The easy way to learn the Japanese writing system!
In this beginner’s workbook, students of Japanese will learn to read and write the Hiragana and Katakana alphabets, as well as 50 basic Kanji characters. A step-by-step approach moves from tracing letters to reading and writing complete words quickly and effectively.
In this comprehensive guide, language learners will find:
The 92 Hiragana and Katakana letters
50 Kanji characters
Illustrations to help you remember each letter and its associated sound
An extensive bidirectional dictionary
Hundreds of drills suitable for self-study or classroom use
An answer key for all exercises
Useful everyday vocabulary and phrases-from numbers and colors to food and social media
Free printable flashcards to help you review what you’ve learned
Online audio recordings by a native speaker to help with pronunciation
Instead of dealing with separate Hiragana and Katakana workbooks, as is common, this comprehensive guide provides an efficient way to learn both with the help of one book.
|Dimensions||191 × 254 mm|
Eriko Sato, Ph.D.
Eriko Sato teaches Japanese language, linguistics and pedagogy as well as courses in translation studies and the acquisition of Asian languages at SUNY Stony Brook. She serves as an adviser for teacher education programs for Japanese. Dr. Sato has developed many courses including the first online Japanese course at her university. She has also authored and co-authored many books for learning Japanese including Contemporary Japanese, Japanese Demystified, Japanese for Dummies, Complete Japanese Grammar, Basic Japanese, Essential Japanese Grammar, My First Japanese Kanji Book and Learning Japanese Kanji Vols 1 and 2.