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Japanese English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Japanese English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

DK

$22.99
The Japanese and English Bilingual Visual Dictionary makes Japanese as simple as possible to learn, translate and retain key vocabulary. Completely updated to include over 10,000 fully illustrated terms in both Japanese and English. Arranged by theme the Japanese and English Bilingual Visual Dictionary covers an array of subjects: from eating out and shopping, to leisure, work, appearance and beyond, so you can find the word you need instantly. The Japanese and English Bilingual Visual Dictionary comes in a travel-sized and with a pronunciation guide so you will never be stuck for the right word again. (Previous ISBN: 9781405359849)
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Hiragana in 48 Minutes Student Card Set 2nd Edition

Hiragana in 48 Minutes Student Card Set 2nd Edition

Hiroko Quackenbush

$24.95
A must-have for every student and teacher of Japanese, these sets have been developed to encourage students to use their imagination and to be adventurous.
Practical in shape and size, the student cards provide a visual stimulus for students using the Association Method of Language Learning. This highly successful mnemonic system uses picture associations and worksheets to reinforce learning and allow students to record their own cues.
The Teacher Sets contain flashcards to support the teaching and learning of Japanese syllabus. Students are encouraged to link the shape and the sound of Hiragana characters with a familiar word, image, or concept. Katakana also available.
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Hiragana in 48 Minutes Teachers Card Set 2nd Edition

Hiragana in 48 Minutes Teachers Card Set 2nd Edition

Hiroko Quackenbush

$45.95
A must-have for every student and teacher of Japanese, these sets have been developed to encourage students to use their imagination and to be adventurous.
Practical in shape and size, the student cards provide a visual stimulus for students using the Association Method of Language Learning. This highly successful mnemonic system uses picture associations and worksheets to reinforce learning and allow students to record their own cues.
The Teacher Sets contain flashcards to support the teaching and learning of Japanese syllabus. Students are encouraged to link the shape and the sound of Hiragana characters with a familiar word, image, or concept. Katakana also available.
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Katakana in 48 Minutes Student Card Set 2nd Edition

Katakana in 48 Minutes Student Card Set 2nd Edition

Hiroko Quackenbush

$24.95
A must-have for every student and teacher of Japanese, these sets have been developed to encourage students to use their imagination and to be adventurous.
Practical in shape and size, the student cards provide a visual stimulus for students using the Association Method of Language Learning. This highly successful mnemonic system uses picture associations and worksheets to reinforce learning and allow students to record their own cues.
The Teacher Sets contain flashcards to support the teaching and learning of Japanese syllabus. Students are encouraged to link the shape and the sound of Katakana characters with a familiar word, image, or concept. Hiragana also available.
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Katakana in 48 Minutes Teachers Card Set 2nd Edition

Katakana in 48 Minutes Teachers Card Set 2nd Edition

Hiroko Quackenbush

$45.95
A must-have for every student and teacher of Japanese, these sets have been developed to encourage students to use their imagination and to be adventurous.
Practical in shape and size, the student cards provide a visual stimulus for students using the Association Method of Language Learning. This highly successful mnemonic system uses picture associations and worksheets to reinforce learning and allow students to record their own cues.
The Teacher Sets contain flashcards to support the teaching and learning of Japanese syllabus. Students are encouraged to link the shape and the sound of Hiragana and Katakana characters with a familiar word, image, or concept.
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Learning Japanese Kanji Practice Book Volume 1: The Quick and Easy Way to Learn the Basic Japanese Kanji

Learning Japanese Kanji Practice Book Volume 1: The Quick and Easy Way to Learn the Basic Japanese Kanji

Eriko Sato

$16.99
This is an invaluable study guide and practice book for learning basic Japanese kanji. Learning Japanese Kanji Practice Book is intended for beginning students, or experienced speakers who need to practice their written Japanese. Kanji are an essential part of the Japanese language and together with kana ( hiragana and katakana ) comprise written Japanese. This book presents the kanji characters that are most commonly used. All the kanji and related vocabulary words in this book are those that students are expected to know for Level 5 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. (JLPT). Characters that appear in the AP Japanese Language and Culture Exam are flagged. Readings, meanings, and common compounds are presented. The correct method of writing each character is clearly indicated and practice boxes with strokes that can be traced are provided, along with empty boxes for freehand writing practice. Lots of exercises are included to give students the opportunity to practice writing sentences containing the Kanji. Indexes at the back allow you to look up the characters by their readings and English meanings. This book includes: Step-by-step stroke order diagrams for each character. Special boxes with grid lines to practice writing characters. Words and phrases using each kanji. Romanizations ( romanji ) to help identify and pronounce every word.
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Basic Kanji 500 Vol 1 New Edition

Basic Kanji 500 Vol 1 New Edition

Kano, Chieko & Shimizu, Yuri & Yabe, Hiroko & Ishii, Eriko

$75.95
Are you having trouble remembering kanji? Do you need writing practice? This popular book makes the process easy by explaining the origins of 500 characters, providing writing practice (with stroke order) and showing how each character is used in combination with other kanji to form words seen in daily life. Also includes reading exercises and an index of kanji. A great resource for high beginner and intermediate students.
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Basic Kanji 500 Vol 2 New Edition

Basic Kanji 500 Vol 2 New Edition

Yuri Shimizu

$75.95
Are you having trouble remembering kanji? Do you need writing practice? This popular book makes the process easy by explaining the origins of 500 characters, providing writing practice (with stroke order) and showing how each character is used in combination with other kanji to form words seen in daily life. Also includes reading exercises and an index of kanji. A great resource for high beginner and intermediate students.
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Colloquial Japanese: The Complete Course for Beginners

Colloquial Japanese: The Complete Course for Beginners

Junko Ogawa ,  Fumitsugu Enokida

$64.99
Colloquial Japanese provides a step-by-step course in Japanese as it is written and spoken today. This new edition has been completely rewritten by experienced teachers; it combines an accessible approach with a thorough treatment of the language, equipping learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Japanese in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: * progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills * jargon-free explanations of grammar, with key structures presented through user-friendly diagrams * Coverage of the different writing systems of Japanese: hiragana, katakana and kanji * an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises * realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios * useful vocabulary lists throughout the text * additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary, a verb/adjective list with conjugation aid, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Japanese will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and for students taking courses in Japanese. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills. Supplementary exercise sheets for hiragana, katakana and kanji and two additional units can also be found here. These additonal units cover more advanced features of Japanese and incorporate a wide assortment of supporting exercises. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B1 of the Common European Framework for Languages and at the Intermediate-Mid on the ACTFL proficiency scales.
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Talk Japanese: The Ideal Japanese Course for Absolute Beginners

Talk Japanese: The Ideal Japanese Course for Absolute Beginners

Lynne Strugnell ,  Yukiko Isono

$26.95
Talk Japanese (Book and CD) has already inspired thousands of people to learn Japanese from scratch and find the confidence to give it a go. This pack includes a 144-page, full-colour course book and 2 x 60-minute audio CDs. Whether you're learning for business, travel or just for fun, its straightforward, step-by-step approach will ensure you're soon able to speak Japanese in a range of everyday situations. With its specially designed activities and clear, jargon-free grammar explanations you'll quickly develop your language skills and make genuine progress right from the start. *Make real progress using the successful, proven Talk method. *Develop your language skills with tips and strategies to help you learn. *Practise and learn with interactive activities to support every topic. Other languages in the series: Arabic, French, German, Greek, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. www.bbcactivelanguages.com
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Manabeshima Island Japan: One Island, Two Months, One Minicar, Sixty Crabs, Eighty Bites and Fifty Shots of Shochu

Manabeshima Island Japan: One Island, Two Months, One Minicar, Sixty Crabs, Eighty Bites and Fifty Shots of Shochu

Florent Chavouet

$24.99
More than just a Japan travel guide, "Manabeshima Island Japan" paints a colorful and entertaining picture of a particular place and time in Japan.

Japan is made up of thousands of sacred islands, artificial islands, industrial islands, resort islands, wild islands and exploding islands...but artist Florent Chavouet had only ever visited two of them. This graphic novel is the story of one summer when he decides to get to know one more--the tiny island of Manabeshima. This speck of dirt in the Inland Sea, off the coast of Osaka, has a total population of 300, and he sets himself the task of recording everything and everyone he meets there in quirky detail on the pages of his sketchbook.

 Whereas Chavouet's other best-selling book, "Tokyo on Foot," focuses on the physical city, it is the local island inhabitants who form the heart of this new book. Chavouet's sensitive drawings and insightful captions create instant portraits of incredible literary depth. The cast of characters who are lovingly depicted includes Ikkyu-san, owner of the island's only bar (and the bar's three regulars--skinny guy, Day-Glo cap guy and greasy-haired guy); the young Nakamura family and their five kids; the layabout Shimura-san, a living relic from the hippie 1970s; Kurata-san the policeman; Reizo-san the island intellectual in his elegant Meiji-era home; Rock the Neanderthal fisherman; and a chorus of assorted grandmothers and cats--all of whom welcome Chavouet into their community as a kindred soul.

Against a backdrop of fireworks, summer festivals, fishing expeditions, and the constant hum of the cicadas, Chavouet depicts these characters so vividly and sympathetically, and describes their rustic way of life in such simple and appealing terms that we find it as hard to finish the book as Chavouet found it to leave the island at the end of his enchanted summer holiday.
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Butterfly Origami

Butterfly Origami

Romaan Daiaz, (Or

$24.99
Fresh out of their chrysalis state, these beautiful origami butterflies will add color to any space, or can be used as a special touch on gift packages. Twenty widely recognized species flutter into existence when you follow the detailed, illustrated instructions. Specially designed paper makes these beauties realistic! Field guide information introduces the most popular types among enthusiasts, including monarchs, swallowtails, blue morphos, and painted ladies. Fold your way to a conservatory of delicate beauty!
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Japanese Kimono Gift Wrapping Papers

Japanese Kimono Gift Wrapping Papers

Tuttle Publishing

$16.99
This fine-quality tear-out wrapping sheets features twelve traditional and modern prints, suitable for craft projects as well as for gift wrapping. The tasteful designs are suitable for any occasion, and offer a wide variety of color schemes and patterns to choose from. An introduction details the history and meaning behind the designs.
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Japanese Origami for Beginners

Japanese Origami for Beginners

Francesco Decio ,  Battaglia, Vanda ,  Araldo de Luca ,  Sam Ita

$19.99
Make simple and fun paper craft models with this easy origami book and paper kit. The ancient art of origami originated in Japan, where it is steeped in traditional values. The 20 models presented in this kit include many with strong symbolic meanings, such as the carp, the frog and the crane, which symbolize longevity, good luck and perseverance. Also included in this kit are paper models which have practical uses, such as a bag in which to store spices or powdered medications, the masu box for containing small gifts, and uniquely shaped notes with elaborate closures. The more playful side of origami is represented as well: the stylized sumo wrestler with realistic moves has entertained Japanese children for centuries, and the paper Samurai hat is fun to play with. Origami is an ideal activity for children since paper folding develops dexterity and creativity. Origami is also a craft based on a few fundamental 3D folding techniques, so "Japanese Origami for Beginners Kit" is a useful starting point for fans of all ages and abilities. Although this book is aimed at origami beginners, it contains projects suitable for origami fans of all ages and abilities and is the perfect book for all those who enjoy making things with their hands. This book opens with an illustrated history of origami that highlights the masters and evolution of this pastime and art form up until the present day. A glossary of important origami folding symbols shows you how to follow the diagrams, which are commonly used to indicate how to fold origami models. Easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions follow for each of the 20 models. For those who prefer to see the models folded, this kit includes complete video instructions on a free DVD. It also has 72 high-quality origami folding papers, all decorated with a wide selection of traditional Japanese designs and patterns. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. None of the projects require paint or glue; so just grab the included origami paper and start folding right away!
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Once Upon a Time in Japan

Once Upon a Time in Japan

NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation ,  Roger Pulvers ,  Juliet Carpenter

$19.99
**Winner of the 2016 Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year Award** **Winner of the 2015 Gelett Burgess Award for Best Multicultural Book** <p/>When wily animals, everyday people and magical beings come together in a collection of Japanese fairytales, wonderful things are bound to happen! <p/>Each story is brilliantly illustrated by a different talented Japanese artist. The tales recounted here are among Japan's oldest and most beloved stories. Entertaining and filled with subtle folk wisdom, these retold stories have been shared countless times in Japanese homes and schools for generations. Like good stories from every time and place, they never grow old. Kids (and their parents!) will enjoy hearing these stories read aloud on the accompanying CD. <p/>The fairytales and classic stories in this collection include: The Wife Who Never Eats--the story of a man who learns the hard way the evils of stinginess.The Mill of the Sea--the story of how a greedy man was responsible for the saltiness of sea water.The Monkey and the Crab--the crabs teach a tricky monkey a lesson in fairness and honesty.The Magical Hood--an act of kindness reaps great rewards.Sleepyhead Taro and the Children--a story about what can be accomplished at the right time, and with the right help and the right spirit.The Fox and the Otter--how a fox pays the price of deceit and selfishness.The Gratitude of the Crane--a story about the rewards of kindness and the danger of curiosity.The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter--a girl who starts life very tiny turns out to be big in many ways.
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Origami Boxes Super Paper Pack: Folding Instructions and Paper for Hundreds of M

Origami Boxes Super Paper Pack: Folding Instructions and Paper for Hundreds of M

Maria Noble

$17.99
Featuring 10 box designs and over 400 pages of double-sided origami paper, this pack has everything you need to think outside the box with your origami!

This pack includes step-by-step instructions for 10 origami boxes of all shapes, some with lids and some self-closing, and 464 sheets of origami paper in more than 30 different colors and patterns, printed on both sides, and bound into the book for easy removal.

Let your imagination spring to life as you mix and match colors, textures, and shapes to create one-of-a-kind boxes. No previous experience or materials are required--everything you need to jump into making origami boxes is included in this pack. It's a perfect gift item for yourself or anyone you love!
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Origami Paper: Japanese Washi Patterns: Perfect for Class Projects and Modular Origami

Origami Paper: Japanese Washi Patterns: Perfect for Class Projects and Modular Origami

Tuttle Publishing

$8.99
This pack contains 96 high-quality origami sheets printed with 8 different natural-looking and attractive Japanese washi prints. <p/>The handmade look of this paper was selected to enhance the creative work of modular origami artists and paper crafters. The pack contains prints unique to this pack, which resemble sheets of real Japanese washi paper--at a fraction of the cost! <p/>There's enough paper here to assemble amazing modular origami sculptures, distribute to students for a class project, or put to a multitude of other creative uses. <p/>This origami paper pack includes: 96 sheets of high-quality origami paper 8 colorful Japanese-style designs and patterns Small 6x6 inch squares Instructions for 7 easy origami projects
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Origami Paper: Kaleidoscope Patterns: Perfect for Class Projects and Modular Origami

Origami Paper: Kaleidoscope Patterns: Perfect for Class Projects and Modular Origami

Tuttle Publishing

$8.99
This pack contains 96 high-quality origami sheets printed with 8 colorfully wild kaleidoscope patterns. <p/>These striking patterns were chosen to enhance the creative work of origami artists and paper crafters. There's enough paper here to assemble amazing modular origami sculptures, distribute to students for a class project, or put to a multitude of other creative uses. <p/>This origami paper pack includes: 96 sheets of high-quality origami paper 8 colorful kaleidoscope designs and patterns Small 6x6 inch squares Instructions for 7 easy projects
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Origami Paper : Japanese Bird Patterns: Perfect for Small Projects or the Beginning Folder

Origami Paper : Japanese Bird Patterns: Perfect for Small Projects or the Beginning Folder

Tuttle Publishing

$7.99
This pack contains 48 sheets of high-quality origami paper printed with 8 different Japanese bird patterns. <p/>This affordable origami paper pack includes durable, authentic origami paper folding sheets with a variety of colors based traditional Japanese bird designs. It's perfect for any folder who wants to add a distinctive flair to their origami projects. <p/>This origami paper pack includes: 48 sheets of high-quality origami paper 8 colorful Japanese-style bird designs and patterns Double-sided color Small 6 3/4 inch squares Instructions for 7 easy origami projects
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Origami Paper :Japanese Bird Patterns: Perfect for Small Projects or the Beginning Folder

Origami Paper :Japanese Bird Patterns: Perfect for Small Projects or the Beginning Folder

Tuttle Publishing

$8.99
Fold decorative papercraft models with this beautiful origami paper pack. This affordable origami paper pack includes durable authentic origami paper folding sheets with a variety of colors based on 8 different traditional Japanese bird designs. It's perfect for any folder who wants to add a distinctive flair to their origami projects. This origami paper pack includes: 48 sheets of colourful, Japanese-style bird designs and patterns. Double-sided, colour 8 1/4 inch squares.
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Sword Art Online Progressive

Sword Art Online Progressive

Reki Kawahara ,  Kiseki Himura

$22.95
After reaching the second floor of Aincrad, Asuna decided to have a player controlled blacksmith upgrade her beloved sword, a rare Wind Fleuret--but when the unimaginable happened and the sword was shattered in the attempt, Kirito suspected foul play. Did the blacksmith really just happen to destroy an incredibly valuable item? And if not, is there any way to get it back? And--if there really is a conspiracy of thieves--how can they be stopped before they spread too much mistrust? The game of death is bad enough already!
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