Japanese Kanji for Beginners: (JLPT Levels N5 & N4) First Steps to Learn the Basic Japanese Characters (Includes CD-Rom)

Learn English with movies with subtitles The method that's helped thousands in the U.S. and Japan learn Japanese successfully.

The Japanese language has two basic writing systems, kanji characters—which are based on Chinese characters and hiragana and katakana—a mnemonics 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 use by high school or college students as well as independent learners. The kanji learned in this book closely adhere to those introduced in every major 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
  • Free CD-ROM with printable flash cards, practice quizzes and extra exercises

As a bonus—the free CD-ROM inside the kanji book contains a set of printable kanji flash cards to assist learners in reviewing and memorizing the kanji in the book. It also contains sample vocabulary quizzes in a multiple-choice format similar to those in the AP exam, as well as additional exercises that further reinforce the newly learned kanji.



Japanese Kanji Flash Cards Kit, Vol. 1, Kanji 1-200: JLPT Beginning Level (Book & CD)

Learn English with movies with subtitles Everything you need to learn the 200 basic Japanese kanji characters is here in this boxed kit!

Flash cards are an essential tool in memorizing words when you are learning a new language. In Japanese Kanji Flash Cards Kit, Volume 1, you'll get all the tools needed to learn the basic 200 Japanese kanji, including:

  • 200 hole-punched flash cards featuring the most commonly-used characters.
  • An organizing ring to hold the cards you are actively studying.
  • Audio recordings of over 1,200 words and phrases from a native speaker.
  • A 32-page study booklet with sorting indexes and practice tips.
Each expertly–designed Japanese flash card in this boxed set offers core information about the meanings, pronunciations, vocabulary and usage for each character along with memorable phrases and drawings to help you learn the Kanji. A stroke-order diagram shows how to write the Kanji correctly. Plus, the hole-punched cards and organizing ring allow you to sort the cards into smaller sets so you can learn or review them in batches and help to remember the kanji character effectively. This kit covers the first half of all characters needed for the Japanese AP exam, and all N5 Level and many N4 Level kanji required to pass the standard Japanese Language Proficiency Test or JLPT.

Watch your ability to learn kanji, read kanji, write kanji, and remember kanji grow steadily each day with Japanese Kanji Flash Cards Kit, Volume 1!



The Complete Guide to Japanese Kanji: (JLPT All Levels) Remembering and Understanding the 2,136 Standard Characters

Learn English with movies with subtitles Learn over 2,000 Japanese Kanji characters with this user-friendly Japanese language-learning book.

This unique Kanji study guide provides a comprehensive introduction to all the Kanji characters on the Japanese Ministry of Education's official Joyo ("General Use") list—providing detailed notes on the historical development of each character as well as all information needed by students to read and write them. As fascinating as it is useful, this is the book every Japanese language learners keeps on his or her desk and visits over and over.

This Kanji book includes:

  • Clear, large-sized entries
  • All of the General Use Joyo Kanji Characters
  • Japanese readings and English meanings
  • stroke-count
  • stroke order
  • usage examples
  • mnemonic hints for easy memorization
The components which make up each character are detailed and the Kanji are graded in difficulty according to Ministry of Education guidelines, allowing students to prioritize the order in which the Kanji are learned and track their progress. This book is essential to anyone who is planning to take the official Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and will appeal to beginning students as well as those who wish to attain higher-level mastery of the Japanese language. It is the only book that also provides historical and etymological information about the Japanese Kanji.

This latest edition has been updated to include all of the 2,136 Kanji on the expanded Joyo list issued by the Japanese government in 2010. Many entries have been revised to include the most recent research on character etymologies.



Learning Japanese Kanji Practice Book Volume 1: (JLPT Level N5) The Quick and Easy Way to Learn the Basic Japanese Kanji

Learn English with movies with subtitles This is an invaluable study guide and practice book for learning basic Japanese kanji.

Learning Japanese Kanji Practice Book is intended for beginning students, or experienced speakers who need to practice their written Japanese. Kanji are an essential part of the Japanese language and together with kana (hiragana and katakana) comprise written Japanese.

This book presents the kanji characters that are most commonly used. All the kanji and related vocabulary words in this book are those that students are expected to know for Level 5 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. (JLPT). Characters that appear in the AP Japanese Language and Culture Exam are flagged. Readings, meanings, and common compounds are presented. The correct method of writing each character is clearly indicated and practice boxes with strokes that can be traced are provided, along with empty boxes for freehand writing practice.

Lots of exercises are included to give students the opportunity to practice writing sentences containing the Kanji. Indexes at the back allow you to look up the characters by their readings and English meanings.

This kanji book includes:

  • Step-by-step stroke order diagrams for each character.
  • Special boxes with grid lines to practice writing characters.
  • Words and phrases using each kanji.
  • Romanizations (romanji) to help identify and pronounce every word.



Japanese Kanji Flash Cards Kit Volume 2: Kanji 201-400: JLPT Intermediate Level: (Audio CD Included)

Learn English with movies with subtitles Everything you need to learn 200 everyday Japanese kanji characters is here in this boxed kit!

Flash cards are an essential tool in memorizing words when you are learning a new language. In Japanese Kanji Flash Cards Kit, Volume 2, you'll get all the tools needed to learn 200 everyday Japanese kanji, following the 200 kanji introduced in Volume 1 of this series.

This Japanese language learning kit includes:

  • 200 hole-punched flash cards featuring commonly used characters.
  • An organizing ring to hold the cards you are actively studying.
  • Audio recordings of over 1,400 words and phrases from a native speaker.
  • A 32-page study booklet with sorting indexes and practice tips.
Each expertly designed flash card in this boxed set offers core information about the meanings, pronunciations, vocabulary, and usage for each character along with memorable phrases and drawings to help you learn the kanji. A stroke-order diagram shows how to write the kanji correctly. Plus, the hole-punched cards and organizing ring allow you to sort the cards into smaller sets so you can learn or review them in batches and help to remember the kanji character effectively. The kanji introduced in this kit are needed for the AP Japanese Language and Culture exam, and regularly appear in the Japanese Language Proficiency Test at levels N4 and N3.

Watch your ability to learn kanji, read kanji, write kanji, and remember kanji grow steadily each day with Japanese Kanji Flash Cards Kit, Volume 2!



Essential Japanese Kanji Volume 1: (JLPT Level N5) Learn the Essential Kanji Characters Needed for Everyday Interactions in Japan

Learn English with movies with subtitles Essential Japanese Kanji is an easy approach to learning the most basic kanji encountered in everyday situations in Japan.

Packed with fun quizzes and useful exercises for those wishing to improve their Japanese ability, this new edition has been repackaged in a more compact, value-for-money size while losing none of the content that has made it a long-selling favorite. Key features of Essential Japanese Kanji include:

  • Introductory quizzes to introduce everyday situations in which the Kanji are used
  • A vocabulary section to help you understand the readings and meanings of each Kanji
  • New character charts presenting all the Kanji clearly and systematically
  • Definitions, readings, stroke orers and compounds for each character
  • Practice sections help you to imporove your skills
  • Advanced Placement Exam practice questions follow the format of the College Board exam
Everyday tasks like finding a street address or buying a train ticket in Japan require a basic working knowledge of kanji—the Japanese system of writing based on Chinese characters. Essential japanese Kanji, teaches you the kanji you'll actually need in everyday situations in lessons prepared by teachers from the prestigious University of Tokyo.



Shin Kanzen Master N3 Reading Dokkai Jlpt Japan Language Proficiency Test

Learn English with movies with subtitles Here is a book that aims to cultivate the practical ability of the learner to take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test by practicing reading in a step-by-step manner. The book is divided into two parts: Skills Development and Mock Test (one complete test). In the Skills Development section, the learner develops his/her reading skills through practices to increase his/her familiarity with written words, as well as his/her reading speed, and also to gain experience in reading various types of reading material, such as email, adverts, notices, etc. Comes with an answer book as well as the translation of important vocabulary and expressions in English and Chinese.



Essential Japanese Kanji Volume 2: (JLPT Level N4 / AP Exam Prep) Learn the Essential Kanji Characters Needed for Everyday Interactions in Japan

Learn English with movies with subtitles Essential Japanese Kanji, Volume 2 is an easy approach to learning the most basic kanji encountered in everyday situations in Japan.

Packed with fun quizzes and useful exercises for those wishing to improve their Japanese ability, this new edition has been repackaged in a more compact, value-for-money size while losing none of the content that has made it a long-selling favorite. Key features of Essential Japanese Kanji include:

  • Introductory quizzes to introduce everyday situations in which the Kanji are used
  • A vocabulary section to help you understand the readings and meanings of each Kanji
  • New character charts presenting all the Kanji clearly and systematically
  • Definitions, readings, stroke orders and compounds for each character
  • Practice sections help you to improve your skills
  • Advanced Placement Exam practice questions follow the format of the College Board exam
Everyday tasks like finding a street address or buying a train ticket in Japan require a basic working knowledge of kanji—the Japanese system of writing based on Chinese characters. Essential japanese Kanji, teaches you the kanji you'll actually need in everyday situations in lessons prepared by teachers from the prestigious University of Tokyo.