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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 »
In the Series:
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 »
In the Series:
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 »
In the Series:
9780170120036
9780170120067
9780170127547

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 »
In the Series:
9784789007412
9784789013086
9784789013079

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 »
In the Series:
9780733904257
9780733904820
9780733905254
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 »
In the Series:
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 »
In the Series:
9784893582966
9784893583147

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.
In the Series:
9784893580450
9784893581051

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 »

This is the teacher's manual for the second edition of the popular Japanese textbook series, Genki. It includes an answer key to both of the student textbooks and workbooks, and features a CD-ROM as well.

This book includes answers for all Genki second edition textbook and workbook exercises, as well as a transcription of the recordings for listening comprehension from the workbooks.
An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
This pictorial teaching resource is based on the content of the Genki, Level 1 textbook (second edition). The picture cards stored in PDF files on the CD-ROM represent vocabulary covered in the “Dialogue and Grammar” sections. These picture cards... Read More »
An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
The Genki, Level 2 workbook allows students to practice what they’ve learned in the Level 2 textbook. The workbook follows the grammar, kanji and vocabulary learned in the eleven textbook lessons and adds fun, but meaningful practice exercises.... Read More »
An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
The Genki, Level 2 textbook continues learning for beginning students where Level 1 left off and furthers their education and practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Audio CDs are included in the second edition. Eleven lessons... Read More »
An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
The Genki, Level 1 workbook allows students to practice what they’ve learned in the Level 1 textbook. The workbook follows the grammar, kanji and vocabulary learned in the twelve textbook lessons and adds fun, but meaningful practice exercises.... Read More »
An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
The Genki, Level 1 textbook provides beginning students of Japanese a solid grounding in all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Audio CDs are included in the second edition. Twelve lessons cover situations and subjects... Read More »
The Best 21st Century Short Stories from Japan

Edited by Helen Mitsios

Digital Geishas and Talking Frogs: The Best 21st Century Short Stories from Japan charts the enormous social and cultural changes that have taken place in Japan in the last twenty years. This collection of short stories features the most up-to-date... Read More »

In gritty language and stark detail, Nakagami depicts the burakumin, an outcaste class. "The Cape" is a breakthrough novella about a burakumin community and their struggles with complicated family histories, troubled memories, violence, suicide, and... Read More »
A Visual History of 1100 Characters

by Noriko Kurosawa Williams

The Key to Kanji: A Visual History of 1100 Characters is a one-of-a-kind reference for learners at any level! Based in etymological research, this detailed guide takes away the difficulty of learning these Japanese characters. Each of eleven hundred... Read More »
AP Japanese Practice Tests

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo, Junko Ady

No matter what textbook series you're using, this book of AP Japanese practice tests is perfect for anyone preparing for the AP Japanese Language and Culture exam. Written by the authors of the bestselling Adventures in Japanese series, Cheng &... Read More »

With equal emphasis on the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, this text uses a systematic approach to address the various needs of intermediate students for vocabulary-building, kanji, grammar, and communication strategies.... Read More »

This third volume in the widely acclaimed, best-selling Japanese grammar dictionary series introduces students to advanced-level Japanese grammar. The book offers approximately 230 key grammar items with extensive explanations in both English and... Read More »

This separate workbook is designed for students who are ready to move beyond beginning Japanese. Following the Integrated Approach, Textbook, this text uses a systematic approach to address the various needs of intermediate students in vocabulary-... Read More »