Let's Learn Katakana

Let's Learn Katakana : Second Book of Basic Japanese Writing

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There are three types of Japanese script-katakana, hiragana, and kanji. It is possible to read Japanese knowing only a limited number of kanji, but it is not possible with only a limited number of katakana or hiragana-one must know all of them. Let's Learn Katakana, and its companion volume Let's Learn Hiragana, is a textbook that introduces the learner to the basics of one of these fundamental Japanese scripts. Being a workbook, it contains all the exercises that allow the student to master katakana by the time the book has been finished. Let's Learn Katakana is a classic in the field, and the huge number of students that have used it successfully is a sign of its preeminence as a self-study guide.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 210 x 274 x 10mm | 399.16g
  • Kodansha America, Inc
  • United States
  • English
  • 1
  • 087011719X
  • 9780870117190
  • 110,945

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Up until now, the significance of Katakana in written Japanese has been neglected in teaching Japanese as a foreign language. Even students who become familiar with the symbols often do not have a clear understanding of the entire Katakana syllabary and its many applications.show more

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