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Japanese Kanji for Beginners - by Timothy G Stout & Kaori Hakone (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • The method that's helped thousands in the U.S. and Japan learn Japanese successfully.
  • About the Author: Timothy G. Stout lived in Japan for 20 years and has taught Japanese language for 23 years in public and private schools, and at the university level.
  • 320 Pages
  • Foreign Language Study, Japanese

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Book Synopsis



The method that's helped thousands in the U.S. and Japan learn Japanese successfully.

The Japanese language has two primary writing systems, kanji characters--which are based on Chinese characters and hiragana and katakana--a mnemonic based alphabet. This handy book teaches you a new mnemonics-based method to read and write the 430 highest-frequency kanji characters. Along with its sister book: Japanese Hiragana and Katakana for Beginners it provides a complete introduction to written Japanese.

Japanese Kanji for Beginners contains everything you need to learn the kanji characters required for the Advanced Placement Japanese Language and Culture Exam. It is designed for high school or college students as well as independent learners. The kanji learned in this book carefully adhere to those introduced in every significant Japanese language textbook.

Key features of Japanese Kanji for Beginners include:

  • The 430 highest-frequency kanji characters
  • 44 simple, easy-to-follow lessons
  • Concise information on kanji elements, readings and pronunciations
  • Extensive exercises, drills, and writing practice
  • Downloadable flash cards, practice quizzes and extra exercises
  • Online audio with native speaker pronunciations and readings



About the Author



Timothy G. Stout lived in Japan for 20 years and has taught Japanese language for 23 years in public and private schools, and at the university level. While teaching at the American School in Japan, he conducted research on the use of keyword mnemonics in the instruction of Japanese. Stout has a Doctorate in Education (EdD) from Utah State University, an M.A. in Japanese Pedagogy from Columbia University and a B.A. in Japanese Teaching from Brigham Young. He currently teaches Japanese at Utah Valley University and resides in Lehi, Utah with his wife and five children. Stout is the author of Japanese Hiragana and Katakana for Beginners and Let's Learn Japanese, both available from Tuttle.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 6.0 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.05 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Foreign Language Study
Sub-Genre: Japanese
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Format: Paperback
Author: Timothy G Stout & Kaori Hakone
Language: English
Street Date: January 17, 2017
TCIN: 51411744
UPC: 9784805310496
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-4740
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 1 reviews

Excellent, helpful study for Japanese!

5 out of 5 stars
LMC - 18 days ago
By far the most useful book I have found for studying beginning kanji! Highly recommended!
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