Japanese Reader: Grade Two: Progressing from Beginner to Intermediate

Japanese Reader: Grade Two: Progressing from Beginner to Intermediate PDF Author: Lets Speak Lets Speak Japanese
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ISBN: 9781726685016
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Languages : en
Pages : 109

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Audio and free lessons can be found on the Learn Japanese Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtCvCVxgHKWSO086z78EObw/videosIn order to make language learning logical and simple, the reading material in textbooks is usually quite dull. And most textbooks don't teach much about the writing style of novels and short stories. This means that even an intermediate student of Japanese might encounter many difficulties when attempting to explore Japanese literature. This book is aimed at students who wish to bridge this gap between real Japanese literature and the reading material of textbooks.This book will also help students learn or solidify a lot of the grammar found in level N4 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test and introduce them to some of the grammar in level N3. It will also help to expand their vocabulary, because while the stories in this collection are based on stories from Japanese folklore, they have been written in a more accessible manner and with common words.Each story is presented first in Japanese followed by an English translation. Yet, the English version is more literal than might be found in a stand-alone translation in order to help the reader better understand its connection with the Japanese.Following this, the story will be divided into smaller sections where each new word is defined and explanations of the grammar involved are given. However, this is a continuation of the first book, so extremely common words like 言うand 思うas well as elementary particles will not be defined, nor will there be explanations for the grammar that was covered in the first book. And again in this book, explanations of each aspect of grammar will also only be given once and the stories become progressively more difficult, so the reader is encouraged to read them in order.Also, to better prepare you for progressing to an intermediate level, no translation has been provided for the final story. However, all of the grammar in the story has already been covered and most of the words have already been seen, although there is still a vocabulary section.

Japanese Reader: Grade Two: Progressing from Beginner to Intermediate

Japanese Reader: Grade Two: Progressing from Beginner to Intermediate PDF Author: Lets Speak Lets Speak Japanese
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781726685016
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 109

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Audio and free lessons can be found on the Learn Japanese Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtCvCVxgHKWSO086z78EObw/videosIn order to make language learning logical and simple, the reading material in textbooks is usually quite dull. And most textbooks don't teach much about the writing style of novels and short stories. This means that even an intermediate student of Japanese might encounter many difficulties when attempting to explore Japanese literature. This book is aimed at students who wish to bridge this gap between real Japanese literature and the reading material of textbooks.This book will also help students learn or solidify a lot of the grammar found in level N4 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test and introduce them to some of the grammar in level N3. It will also help to expand their vocabulary, because while the stories in this collection are based on stories from Japanese folklore, they have been written in a more accessible manner and with common words.Each story is presented first in Japanese followed by an English translation. Yet, the English version is more literal than might be found in a stand-alone translation in order to help the reader better understand its connection with the Japanese.Following this, the story will be divided into smaller sections where each new word is defined and explanations of the grammar involved are given. However, this is a continuation of the first book, so extremely common words like 言うand 思うas well as elementary particles will not be defined, nor will there be explanations for the grammar that was covered in the first book. And again in this book, explanations of each aspect of grammar will also only be given once and the stories become progressively more difficult, so the reader is encouraged to read them in order.Also, to better prepare you for progressing to an intermediate level, no translation has been provided for the final story. However, all of the grammar in the story has already been covered and most of the words have already been seen, although there is still a vocabulary section.

Learn Japanese with Stories #16

Learn Japanese with Stories #16 PDF Author: Clay Boutwell
Publisher: Kotoba Inc
ISBN:
Category : Foreign Language Study
Languages : en
Pages : 132

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READ real Japanese Today! By choosing short stories, the intimidation factor is greatly reduced. Not only that, but we divide the story up into tiny, easy-to-swallow segments with complete explanations to give you confidence as you read real Japanese page by page. Recommended for upper beginner to intermediate level students of Japanese. BONUS! Get FREE sound files of the stories read by a native Japanese voice actress, one read at normal speed and one read slowly. Listen while reading. The link to the sound files is found on the last page. NOW WITH QR CODES - While you can still download the sound files with the link on the last page, we are also including handy QR codes for both the slow and normal speed recordings of the stories. Simply scan the code with the camera of your phone and the audio will begin playing in seconds. EXTRA BONUS! Included with the sound files, are PDFs of all the vocabulary and grammar points. Feel free to print these out to use while reading. Now with Furigana! All our readers now have furigana in both the paperback and eBook versions. Furigana is the small hiragana over the kanji--most devices support this new feature. (The Japanese only section has no furigana so you can practice reading the story again in "real" furigana-less Japanese) Have you studied for a year or two but just don’t feel like you are progressing? This book is for you too. We suggest reading the Japanese only section first (includes furigana) and then go through the line-by-line running gloss section to cement understanding and learn vocabulary. * All Japanese have furigana (printed version and Kindle version on supported devices (most new devices)) * Two complete Japanese short stories. Each story is presented in three unique ways. * GLOSS: Read the story with a running gloss—understand completely. Every sentence is broken down word-for-word and with English explanation of the grammar. * JAPANESE ONLY: The full story in Japanese only (without the running gloss) is also provided so you can practice reading without interruption. * ENGLISH SUMMARY: Finally, we have included a simple and mostly literal English translation for you to check your understanding (Don’t cheat! Work through the Japanese first!). * Short stories makes reading full Japanese texts possible. * Download the FREE MP3s to listen while you study. * Download FREE Anki flashcard decks to learn all the vocabulary found in the stories. THE STORIES: This book contains two stories: The Bowl-wearing Princess is known as Japan's Cinderella story. The second story, The Wisdom of Oooka Echizen, is reminiscent of Soloman the Wise. [Includes free sound files and Anki flashcard deck for vocabulary] Finally, we invite the reader to contact us with questions or requests for future Japanese readers. You will find our personal email addresses in the book. To your Japanese! What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Buy Now” now!

Hikoichi Strikes Back

Hikoichi Strikes Back PDF Author: Clay Boutwell
Publisher: Kotoba Inc
ISBN:
Category : Foreign Language Study
Languages : en
Pages : 126

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READ real Japanese Today! By choosing short stories, the intimidation factor is greatly reduced. Not only that, but we divide the story up into tiny, easy-to-swallow segments with complete explanations to give you confidence as you read real Japanese page by page. Recommended for upper beginner to intermediate level students of Japanese. Hikoichi is both a smart man and a smart aleck. It is unknown if he was based on a real person, but this kind of out-of-the-box-thinking character appears often in Japanese tales. BONUS! Get FREE sound files of the stories read by a native Japanese voice actress, one read at normal speed and one read slowly. Listen while reading. The link to the MP3s is found on the last page. NOW WITH QR CODES - While you can still download the sound files with the link on the last page, we are also including handy QR codes for both the slow and normal speed recordings of the stories. Simply scan the code with the camera of your phone and the audio will begin playing in seconds. EXTRA BONUS! Included with the sound files, are PDFs of all the vocabulary and grammar points. Feel free to print these out to use while reading. Now with Furigana! All our readers now have furigana in both the paperback and Kindle versions. Furigana is the small hiragana over the kanji--most devices support this new feature. (The Japanese only section has no furigana so you can practice reading the story again in "real" furigana-less Japanese) Have you studied for a year or two but just don’t feel like you are progressing? This book is for you too. We suggest reading the Japanese only section first (includes furigana) and then go through the line-by-line running gloss section to cement understanding and learn vocabulary. * All Japanese have furigana (printed version and Kindle version on supported devices (most new devices)) * Two complete Japanese short stories. Each story is presented in three unique ways. * GLOSS: Read the story with a running gloss—understand completely. Every sentence is broken down word-for-word and with English explanation of the grammar. * JAPANESE ONLY: The full story in Japanese only (without the running gloss) is also provided so you can practice reading without interruption. * ENGLISH SUMMARY: Finally, we have included a simple and mostly literal English translation for you to check your understanding (Don’t cheat! Work through the Japanese first!). * Short stories makes reading full Japanese texts possible. * Download the FREE MP3s to listen while you study. * Download FREE Anki flashcard decks to learn all the vocabulary found in the stories. THE STORIES: This book contains two Hikoichi stories: Hikoichi, Sitting in the Middle of Eight - The lord tests Hikoichi with a difficult problem [Includes free sound files and Anki flashcard deck for vocabulary - Download link found on last page] Hikoichi, Fishing for Kappa - What is Hikoichi up to now? Why, he's fishing for a Kappa [Includes free sound files and Anki flashcard deck for vocabulary] Finally, we invite the reader to contact us with questions or requests for future Japanese readers. You will find our personal email addresses in the book. To your Japanese! What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Buy Now” now!

Learn Japanese with Stories Volume 17

Learn Japanese with Stories Volume 17 PDF Author: Clay Boutwell
Publisher: Kotoba Inc
ISBN:
Category : Foreign Language Study
Languages : en
Pages : 106

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READ real Japanese Today! By choosing short stories, the intimidation factor is greatly reduced. Not only that, but we divide the story up into tiny, easy-to-swallow segments with complete explanations to give you confidence as you read real Japanese page by page. Recommended for upper beginner to intermediate level students of Japanese. BONUS! Get FREE sound files of the stories read by a native Japanese voice actress, one read at normal speed and one read slowly. Listen while reading. The link to the MP3s is found on the last page. BONUS! Get 4 FREE Anki flashcard decks of most the vocabulary and kanji. The vocabulary decks mostly have audio and pitch accent diagrams. NOW WITH QR CODES - While you can still download the sound files with the link on the last page, we are also including handy QR codes for both the slow and normal speed recordings of the stories. Simply scan the code with the camera of your phone and the audio will begin playing in seconds. EXTRA BONUS! Included with the sound files, are PDFs of all the vocabulary and grammar points. Feel free to print these out to use while reading. Now with Furigana! All our readers now have furigana in both the paperback and Kindle versions. Furigana is the small hiragana over the kanji--most devices support this new feature. (The Japanese only section has no furigana so you can practice reading the story again in "real" furigana-less Japanese) Have you studied for a year or two but just don’t feel like you are progressing? This book is for you too. We suggest reading the Japanese only section first (includes furigana) and then go through the line-by-line running gloss section to cement understanding and learn vocabulary. * All Japanese have furigana (printed version and Kindle version on supported devices (most new devices)) * Two complete Japanese short stories. Each story is presented in three unique ways. * GLOSS: Read the story with a running gloss—understand completely. Every sentence is broken down word-for-word and with English explanation of the grammar. * JAPANESE ONLY: The full story in Japanese only (without the running gloss) is also provided so you can practice reading without interruption. * ENGLISH SUMMARY: Finally, we have included a simple and mostly literal English translation for you to check your understanding (Don’t cheat! Work through the Japanese first!). * Short stories makes reading full Japanese texts possible. * Download the FREE MP3s to listen while you study. THE STORIES: Kicchomu is a character very similar to another favorite of ours: Hikoichi. Kicchomu was an actual person who lived during the Edo period. However, the stories about him came much later. Like Hikoichi, Kicchomu is quick-witted and a little sneaky. This book contains two Kicchomu stories: Kicchomu and the Ferryboat - Kicchomu teaches a troublesome samurai a lesson. Kicchomu and the Mouse Carving - Kicchomu bests a master carver using cunning rather than skill Finally, we invite the reader to contact us with questions or requests for future Japanese readers. You will find our personal email addresses in the book. To your Japanese! What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click “Buy Now” now!

Learn Japanese with Stories Volume 14

Learn Japanese with Stories Volume 14 PDF Author: Yumi Boutwell
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN:
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 86

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READ real Japanese Today! By choosing short stories, the intimidation factor is greatly reduced. Not only that, but we divide the story up into tiny, easy-to-swallow segments with complete explanations to give you confidence as you read real Japanese page by page. Recommended for upper beginner to intermediate level students of Japanese. BONUS! Get FREE sound files of the stories read by a native Japanese voice actress, one read at normal speed and one read slowly. Listen while reading. The link to the MP3s is found on the last page. NOW WITH QR CODES - While you can still download the sound files with the link on the last page, we are also including handy QR codes for both the slow and normal speed recordings of the stories. Simply scan the code with the camera of your phone and the audio will begin playing in seconds. EXTRA BONUS! Included with the sound files, are PDFs of all the vocabulary and grammar points. Feel free to print these out to use while reading. Now with Furigana! All our readers now have furigana in both the paperback and Kindle versions. Furigana is the small hiragana over the kanji--most devices support this new feature. (The Japanese only section has no furigana so you can practice reading the story again in "real" furigana-less Japanese) Have you studied for a year or two but just don't feel like you are progressing? This book is for you too. We suggest reading the Japanese only section first (includes furigana) and then go through the line-by-line running gloss section to cement understanding and learn vocabulary. * All Japanese have furigana (printed version and Kindle version on supported devices (most new devices)) * Two complete Japanese short stories. Each story is presented in three unique ways. * GLOSS: Read the story with a running gloss-understand completely. Every sentence is broken down word-for-word and with English explanation of the grammar. * JAPANESE ONLY: The full story in Japanese only (without the running gloss) is also provided so you can practice reading without interruption. * ENGLISH SUMMARY: Finally, we have included a simple and mostly literal English translation for you to check your understanding (Don't cheat! Work through the Japanese first!). * Short stories makes reading full Japanese texts possible. * Download the FREE MP3s to listen while you study. THE STORIES: Kicchomu is a character very similar to another favorite of ours: Hikoichi. Kicchomu was an actual person who lived during the Edo period. However, the stories about him came much later. Like Hikoichi, Kicchomu is quick-witted and a little sneaky. This book contains two Kicchomu stories: Kicchomu and the Falling Star - Can you sweep a star from the sky with a broom? Well, Kicchomu can. Kicchomu Selling Crows - Kicchomu finds a somewhat tricky way to sell his unwanted wares Finally, we invite the reader to contact us with questions or requests for future Japanese readers. You will find our personal email addresses in the book. To your Japanese! What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click "Buy Now" now!

Learn Japanese with Stories Volume 13

Learn Japanese with Stories Volume 13 PDF Author: Yumi Boutwell
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN:
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 102

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READ real Japanese Today! By choosing short stories, the intimidation factor is greatly reduced. Not only that, but we divide the story up into tiny, easy-to-swallow segments with complete explanations to give you confidence as you read real Japanese page by page. Recommended for upper beginner to intermediate level students of Japanese. BONUS! Get FREE sound files of the stories read by a native Japanese voice actress, one read at normal speed and one read slowly. Listen while reading. The link to the MP3s is found on the last page. NOW WITH QR CODES - While you can still download the sound files with the link on the last page, we are also including handy QR codes for both the slow and normal speed recordings of the stories. Simply scan the code with the camera of your phone and the audio will begin playing in seconds. EXTRA BONUS! Included with the sound files, are PDFs of all the vocabulary and grammar points. Feel free to print these out to use while reading. Now with Furigana! All our readers now have furigana in both the paperback and Kindle versions. Furigana is the small hiragana over the kanji--most devices support this new feature. (The Japanese only section has no furigana so you can practice reading the story again in "real" furigana-less Japanese) Have you studied for a year or two but just don't feel like you are progressing? This book is for you too. We suggest reading the Japanese only section first (includes furigana) and then go through the line-by-line running gloss section to cement understanding and learn vocabulary. * All Japanese have furigana (printed version and Kindle version on supported devices (most new devices)) * Two complete Japanese short stories. Each story is presented in three unique ways. * GLOSS: Read the story with a running gloss-understand completely. Every sentence is broken down word-for-word and with English explanation of the grammar. * JAPANESE ONLY: The full story in Japanese only (without the running gloss) is also provided so you can practice reading without interruption. * ENGLISH SUMMARY: Finally, we have included a simple and mostly literal English translation for you to check your understanding (Don't cheat! Work through the Japanese first!). * Short stories makes reading full Japanese texts possible. * Download the FREE MP3s to listen while you study. THE STORIES: The wise and mischievous Hikoichi has been a favorite of ours since we started these Japanese story readers. This book has two more stories, both involving a fox. Foxes (and tanuki), in Japanese folklore, can sometimes be spirits which can transform into different shapes. They also love to play tricks on humans. In both stories, Hikoichi is here to the rescue. Finally, we invite the reader to contact us with questions or requests for future Japanese readers. You will find our personal email addresses in the book. To your Japanese! What are you waiting for? Ninja up your Japanese. Click "Buy Now" now!

Cornell University Courses of Study

Cornell University Courses of Study PDF Author: Cornell University
Publisher:
ISBN:
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 712

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Global Perspectives on Language Assessment

Global Perspectives on Language Assessment PDF Author: Spiros Papageorgiou
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429795491
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 240

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The sixth volume in the Global Research on Teaching and Learning English series offers up-to-date research on the rapidly changing field of language assessment. The book features original research with chapters reporting on a variety of international education settings from a range of diverse perspectives. Covering a broad range of key topics—including scoring processes, test development, and student and teacher perspectives—contributors offer a comprehensive overview of the landscape of language assessment and discuss the consequences and impact for learners, teachers, learning programs, and society. Focusing on the assessment of language proficiency, this volume provides an original compendium of cutting-edge research that will benefit TESOL and TEFL students, language assessment scholars, and language teachers.

Kodansha's Romanized Japanese-English Dictionary

Kodansha's Romanized Japanese-English Dictionary PDF Author: Timothy J. Vance
Publisher: Kodansha
ISBN: 9784770016034
Category : Japanese language
Languages : en
Pages : 666

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A major advance over other romanized dictionaries in both breadth of coverage and sophistication of usage, this work is an invaluable tool for students of Japanese at the introductory to intermediate level. Includes 8,000-word basic vocabulary, entries written in English and in Japanese characters, examples and sample sentences.

Sovremennyj kurs nemeckogo jazyka

Sovremennyj kurs nemeckogo jazyka PDF Author: Ingeborg Lasting
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ISBN: 9780609802502
Category : Foreign Language Study
Languages : de
Pages : 428

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ULTIMATE GERMAN BASIC - INTERMEDIATE A Complete Lesson Book and Reference Guide Lively, up-to-date, authentic dialogues Clear explanations--of grammar Cultural highlights plus Grammar summary Verb conjugations Glossary Developed by the experts at Living Language, this book offers a highly effective combination of conversational German with grammar and culture. It covers the equivalent of two years of college-level study. 40 lessons, each with a lively, authentic German dialogue that includes the most common and useful expressions for everyday conversation. English translations and explanations of German grammar and usage, pronunciation, vocabulary, and cultural notes. Quizzes and review sections to check your progress. A complete summary of German grammar, and verb charts covering all major tenses. A section on letter writing for business or social occasions. An extensive two-way glossary. While this book stands on its own as a complete course and an invaluable reference, you'll find that using it with the recorded lessons is even more effective. Along with the recordings, Living Language® Ultimate German cassette packages include this manual.