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Description

This is the first book in a three book series. The second book is available here: https://doi.org/10.15760/pdxopen-14

This textbook is designed for beginning learners who want to learn basic Japanese for the purpose of living and working in Japan. Unlike textbooks written primarily for students, whose content largely centers on student life, this book focuses more on social and professional life beyond school.

As a beginning level textbook, this book includes many elementary grammar patterns (Japanese Language Proficiency Test Levels 5 and 4), but the vocabulary and situations are selected specifically for working adults. Explanations are kept concise so as to only cover key points. The main focus is on oral communication and the accompanying audio is to be used extensively. This textbook can be used for self-study, as part of an online course, or as a traditional college course.

ISBN

978-1-329-99677-9

DOI

10.15760/pdxopen-4

Publication Date

12-2015

Publisher

Portland State University Library

City

Portland

Subjects

Japanese language -- Study and teaching

Comments

© 2015 Portland State University

Beginning Japanese for Professionals is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/16422

Beginning Japanese for Professionals: Book 1

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