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Basic Japanese Coursebook : Revised and Updated (LL(R) Complete Basic Courses)
Basic Japanese Coursebook Revised and Updated Complete Basic Courses - LLR Learn step-by-step in 40 easy lessons — Grammar & Usage Explained Throughout — Comprehensive reference sections Included — For Beginners or Those Who Want a Thorough Review — Learn to speak, read, and write Japanese quickly and easily with Living Language. Developed by U.S. government experts, this book introduces you ste... more »p-by-step to the basics of Japanese pronunciation, vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammar.
Inside You'll Find:
All the words and phrases from the 40 lessons on the Living LanguageJapanese Complete Course recordings plus additional vocabulary
A guide to pronunciation
Useful topics: Directions, Introductions, Shopping, etc.
Explanations of grammar and usage
Short quizzes to help you check your progress
A comprehensive summary of Japanese grammar
Verb charts, including all tenses
A special section on writing letters
While this book stands on its own as an instructional program and an invaluable reference, you'll find that using it with the recorded lessons is even more effective. Along with the recordings, Living Language Japanese Complete Course cassette and compact disc packages include this book as well as a dictionary.« less