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Colloquial Japanese: The Complete Course for Beginners

Colloquial Japanese: The Complete Course for Beginners (Hardback, 3rd New edition)

By Ogawa, Junko
By Enokida, Fumitsugu

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Colloquial Japanese provides a step-by-step course in Japanese as it is written and spoken today. This new edition has been completely rewritten by experienced teachers; it combines an accessible approach with a thorough treatment of the language, equipping learners with the esse...ntial skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Japanese in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills jargon-free explanations of grammar, with key structures presented through user-friendly diagrams Coverage of the different writing systems of Japanese: hiragana, katakana and kanji an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios useful vocabulary lists throughout the text additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary, a verb/adjective list with conjugation aid, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Japanese will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and for students taking courses in Japanese. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills. Supplementary exercise sheets for hiragana, katakana and kanji and two additional units can also be found here. These additonal units cover more advanced features of Japanese and incorporate a wide assortment of supporting exercises. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B1 of the Common European Framework for Languages and at the Intermediate-Mid on the ACTFL proficiency scales.
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ISBN 9781138380721
Released AU 18 Sep 2018
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback, 3rd New edition
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Series Colloquial Series
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ISBN-13 9781138380721
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 18 Sep 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, 3rd New edition
Edition 3rd New edition
Author(s) By Ogawa, Junko
By Enokida, Fumitsugu
Series Colloquial Series
Category Literary & Linguistic Reference Works
Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT)
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 216mm
Dewey Code 495.683421
Weight 454g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Language Studies (other than ELT)
ONIX Text College/higher education