Master Japanese scripts with this straightforward guide from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. Read and write Japanese scripts is a clear step-by-step guide to the written languages, with plenty of examples from real-life texts to show how they work in context and lots of exercises to reinforce your learning. This new edition has an easy-to-read page design.
Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course.
Learn effortlessly with new, easy-to-read page design:
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.
Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for speaking.
Tests in the book to keep track of your progress.
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Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Japan.
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Helen Gilhooly has lived and worked in Japan, and has a PGCE and an MA in Japanese. She is a university teacher trainer, language materials writer and senior director at a specialist language college in the UK.
Introduction Units 1-4 Introduction to kanji Unit 5 Hiragana Units 6-8 How to decipher more complex kanji and build on your knowledge Unit 9 Katakana Unit 10 Reading passages Key to the activities Index (1) Japanese-English Index (2) English-Japanese