Random House Japanese-English English-Japanese Dictionary
Paperback ISBN: 034540548x
Features more than fifty thousand entries; Japanese terms shown in romanized Japanese and standard Japanese characters; common idioms, phrases, and expressions; and sources of foreign borrowings. Original.
Paperback ISBN: 0804837252
Kanji-a-Day Practice Pad Volume 2 is an enjoyable and motivating way to develop practical writing skills within the Japanese hiragana and katakana writing systems. Presented in a block format with 365 practice sheets, one per day for a year of learning, the practice pad uses basic instructions and has extra sheets of blank squared paper for further practice. The syllables are introduced in a logical order and the structured space around the edge of each page allows the user to first trace the shapes on top of the models, and then write the syllables and words independently. Used in conjunction, the first and second volumes of this series provide a solid foundation for anybody interested in mastering the kanji syllables essential for writing simple Japanese sentences.
Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters
Japanese Paperback ISBN: 0804820384
A one-of-a-kind kanji study guide that introduces joyo kanji along with detailed, authentic notes about the historical development of each. As useful as it is fascinating, it's a book any new or aspiring scholar of Japanese will visit over and over. In clear, large-sized entires, A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters details each of the General Use Characters In clear, large-sized entires, A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters details each of the General Use Characters—the 1,945 characters prescribed by the Japanese Ministry of Education for everyday use. Both Japanese readings and English meanings are given, along with stroke-count and stroke-order, examples of usage, and suggestions for memorizing. The components of each character are detailed. The kanji are graded according to Ministry of Education guidelines, allowing the student to prioritize them and track progress. Comprehensive and clear, A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters makes Japanese writing accessible to everyone.
Kana-A-Day Practice Pad
Japanese Paperback ISBN: 0804835470
Master hiragana and katakana in just minutes a day with Kana A-Day Practice Pad. Perfect for both beginners and those wishing to hone their kana writing skills, this pad introduces one new kana on each sheet, with readings, stroke order, and sample vocabulary words. All hiragana and katakana are included, along with their sound changes and combinations. For easy reference and review, a booklet listing all kana is included.
Japanese for Fun With Cd
Make Your Stay in Japan More Enjoyable
Paperback ISBN: 4805308664
A practical, yet enjoyable approach to quickly learning basic Japanese, Japanese for Fun incorporates short, simple characters to teach useful expressions for everyday situations. Also included is a wealth of practical advice on making the most of your stay in Japan.
The Complete Japanese Adjective Guide
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0804832765
An unusual aspect of Japanese is the inflection of its adjectives. In many ways, Japanese adjectives behave like verbs. This unique guide gives students a comprehensive resource to mastering this critical part of grammar.
Writing Japanese Katakana
An Introductory Japanese Language Workbook
Paperback ISBN: 0804836213
The large, open format of Writing Katakana: An Introductory Workbook invites the student to start writing immediately. Written Japanese comprises two phonetic syllabaries, hiragana and katakana. This workbook has been carefully designed to facilitate easy mastery of the forty-six character katakana syllabary which is used to write words of foreign origin. Each character is introduced with brushed, handwritten, and typed samples. Entertaining illustrations and amusing examples of onomatopoeic usage of katakana in Japanese writings further reinforce memorization in a fun way.