Yookoso! An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese

ISBN-10: 0072971207

ISBN-13: 9780072971200

Edition: 3rd 2006

List price: $233.67
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A further volume in a series for those beginning a course in Japanese. Listening, speaking, reading and writing are integrated into a comprehensive teaching course. The detailed illustrations provide an attractive context for learning Japanese in a student-centred way.
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Book details

List price: $233.67
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 1/20/2006
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 576
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.136

Getting Started
Meeting Others and Introducing Yourself
Everyday Greetings
Classroom Expressions
The Japanese Writing System (1): Introduction
Numbers up to 20
Asking and Giving Telephone Numbers
Asking and Telling Time
Asking What Something Is
The Japanese Writing System (2): Hiragana (1)
Talking About Daily Activities
Talking About Future Activities and Events
Talking About Likes and Dislikes
The Japanese Writing System (3): Hiragana (2)
Talking About Activities and Events in the Past
Inviting Someone to Do Something
Talking About Weekly Schedules
Talking About the Weather
The Japanese Writing System (4): Katakana (1)
Asking Location
Numbers from 21 to 10,000
Asking About Existence
Asking About Price
Talking More About Likes and Dislikes
The Japanese Writing System (5): Katakana (2)
Introduction to Kanji
Introduction to Yookoso
Language Notes and Culture Notes are not listed here
Nationalities and Languages
Personal Information
Around Campus
Study Hint: Learning New Vocabulary
Identification: The Copuladesu
Possessive Particleno
Personal Pronouns and Demonstratives
Asking Questions: Interrogatives Particleshaandga
Culture Notes
Japanese Universities and Colleges
Asking Personal Questions
Reading and Writing
Reading 1:Huransu-jin no kurasumeeto
Study Hint: Learning Kanji
Reading 2:penparu o sagashite imasu!
The Six Types of Kanji
Skills Practice
Language Functions and Situations
Introducing Friends
Introducing Yourself
Listening Comprehension
My Town
Cities and Neighborhoods
Buldings and Places Around Town
Adjectives and Adverbs
Expressing Existence: The Verbsarimasuandimasu
Indicating Location
Positional Words
Numerals and Counters
Expressing Likes and Dislikes:sukiandkirai
Study Hint: Learning
Polite Form Versus Plain Form
Culture Notes
Long Commutes
Kooban(Police Boxes)
Japanese Addresses
Reading and Writing
Reading 1:Buraun-san no apaato no kinjo
Reading 2:Hayashi-san no hurusato
Skills Practice
Language Functions and Situations
Making Communication Work
Showing Location on a Map
Listening Comprehension
Everyday Life
Daily Activities
Weekends and Holidays
The Basic Structure of Japanese Verbs
The Nonpast, Polite Form of Verbs
The Past, Polite Form of Verbs
Particles Showing Grammatical Relationships
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