Living Language Japanese, Essential Edition: Beginner Course, Including Coursebook, 3 Audio CDs, Japanese Reading & Writing Guide, and Free Online Lea (Hardcover)

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The "Essential" package is a unique multimedia introduction to Japanese.
At the core of "Essential Japanese" is the Living Language Method, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts.
Millions have learned with Living Language(r). Now it's your turn.
2 Books: 10 lessons, additional review exercises and dialogues, study tips, and an extensive glossary plus a complete guide to reading and writing Japanese, including explanations of hiragana, katakana, and kanji symbols
3 Audio CDs: Vocabulary, dialogues, audio exercises, and more listen while using the books or use for review on the go
Free Online Learning: Flashcards, games, and interactive quizzes for each lesson at

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The Living Language Method
Build a Foundation
Start speaking Japanese immediately using essential words and phrases.
Progress with Confidence
Build on each lesson as you advance to full sentences, then actual conversations.
Retain what You ve Learned
Special recall exercises move your new language from short-term to long-term memory.
Achieve Your Goals
Don t just mimic or memorize. Develop practical language skills to speak in any situation.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780307478641
ISBN-10: 0307478645
Publisher: Living Language
Publication Date: February 7th, 2012
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Essential