An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
by Eri Banno, Yutaka Ohno, Yoko Ikeda, Chikaki Shinagawa, Kyoko Tokashiki

Genki offers beginning college and adult learners a solid grounding in the four language skills, with an emphasis on listening and speaking.  Now in a second edition, easy-to-understand grammar explanations, illustrated exercises, and everyday life scenes are the hallmarks of the Genki series.  Textbook examples of Japanese dialogue and grammar point are easy to read and understand and Genki presents the most frequently used vocabulary, expressions, and grammar in Japanese, giving students the opportunity to apply what they have learned in their daily lives.  

Workbooks and audio CDs provide numerous practice opportunities that correspond with the Genk itextbook.  The Picture Card CD-Rom supports Genki's list of vocabulary.  

In this Series

  • Over 1,100 common words and 317 kanji are introduced in the two-volume series.
  • The “Dialogue and Grammar” and “Reading and Writing” sections in the textbook include a variety of stimulating, challenging exercises.
  • Includes comprehensive Japanese-to-English and English-to-Japanese indexes.