Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071808345

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Learn the Japanese you need. Gain the language skills you want. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese is your trusted companion to your Japanese learning experience. Each chapter focuses on key grammar concepts and essential vocabulary, which are accompanied by helpful, clear examples. With these fundamentals under your belt, you will learn to communicate in authentic Japanese--how to meet new people, engage in small talk, make suggestions and requests, express ideas, and more. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Japanese class, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese will help you build your confidence in communicating in this complex language. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese includes: Everyday Japanese presented in both Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) and phonetic translation High-frequency vocabulary Grammar basics An introduction to Japanese pronunciation and writing systems Hundreds of exercises in a variety of formats for whatever your learning style
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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071808330

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 4174

Learn the Japanese you need. Gain the language skills you want. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese is your trusted companion to your Japanese learning experience. Each chapter focuses on key grammar concepts and essential vocabulary, which are accompanied by helpful, clear examples. With these fundamentals under your belt, you will learn to communicate in authentic Japanese--how to meet new people, engage in small talk, make suggestions and requests, express ideas, and more. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Japanese class, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese will help you build your confidence in communicating in this complex language. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese includes: Everyday Japanese presented in both Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) and phonetic translation High-frequency vocabulary Grammar basics An introduction to Japanese pronunciation and writing systems Hundreds of exercises in a variety of formats for whatever your learning style
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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071808361

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

View: 3219

Strengthen your Japanese grammar skills with practice, practice, practice! From particles to pronouns, this comprehensive workbook covers all those aspects of Japanese grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Japanese Grammar introduces the fundamentals of the language and then progresses to show how these building blocks connect to create complex sentences. Each chapter features clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats for whatever your learning style. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in context. With its winning formula for getting a handle on Japanese grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Japanese Grammar is your ultimate resource for mastering the grammar of this complex language. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Japanese Grammar includes: Everyday Japanese presented in both Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) and phonetic translation A comprehensive introduction to Japanese grammar High-frequency vocabulary presented in context A clear pronunciation guide Hundreds of exercises in a variety of formats
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Author: Xiaozhou Wu,Feng-hsi Liu,Rongrong Liao

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071784268

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

View: 5541

Offers lessons teaching basic Chinese grammar, high-frequency vocabulary, and sentence structures.
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Learn to Speak Japanese in 10 Easy Lessons (Fully Revised & Expanded with Manga, Audio Download & a Dictionary)

Author: Samuel E. Martin,Eriko Sato

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462919286

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

View: 9932

An introduction to Japanese through authentic, commonly-used sentences. This best-selling Japanese textbook is a user-friendly guide for beginners designed for use in a classroom or self-study. It adopts a very different approach from other Japanese language books—teaching you the underlying sentence structures and patterns of Japanese along with essential vocabulary and phrases so you can attain basic fluency quickly. The emphasis is on acquiring a working knowledge of simple, everyday Japanese sentences. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to reflect the way Japanese is spoken in Japan today. Manga illustrations have been added to each dialogue along with the latest jargon for the internet, social media, cellphones, and IT, and a bidirectional dictionary is included at the back. Each self-contained lesson presents a simple four-step method: Step 1: Basic Sentences: Each lesson begins with a few simple sentences. Essential vocabulary and phrases are learned within the context of these sentences. Audio recordings by native speakers are in the downloadable audiok. Step 2: Communication Notes: A detailed discussion of each sentence follows to assist you in understanding the underlying structure and how to form new sentences based on the same pattern. Step 3: Everyday Conversations: Authentic dialogues with manga illustrations and native-speaker recordings show you how people communicate naturally in Japan today through simple, everyday interactions. Step 4: Exercises: Several sets of easy exercises help reinforce your understanding of the key points presented in the lesson and review what you have learned so you can move on to the next lesson.
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Author: Sonia Taneja

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007178425X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 9453

Bite-sized instruction and hundreds of engaging exercises to help you develop your Hindi script, grammar, vocabulary, and conversation skills Get a solid foundation in Hindi with Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Hindi. You will learn everything from reading and writing the Devanagari script, to mastering of core vocabulary, basic grammar, and conversational structures. You will get clear guidance on writing the Hindi script; transliteration for all Hindi text in the first four chapters; and online recordings of key vocabulary and expressions to aid correct pronunciation.
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A Grammar and Workbook

Author: Shoko Hamano,Takae Tsujioka

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136956239

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

View: 2015

Basic Japanese: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This book presents 25 individual grammar points, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Japanese. Divided into two parts, the first part outlines fundamental components of Japanese including the writing system, pronunciation, word order, particles and conjugation patterns, while the second part builds on this foundation by introducing basic grammatical patterns organised by the task they achieve. Grammar points are followed by contextualised examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Key features include: clear, accessible format many useful language examples transliteration of all examples jargon-free explanations of grammar abundant exercises with full answer key subject index. Basic Japanese is suitable both for class use and independent study making it an ideal grammar reference and practice resource for both beginners and students with some knowledge of the language.
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A Guide for 21st Century Students

Author: Edward Trimnell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780974833033

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 216

View: 684

A modern vocabulary guide for the serious student of Japanese, this volume contains 21st century vocabulary. There is thorough coverage of contemporary topics like the Internet, the post-Soviet national divisions of Europe, and the environment. The guide also inlcudes a number of special topics not ordinarily contained in vocabulary books, such as Japanese homonyms, Sino-Japanese verbs, prefixes, and suffixes. All pronunciation keys are in hiragana and/or katakana.
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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071762274

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 496

View: 4856

Say sayonara to your fears of speaking Japanese! Interested in learning to speak Japanese but feel intimidated by the complex characters and pronunciations? No need to worry! Even if your only experience is ordering sushi, Japanese Demystified will have you saying konnichiwa to your new language skills in no time. Beginning with a review of Japanese writing systems, basic pronunciation, and everyday expressions, this book covers key grammar fundamentals such as particles, nouns, verb forms, and honorifics. You'll build your Japanese vocabulary with essential words and phrases and quickly master this challenging language. Test yourself at the end of every chapter for reinforcement that you're fast on your way to speaking, writing, and understanding Japanese. This fast and easy 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 Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for a more experienced student, Japanese Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this complex language.
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Author: Rita Lampkin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071827980

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

View: 5436

Learning Japanese kana is no problem when you practice, practice, practice Grasp the art of expressing yourself in written Japanese with Practice Makes Perfect: Writing Japanese Kana. Perfect for intermediate to advanced learners of Japanese, this workbook leads you step-by-step through the complexities of writing hiragana and katakana characters. You work at your own pace so you gain confidence and become comfortable with this skill as you progress through the book. You will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using proper techniques for writing Japanese characters, words, and sentences, enhancing your language-learning experience. Practice Makes Perfect: Writing Japanese Kana is packed with: Clear and easy-to-understand examples that illustrate how to write hiragana and katakana characters Hundreds of exercises to build and flex your writing skills A unique writing grid to help you improve your handwriting as you practice the characters
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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118130715

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 408

View: 5934

Author and Professor of Japanese Eriko Sato introduces the essentials of Japanese grammar and pronunciation, giving you a working sense of the Japanese language, before showing you Japanese in action. You'll also discover social customs, formalities, andmanners, from how and when to bow to how to unwrap a present. Includes vocabulary summaries, a mini-dictionary, and an audio CD full of conversations and pronunciations.
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Author: Carol Akiyama,Nobuo Akiyama

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764139734

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 353

View: 5674

This pocket-size book lists approximately 6,000 words in English with translations into Japanese. Words are divided into several different categories and listed alphabetically within each category. Categories include greetings, numbers, measurements, moods and emotions, driving situations, travel situations, sports, foods, shopping, phoning, and many others. All titles in Barron's foreign language Vocabulary Series include pronunciation guides and a bilingual and alphabetical quick Wordfinder section. Barron's Vocabulary books are useful students' classroom supplements as well as handy travelers' aids.
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Author: Dorothy Richmond

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259586332

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 2570

Learn Spanish through practice, practice, practice! For over a decade, this has been the go-to workbook for study and mastery of the tricky pronouns and prepositions of the Spanish language. Now updated with new examples, this practical workbook is also enhanced with audio recordings of all the answers, accessible online and via app. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Pronouns and Prepositions provides extensive exercises, giving you all the practice you need for mastery. Author Dorothy Richmond also has a uniquely clear way of explaining to you when and why a particular pronoun or preposition should be used, not just the correct forms. New and updated example sentences and translation passages. Clear explanations of all aspects of Spanish pronouns and prepositions. More than 100 engaging exercises, enhanced by free-access audio + text answers via pp that allows you to improve your accent and confidence in speaking. Bonus app content including flashcards and auto-fill glossary for quick look-up. Topics include: Subject Pronouns; Interrogative Pronouns; Pronouns as Objects of Prepositions; Possessive Pronouns; Demonstrative Pronouns; Numbers as Pronouns; Adjective Pronouns; Relative Pronouns; Direct Object Pronouns; Indirect Object Pronouns; Reflexive Object Pronouns; RID: Sentences with Two Object Pronouns; Reciprocal Pronouns; Se and the Passive Voice; Prepositions (and Related Terms)
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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764572059

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 216

View: 3060

How to pick up basic Japanese-fast Japanese is the fifth most studied language in the U.S., with over 40,000 college students enrolled in Japanese courses every year, and Japan ranks as the eighth most popular international destination for American travelers. Focusing on real-world language skills that people can put to use right away-from asking directions to talking numbers-this phrasebook is a must for travelers and students. Eriko Sato, PhD, is a native Japanese speaker and Professor of Japanese at SUNY Stony Brook.
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A Basic Introduction to the Japanese Language and Culture

Author: Edward A. Schwarz,Reiko Ezawa

Publisher: Ntc Pub Audio

ISBN: 9780844284989

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

View: 1555

A basic introduction to the Japanese language and culture.
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(JLPT Level N5) The Quick and Easy Way to Learn the Basic Japanese Kanji

Author: N.A

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462901727

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

View: 6205

This is an invaluable study guide for learning basic Japanese characters. The first 100 Japanese Kanji is intended for beginning students, or experienced speakers who need to practice their written Japanese. Kanji are an essential part of the Japanese language and together with kana (hiragana and katakana) comprise the written components of Japanese. This book presents the kanji characters that are most commonly used. They have been carefully selected for rapid and effective learning. Each kanji's readings, meanings, and common compounds are presented, and romanized pronunciations for English speakers (romanji) are included as well. Printed with gray guidelines, stroke order guides are designed to be traced over to teach students the standard sequence of strokes used to write each character. Three indexes at the back allow the characters to be looked up as with a dictionary or by their readings. Students who wish to practice writing kanji will find extra practice sheets available. This book includes: Step-by-step stroke order diagrams for each character. Special boxes with grid lines to practice writing characters. Words and phrases using each kanji. Romanizations (romanji) to help identify and pronounce every word.
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Author: Giles Murray

Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568364261

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 173

View: 9372

An original manga by Tezuka Osamu, all new custom-written 16-page manga, 3 mini-graphic novels, over 100 illustrations, dynamic quiz format, full glossaries"--Cover.
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Author: Rita Lampkin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780844285320

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 99

View: 4232

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.
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Workbook and Practice Sheets

Author: Kenneth G. Henshall,Tetsuo Takagaki

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462901816

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 144

View: 3221

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.
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(JLPT Level N4 & AP Exam) The Quick and Easy Way to Learn the Basic Japanese Kanji [Downloadable Material Included]

Author: Eriko Sato, Ph.D.

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462919650

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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This is an invaluable study guide and practice book for learning basic Japanese kanji. Learning Japanese Kanji Practice Book is intended for beginning students, or experienced speakers who need to practice their written Japanese. Kanji are an essential part of the Japanese language and together with kana (hiragana and katakana) comprise written Japanese. This book presents the kanji characters that are most commonly used. All the kanji and related vocabulary words in this book are those that students are expected to know for Level 4 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). Characters that appear in the AP Japanese Language and Culture Exam are flagged. Readings, meanings, and common compounds are presented. The correct method of writing each character is clearly indicated and practice boxes with strokes that can be traced are provided, along with empty boxes for freehand writing practice. Lots of exercises are included to give students the opportunity to practice writing sentences containing the kanji. Indexes at the back allow you to look up the characters by their readings and English meanings. This kanji book includes: Step-by-step stroke order diagrams for each character. Special boxes with grid lines to practice writing characters. Words and phrases using each kanji. Romanizations (romanji) to help identify and pronounce every word.
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