Japanese Hiragana Katakana for Beginners

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.

Author: Timothy G. Stout

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462901018

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.

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

Included is a practical Japanese phrasebook suitable for travelers and students. Get this Japanese learning book now and start to learn Japanese today!

Author: Yokahama English Japanese Language & Teachers Club

Publisher: Yokahama English Japanese Language & Teachers Club

ISBN:

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 Katakana for Beginners

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 ...

Author: Timothy G. Stout

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9784805308783

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.

Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana

This Japanese workbook includes: Systematic and comprehensive coverage of the two Japanese kana systems.

Author: Kenneth G. Henshall

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462901816

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.

Japanese Kanji for Beginners

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.

Author: Timothy G. Stout

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462918999

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.

Learn Japanese Book For Beginners

Are You Trying to learn Japanese but you don't know where to start?Are you tired of having to pore through boring textbooks and complicated material that you don't really understand?Are you looking for a way to learn the language more ...

Author: Jpinsiders

Publisher: Nrinteractive LLC

ISBN: 9781735412542

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 180

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Are You Trying to learn Japanese but you don't know where to start?Are you tired of having to pore through boring textbooks and complicated material that you don't really understand?Are you looking for a way to learn the language more effectively without taking shortcuts?If you answered "Yes!" to at least one of those previous questions, then this book is for youRather 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.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 hotelsAs 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.Don't look any further, we've got what you need right here!In fact, we're ready to turn you into a Japanese speaker? are you ready to become one?

Beginners Japanese

This book takes you through the introduction of the first basic characters and adds further detail and new characters as it progresses, letting you study all of the alphabet characters and variations at your own pace.

Author: Danny Asser

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781097189458

Category:

Page: 103

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Beginners Japanese - The Kana Hiragana & Katakana Combining the popular and easy to use separate Hiragana and Katakana study books and some additional material. Progress your Japanese study from zero to learn both the basic Japanese language alphabets in one book. Beginners Japanese The Kana Get off to a great start in your Japanese language study with lessons, writing practice and sample words for both the basic vocabularies. This book takes you through the introduction of the first basic characters and adds further detail and new characters as it progresses, letting you study all of the alphabet characters and variations at your own pace. Practice writing the characters Each character has its own space for writing practice to get you handwriting off to a start. See Real-World Examples Photos and explanations of printed and hand written language from around Japan are used to show how the words and characters look in real life. Read and Write sample words. Use the sets of sample words to gain further handwriting and reading practice as well as starting off you vocabulary. Each word is again given its own space for writing practice. The essential resource for anyone serious about learning Japanese, including being able to read and write. First Hiragana The first alphabet of Japanese. Hiragana is used to punctuate the language as well as forming all the words of Japanese origin. Second Katakana Katakana is used to create foreign words. The characters look different to Hiragana but the sounds are the same as the corresponding characters. Each foreign words required is translated into Katakana before entering common usage. The phonetic translation usually gets close to sounding like the English version, but never quite the same...

One Week to Hiragana

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 ...

Author: K S Southall

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781678343804

Category:

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

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

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.

Author: Yokahama English Japanese Language & Teachers Club

Publisher: Yokahama English Japanese Language & Teachers Club

ISBN:

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!

Reading and Writing Japanese Hiragana

"Proficiency in the Japanese alphabet known as Hiragana is the first step on the journey to mastering reading and writing in Japanese. This book gives you all the tools you need!"--from back cover.

Author: Emiko Konomi

Publisher:

ISBN: 9784805315217

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.


Japanese Hiragana Katakana Practice Writing Worksheet

This book for inspire Japanese language learners to write what they learnt about the language, to journal their Japanese learning, Hiragana is a Japanese Syllabary.

Author: Sara Blank Book

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781979515986

Category:

Page: 122

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This book for inspire Japanese language learners to write what they learnt about the language, to journal their Japanese learning, Hiragana is a Japanese Syllabary. Hiragana is used to write Okurigana (kana suffixes following a kanji root, for example to inflect verbs and adjectives) Dimension 8.5"x11" 120 pages to write on. Making it so great for classroom studies, as well as quick reviews while travelling!

Easy Learning Japanese Alphabet Hiragana Katakana Flash Cards Quick Study Big Kana Vocabulary Flashcards for Kids Children Or Beginners Who First St

Easy practice Kana character elementary workbook with fun alphabet letter coloring book for kids.

Author: Yohei Yamamoto

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781092154505

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 112

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Easy practice Kana character elementary workbook with fun alphabet letter coloring book for kids. Hiragana and katakana are phonetic so it makes the pronunciation clear. The faster you can start reading hiragana and katakana, the faster you'll learn Japanese. To learn hiragana is to create a foundation for the rest of your Japanese. By learning hiragana, you will learn the basics of Japanese pronunciation. It will also open doors in terms of the Japanese resources you can use. There are no (good) Japanese textbooks or learning resources that don't require you to know hiragana. In essence, it's the first step to learn Japanese.

Japanese Writing Practice Notebook Ultimate Hiragana Katakana and Genkouyoushi Writing Practice Notebook This Is an 8 5x11 100 Page Kanji Practice

The Ultimate Kanji Practice Paper Japanese Writing Practice Notebook is 8.5X11 110 Pages of Practice Paper.

Author: Oda Uki

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781092300384

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 335

The Ultimate Kanji Practice Paper Japanese Writing Practice Notebook is 8.5X11 110 Pages of Practice Paper. This Journal if perfect for: Anyone learning the Japanese Language, Learning Kanji Symbols and Kana Characters or Just Loves Writing Hiragana Language. Funny Japanese Language Kanji Writing Practice Notebook Gift Gift For Japanese Students Moms that love Japan Hiragana Practice Katakana Genkouyoushi smart sophisticated special star studious successful superb talented top-notch top-of-the-class trained transforming unbelievable up-and-coming Funny Kanji Practice Paper Notebook To Write Japanese Language In.

Colloquial Japanese

This new edition has been completely rewritten by experienced teachers; it combines an accessible approach with a thorough treatment of the language, equipping learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and ...

Author: Junko Ogawa

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131730621X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

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Colloquial Japanese provides a step-by-step course in Japanese as it is written and spoken today. This new edition has been completely rewritten by experienced teachers; it combines an accessible approach with a thorough treatment of the language, equipping learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Japanese in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills jargon-free explanations of grammar, with key structures presented through user-friendly diagrams Coverage of the different writing systems of Japanese: hiragana, katakana and kanji an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios useful vocabulary lists throughout the text additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary, a verb/adjective list with conjugation aid, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Japanese will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and for students taking courses in Japanese. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills. Supplementary exercise sheets for hiragana, katakana and kanji and two additional units can also be found here. These additonal units cover more advanced features of Japanese and incorporate a wide assortment of supporting exercises. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B1 of the Common European Framework for Languages and at the Intermediate-Mid on the ACTFL proficiency scales.

Let s Learn Japanese with Hiragana and Katakana

This book aims to teach Japanese characters step by step, whilst also simultaneously highlighting vocabulary needed by beginners.

Author: Masumi Kai

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443869570

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 90

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This book aims to teach Japanese characters step by step, whilst also simultaneously highlighting vocabulary needed by beginners. Each word comes with an illustration to facilitate the reader’s visual learning. The book also contains information on how to write a sentence by using the characters and vocabulary presented to the reader and contains exercises that teachers can use as homework. The attached CD contains the sounds of each character, vocabulary exercises, and instructions on how to type in Japanese. The exercises correspond closely with the book and learners can practice after learning every ten characters.

Japanese Writing Practice Book Genkouyoushi Paper

This Japanese Writing Practice Journal will surely pique your interest. This Japanese Language Writing Practice Book is great to show off your Love of the Japanese Language.

Author: Japanese Genkouyoushi Practice Journals

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781793841582

Category:

Page: 150

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Are you a Japanese Language Calligraphy Lover? Do you have Friends and Family who Love Japan Calligraphy Language? If YES, then this Katakana Hiragana Japanese Language Book will surely pique your interest. This Japanese Writing Paper Katakana Workbook will be your Favorite Katakana From Zero Japanese Journal For Writing Practice to use, especially if you are Japan Calligraphy Katakana Beginner Who Loves Japan Art, Japan Book, Japan Paper, Japan Kanji. Also this Katakana For Beginners Journal Lined is a Cute Notebook Japanese Gifts Idea for Japan Lovers that Love Japanese Writing Practice, or just any Friend and Family who Loves Genkouyoushi Kanji Kana Katakana Hiragana

Japanese Writing Paper Ultimate Hiragana Katakana and Genkouyoushi Writing Practice Notebook This Is an 8 5x11 100 Page Kanji Practice for

The Ultimate Kanji Practice Paper Japanese Writing Practice Notebook is 8.5X11 110 Pages of Practice Paper.

Author: Oda Uki

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781092298490

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 297

The Ultimate Kanji Practice Paper Japanese Writing Practice Notebook is 8.5X11 110 Pages of Practice Paper. This Journal if perfect for: Anyone learning the Japanese Language, Learning Kanji Symbols and Kana Characters or Just Loves Writing Hiragana Language. Funny Japanese Language Kanji Writing Practice Notebook Gift Gift For Japanese Students Moms that love Japan Hiragana Practice Katakana Genkouyoushi smart sophisticated special star studious successful superb talented top-notch top-of-the-class trained transforming unbelievable up-and-coming Funny Kanji Practice Paper Notebook To Write Japanese Language In.

Guide to Learning Hiragana Katakana

This book presents a systematic and comprehensive overview of the two kana systems needed to read and write Japanese.

Author: Kenneth G. Henshall

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804833912

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 120

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This book presents a systematic and comprehensive overview of the two kana systems needed to read and write Japanese. With expanded writing and preparation space, this revised edition offers ample provisions for practice, review, and self-testing at several levels. It also includes a detailed reference section explaining the origin and function of kana and the various kana combinations.