First Thousand Words in Japanese Mini Edition

AuthorHeather Amery
Publication Date27 Sep 2002
EditionNot Specified
SeriesFirst Thousand Words
LanguageOther Languages
This bright and amusing book provides a wealth of vocabulary-building opportunities for beginner Japanese learners of all ages.
Stephen Cartwright's delightful pictures encourage direct association of the Japanese word with object, which will ensure effective, long-term learning.
  • 1000 everyday words illustrated with busy scenes and labelled pictures to help children learn key vocabulary.
  • Next to each picture, the Japanese word is written in "kana”, the Japanese syllabic signs often used for beginners, along with a transliteration in Roman letters.
  • Includes a short introduction to "kana" with a simple pronunciation guide and a Japanese/English list of all the words in the book.
  • Readers can listen to every word read by a native Japanese speaker at the Usborne Quicklinks Website.
  • With an Usborne yellow duck to find on every double page.
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