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Author Henshall,Kenneth G
Title Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana : Workbook and Practice Sheets
Imprint North Clarendon : Tuttle Publishing, 2006
©2013
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Note Frontcover -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- HOW TO USE THIS BOOK -- AN EXPLANATION OF KANA -- I HIRAGANA -- VOICED AND HALF-VOICED SOUNDS -- REVIEW OF VOICED AND HALF-VOICED SOUNDS -- REVIEW OF DOUBLE VOWELS AND CONSONANTS -- COMBINED SOUNDS KYA-RYO -- VOICED COMBINED SOUNDS GYA-BYO -- REVIEW OF COMBINED SOUNDS -- REVIEW THROUGH PLACE NAMES AND PERIOD NAMES -- GENERAL REVIEW -- II KATAKANA -- VOICED AND HALF-VOICED SOUNDS -- REVIEW OF VOICED AND HALF-VOICED SOUNDS -- COMBINED SOUNDS KYA-RYO -- VOICED COMBINED SOUNDS GYA-BYO -- REVIEW OF COMBINED SOUNDS AND DOUBLE CONSONANTS -- REVIEW THROUGH INTERNATIONAL PLACE NAMES -- III FINAL REVIEW -- ABOUT JAPAN -- FOOD ITEMS QUIZ -- FLORA AND FAUNA QUIZ -- PERSONAL NAMES QUIZ -- KANA WORD SEARCH -- QUIZ ANSWERS -- DO-IT-YOURSELF KANA CHARTS -- THE IROHA VERSE -- Backcover
Learning Hiragana and Katakana is a systematic and comprehensive workbook that can be used along with a Japanese language textbook or as a stand-alone resource to learn the Japanese alphabet (kana). Japanese has 3 writing systems, all used together: hiragana, katakana and kanji. Learning Japanese Hiragana & Katakana helps newcomers learn how to use the first two systems' basic 92 characters to read, write and communicate. With expanded writing and preparation space, this revised edition offers ample provisions for practice, review and self-testing at several levels. It also includes a detailed reference section explaining the origin and function of kana and the various kana combinations. Complete with a detailed pronunciation guide, this volume will prove invaluable for beginning students or those accustomed to romanized Japanese (romanji). This workbook is a perfect companion to Tuttle Publishing's Japanese Hiragana & Katakana for Beginners or any other Japanese textbook on the market. This workbook includes: Systematic and comprehensive coverage of the two kana systems Ample provision for kana practice, review, and self-testing at several levels Detailed reference section explaining the origin and function of kana, and the various kana combinations Helpful additional information for language students accustomed to romanized Japanese Japanese pronunciation guidance for all basic sounds Vocabulary selected for usefulness and cultural relevance
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Henshall,Kenneth G. Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana : Workbook and Practice Sheets North Clarendon : Tuttle Publishing,c2006 9780804838153
Subject Japanese language -- Writing -- Kana.;Japanese language -- Grammar, Classical
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Alt Author Takagaki, Tetsuo
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