Japanese for Busy People 1: Romanized Version
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Sound files are now available to download from the Kodansha USA web site for more convenient learning. As there are many different versions of the JFBP series floating around, I thought I'd end with a note on which to get: Stick with the 3rd Editions of all these books. The Kana Workbook has been specially designed for students wishing to learn the two basic Japanese scripts, hiragana and katakana. The bestselling series Japanese for Busy People has guided hundreds of thousands of students to a fluent, natural, and precise use of the Japanese language. This workbook provides practice problems on the grammar and vocabulary covered in each unit of the textbook.
The downloadable audio resources are designed for to enhance and augment the listening and speak ing exercises, and offer an ideal tool for private lessons, for the. The only negative thing I can say about this particular book is that I would have liked the introduction of Kanji to start with this book instead of with the second book in the series.Grammar and content topics are carefully selected to assist learners to effectively develop sentence patterns and vocabulary related to each topic through the practice of talking. This companion workbook to Beginning Japanese is the perfect guide for practicing basic conversational Japanese and written Japanese. Grammar and content topics are carefully selected to assist learners to effectively develop sentence patterns and vocabulary related to each topic through the practice of talking about them. AJALT was established to meet the practical needs of people who are not necessarily specialists on Japan but who wish to communicate effectively in the language. Rather, it is designed to help learners consolidate their understanding of syntactical structure through lessons that focus on how to talk about topics relevant to daily life.
I've flipped through some of the later chapters and found that I can understand everything (after mentally putting the kanji back in), even if I wouldn't be able to say those things myself yet. They will also learn the appropriate expressions and words that are essential for day-to-day interactions with people in Japan. The Kana Workbook teaches the two basic Jap anese scripts, hiragana and katakana, which are essential for any student wishing to read Japa nese. Since it was first published in 1984, the focus of the Japanese for Busy People series has always been to teach Japanese for effective communi cation. Students will gradually get acquainted with the Japanese society, while studying the vocabulary and syntax required for more advanced levels.This first of three volumes introduces "survival Japanese"-the absolute minimum amount of Japanese needed to live in Japan.