Full text of Genki I. This textbook is used by many colleges and universities to teach Japanese. It requires the learner to use kana and introduces kanji early. II. Eri Banno:l;JjJf71

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Necessary explanations for the slementary and vocabulary that are not found in the Practice section can be found in the Expression Notes at the end of each Grammar section. A practice sheet for each kanji is provided in the Reading and Writing section of the Workbook. The Dialogue- and Grammar section of each lesson is comprised of the following components: From Lesson 3, booknarks lesson contains the following components: It contains grammar exercises as well as listening practice and practice for kanji, and reinforces what was taught in each lesson of the textbook.

The accent of a Japanese word varies considerably, depending on the region, the speaker’s age including the genera- tion gap between speakersthe word’s paradigmatic form, and its connection with other words.

Also included in the Appendix are tables of verb conjugations as well as sound inflections of the expressions related to numbers. bookmsrks

Therefore, don’t be overly concerned about the accent, but try to imitate as closely as possible the intonation heard on the accompanying CD. The Dialogue and Grammar section in this book contains a worksheet for each grammar point introduced in the textbook.

A worksheet for comprehensive listening practice is provided at the end of each lesson. Other Issues Relating to Transcription and Pronunciation k Long Vowels When the same vowel is placed one right after the other, the pronunciation of the vowel Japanese Writing System 4 I becomes about twice as long as the single vowel. The Japanese-English Index, in hiragana order, lists words found in the Vocabulary and Supplement section of each lesson.


Particular acknowledgment goes to Kyoko Toka- shiki who helped in the production of Lesson 11 and following, to our colleagues and trainees in the Asian Studies Program of Kansai Gaidai University who attempted the triaI version and made invaluable sug- gestions, to Kaori Tajima for her illustrations in the trial version, to Judy Okawa for translating, and to the teachers whose heartfelt guid- ance encouraged us throughout the process.

First, trace the lightly printed kanji samples, paying attention to the balance of the characters. June Editorial assistance: These exercises should be carried out at the end of each lesson because the dialogues include a number of the study points from the lesson.

By practicing natural expressions and ulizuchi responses that make conversations go smoothlystudents are able to understand how sentences are connected and how some phrases are shortened in daily conversation. Practice This section includes questions related to what was taught in each section of the lesson, providing students with both basic practice and application.

The Japanese in the basic text is set mainly in the Textbook font, which resembles handwriting and serves as a good model for students. Shaded readings and words elementaey each lesson should be memorized.

When readings include new words, a corresponding word list is provided. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher.

Don’t be overly concerned, however, because the grammar and vocabulary will gradually take root with practice.

Full text of “Genki I Integrated Elementary Japanese Course (with Bookmarks)”

It has taken more than four years to complete this project. For the fill-in-the-blank questions about kanji, students should read through the whole sentences before filling in the blanks in order to learn kanji in context. After Lesson 2, commonly used kanji equivalents of some words Joyo Kanji are aZso listed, but students are not required to memorize them. Transcribing Double Consonants There is another small letter 9, which is used when transcribing double consonants such as ff and pp.


Genki 1 Integrated elementary japanese course with bookmarks

Kanji is used for the most commonly used characters, those that appear in the official list of Joyo Kanji. Introduction 4 Q Supplement Finally, some lessons include additional or supplementary information, This includes expressions related to the topic of the lesson, as in “Time and age” in Lesson 1, or expressions suitable at certain times or places, as in “At the station” in Lesson The book is designed mainly for use in university and college courses, but it is also effective for high school students and adults who are beginning to learn Japanese either at school or on their own.

February Editorial assistance: The consonant h changes to p with the addition of a small circle 7. Kanji list Each new kanji introduced in a lesson is contained in a list, each with about 15 kanji.

For stroke order, refer to the kanji chart in the textbook. Kafakunu, which has rather straight fines, is normally used for writing loanwords and foreign names.

Words introduced in the Supplement section are found in the Index of each voIurne.