First Steps To Mastering Japanese: Japanese Hiragana & Katakana for Beginners Learn Japanese for Beginner Students + Japanese Phrasebook

Author: Yokahama English Japanese Language & Teachers Club

Publisher: Yokahama English Japanese Language & Teachers Club

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Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 70

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こんにちは! Kon'nichiwa! If you are just beginning to learn the Japanese language, knowing a few basic grammar rules will prove to be useful. However, learning Japanese is not difficult. The biggest obstacle is probably the writing system and this book will help you narrow it down. This book, written for the Japanese beginner student, explains the basics of Japanese grammar and how Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji is used; it helps you to get an overview about how to learn Japanese. This book shows you the first steps and what you need to get started, it also makes suggestions of effective learning methods which are fun to do on a daily basis. Included is a practical Japanese phrasebook suitable for travelers and students. Get this Japanese learning book now and start to learn Japanese today!

Japanese Hiragana & Katakana for Beginners

First Steps to Mastering the Japanese Writing System [Downloadable Content Included]

Author: Timothy G. Stout

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

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Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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The method that's helped thousands in the U.S. and Japan learn Japanese successfully. The Japanese language has two basic writing systems, hiragana and katakana, in addition to the one that uses Chinese characters or Kanji. This handy book teaches you a new mnemonics–based method to read and write the basic 92 hiragana and katakana characters. Along with its sister book: Japanese Kanji for Beginners it provides a complete introduction to written Japanese. Memorable picture mnemonics help you to learn the characters by associating their shapes and sounds with combinations of images and English words already familiar to you. Clear examples and entertaining exercises offer opportunities to read, write, use and practice all 46 basic hiragana and 46 basic katakana characters, plus the remaining kana that stand for more complex sounds. Polish your knowledge with word searches, crossword puzzles, fill–in–the–blanks, timed recognition quizzes, and other interesting activities. The downloadable audio allows you to print out your own flash cards (featuring the same mnemonic images taught in the book) to help you review and practice, even while you're on the go.

Japanese Katakana for Beginners

First Steps to Mastering the Japanese Writing System

Author: Timothy G. Stout

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

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Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 96

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Picture mnemonics are a proven tool in the world of language learning. Japanese Katakana for Beginners makes character learning quick and effective by implementing this established system. The method used in Japanese Katakana for Beginners has helped thousands of students learn katakana successfully in the United States and Japan. Full of useful writing tips, rules that allow students to write all Japanese sounds, and exercises such as word searches, crossword puzzles, fill in the blanks, timed recognition quizzes and more, this book is an excellent tool to increase knowledge of the Japanese language.

Japanese Kanji for Beginners

(JLPT Levels N5 & N4) First Steps to Learning the Basic Japanese Characters [Includes Printable Flash Cards]

Author: Timothy G. Stout

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

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Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 320

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The method that's helped thousands in the U.S. and Japan learn Japanese successfully. The Japanese language has two primary writing systems, kanji characters—which are based on Chinese characters and hiragana and katakana—a mnemonics based alphabet. This handy book teaches you a new mnemonics-based method to read and write the 430 highest-frequency kanji characters. Along with its sister book: Japanese Hiragana and Katakana for Beginners it provides a complete introduction to written Japanese. Japanese Kanji for Beginners contains everything you need to learn the kanji characters required for the Advanced Placement Japanese Language and Culture Exam. It is designed for use by high school or college students as well as independent learners. The kanji learned in this book closely adhere to those introduced in every major Japanese language textbook. Key features of Japanese Kanji for Beginners include: The 430 highest-frequency kanji characters 44 simple, easy-to-follow lessons Concise information on kanji elements, readings and pronunciations Extensive exercises, drills, and writing practice Downloadable content with printable flash cards, practice quizzes and extra exercises The Extensive downloadable content contains a set of printable kanji flash cards to assist learners in reviewing and memorizing the kanji in the book. It also provides sample vocabulary quizzes in a multiple-choice format similar to those in the AP exam, as well as additional exercises that further reinforce the newly learned kanji.

Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana

Workbook and Practice Sheets

Author: Kenneth G. Henshall

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

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Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 144

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Learning Hiragana and Katakana is a systematic and comprehensive Japanese workbook that is perfect for self study or in a classroom setting. Written Japanese combines three different types of characters: the Chinese characters known as kanji, and two Japanese sets of phonetic letters, hiragana and katakana, known collectively as kana, that must be mastered before the Japanese kanji can be learned. Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana provides beginning-level students of Japanese a thorough grounding in the basic hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols or syllabaries. A comprehensive introduction presents their basic function, origin, pronunciation and usage. The main body of the book is devoted to presenting the 92 hira and kata characters along with their variations, giving step-by-step guidelines on how to write each character neatly in the correct stroke order, with plentiful practice spaces provided for handwriting practice. This Japanese workbook includes: Systematic and comprehensive coverage of the two Japanese kana systems. Ample provision for Japanese kana practice, review, and self-testing at several levels Detailed reference section explaining the origin and function of kana, and the various kana combinations. Access to online Japanese audio files to aid in correct pronunciation. Helpful additional information for language students accustomed to romanized Japanese. Vocabulary selected for usefulness and cultural relevance. About this new edition: The new third edition has been expanded and revised to include many additional reading and writing exercises. Accompanying online recordings demonstrate the correct pronunciation of all the characters, vocabulary, and sentences in the book.

Learn Japanese Book for Beginners : Learn Practical and Conversational Japanese, Hiragana and Katakana

Author: Yuto Kanazawa

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Page: 179

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Are you traveling to Japan for business or leisure? Or perhaps you have always wanted to learn Japanese and just never knew where to start? If you have been looking for a comprehensive, easy-to-understand resource to teach you Japanese from scratch, look no further. Rather than buying several different resources to teach you the various aspects of the language, we present to you the all-in-one, Japanese Language Book for Beginners. If you are used to language books which provide you with only basic phrases, the Japanese Language Book for Beginners goes way beyond that. Whether you are looking to facilitate your holiday plans, have basic business conversations or simply increase your knowledge of the language, this book is the resource for you. After reading this book you will be hard-pressed to find a situation that you cannot navigate in Japanese. Inside Japanese Language Book for Beginners, you can look forward to unlocking: Basic Japanese including greetings, introductions and apologies with proper pronunciation and grammar Ordering food in a restaurant and making sure that you actually get what you asked for! Navigating public transport and common phrases required to safely find your way around Situational Japanese including emergency assistance, speaking to taxi drivers, and checking into hotels As an additional bonus, the book also includes a section with a full explanation of the several common Japanese writing systems including hiragana, katakana and kanji, so that you can not only learn to speak the language but also identify road and directional signs. Add this book to your cart now and get ready to say "Konnichiwa" to a whole new world!

One Week to Hiragana

A Workbook for Beginners to the Japanese Writing Systems

Author: K S Southall

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Page: 102

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One Week to Hiragana is a self-study workbook for students of the Japanese language. Japanese is composed of three writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. One Week to Hiragana tackles the first one in a fun, activity-packed, workbook that teaches the primary Japanese writing system the easy way. By learning hiragana, students create a solid foundation for the rest of their language learning adventure.This book contains: Chapter Quizzes Multiple Hiragana Writing Styles Letter Match Activities Connect the Dots Word Search Tons of Practice Writing Space Bonus Lessons Two End of Course Tests

Japanese Hiragana Writing Practice

For Beginners Japanese Writing Books Hiragana and Katakana Practice Sheet

Author: Asher Notebook&Gpaph

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Page: 120

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We recommend to do the following practice. First Row: Carefully imitate the shape of sample letters. Second Row: Write letters by occasionally looking the sample. Third Row: Write a letter without looking, then compare with the sample. Refer grid lines to check the position of each stroke. This one-time practice would be enough to get familiar with the shape of letters. Repeat the practice to become a master of beautiful handwriting!

Reading and Writing Japanese Hiragana

Author: Emiko Konomi

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Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 96

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This book provides a complete course for beginning students who want to master the first step in learning to read and write Japanese! With plentiful writing and reading practice, this workbook starts with the basic letters and works up to writing words and complete sentences. Divided into two parts, the first part presents the 46 main Hiragana in their full and contracted forms, with extensive writing spaces provided for writing practice. Recognition and pronunciation of the letters are reinforced through writing and listening exercises. In the second half of the book, students can apply their knowledge of Hiragana in a Writing Practice section that contains sentences related to contexts in which Hiragana words are often used, such as greetings, common expressions, place names and transportation. The exercises are graded in difficulty from Writing Drills (from copying to writing from memory) to Dictation Practice (connecting the sounds with the letters) to Writing Exercises (writing answers that fit the situations given). Unique features of this language workbook include: A thorough overview of the Japanese writing system explaining when and how Hiragana is used Handwriting and stroke-order tips Online audio files speed up the process by reinforcing the pronunciation of the letters through a variety of listening and writing exercises Printable flashcards available online for download Mnemonic illustrations for every character The Japanese writing system combines three types of letters: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Hiragana can be used to spell out the sounds of kanji Chinese character words--and if you don't know the kanji character you can use Hiragana instead (as young children do). It is also used for various grammatical-function words as well as verb and adjective endings.

50 Japanese Short Stories for Beginners Read Entertaining Japanese Stories to Improve your Vocabulary and Learn Japanese While Having Fun

Japanese Edition Including Hiragana and Kanji

Author: Yokahama English Japanese Language & Teachers Club

Publisher: Yokahama English Japanese Language & Teachers Club

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Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 157

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Learning Japanese is hard and everyone says so. But not with this Japanese book. Whether you're a just starting out or are already familiar with the Japanese language, this book will help you with expanding your Japanese vocabulary and improve your reading skills while having fun. Here you have 50 entertaining and culturally interesting Japanese short stories for beginners and intermediate Japanese learners. The Japanese stories are written in Hiragana, Katakana, and about 250 basic Kanji characters which correspond to the advanced beginner and low intermediate levels. The stories are followed by line-by-line English translation, which will certainly speed up the the learning process quite a bit. This book also includes a reading guide that explains the basics of the Japanese language and its characters. You get many practical examples on how to read the characters and you can also use this book as a language learning tool or Japanese text book to advance with your Japanese skills at your own pace. 1. The Tokyo Fish Market 2. Buddhism in Japan 3. Lost in Tokyo 4. Teaching in Japan 5. Karaoke Japanese Style 6. Saving Face 7. Faux Pas in the Restaurant 8. Just a Couple of Drinks 9. Humour Is if You Still Laugh 10. A Special Geisha 11. A Happy Marriage 12. Under the Lamp Post 13. Group Learning 14. I Marry My Office 15. Dialogue - Today We Have Rabbit 16. Dialogue - Dining European Style 17. The Tourist Guide 18. Inexpensive Shopping in Japan 19. Born in Michigan 20. Easter 21. Foreigners in Britain 22. Kindness 23. My Hobbies 24. Studying Abroad 25. A New Recipe 26. Social Media 27. Vegan Food 28. Bad Luck 29. Our Hotel 30. In the Theatre 31. Dialogue - Where is Our Cat? 32. A Special Public Swimming Pool 33. On Fridays We Go Swimming 35. Best Friends 36. The Order 37. Food Poisoning 38. New Year's Eve in Europe 39. The Circus 40. The Car Accident 41. A Japanese in Munich Japanese Short Stories for Intermediate Learners 42. The Polish Maid 43. Americans in Germany 44. The Treasure in the Forest 45. The Barbecue Evening 46. How to Find a Billionaire on a Cruise Trip 47. Crowdfunding for a New Kitchen 48. A very Catholic Irish Family 49. I Meet You in the Sauna 50. Classic Story: The Legend of Princess Kaguya There are many Japanese books out there, but this book will entertain and help you in many ways. Start your journey of active Japanese learning TODAY!