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The end goal of this project is to create an online resource for those wishing to learn Japanese. We will attempt to encompass all aspects of the Japanese language, including pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Reading
Textbook
Provider:
Wikibooks
Author:
Wikibooks contributors
Date Added:
02/03/2022
Preadvanced Japanese
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This textbook is designed for students who have intermediate competency in Japanese, roughly at Level 2 on the ILR (The Interagency Language Roundtable) proficiency scale, and are working on reaching Level 3.
This textbook can be used for self-study, as part of online course, and in a traditional classroom setting. It is comprised of four chapters, intended to be covered in one term of a quarter system.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland State University
Provider Set:
PDXOpen
Date Added:
09/01/2014
Second Year Japanese - Textbook
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This is a slide style textbook to be used in class for the second year students in college and/or for the third/fourth year Japanese in high school. Each lesson includes simple grammar explanation, model dialogs, quick drills and activities for pair and group work with lots of illustrations. Kanji worksheets and outcome check worksheets are available to go with this textbook. There are also First Year Japanese I, II, III textbooks and worksheets.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Mt. Hood Community College
Author:
Yoko Sato
Date Added:
09/16/2022
Beginning Japanese for Professionals: Book 1
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Short Description:
For more accessible and classroom-friendly (Word and PDF) versions of this book, please view and download them at PDXScholar. This Pressbook version primarily exists to encourage others to adapt and adopt Beginning Japanese for Professionals using Pressbooks. This textbook is designed for beginning learners who want to learn basic Japanese for the purpose of living and working in Japan. Corresponding audio files are available for free online via PDXScholar and PSU Media Space.

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This is the first book in a three-book series and includes Lessons 0 through 4. Book 2 and Book 3 are available for free download at PDXScholar.

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.

Corresponding audio files are available for free online.

Publication of this book was made possible by Portland State University Library PDXOpen Publishing Initiative Grant program.

Word Count: 32569

(Note: This resource's metadata has been created automatically by reformatting and/or combining the information that the author initially provided as part of a bulk import process.)

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Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland State University
Author:
Emiko Konomi
Date Added:
10/11/2021
First Year Japanese I, II, and III
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Suitable for first year Japanese students in college and/or three to four years in high school Japanese program. Some parts can be used in middle school levels, too. Slide style text books with a lot of graphic images and classroom activities, outcome check worksheets to go with the lessons, and kana/kanji practice worksheets. Other materials and source files are available upon request by email.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Education
Higher Education
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Textbook
Author:
Yoko Sato
Date Added:
12/04/2021
First Year Japanese I - JPN101
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This is meant to be used in a classroom situation with a teacher. It was created for showing on big screen as well as individual computer monitor. Easy to use for remote learning. Many graphic images and activities as well as simple grammar and culture explanations. Worksheet set to go with this is also available. Source file can be requested by e-mailing Yoko.Sato@mhcc.edu.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Textbook
Provider:
Mt. Hood Community College
Author:
Yoko Sato
Date Added:
08/06/2020
Beginning Japanese for Professionals: Book 3
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Short Description:
For more accessible and classroom-friendly (Word and PDF) versions of this book, please view and download them at PDXScholar. This Pressbook version primarily exists to encourage others to adapt and adopt Beginning Japanese for Professionals using Pressbooks. This textbook is designed for beginning learners who want to learn basic Japanese for the purpose of living and working in Japan. Corresponding audio files are available for free online via PDXScholar and PSU Media Space.

Long Description:
This is the third book in a three-book series and includes Lessons 9 through 10. Book 1 and Book 2 are available for free download at PDXScholar and also available as Pressbooks.

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.

Corresponding audio files are available for free via PSU Mediaspace.

Publication of this book was made possible by Portland State University Library PDXOpen Publishing Initiative Grant program.

Word Count: 26454

(Note: This resource's metadata has been created automatically by reformatting and/or combining the information that the author initially provided as part of a bulk import process.)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland State University
Date Added:
01/26/2024
Beginning Japanese for Professionals: Book 2
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Short Description:
For more accessible and classroom-friendly (Word and PDF) versions of this book, please view and download them at PDXScholar. This Pressbook version primarily exists to encourage others to adapt and adopt Beginning Japanese for Professionals using Pressbooks. This textbook is designed for beginning learners who want to learn basic Japanese for the purpose of living and working in Japan. Corresponding audio files are available for free online via PDXScholar and PSU Media Space.

Long Description:
This is the second book in a three-book series and includes Lessons 0 through 4. https://doi.org/10.15760/pdxopen-14“>Book 1 and Book 3 are available for free download at PDXScholar. Book 1 is also available as a Pressbook.

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.

https://media.pdx.edu/tag/tagid/beginning%20japanese%201″>Corresponding audio files are available for free via PSU Mediaspace.

Publication of this book was made possible by Portland State University Library PDXOpen Publishing Initiative Grant program.

Word Count: 31841

(Note: This resource's metadata has been created automatically by reformatting and/or combining the information that the author initially provided as part of a bulk import process.)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland State University
Author:
Emiko Konomi
Date Added:
10/11/2021
Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL)
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COERLL produces online language learning materials (for example language courses, reference grammars, assessment tools, and corpora) for teachers to adopt, adapt, modify, and share, and also provides professional development tools for teachers. You can browse materials on the COERLL website.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Reading
Textbook
Unit of Study
Provider:
Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL)
Author:
Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL)
Date Added:
06/29/2016