Genki 3rd Edition

An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
3rd Edition
by Eri Banno, Yoko Ikeda, Chikako Shinagawa, Kyoko Takashiki

Now in its 3rd edition, the most popular college Japanese language textbook series in the United States has been revised and updated for today’s classrooms. Genki gives novice college and adult learners a solid grounding in all four language skill areas, with easy-to-understand grammar explanations and humorous illustrations to keep learning fun and light-hearted.

In this Series


What's new in the 3rd edition?

  • Vocabulary, lesson texts, and cultures notes updated to reflect changes in Japanese society
  • Clearer, more concise grammar explanations
  • New mini research projects
  • Visuals are now colorized and include greater ethnic and gender diversity
  • New learning goals at the start of every lesson help motivate learners and provide a sense of achievement
  • Free audio downloads through the Japan Times Publishing Audio App (for iOS & Android)