Kanji Starter 1
Author: Daiki Kusuya
With just these two books, students can learn a quarter of the two thousand characters designated for “daily use” by the Japanese government. Volume 1 concentrates on pictographs and contains some two hundred kanji with memory aids, explanatory drawings, examples of kanji formation by combining elements, and common-use word compounds. Volume 2 contains three hundred more kanji, including those of more abstract construction. Each volume is in a handy size and contains a complete stroke-count index. Recommended as a classroom supplement for all levels.
A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese is an invaluable tool for all learners of Japanese, providing a list of the 5,000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a100 million word corpus, composed of spoken, fiction, non-fiction and news texts in current use, the dictionary provides the user with a detailed frequency-based list, as well as alphabetical and part-of-speech indices. All entries in the frequency list feature the English equivalent and a sample sentence with English translation. The dictionary also contains 25 thematically organised lists of frequently used words on a variety of topics such as food, weather, occupations and leisure. Numerous bar charts are also included to highlight the phonetic and spelling variants across register. A Frequency Dictionary of Japanese enables students of all levels to maximise their study of Japanese vocabulary in an efficient and engaging way. It is also an excellent resource for teachers of the language.
Kanji & Kana
Author: Wolfgang Hadamitzky, Mark Spahn
Genko Yoshi Notebook
Author: Graph Paper and More
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
GENKO YOSHI Notebook (Manuscript Paper) 0.5" x 0.5" squares 10 vertical columns with 20 squares each on each page thin light gray lines double-sided non-perforated 120 pages Notebook size: 8.5 inches x 11 inches Notebook for vertical writing in Japanese
Japanese Kanji Power
Author: John Millen
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Japanese Kanji Power is a workbook for mastering Japanese characters (Kanji) with the added power of a dictionary. This resource is essential for the serious student looking to get an A in Kanji class or the Japanese language enthusiast ready to take written Japanese to the next level. This new expanded edition teaches all 464 essential Kanji required for Levels 4 and 5 of the new Japanese Language Proficiency Test and the AP Japanese Language exam. Each Kanji is presented with the information needed to learn and remember the character and its many variations and uses. Cumulative exercises allow students to practice the Kanji and strengthen existing knowledge. An indexing feature allows Japanese Kanji Power to function as a Kanji dictionary. The presentation of each Kanji incorporates a number of key features, including: Several example sentences that introduce each kanji reading in context. A list of frequently-used compounds and phrases that allows you to increase your practical vocabulary. Background information, such as the original of the character of a mnemonic to aid in memorization. Stroke count and a stroke-order diagram. Writing hints and a writing practice grid. Numerous exercises and frequent reviews for reinforcement.
Author: Irakli Nadareishvili, Ronnie Mitra, Matt McLarty, Mike Amundsen
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Microservices can have a positive impact on your enterprise—just ask Amazon and Netflix—but you can fall into many traps if you don’t approach them in the right way. This practical guide covers the entire microservices landscape, including the principles, technologies, and methodologies of this unique, modular style of system building. You’ll learn about the experiences of organizations around the globe that have successfully adopted microservices. In three parts, this book explains how these services work and what it means to build an application the Microservices Way. You’ll explore a design-based approach to microservice architecture with guidance for implementing various elements. And you’ll get a set of recipes and practices for meeting practical, organizational, and cultural challenges to microservice adoption. Learn how microservices can help you drive business objectives Examine the principles, practices, and culture that define microservice architectures Explore a model for creating complex systems and a design process for building a microservice architecture Learn the fundamental design concepts for individual microservices Delve into the operational elements of a microservices architecture, including containers and service discovery Discover how to handle the challenges of introducing microservice architecture in your organization
Author: Stefan Kaiser, Yasuko Ichikawa, Noriko Kobayashi
"Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Japanese grammar. Accessible and systematic, it explores the complexities of the language thoroughly, filling many gaps left by other textbooks. Clear grammar points are put in context using examples from a range of Japanese media. The emphasis is firmly on contemporary Japanese as spoken and written by native speakers. Key features of the book include: coverage of colloquial and standard Japanese ; extensive cross-referencing ; detailed index of Japanese and English terms ; up-to-date real examples of current usage ; greater emphasis on structures that learners find particularly confusing ; glossary of linguistic terms. Written by experts in their fields, Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar will prove a lasting and reliable resource for all learners of Japanese."--Publisher's website.
Giraffe in the Bath
Author: Russell Punter
A lively story with humorous illustrations, ideal for children who are beginning to read for themselves, or for reading aloud together. With simple rhyming text and phonic repetition specially designed to develop essential language and early reading skills. Guidance notes for parents are included at the back of the book.
Japanese the Easy Way
Author: Karen Elsa Sandness
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
A textbook for beginners covers pronunciation, spelling, accents, vocal intonation, parts of speech, useful phrases, and includes an introduction to Japanese written symbols
Basic Japanese Grammar
Author: Everett F. Bleiler, エヴェレット・F. ブレイラー
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Basic Japanese Grammar is a refreshingly clear, simple and compact guide to colloquial, everyday Japanese. It teaches all the grammar needed to speak and understand simple spoken Japanese, but leaves aside the baggage of unnecessary or rarely used forms and constructions that are more important for written Japanese. Covering only what is essential, it provides an efficient way for learners who have limited time to gain basic proficiency and begin to communicate naturally with Japanese speakers.
Author: Vee David
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
This massive 3.6 pound text is the ultimate authoritative book on learning Japanese Kanji. The Kanji Handbook presents an ingenious and tested method to learn the 1,945 kanji characters taught in all Japanese language schools. Through the use of "KanjiHybrids"—a concept invented by the author—learners of Kanji and taught to link the characters mentally with English words to form one integral and indivisible unit. This innovative mnemonic device has been proven to train the learner to retain each kanji in the memory much better than simple repetition of the kanji alone—as well as enabling users to differentiate similar–looking kanji characters. Specific learning strategies also enable users to progress quickly from the beginner to advanced level kanji, with stroke orders shown clearly for each kanji character. Eight different indexes-including the highly useful Flip–it Index—form the last part of this unique handbook. Contains the complete list of all 1,945 kanji characters taught in Japanese schools. Presents a new KanjiHybrids system linking kanji characters with English words to aid memorization. Innovative learning strategies guide learners at all levels from beginner to advanced.
I"s, Vol. 13
Author: Masakazu Katsura
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
After graduating high school, Ichitaka and Iori begin a new stage of life. Iori's career gets increasingly busy when she lands a role on a television drama. Meanwhile, Ichitaka takes a big step of his own--moving out of his parents' house and into his own apartment. With the luxury of freedom comes a new surprise--next door to him lives the pretty young Aso. Now while Iori struggles with the pressures of training, performing and success, Ichitaka must struggle with a new temptation. Will Iori and Ichitaka grow further apart, as they both fear, or will love keep them together? -- VIZ Media
Designed to complement DeMaria's textbook British Literature 1640-1789: An Anthology , this critical reader contains seventeen essays by sixteen contemporary literary critics and covers the full range of works printed in the anthology.
The Adventures in Japanese, Volume 2 workbook contains reading and writing exercises that correspond to the lessons in the Volume 2 textbook, and listening exer