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  • Basic Japanese Through Comics Part 1
  • Illustrated by Ashizawa Kazuko
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9780834804524
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Basic Japanese Through Comics Part 1

Compilation Of The First 24 Basic Japanese Columns From Mangajin Magazine

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What is "Basic Japanese"?

This book presents some very basic words and phrases along with some that are not usually considered "basic" at all. In fact, some of the material in this book is not typically presented until the student is well into his or her study of the Japanese language—and even then, it can be confusing without a skilled explanation. The Mangajin method, however, makes even this advanced material "basic" and accessible to students at all levels. Frames from Japanese manga ("comics") are used to illustrate every point, and English translations and notes allow even the basic beginner to understand material that might otherwise stump advanced students.

Basic Japanese through Comics is not intended as a textbook, but rather as an entertaining supplement to a more formal study of Japanese. The 24 "lessons" in this book do not build on each other—they can be read or studied in any order.
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Praise

"The use of comics is a wonderful way to teach colloquial Japanese, and it also give readers a window on one of the liveliest most enjoyable parts of Japanese pop culture. Anyone who is serious about Japanese or modern Japan will want this book."—James Fallows, Washington Book Editor of the The Atlantic Monthly and author of Looking at the Sun

  • Basic Japanese Through Comics Part 1 by Ashizawa Kazuko
  • March 01, 1998
  • Foreign Language Study - Japanese
  • Weatherhill
  • $24.95
  • 9780834804524

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