Practice Makes Perfect Basic Japanese

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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071808345

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Learn the Japanese you need. Gain the language skills you want. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese is your trusted companion to your Japanese learning experience. Each chapter focuses on key grammar concepts and essential vocabulary, which are accompanied by helpful, clear examples. With these fundamentals under your belt, you will learn to communicate in authentic Japanese--how to meet new people, engage in small talk, make suggestions and requests, express ideas, and more. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Japanese class, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese will help you build your confidence in communicating in this complex language. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese includes: Everyday Japanese presented in both Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) and phonetic translation High-frequency vocabulary Grammar basics An introduction to Japanese pronunciation and writing systems Hundreds of exercises in a variety of formats for whatever your learning style

Practice Makes Perfect Basic Japanese

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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071808330

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Learn the Japanese you need. Gain the language skills you want. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese is your trusted companion to your Japanese learning experience. Each chapter focuses on key grammar concepts and essential vocabulary, which are accompanied by helpful, clear examples. With these fundamentals under your belt, you will learn to communicate in authentic Japanese--how to meet new people, engage in small talk, make suggestions and requests, express ideas, and more. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Japanese class, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese will help you build your confidence in communicating in this complex language. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Japanese includes: Everyday Japanese presented in both Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) and phonetic translation High-frequency vocabulary Grammar basics An introduction to Japanese pronunciation and writing systems Hundreds of exercises in a variety of formats for whatever your learning style

Practice Makes Perfect Complete Japanese Grammar (EBOOK)

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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071808361

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

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Strengthen your Japanese grammar skills with practice, practice, practice! From particles to pronouns, this comprehensive workbook covers all those aspects of Japanese grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Japanese Grammar introduces the fundamentals of the language and then progresses to show how these building blocks connect to create complex sentences. Each chapter features clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats for whatever your learning style. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in context. With its winning formula for getting a handle on Japanese grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Japanese Grammar is your ultimate resource for mastering the grammar of this complex language. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Japanese Grammar includes: Everyday Japanese presented in both Japanese characters (hiragana, katakana, and kanji) and phonetic translation A comprehensive introduction to Japanese grammar High-frequency vocabulary presented in context A clear pronunciation guide Hundreds of exercises in a variety of formats

Practice Makes Perfect Basic Chinese

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Author: Xiaozhou Wu,Feng-hsi Liu,Rongrong Liao

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071784268

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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Offers lessons teaching basic Chinese grammar, high-frequency vocabulary, and sentence structures.

Basic Japanese

Learn to Speak Japanese in 10 Easy Lessons (Fully Revised & Expanded with Manga, Audio Download & a Dictionary)

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Author: Samuel E. Martin,Eriko Sato

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462919286

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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An introduction to Japanese through authentic, commonly-used sentences. This best-selling Japanese textbook is a user-friendly guide for beginners designed for use in a classroom or self-study. It adopts a very different approach from other Japanese language books—teaching you the underlying sentence structures and patterns of Japanese along with essential vocabulary and phrases so you can attain basic fluency quickly. The emphasis is on acquiring a working knowledge of simple, everyday Japanese sentences. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to reflect the way Japanese is spoken in Japan today. Manga illustrations have been added to each dialogue along with the latest jargon for the internet, social media, cellphones, and IT, and a bidirectional dictionary is included at the back. Each self-contained lesson presents a simple four-step method: Step 1: Basic Sentences: Each lesson begins with a few simple sentences. Essential vocabulary and phrases are learned within the context of these sentences. Audio recordings by native speakers are in the downloadable audiok. Step 2: Communication Notes: A detailed discussion of each sentence follows to assist you in understanding the underlying structure and how to form new sentences based on the same pattern. Step 3: Everyday Conversations: Authentic dialogues with manga illustrations and native-speaker recordings show you how people communicate naturally in Japan today through simple, everyday interactions. Step 4: Exercises: Several sets of easy exercises help reinforce your understanding of the key points presented in the lesson and review what you have learned so you can move on to the next lesson.

Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Hindi

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Author: Sonia Taneja

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007178425X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

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Bite-sized instruction and hundreds of engaging exercises to help you develop your Hindi script, grammar, vocabulary, and conversation skills Get a solid foundation in Hindi with Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Hindi. You will learn everything from reading and writing the Devanagari script, to mastering of core vocabulary, basic grammar, and conversational structures. You will get clear guidance on writing the Hindi script; transliteration for all Hindi text in the first four chapters; and online recordings of key vocabulary and expressions to aid correct pronunciation.

Basic Japanese

A Grammar and Workbook

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Author: Shoko Hamano,Takae Tsujioka

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136956239

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 304

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Basic Japanese: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This book presents 25 individual grammar points, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Japanese. Divided into two parts, the first part outlines fundamental components of Japanese including the writing system, pronunciation, word order, particles and conjugation patterns, while the second part builds on this foundation by introducing basic grammatical patterns organised by the task they achieve. Grammar points are followed by contextualised examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning. Key features include: clear, accessible format many useful language examples transliteration of all examples jargon-free explanations of grammar abundant exercises with full answer key subject index. Basic Japanese is suitable both for class use and independent study making it an ideal grammar reference and practice resource for both beginners and students with some knowledge of the language.

Modern Japanese Vocabulary

A Guide for 21st Century Students

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Author: Edward Trimnell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780974833033

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 216

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A modern vocabulary guide for the serious student of Japanese, this volume contains 21st century vocabulary. There is thorough coverage of contemporary topics like the Internet, the post-Soviet national divisions of Europe, and the environment. The guide also inlcudes a number of special topics not ordinarily contained in vocabulary books, such as Japanese homonyms, Sino-Japanese verbs, prefixes, and suffixes. All pronunciation keys are in hiragana and/or katakana.

Practice Makes Perfect Writing Japanese Kana

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Author: Rita Lampkin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071827980

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

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Learning Japanese kana is no problem when you practice, practice, practice Grasp the art of expressing yourself in written Japanese with Practice Makes Perfect: Writing Japanese Kana. Perfect for intermediate to advanced learners of Japanese, this workbook leads you step-by-step through the complexities of writing hiragana and katakana characters. You work at your own pace so you gain confidence and become comfortable with this skill as you progress through the book. You will get plenty of practice, practice, practice using proper techniques for writing Japanese characters, words, and sentences, enhancing your language-learning experience. Practice Makes Perfect: Writing Japanese Kana is packed with: Clear and easy-to-understand examples that illustrate how to write hiragana and katakana characters Hundreds of exercises to build and flex your writing skills A unique writing grid to help you improve your handwriting as you practice the characters

Japanese For Dummies

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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118130715

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 408

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Author and Professor of Japanese Eriko Sato introduces the essentials of Japanese grammar and pronunciation, giving you a working sense of the Japanese language, before showing you Japanese in action. You'll also discover social customs, formalities, andmanners, from how and when to bow to how to unwrap a present. Includes vocabulary summaries, a mini-dictionary, and an audio CD full of conversations and pronunciations.

Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana

Workbook and Practice Sheets

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Author: Kenneth G. Henshall,Tetsuo Takagaki

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 Vocabulary

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Author: Carol Akiyama,Nobuo Akiyama

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764139734

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 353

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This pocket-size book lists approximately 6,000 words in English with translations into Japanese. Words are divided into several different categories and listed alphabetically within each category. Categories include greetings, numbers, measurements, moods and emotions, driving situations, travel situations, sports, foods, shopping, phoning, and many others. All titles in Barron's foreign language Vocabulary Series include pronunciation guides and a bilingual and alphabetical quick Wordfinder section. Barron's Vocabulary books are useful students' classroom supplements as well as handy travelers' aids.

Japanese Demystified

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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071762274

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 496

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Say sayonara to your fears of speaking Japanese! Interested in learning to speak Japanese but feel intimidated by the complex characters and pronunciations? No need to worry! Even if your only experience is ordering sushi, Japanese Demystified will have you saying konnichiwa to your new language skills in no time. Beginning with a review of Japanese writing systems, basic pronunciation, and everyday expressions, this book covers key grammar fundamentals such as particles, nouns, verb forms, and honorifics. You'll build your Japanese vocabulary with essential words and phrases and quickly master this challenging language. Test yourself at the end of every chapter for reinforcement that you're fast on your way to speaking, writing, and understanding Japanese. This fast and easy guide features: Clear and straightforward explanations of Japanese grammar fundamentals Numerous examples of simple and complex sentence structures Japanese hiragana, katakana, and kanji with phonetic transliterations for all Japanese words Helpful writing and speaking exercises that bring the Japanese language to life Coverage of everyday topics as well as conversational expressions Quizzes at the end of each chapter to reinforce new material Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for a more experienced student, Japanese Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this complex language.

Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Pronouns and Prepositions, Premium 3rd Edition

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Author: Dorothy Richmond

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259586332

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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Learn Spanish through practice, practice, practice! For over a decade, this has been the go-to workbook for study and mastery of the tricky pronouns and prepositions of the Spanish language. Now updated with new examples, this practical workbook is also enhanced with audio recordings of all the answers, accessible online and via app. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Pronouns and Prepositions provides extensive exercises, giving you all the practice you need for mastery. Author Dorothy Richmond also has a uniquely clear way of explaining to you when and why a particular pronoun or preposition should be used, not just the correct forms. New and updated example sentences and translation passages. Clear explanations of all aspects of Spanish pronouns and prepositions. More than 100 engaging exercises, enhanced by free-access audio + text answers via pp that allows you to improve your accent and confidence in speaking. Bonus app content including flashcards and auto-fill glossary for quick look-up. Topics include: Subject Pronouns; Interrogative Pronouns; Pronouns as Objects of Prepositions; Possessive Pronouns; Demonstrative Pronouns; Numbers as Pronouns; Adjective Pronouns; Relative Pronouns; Direct Object Pronouns; Indirect Object Pronouns; Reflexive Object Pronouns; RID: Sentences with Two Object Pronouns; Reciprocal Pronouns; Se and the Passive Voice; Prepositions (and Related Terms)

Easy Kana Workbook: Basic Practice in Hiragana and Katakana for Japanese Language Students

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Author: Rita Lampkin

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780844285320

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 99

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This practical workbook is for all students of Japanese who want to learn the basic phonetic writing systems in use by the Japanese. This workbook is a self contained course, which can be used both for independent study or in the classroom. It can also serve as an ideal supplement to any basic conversation course in Japanese.

Everyday Japanese

A Basic Introduction to the Japanese Language and Culture

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Author: Edward A. Schwarz,Reiko Ezawa

Publisher: Ntc Pub Audio

ISBN: 9780844284989

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

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A basic introduction to the Japanese language and culture.

Japanese Phrases For Dummies

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Author: Eriko Sato

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764572059

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 216

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How to pick up basic Japanese-fast Japanese is the fifth most studied language in the U.S., with over 40,000 college students enrolled in Japanese courses every year, and Japan ranks as the eighth most popular international destination for American travelers. Focusing on real-world language skills that people can put to use right away-from asking directions to talking numbers-this phrasebook is a must for travelers and students. Eriko Sato, PhD, is a native Japanese speaker and Professor of Japanese at SUNY Stony Brook.

Korean Made Simple 2

The next step in learning the Korean language

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Author: Billy Go

Publisher: GO! Billy Korean

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 336

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Korean Made Simple 2 continues right from where we left off, and will help to bring your Korean language abilities to the next level. No matter your age, you can learn how to read, write, speak and understand Korean. Learn more about Korean grammar, culture, history, holidays, and even idioms. Learn over 1,000 new vocabulary words and phrases through 20 in-depth and fun lessons, filled with plenty of examples. Additionally, practice sections with answer keys are built into every chapter. This book also contains advanced level notes for more skilled Korean speakers looking for a review, as well as an appendix dedicated to additional reading practice in Korean. Audio files for the book are also available for free download from gobillykorean.com. Continue your exciting journey into the Korean language today. Let's learn Korean!

First 100 Japanese Kanji

(JLPT Level N5) The Quick and Easy Way to Learn the Basic Japanese Kanji

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462901727

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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This is an invaluable study guide for learning basic Japanese characters. The first 100 Japanese Kanji is intended for beginning students, or experienced speakers who need to practice their written Japanese. Kanji are an essential part of the Japanese language and together with kana (hiragana and katakana) comprise the written components of Japanese. This book presents the kanji characters that are most commonly used. They have been carefully selected for rapid and effective learning. Each kanji's readings, meanings, and common compounds are presented, and romanized pronunciations for English speakers (romanji) are included as well. Printed with gray guidelines, stroke order guides are designed to be traced over to teach students the standard sequence of strokes used to write each character. Three indexes at the back allow the characters to be looked up as with a dictionary or by their readings. Students who wish to practice writing kanji will find extra practice sheets available. This book includes: Step-by-step stroke order diagrams for each character. Special boxes with grid lines to practice writing characters. Words and phrases using each kanji. Romanizations (romanji) to help identify and pronounce every word.

Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One, Second Edition

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Author: Annie Heminway

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260121046

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 672

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The most comprehensive way to learn French – with seven bestselling books in one! Drawn from seven workbooks from the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect series, this powerhouse volume features all the knowledge and practice you need to master French. With Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One, you will build your French vocabulary, straighten out your sentences, overcome your fear of verb tenses, master the intricacies of grammar, and much more. This value-packed workbook covers all the facets of French and offers thorough explanations that are reinforced by hundreds of hands-on practice exercises. You will, or course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using all your new French skills. Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning French class, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One will help you master French in no time at all. Annie Heminway, editor, teaches grammar, creative writing, translation, African cinema, and classic and Francophone literature at the SCPS of New York University. She is also a translator and an editor for Francophone publishers. In 2006 she was awarded the Chevalier de L’Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French government in recognition of her work in promoting the study of French. THE BONUS APP THAT ACCOMPANIES THIS BOOK PROVIDES: ● FLASHCARDS to aid memorization of all vocabulary items● STREAMING AUDIO for hundreds of exercise answers to model your pronunciation● PROGRESS TRACKER to assess your progress Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French All-in-One helps you: ● Learn French vocabulary● Get a solid grasp on grammar● Determine when to use different verb tenses● Master spelling and punctuate rules● Converse confidently in your new language● Build correct sentence structures