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Jimi's Book of Japanese: A Motivating Method to Learn Japanese (Hiragana)

by Peter X. Takahashi

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*WINNER* Parents' Choice Award

*WINNER* IPPY Award, Education/Teaching/Academic

*WINNER* I.D. Magazine Design Distinction Award

*WINNER* Print Magazine Design Excellence Award

Designed to appeal to a wide age range and a variety of attention spans, "Jimi's Book of Japanese" is for everyone who is learning Japanese and for anyone who has an inquisitive brain.

Put your kutsu on, grab your keitai denwa, and join Jimi, Akiko, and Robotto-san on an exciting insider's journey to learning basic Japanese. Along the way, you'll discover the secrets of using (o)hashi, how to find a unagi shop-even how to practice ojigi through eye-popping illustrations and simple explanations.

Designed to appeal to a wide age range and a variety of attention spans, Jimi's Book of Japanese is for everyone who is learning Japanese and for anyone who has an inquisitive brain.

Read, write, pronounce. Trace, fliplaugh! This friendly book's Triple Bubble Learning System(TM) makes the 46 most important hiragana stick in your brain. Plus, you'll learn over 125 useful vocabulary.

On each page, there's giant kana with stroke order arrows, an illustrated pronunciation key, and vocabulary in Japanese and English. All words are matched with authentic descriptions and colorful characters whose lively expressions make learning Japanese unforgettable.

Additional features include a helpful introduction with tips on Japanese language basics, a large word list with definitions, and a numbers page. There's even a color-coded hiragana table! Prepare your brain!


-Master the 46 most important hiragana

-Learn to read, write, pronounce kana from A to WO

-Learn to count from ichi to gojuni


-More than 250 full-color illustrations

-Over 125 up-to-date vocabulary, simple definitions

-Quick-reference visual library

-Color-coded hiragana table

-Ready-to-use culture tips, greetings, and MORE!


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Provides an easy triple learning system for Japanese, using the pronunciation key, say the letter and its sound three times, and use the matching picture or definition.

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