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An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese

An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese

by Akira Miura, Naomi Hanaoka McGloin
ISBN:
9784789007412
$49.95
Description

This textbook is designed for students who are ready to move beyond beginning Japanese. Emphasizing equally the four functions of listening, speaking, reading and writing, this text uses a systematic approach to address the various needs of intermediate students in vocabulary-building, kanji, grammar and communication strategies. Reading texts include actual newspaper articles, excerpts from books, and other authentic materials, and the text is packed with information on Japanese customs and culture, making this a guide not only to the language, but to Japanese society as well. The accompanying cassette tapes (sold separately) are ideal for refining listening comprehension and pronunciation skills.

Specs

Publisher: 
Japan Times
Publication Date: 
2005
Trim Size: 
7 x 10
Format: 
Paperback
Pages: 
374pp
Table of Contents
About the Series

With equal emphasis on the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese uses a systematic approach to address the various needs of Japanese intermediate students for vocabulary-building, kanji, grammar, and communication strategies. Reading passages include newspaper articles, book excerpts, and other authentic materials, and are full of information on Japanese customs and culture. Two accompanying audio CDs (included with textbook) are ideal for refining listening comprehension and pronunciation skills.

What’s New in the Revised Edition?
  • Updated topics and content.
  • A completely re-written Chapter 15, which includes more modern content.
  • New conversation practice in each lesson to help students better understand context and language functions.
  • Expanded grammar notes and drills
  • A separate workbook with more grammar drills, content questions, and more.
  • Two newly recorded audio CDs (included with the textbook), which contain listening material for the Conversation, Hearing Practice, and Reading sections from the text.