Japanese Hiragana & Katakana for Beginners: First Steps to Mastering the Japanese Writing System (CD-ROM Included)

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$11.34
UPC:
9784805311448
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing; Paperback with disc edition (April 10, 2011)
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
192
Shipping Weight:
12.8 ounces
Language:
English
Product Dimensions:
6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
ISBN-10:
4805311444
ISBN-13:
978-4805311448
Author:
Timothy G. Stout

Product Overview

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 mnemonicbased method to read and write the fundamental 92 hiragana and katakana characters. Along with its sister book:Japanese Kanji for Beginnersit provides a complete introduction to written Japanese.Memorable picture mnemonicshelp 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 engaging exercisesoffer opportunities to read, write, use and practice all 92 primary hiragana katakana characters, plus the remaining kana that stand for more complex sounds.Polish your knowledgewith word searches, crossword puzzles, fillintheblanks, timed recognition quizzes, and other engaging activities.The CDROMallows you to print out flashcards (featuring the same mnemonic images taught in the book) to help you review and practice, even while you are on the go.

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