Read and Write Japanese Scripts: A Teach Yourself Guide

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Date

January 14, 2011

Format

Paperback, 288 pages

ISBN

0071752714 / 9780071752718

$

Your Price

12.95



Overview


Main description

By the end of the book, you will be reading and writing Japanese with confidence!

Read and Write Japanese Scripts is a step-by-step introduction to the script that will enable you to read Japanese signs, notices, advertisements and headlines. Script is introduced in stages, accompanied with lots of practice. There are plenty of example words and phrases that are seen everywhere in any Japanese-speaking environment so you can familiarize yourself with the most common signs and directions.


Table of contents

Introduction / Units 1-4 Introduction to kanji / Unit 5 Hiragana / Units 6-8 How to decipher more complex kanji and build on your knowledge / Unit 9 Katakana / Unit 10 Reading passages / Key to the activities / Index (1) Japanese-English / Index (2) English-Japanese


Author comments

Helen Gilhooly has lived and worked in Japan. She is a university teacher trainer, language materials writer and senior director at a specialist language college in the UK.





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