Japanese for Busy People I

The Workbook

Author: N.A

Publisher: Kodansha International

ISBN: 9784770030344

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 117

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Japanese For Busy People Workbook is a Kodansha International publication.

Easy Kana Workbook: Basic Practice in Hiragana and Katakana for Japanese Language Students

Author: Rita Lampkin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780844285320

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 99

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This practical workbook is for all students of Japanese who want to learn the basic phonetic writing systems in use by the Japanese. This workbook is a self contained course, which can be used both for independent study or in the classroom. It can also serve as an ideal supplement to any basic conversation course in Japanese.

Japanese for Busy People


Author: AJALT

Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568363844

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 269

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Includes a unit structure whereby thematically linked lessons are grouped together to make learning Japanese easier and expanded exercises that go beyond substitution drills and get students speaking Japanese right away. There are also over 340 illustrations to make the learning process more fun and memorable.

Japanese for Busy People

The Video Guide

Author: Association for Japanese Language Teaching,Ajalt

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated

ISBN: 9784770024916

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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A comprehensive teaching guide for theJapanese for Busy Peoplevideo course · Step-by step lesson plans to give guidance through the course · A clear summary of the overall language syllabus, together with the language and vocabulary items for each episode · Full English translations of the 60-part drama series and all animations · Tips on using the videos with other components in theJapanese for Busy Peopleseries Japanese for Busy Peopleis a concise course for "busy" students who want to learn natural, spoken Japanese as effectively as possible in a limited amount of time. This fully integrated three-level course is comprised of three main texts that can be used in conjunction with related workbooks, tapes, CDs, teacher's manuals, and videos. A comprehensive and detailed guide to using all three videos in the series,Japanese for Busy People: The Video Guidehas been specially prepared by experienced Japanese teaching professionals who understand the constraints under which both native and non-native instructors actually work. Starting with the rationale and methodology of theJapanese for Busy People series, The Video Guideprovides interesting ideas for using the videos alongside other components in the series and some novel suggestions for planning an intensive curriculum around the videos. The easy-to-follow lesson plans contain activities and teaching tips designed to practice and consolidate new language patterns and vocabulary. The complete video script with full English translation is included, so teachers can now plan lessons without actually watching the video tapes. There is also a list of all the language patterns and vocabulary covered in each episode, useful cultural information, and details of materials needed to bring the class to life. More than simply a collection of teaching tips and activities,The Video Guideprovides a comprehensive overview of theJapanese for Busy Peopleseries with special emphasis on the videos. For the first time in any language, AJALT explains how all the components of this best-selling series can be combined to form a comprehensive course in basic Japanese, or fitted into any existing curriculum. With straightforward grammatical explanations and cultural notes throughout,The Video Guidewill also prove indispensable to self-study students learning Japanese with the videos.

Japanese for Busy People


Author: Association for Japanese-Language Teaching

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated

ISBN: 9784770020512

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 278

View: 9926

Aims to guide readers to a fluent use of Japanese language. Placing emphasisn language as spoken between educated adults, the integrated approach of theourse increases speed of comprehension. This kana version teaches the basicanguage skills needed to function in a professional environment.

Berlitz Essential Japanese

Author: Lynne Strugnell

Publisher: Berlitz Publishing

ISBN: 9782831517940

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 307

View: 9259

Teaches through a progressive build-up of dialogue, pronunciation, and vocabulary.

Japanese for Professionals

Author: AJALT

Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568364605

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 5152

A comprehensive course for students who need to use Japanese in a business environment. "Japanese for Professionals" is a serious and detailed manual of the language of trade, commerce, and government, aimed at intermediate students who work with Japanese on a daily basis.

Japanese for Busy People II and III

Teacher's Manual for the Revised 3rd Edition

Author: Ajalt

Publisher: Kodansha

ISBN: 9781568364056

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 7813

The Teachers Manual gives tips for using Japanese for Busy People II & III in a classroom setting, as well as advice on how to teach difficult areas of grammar. In addition, the book provides translations of all introductions, grammatical explanations, notes, and instructions appearing in Japanese for Busy People II & III. The Teachers Manual gives tips for using Japanese for Busy People II & III in a classroom setting, as well as advice on how to teach difficult areas of grammar. In addition, the book provides translations of all introductions, grammatical explanations, notes,

Japanese for Young People I

Student Book

Author: AJALT,Association for Japanese-Language Teaching

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568364230

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 229

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The Association for Japanese-Language Teaching (AJALT), renowned for its Japanese for Busy People series, has developed a comprehensive course for teaching Japanese to young adults in English-speaking countries. Japanese for Young People is a three-level series, designed primarily for middle school and high school curricula (with an optional starter level for elementary students) encouraging systematic Japanese-language acquisition through an enjoyable but structured learning process. With an emphasis on coordination of structure and verbal communication skills, this first Student Book introduces the building-blocks of Japanese grammar through Key Sentences, Dialogues, Exercises, and Tasks. This Student Book is accompanied by a fully-illustrated Kana Workbook which features over 100 pages of activities and games to familiarize young students with the hiragana and katakana syllabaries before advancing to the next level in the series. With color illustrations and cultural notes throughout, Japanese for Young People provides an unintimidating start to learning one of the world's most difficult languages.

The Evolution of Thought

Evolutionary Origins of Great Ape Intelligence

Author: Anne E. Russon,David R. Begun

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139451383

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Research on the evolution of higher intelligence rarely combines data from fields as diverse as paleontology and psychology. In this volume we seek to do just that, synthesizing the approaches of hominoid cognition, psychology, language studies, ecology, evolution, paleoecology and systematics toward an understanding of great ape intelligence. Leading scholars from all these fields have been asked to evaluate the manner in which each of their topics of research inform our understanding of the evolution of intelligence in great apes and humans. The ideas thus assembled represent a comprehensive survey of the various causes and consequences of cognitive evolution in great apes. The Evolution of Thought will therefore be an essential reference for graduate students and researchers in evolutionary psychology, paleoanthropology and primatology.

Japanese for Busy People III

Author: Ajalt

Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated

ISBN: 9784770023315

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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Japanese Busy People #3 Workbook is a Kodansha International publication.

Let's Learn Hiragana

First Book of Basic Japanese Writing

Author: Yasuko Kosaka Mitamura

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568363899

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 71

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There are three types of Japanese script-katakana, hiragana, and kanji. It is possible to read Japanese knowing only a limited number of kanji, but it is not possible with only a limited number of katakana or hiragana-one must know all of them. Let's Learn Hiragana, and its companion volume Let's Learn Katakana, is a textbook that introduces the learner to the basics of one of these fundamental Japanese scripts. Being a workbook, it contains all the exercises that allow the student to master hiragana by the time the book has been finished. Let's Learn Hiragana is a classic in the field, and the huge number of students that have used it successfully is a sign of its preeminence as a self-study guide.

Japanese Kanji Made Easy

(JLPT Levels N5 - N2) Learn 1,000 Kanji and Kana the Fun and Easy Way

Author: Michael L. Kluemper

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462914942

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 216

View: 2035

This highly-visual book introduces an effective new method to learn over 1,000 Japanese kanji characters using visual stimuli and pictographs. Learning the fundamental kanji characters used to write Japanese can be challenging, but this book is designed to speed up learning by presenting the 1,000 most common characters using a mnemonic approach. In a fun and accessible way to learn Japanese, each kanji is associated with memorable visual and verbal clues. For example, the Japanese character for person is superimposed over a sketch of a smiling man. The visual clue is "a person standing on two legs". By seeing the distinctive shape of the kanji, learners create a mental image of its meaning. Each character is presented as part of a group of characters which share similar traits. These groups use common root symbols known as radicals; they are also categorized by themes such as colors, numbers, animals, or body parts. Pronunciations, meanings and common vocabulary compounds are provided for each character in the group. Mnemonic clues are also given for the basic 92 hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols. A free audio CD helps you learn pronunciation for all of the characters and vocabulary in this book. The introduction explains the basic history and structure of the kanji. Key feature of this Japanese kanji book include: Hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols Easy-to-remember drawings and stories for ALL characters Thousands of vocabulary words Audio CD for pronunciation practice


Author: Janet Ashby

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated

ISBN: 9784770029362

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 159

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Read Real Japanese is a Kodansha International publication.

Japanese from Zero! 1

Author: George Trombley,Yukari Takenaka

Publisher: Yesjapan Corporation

ISBN: 9780976998129

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 338

View: 8562

"The Japanese language uses a set of symbols called 'hiragana' (to spell Japanese words), 'katakana' (to spell foreign words), and 'kanji' (to represent entire words or names). Over the course of BOOK 1, we will teach you groups of hiragana piece-by-piece to gradually build up your understanding and familiarity."--Introduction.

Read Real Japanese Fiction

Short Stories by Contemporary Writers

Author: Michael Emmerich

Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568365299

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 8112

Long-awaited by teachers and students, Read Real Japanese Fiction presents short works by six of todays most daring and provocative Japanese writers. The spellbinding world of Hiromi Kawakami; the hair-raising horror of Otsuichi; the haunting, poignant prose of Banana Yoshimoto; even the poetic word-play of Yoko Tawada whatever a readers taste, he or she is sure to find something of interest and value in this book, suitable for students at the intermediate level and above. As in real Japanese novels, the text on each page runs from top to bottom and from right to left. Each double-page spread features translations of all the difficult passages. In the back of the book, moreover, is a built-in Japanese-English learners dictionary and a notes section covering issues of nuance, usage, grammar and culture that come up in each story. Best of all, the books comes with a free audio CD containing narrations of the stories, performed by a professional voice actress.

Japanese for Busy People I

Author: AJALT

Publisher: Kodansha

ISBN: 9781568363998

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 7673

A workbook designed to meet the needs of students who have studied Japanese but cannot yet speak it comfortably. The lessons and short dialogues in this workbook are intended to make you more comfortable with speaking Japanese. The workbook is meant to be used in conjunction with the revised, third edition of "Japanese for Busy People I" and many of the lessons and exercises are drawn from that work.

げんき 1

Author: 坂野永理,池田庸子,大野裕

Publisher: Ohio University Center for International Studies

ISBN: 9784789014403

Category: Japanes language

Page: 382

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Second edition of the most highly regarded teaching text book on the Japanese language, covering speaking, listening, reading, and writing to cultivate overall language ability. Each lesson in the revised edition features a new section dubbed Culture Notes," and now includes the audio CD companion which is in mp3 format ready to install on any music player. In Japanese/English. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

Kodansha's Katakana Workbook

A Step-By-Step Approach to Basic Japanese Writing

Author: Anne Matsumoto Stewart

Publisher: Kodansha

ISBN: 9781568364773

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 96

View: 678

This companion volume teaches the basics of katakana, the script for writing loanwords borrowed from English and other languages. The book introduces the characters not in the traditional a-i-u-e-o order, but in a radical new one that allows students to sound out words from the very first page. As in the Hiragana Workbook, one page each is devoted to the 46 basic characters, which are then used to form actual, everyday words, enabling the student to build his or her vocabulary from the very beginning. The Katakana Workbook also features exercises, flashcards, games and free audio downloads.

Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.