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Yasuko Kosaka Mitamura

Full Name: Yasuko Kosaka Mitamura
Number of Works: 7
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ISBN: 0870117092, 9780870117091
Keywords: japanese, writing, book, first, hiragana, learn
Pages: 72
Published: 1985
  • Rating: 80%

There are three types of Japanese script--katakana, hiragana, and kanji. It is possible to read Japanese knowing only a limited number of kanji, but it is not possible with only a limited number of katakana or hiragana--one must know all of them. Let's Learn Hiragana, and its companion volume Let's Learn Katakana, is a textbook that introduces the learner to the basics of one of these fundamental Japanese scripts. Being a workbook, it contains all the exercises that allow the student to master hiragana by the time the book has been finished. Let's Learn Hiragana is a classic in the field, and
ISBN: 4770020694, 9784770020697
Keywords: kanji, strategies, complex, learning, groups, family, learn
Pages: 256
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 80%

Learning to speak Japanese, it Is universally acknowledged, can be done in a reasonable amount of time, but learning to read and write it cannot. The culprit is kanji, or Chinese characters, which complicate the Japanese writing system to the point of frustration. A first step toward conquering kanji was taken by Yasuko Mitamura in 1997 with the publication of Let's Learn Kanji. There, the fundamentals were introducedstrokes, radicals, and components-and 250 basic kanji as well. Now, Let's Learn More Kanji moves on to complex kanji and the formation of compounds of more than one character. N