Japanese Kanji A Day Practice Pad Volume 1 by Richard S. Keirstead
Learn a year's worth of essential kanji in just minutes a day with this user-friendly practice pad.
The pad teaches users 365 kanji with stroke-by-stroke instructions. Each sheet introduces a new kanji in bold, easy-to-read type, and includes readings, meanings, and stroke order. In addition, two sample compounds illustrate practical usage of the kanji and help build vocabulary.
A Japanese Phrase A Day Practice Pad by Sam Brier and Keiko Matsuda
The fun way to learn about Japan, one day at a time!
You'll learn to say phrases and words that come in handy every day. The pages walk you through useful topics like "Small Talk" and "Shopping". Tear off a page each morning on your way to work, to school, or to the cafe, and practice it a few times throughout the day. It comes with online audio, which lets you hear and practice every phrase.
Survival Japanese, Revised Edition by Boye Lafayette De Mente with Junji Kawai
This handy book provides all the vocabulary and phrases you need for your first day in Japan. Revised and updated with Japanese syllabaric script and standard romaji transcription, this edition contains a unique phonetic system that will encourage you to try communicating on your own after just a few lessons. This book is a must have for all your expeditions to Japan!
Japanese Celebrations -Cherry Blossoms, Lanterns and Stars! by Betty Reynolds
Beautifully illustrated and full of fascinating cultural background, Japanese Celebrations provides vivid pictures of some of Japan's most festive events while explaining the decorations, foods, gifts, dress, and activities associated with each. This book introduces some of Japanese unique traditions like The Doll Festival (hinamatsuri), Golden Week, and The Bean-Throwing Ceremony (Setsubun) !