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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 »

1st Edition

by Hiromi Peterson, Naomi Hirano-Omizo, Junko Ady

Dekiru! An AP® Japanese Preparation Course is your complete guide to reaching a higher level of Japanese proficiency and acing the AP® Japanese Language and Culture exam. Dekiru! is ideal for students who have studied the equivalent of three to four... 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

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 »

The new editions of the Obento series have been updated in response to teachers’ feedback and changing emphases in the curriculum and technology. Now supported by a suite of digital resources, including the NelsonNetBook, the best loved features... Read More »

Obento Deluxe is the new, revised edition of the first level, formerly called Obentoo 1. In this revised edition, sections are uniquely designed to correspond to the variety of dishes one would find in an obentoo (lunchbox). For example, the... 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.
800 Basic Kanji as a Gateway to Advanced Japanese
2010
Power Up Your Kanji is a text designed to help students increase their kanji fluency. With it, students can study a total of 800 kanji—the 297 kanji generally introduced in beginning-level textbooks and an additional 503 kanji introduced in Tobira,... Read More »
Learning Through Content and Multimedia
First
Tobira is a groundbreaking new intermediate Japanese textbook designed to develop the four main language skills through the study of a variety of different topics, from Japanese geography and history to pop culture. The keys to Tobira’s approach are... 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 »
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 »

By the author of the popular Obento series, Obento Snack Pack uses games, crafts, songs, cartoons, and an interactive CD-ROM included with the Teacher Resource Book. Each lesson can be used as a stand-alone 'taster' lesson for weekend or after-... Read More »

By the author of the popular Obento series, Obento Snack Pack uses games, crafts, songs, cartoons, and an interactive CD-ROM included with the Teacher Resource Book. Each lesson can be used as a stand-alone 'taster' lesson for weekend or after-... 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 »

Obento Supreme is the new taste sensation combining the best selling Obentoo 2 and Obentoo 3 into one concise and engaging text. Obento Supreme provides continuity between Obento Deluxe and Obento Senior and a manageable increase in the level of... Read More »

In Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 textbook, students expand their horizons by learning to express themselves in a Japanese speaking community. This textbook builds on the lessons learned in Volume 1, reviewing and introducing new topics in a... Read More »

In Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1 textbook, students learn to talk about themselves (family, daily routines, hobbies, school) and learn about Japanese culture. Each lesson begins with two or three tasks, which are the proficiency goals for each... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 4 Teacher’s Handbook offers teachers additional course materials and resources for the Volume 4 textbook, workbook, and audio CDs. The handbook provides teachers with overhead materials that explain vocabulary and... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 Teacher’s Handbook offers teachers additional course materials and resources for the Volume 2 textbook, workbook, and audio CDs. The handbook provides teachers with overhead materials that explain vocabulary and... Read More »

The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 1 teacher’s handbook offers instructors additional course materials and resources for the Volume 1 textbook, workbook, and audio CDs. The handbook provides teachers with overhead materials that explain vocabulary... Read More »

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

The Mirai Stage 1 Activity Book gives students the chance to practice and apply what they’ve learned in the classroom. The Activity Book is designed to accompany the beginning-level Mirai Stage 1 Course Book and features katakana and kanji writing... Read More »
Selected Tanka from Midaregami

by Akiko Yosano
Translated by Sanford Goldstein, Seishi Shinoda

Akiko Yosano's Tangled Hair, published in 1901, had a sensational impact on Japanese literature, and we are pleased to make this highly praised translation (originally published 30 years ago) available once again in a revised Cheng & Tsui... Read More »

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