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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 »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 4 Volume 2 is designed for students with a proficiency level equivalent to JLPT Level N3~N2. Each story in this boxed set of 5 covers approximately 1300 vocabulary words and ranges in length from 5000-10000 characters.... Read More »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 4 Volume 1 is designed for students with a proficiency level equivalent to JLPT Level N3~N2. Each story in this boxed set of 5 covers approximately 1300 vocabulary words and ranges in length from 5000-10000 characters.... Read More »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 3 Volume 2 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 »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 3 Volume 1 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 »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 2 expands on the concepts learned in Levels 0 and 1, incorporating more new vocabulary, kanji and increasingly difficult grammar structures. Level 2 is designed for a proficiency level equivalent to JLPT N3-N4. Each of... Read More »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 2 expands on the concepts learned in Levels 0 and 1, incorporating more new vocabulary, kanji and increasingly difficult grammar structures. Level 2 is designed for a proficiency level equivalent to JLPT N3-N4. Each of... Read More »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 2 expands on the concepts learned in Levels 0 and 1, incorporating more new vocabulary, kanji and increasingly difficult grammar structures. Level 2 is designed for a proficiency level equivalent to JLPT N3-N4. Each of... Read More »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 1 expands on the concepts learned in Level 0, incorporating new vocabulary, kanji and increasingly challenging grammar structures. Level 1 is designed for a proficiency level equivalent to JLPT N4-N5. Each of the 5... Read More »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 1 expands on the concepts learned in Level 0, incorporating new vocabulary, kanji and increasingly challenging grammar structures. Level 1 is designed for a proficiency level equivalent to JLPT N4-N5. Each of the 5... Read More »

Japanese Graded Readers Level 1 expands on the concepts learned in Level 0, incorporating new vocabulary, kanji and increasingly challenging grammar structures. Level 1 is designed for a proficiency level equivalent to JLPT N4-N5. Each of the 5... Read More »

by Seiichi Makino, Michio Tsutsui

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 »

The Obento Senior Audio CD contains reading passages from the Student Book, listening material from the Workbook, and listening tests from the Teachers’ Resource Book.

The Obento series comes with a comprehensive and helpful Teachers’ Resource Book, which includes: graded material for use with the Obento Senior Student Book and Workbook rubrics for assessment solutions to exercisesaudio material Blackline... Read More »
Activities for Beginners
A collection of fun, self-paced activities for middle-school students of Japanese. The exploits of engaging characters help introduce new structures and vocabulary gradually, while reinforcing previous material that draws experiences in speaking,... Read More »

by 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.

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

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 »

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 »
Practical Language for Beginners
Breeze into Japanese eases the task of learning Japanese with its simple, logical, and fun approach. This book and audio CD set maintains a strong focus on understanding Japanese sentence structure--essential for people who want a solid foundation... Read More »

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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