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Fourth Edition

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo

NEW!  Introducing the Fourth Edition of Adventures in Japanese With contemporary photos, vocabulary, and real life scenarios, the full-color Fourth Edition of Adventures in Japanese gives students a strong foundation in the Japanese language through... Read More »
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Genki, 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... Read More »
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9784789014403
9784789014434
Obento

by Peter Williams, Sue Xouris, Kyoko Kusumoto

This obentoo (“lunchbox”) offers an exciting, culturally based approach to study of the Japanese language. Students will love the lively and authentic presentation of this colorful and authentic series. Obento (formerly known as Obentoo) addresses... Read More »
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9780170127561
9780170129664
Japanese Graded Readers
No matter what your proficiency level, you can start reading Japanese today with this four-level, multi-volume reader series. Learners will experience Japanese culture, practice reading and listening skills, and expand grammar knowledge—all while... Read More »
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9784872176421
9784872176728
9784872176261
Obento Snack Pack

Sue Xouris

By the author of the popular Obento series, Obento Snack Pack uses games, crafts, songs, cartoons, and interactive CD-ROMs to provide an appealing introduction to Japanese reading, writing, speaking, listening, and culture. Each lesson can be used... Read More »
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Third Edition

Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo

This user-friendly and comprehensive series combines cultural activities with beginning-to-advanced language learning instruction that emphasizes proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Widely adopted across the nation, Adventures... Read More »
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Akira Miura, Naomi Hanaoka McGloin

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,... Read More »
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9784789007412
9784789013086
9784789013079

Margaret Lee, Yuka Ito

Tsumiki are “building blocks,” and this Japanese language course for Grades 7-10 is clearly structured around a logical sequence of sentence patterns that build on knowledge from previous “blocks.” Tsumiki provides a rigorous yet realistic program... Read More »
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9780170106429
9780170106436
9780170102674

Meg Evans, Yoko Masano et al.

Mirai, a California state-adopted series, is a six-stage, full-color, user-friendly course, with a fun and engaging approach to the Japanese language that will appeal to students and teachers alike. The approach is communicative, with an emphasis on... Read More »
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9780733912139
9780733912146
9780733923371
Japanese the Written Language, Field Test Edition
Field Test Edition

by Eleanor Harz Jorden, Mari Noda

This companion to the bestselling Japanese: the Spoken Language begins with the two kana syllabaries and introduces approximately 300 kanji, following the Spoken Language text lesson by lesson. Appropriate for classroom or self-study programs. Non-... Read More »
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9780887272035
9780887272042

Tsukuba Language Group et al.

This widely praised three-volume series, written for learners with no previous knowledge of Japanese, develops everyday communicative skills as well as an accurate and deep understanding of the Japanese language. The series provides a comprehensive... Read More »
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9784893582966
9784893583147
Basic Kanji

Chieko Kano

This popular and well-reviewed textbook is the ideal reference for students of Japanese who seek a firm foundational knowledge of the most important kanji for daily use. Volume 1 and 2 each teaches approximately 250 of the most useful kanji,... Read More »
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9784893581198
9784893588821

Shinobu Suzuki, Ikuo Kawase

A widely used beginning Japanese language text for college and adult learners. Provides clear and organized explanations of basic vocabulary, grammar, and sentence patterns.
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9784893580450
9784893581051

In the Adventures in Japanese, Volume 4 Textbook, students will explore “the Japanese soul”: the social, historical, and cultural forces that influence Japanese life. They will study keigo (honorific language), the historical context of Japanese... Read More »

4th
The Adventures in Japanese online Textbook is an identical, digital alternative to the print version. ​This online textbook subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of activation. Building on the success of Volumes 1 and 2,... Read More »

4th

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo, Jan Asato

Access all of the Adventures in Japanese teacher materials online. No more tearing apart a Teacher’s Handbook or scanning pages to create your own materials. The Teacher’s Guide to Go gives you all the digital files you need to support your Japanese... Read More »

4th

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo, Jan Asato

The Adventures in Japanese Volume 3 workbook develops learning exercises in four major categories: Kanji writing section: Volume 3 focuses on kanji writing and recognition to build students’ kanji memory.  Composition activity: More composition... Read More »

4th

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo, Jan Asato

Building on the success of Volumes 1 and 2, Adventures in Japanese Volume 3 encourages the development of natural Japanese across all four language skills. With a wider range of communicative activities, AP* preparation strategies, snapshots of... Read More »

4th
The Adventures in Japanese online Textbook is an identical, digital alternative to the print version. ​This online textbook subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of activation. The Adventures in Japanese Volume 2 textbook... Read More »

4th

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo

The Adventures in Japanese online Textbook is an identical, digital alternative to the print version. This online textbook subscription is valid for 12 months, starting from the date of activation. Begin a new adventure with the textbook you already... Read More »

4th Edition

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo

Easy to carry, easy to use, easy to customize Access all of the Adventures in Japanese teacher materials on a convenient USB flash drive. No more tearing apart a Teacher’s Handbook or scanning pages to create your own materials. The Teacher’s Guide... Read More »

4th Edition

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo

The Adventures in Japanese Volume 2 workbook develops learning exercises in four major categories: Kanji writing section: Rather than focusing on hiragana and katakana writing styles as in Volume 1, Volume 2 puts sole attention on kanji writing... Read More »

4th Edition
The Adventures in Japanese Volume 2 textbook builds on the integrated development of the four language skills developed in Volume 1. Now in full color, this ACTFL standards-aligned curriculum includes more new features that will better prepare... Read More »

4th

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo

Easy to carry, easy to use, easy to customize Access all of the Adventures in Japanese teacher materials on a convenient USB flash drive. No more tearing apart a Teacher’s Handbook or scanning pages to create your own materials. The Teacher’s Guide... Read More »

4th

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo

The Adventures in Japanese Fourth Edition Workbook offers many new features including: reading for comprehension; character reading in both horizontal and vertical formats; writing exercises for language; and hiragana, katakana, and kanji practice.... Read More »