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An Essential Guide to Japanese Language Learning
Narrated by: Naomi Hiratsuka
Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
Categories: Languages, Japanese
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Summary

Learn Japanese with ease! 

This audiobook is for those who want an easy-to-follow guide that will make learning the Japanese language both fun and simple. This audiobook is specifically created for travelers, students, and businesspeople who visit Japan.  

Whether you're just starting out or are already familiar with the Japanese language, this audiobook will help you with speaking, writing, and understanding Japanese!  

Just some of the questions and topics covered in this audiobook include: 

  • Dialogue - so you can communicate in everyday life
  • Vocabulary and useful expressions - so you can get your point across in crucial or urgent situations such as explaining a condition to a doctor
  • Examples - so you can understand the Japanese language easier and faster
  • Grammar - so you can understand the structure and patterns of the Japanese language
  • Japanese culture - so you can avoid cultural mistakes while in Japan
  • Sightseeing spots - so you can get the most out of Japan
  • And more!

Get the audiobook now so you can start learning Japanese!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

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  • 23-11-19

Extremely difficult to follow

This may be useful I. A teaching class but I could not keep track of the long delays and the long phrases.

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Uniquely Useful

I absolutely recommend it as a reference to have on hand while learning Japanese. As I advance in my Japanese, I definitely plan to buy the next books in the series as well.

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You will keep this book forever

The explanations and example sentences are useful and easy to understand. One thing that's unfortunate is that I always have to consult both dictionaries because I can never tell whether the piece of grammar I'm looking for is basic or intermediate.

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Essential Reference

A very good guide for serious learners of Japanese language with many in-depth explanations. The English portion of the book is meticulous as well. I strongly recommend this book.

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Very useful

There's quite a few things here i don't know but the explanations are good with lots of examples.Great layout and a decent number of examples to show grammar in use.

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An important book for students of Japanese

This has so much information and helps me understand a lot. I have been teaching myself and this book is great for grammar and An important book for students of Japanese.

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The ultimate grammar resource

I reviewed the dictionary of intermediate Japanese grammar already and I feel the same about this one you should have the set If you buy any books on Japanese at all.

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An Excellent Resource

It provides many good examples, in both Japanese and romanized Japanese with a translation of the sentence following. It also provides information on the finer points of the grammar point and directs the listener to related grammar points. In addition, it has a section on sentence structure and the various forms of the verbs. A must buy!

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Can`t learn without it!

I understand the language so much more, I can express most thoughts I want, and I'm a step ahead of most people in my Japanese class. This is the transition for a beginner student between simple and complex sentences.

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Great instruction

This book really makes me feel more confident about speaking in Japanese and allows me to write and read more fluently. I plan to buy the Intermediate book soon. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to become a serious Japanese speaker.

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  • 22-06-18

Amazing tool for self taught learners

Of course we are able to comprehend it and remember it better, and I'm so glad that I chose this book to begin my quest of learning Japanese. I seriously have nothing bad to say about them and neither will you, so do yourself and favor and learn Japanese.i promise you won't regret it!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-06-18

but it is a beautiful sounding language

I was a little upset that I couldn't understood the a few sentences. But that small spark of joy that those first two sentences gave me, made me hopeful and determined for the first time in years to finally master this language!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-06-18

Provide good information

My son just asked me what I was doing, and I told him I was typing up a review for this book -- he said I should say he doesn't feel he started actually learning Japanese before he opened the first from An Essential Guide to Japanese Language Book.

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  • 21-06-18

Useful guide

Wow is Japanese! Essential Guide different. This feels like a true, self study course with enough content to keep you busy but in an order that's useful (as opposed to just memorizing words) and at a pace that really fits a busy schedule.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-06-18

best one

It's an amazing way to learn and I recommend this book for anybody interested in learning Japanese, especially if you have absolutely no knowledge of how the language works.

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  • Ellison
  • 21-06-18

I definitely would recommend this book

If you're a fairly normal non-Japanese speaker, it's likely to take you years to learn this language to the point of fluency and this book is a really good first step. If you want to take your time and enjoy the journey, this is a good book to start with.

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  • Nancy
  • 21-06-18

You become fluent and confident

Extremely easy to follow and teach in such a way that the lessons build upon one another and offer a steady and interesting progression in learning the Japanese language.

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  • Barbara
  • 21-06-18

I learned a lot.

One thing I love, is that that a lot of other books want you to simply memorize phrases, but this book teaches you what those words mean, and how to actually use them.
ありがとうございます ジョージ さん! :D

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  • Lisa marry
  • 21-06-18

Absolute favorite

Easy to understand and very clearly laid out. I excited to go through it and the writing is friendly and easy to understand. I’ll see how much I am able to learn but that is up to me this is truly an awesome way to learn the language. Great !

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  • Scaty
  • 21-06-18

this is the book to get. 100%!!

Overall, this book is great for someone who is looking to learn Japanese. Being that it has an integrated workbook; to me, this made the book way more enjoyable, and not just words you would have to practice on your own, which adds to the experience or learning.