JAPANESE KANJI AND KANA

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Japanese Kanji Kana

Author : Wolfgang Hadamitzky
ISBN : 9781462910182
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This comprehensive book helps you learn the 92 basic Kana characters and 2,136 standard Kanji characters. Complete, compact and authoritative—this Japanese language book provides all the information needed to learn kanji and kana, including the 92 basic hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols (known collectively as Japanese Kana) and the 2,136 standard Joyo Kanji characters that every Japanese person learns in school. This new and completely revised edition reflects recent changes made to the official Joyo kanji list by the Japanese government. The kana and kanji are presented in an easy and systematic way that helps you learn them quickly and retain what you have learned and improve your mastery of the Japanese language. The ability to read Japanese and write Japanese is an essential skill for any student and will build on their previous knowledge and improve on their overall capacity to learn Japanese. A concise index allows you to look up the Kanji in three different ways (so the book also serves as a Japanese Kanji dictionary) and extra spaces are provided to allow you to practice writing Japanese. Japanese Kanji and Kana contains: All 2,136 official Joyo kanji with readings and definitions. Characters are graded by their JLPT examination levels. Up to 5 useful vocabulary compounds for each kanji. Brush and pen cursive forms as well as printed forms. 19 tables summarizing key information about the characters. Kanji look–up indexes by radicals, stroke counts and readings.
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A Guide To Writing Japanese Kanji Kana

Author : Wolfgang Hadamitzky
ISBN : 0804833923
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A thorough and systematic approach to learning how to write Japanese characters. These books can be used as a stand-alone tutorial or as study guide companions to Tuttle Publishing's Guide to Japanese Kanji and Kana.
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Japanese Kanji And Kana Workbook

Author : Wolfgang Hadamitzky
ISBN : 4805314486
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Japanese Kanji and Kana Workbook offers a systematic approach to learning Japanese characters. It is designed to be used with the best-selling Japanese Kanji & Kana: A Guide to the Japanese Writing System. Presenting all 92 Hiragana and Katakana and 617 high-frequency Kanji characters, this character workbook teaches you how to write the Kanji and Kana neatly and correctly. Included for each character are the Japanese and Chinese readings, stroke order writing guides, English meanings, vocabulary, radicals, and ample space for writing practice. This valuable Japanese language book also includes an introduction explaining how to begin learning the Japanese writing system and two Kanji indexes—one by radicals, the other by readings. The 617 kanji characters provided cover all Kanji required to take the AP Japanese Language and Culture Exam and the JLPT levels N5, N4, and N3.
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Japanese Kanji Made Easy

Author : Michael L. Kluemper
ISBN : 9781462914944
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This highly-visual book introduces an effective new method to learn over 1,000 Japanese kanji characters using visual stimuli and pictographs. Learning the fundamental kanji characters used to write Japanese can be challenging, but this book is designed to speed up learning by presenting the 1,000 most common characters using a mnemonic approach. In a fun and accessible way to learn Japanese, each kanji is associated with memorable visual and verbal clues. For example, the Japanese character for person is superimposed over a sketch of a smiling man. The visual clue is "a person standing on two legs". By seeing the distinctive shape of the kanji, learners create a mental image of its meaning. Each character is presented as part of a group of characters which share similar traits. These groups use common root symbols known as radicals; they are also categorized by themes such as colors, numbers, animals, or body parts. Pronunciations, meanings and common vocabulary compounds are provided for each character in the group. Mnemonic clues are also given for the basic 92 hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols. A free audio CD helps you learn pronunciation for all of the characters and vocabulary in this book. The introduction explains the basic history and structure of the kanji. Key feature of this Japanese kanji book include: Hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols Easy-to-remember drawings and stories for ALL characters Thousands of vocabulary words Audio CD for pronunciation practice
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Kanji Pict O Graphix

Author : Michael Rowley
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Japanese written characters, or kanji, have their origin in a picture-language developed in ancient China. Over time this language evolved into stylized abstract forms that are hard to memorize. In Kanji Pict-o-Graphix, Michael Rowley offers a whole new set of contemporary visual and textual memory aids—mnemonics—that reveal the meanings of over 1,000 Japanese kanji. Fully indexed and cross-referenced. "Kanji Pict-o-Graphix offers an engaging way to learn and memorize Kanji."—Rocky Mountain Region Japan Project "A fun book for studying kanji. The illustration reveals more of its contents and method than any description ever could."—Japan Times "It is a very nice book, simple and pretty effective. A useful addition to the library of all beginners who aspire to learn Japanese. Recommended."—Protoculture Addicts Learn more about kanji from Stone Bridge Press: Kana Pict-o-Graphix, Designing with Kanji, Kanji Starter 1&2, and Crazy for Kanji
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Beginning Japanese Workbook

Author : Michael L. Kluemper
ISBN : 9781462918386
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Don't let yourself become overwhelmed by the Japanese language! Now there is a way to get the most out of your time spent learning Japanese. This companion workbook to Beginning Japanese is the perfect guide for practicing basic conversational Japanese and written Japanese. Beginning Japanese Workbook includes: Dialogues for contextual learning and practice. Translation exercises to reinforce Japanese characters (kanji and kana). Written Japanese (kana, and kanji) practice to create your own sentences. Plentiful comprehension, vocabulary, and grammar exercises throughout the book. An engaging story line, useful for practicing reading as well staying engaged and interested in the learning process. Developed by Japanese language experts and experienced high-school Japanese teachers, it includes practice activities for reading, writing, speaking, listening and understanding Japanese. The activities are varied and interesting, mirroring the book, and they help you polish every aspect of your Japanese language skills. Written activities center around practicing writing kanji, hiragana, and katakana in the context of the textbook. Whether you're learning Japanese for fun, preparing for a Japanese proficiency exam, want to achieve AP or IB level competency, or just want to get an A in Japanese class, the Beginning Japanese series is your key to becoming a confident Japanese-speaker. All exercises are designed to be used along with the Beginning Japanese textbook but can also be used independently to supplement any other Japanese language textbook.
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A Guide To Writing Kanji Kana Book 2

Author : Wolfgang Hadamitzky
ISBN : 0804835055
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A Guide to Writing Kanji & Kana Book 2 continues the systematic approach to learning how to write Japanese characters that was introduced in Book 1. With 1,166 entries, this workbook completes the study of all 1,945 characters prescribed for everyday use by the Japanese Ministry of Education. Included under each entry are the Japanese and Chinese readings, stroke order, English meanings, sample compounds, radicals, and ample practice space. Completing this valuable resource book are an introduction explaining how best to use this book and an index to all the characters found in both Book 1 and Book 2. For a complete course that covers reading as well as writing Japanese, it is recommended that these workbooks be used with Kanji & Kanji: A Handbook and Dictionary of the Japanese Writing System, also available from Tuttle Publishing.
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Kanji Kana H

Author : Wolfgang Hadamitzky
ISBN : 0804813736
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Learning Japanese Hiragana And Katakana

Author : Kenneth G. Henshall
ISBN : 9781462901814
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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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.
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