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Fourth Edition

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo, Jan Asato

Explore the rich world of Japanese language and culture with the perenially best-selling textbook series Adventures in Japanese, now updated in the 4th Edition for today's classrooms. The three-volume series gives novice students a strong command of... Read More »
In the Series:
Genki, an Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese

by Eri Banno, Yutaka Ohno, Yoko Ikeda, Chikaki Shinagawa, Kyoko Tokashiki

Jump into learning Japanese with Genki, the most popular college Japanese textbook in the United States!* This comprehensive textbook series gives beginning college and adult learners a solid grounding in all four language skill areas. Easy-to-... Read More »
Sogang Korean
2nd Edition

Developed by the Sogang University Korean Language Institute

Revised based on feedback from the field, the 2nd edition of the popular Sogang Korean series provides a comprehensive approach to Korean communication and contemporary culture. The four language skills--speaking, listening, reading, and writing--... Read More »
In the Series:
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:
9780170181389
9780170120036
9780170127547
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 their grammar knowledge—all... Read More »
In the Series:
9784872176414
9784872176247
9784872176711

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:
9784789013086
9784789013079

by Meg Evans, Yoko Masano, Setsuko Taniguchi, Miwa Groves-Moriwaki, Ikuo Kawakami

Mirai is a six-stage, full-color, user-friendly course, with a fun and engaging approach to the Japanese language that appeals to students and teachers alike. The approach is communicative, with an emphasis on natural language. Mirai features clear... Read More »
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:
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:
9784893581051
An Introductory Kanji Textbook for Japanese Language Learners
Perfect for independent learners and those who struggle to memorize kanji out-of-context, Practical Kanji Volume 2 teaches Japanese language learners 250 essential kanji. Each of the 23 lessons introduces 9-12 thematically linked kanji alongside... Read More »
An Introductory Kanji Textbook for Japanese Language Learners
Perfect for independent learners and those who struggle to memorize kanji out-of-context, Practical Kanji teaches Japanese language learners 250 essential kanji. Each of the 23 lessons introduces 9-12 thematically linked kanji alongside definitions... 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 »

2nd Edition
The Genki Teacher's Manual provides teachers with information on how to use Genki in the classroom, including ideas for exercises related to the textbook and workbook content. The Answer Booklet includes the answers for all textbook and workbook... Read More »

2nd Edition
The 2nd Edition Genki Answer Key provides the answers to all of the exercises in the Textbooks and Workbooks in both Levels 1 and 2, as well as a transcription of the recordings for the listening comprehension in the workbooks.
An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese

by Eri Banno, Yoko Ikeda, Yutaka Ohno, Chikako Shinagawa, Kyoko Tokashiki

The Genki Level 2 Workbook is designed to be used alongside the Level 2 Textbook. The workbook supplements the exercises in the textbook with fill-in the blank exercises, writing composition prompts, translation practice, and kanji writing... Read More »
An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
2nd Edition

by Eri Banno, Yoko Ikeda, Yutaka Ohno, Chikako Shinagawa, Kyoko Tokashiki

Jump into learning Japanese with Genki! This comprehensive textbook series gives beginning college and adult learners a solid grounding in all four language skill areas. Easy-to-follow grammar explanations help students learn independently, and... Read More »
An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
2nd Edition

by Eri Banno, Yoko Ikeda, Yutaka Ohno, Chikako Shinagawa, Kyoko Tokashiki

The Genki Level 1 Workbook is designed to be used alongside the Level 1 Textbook. The workbook supplements the exercises in the textbook with fill-in the blank exercises, writing composition prompts, translation practice, and kanji writing... Read More »
An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese
2nd Edition

by Eri Banno, Yoko Ikeda, Yutaka Ohno, Chikako Shinagawa, Kyoko Tokashiki

Jump into learning Japanese with Genki! This comprehensive textbook series gives beginning college and adult learners a solid grounding in all four language skill areas. Easy-to-follow grammar explanations help students learn independently, and... 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 up-to-date and... Read More »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 0 is designed for the ambitious novice learner. It utilizes a vocabulary of 350 words, beginner-level kanji (coupled with furigana), and verb conjugations including ~desu, ~masu, present tense, past tense, and question... Read More »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 3 Volume 3 is designed for students with a proficiency level equivalent to JLPT Level N4. The boxed set of 5 booklets comprises 7 stories. Each story covers approximately 800 vocabulary words and ranges in length from... Read More »
512 Kanji with Illustrations and Mnemonic Hints
1st Edition

by Eri Banno, Yoko Ikeda, Chikako Shinagawa, Kaori Tajima, Kyoko Tokashiki

Kanji cannot be mastered overnight, and many learners find the characters to be intimidating, tricky to memorize, and easy to forget. Written by the experienced authors of the popular Genki textbook series, Kanji Look and Learn helps makes kanji... Read More »