lessons. Available in both hardcover and paperback, Intermediate Japanese includes an accompanying audio disc and free web-based multimedia resources with additional exercises. A separate Workbook is available with corresponding one-of-a-kind practice activities. Key features of this program: The focus is very visual. The book's narrative is told with manga-style story pages, and the CD–ROM uses colorful video. Authentic written, visual, and oral materials are embedded very naturally throughout the book. Independent learners and classroom students alike will find this an accessible and upbeat way to master contemporary Japanese. Kanji characters are emphasized here more than in other textbooks and are taught as an integral part of learning Japanese spoken vocabulary, rather than separately. By the end of this book, learners will have mastered 149 additional kanji, for a cumulative total of 300 kanji. The CD–ROM includes Native Japanese language speakers. Pronunciation guides for all new words. Accompanying dialogues. The Beginning Japanese Website includes: Online games and activities. Additional information and updates. Downloadable Hiragana Practice Book, Katakana Practice Book, kana practice sheets. Downloadable kanji and kana flash cards. Beginning Japanese is the second volume in a 2-level series. Deepen your learning with the Intermediate Japanese Workbook, a volume of drills and exercises that reinforce the lessons in the textbook.
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Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish

A Creative and Proven Approach

Author: Margarita Madrigal

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307754871

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 512

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Learn the basics of the Spanish language with this easy-to-use guide by one of America's most prominent language teachers. Anyone can read, write, and speak Spanish in only a few short weeks with this unique and proven method, which completely eliminates rote memorization and boring drills. With original black and white illustration by Andy Warhol, Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish will provide readers with a solid foundation upon with to build their language skills.
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Japanese DeMYSTiFieD with Audio CD, 2nd Edition

Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071797718

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 447

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This fast and easy language guide features: clear and straightforward explanations of Japanese grammar fundamentals; numerous examples of simple and complex sentence structures; Japanese hiragana, katakana, and kanji with phonetic transliterations for all Japanese words; helpful writing and speaking exercises that bring the Japanese language to life; coverage of everyday topics as well as conversational expressions; quizzes at the end of each chapter to reinforce new material; and a companion 70-minute audio CD that provides oral practice and pronunciation guidelines.
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ワード·バイ·ワード·ベーシック·イラスト英和辞典

Author: Steven J. Molinsky,Bill Bliss,Richard E. Hill

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780132446884

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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Comments for Backcover Copy[Viewable in GHEPM only]Post a Comment Word by Word Basic English/Japanese Picture Dictionary , Second Edition, by Steven J. Molinsky and Bill Bliss, is the only truly communicative vocabulary development program. Word by Word Basic is famous worldwide for its ease-of-use, lively spirit, and active conversational approach. The program's unique interactive methodology makes vocabulary learning come alive as a dynamic, communicative experience! Outstanding features of the second edition: Vibrant illustrations and simple accessible lesson pages with large type are designed for clarity and ease-of-use with learners at low-beginning and literacy levels. Word by Word Basic is the most learner-friendly picture dictionary. More than 2,500 essential words prepare students for success using English in everyday life, in the community, in school, and at work. A careful research-based sequence of lessons integrates students' development of grammar and vocabulary skills through topics that begin with the immediate world of the student and progress to the world at large. Expanded discussion questions encourage students to relate vocabulary topics to their own lives, experiences, and opinions. Innovative supplements provide effective instructional tools for teachers and multilevel options for students: The English/Japanese Edition presents the second language in blue next to each English word. A monolingual English version is also available. The Teacher's Guide and Lesson Planner with CD-ROM includes lesson-planning suggestions, community tasks, Internet web links, and reproducible masters. A Vocabulary Workbook feature motivating vocabulary, grammar, and listening practice (Audio CDs included). A Lifeskills Workbook provides standards-based activities and reading tied to major curriculum frameworks. A Literacy Workbook offers fundamental practice with the alphabet and basic reading and writing skills for pre-Beginners (Audio CD included). The Audio Program includes all words and conversations for interactive practice and – as bonus material – an expanded selection of WordSongs for entertaining vocabulary practice through music. Color Transparencies and Vocabulary Game Cards are ideal picture resources for introducing, practicing, and reviewing vocabulary. The Testing Program and ExamView CD-ROM provide effective tools for assessment of student progress.
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The CD-ROM Directory 1996

Author: Tfpl Publishing

Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780333662557

Category: CD-ROM industry

Page: 1209

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This 15th edition of a yearly report provides a guide to all CD-ROM and multimedia titles published. In addition to a full description of each title, the book contains the names and addresses of all the publishers and information providers.
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