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Hiragana, the Basics of Japanese

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Many teachers recommend learning hiragana as a first step toward Japanese proficiency.

Helpful mnemonics and illustrations help the student quickly learn the characters painlessly. You can learn hiragana ...

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Overview

REVISED EDITION now with FREE MP3s and Printable PDFs as a download

Many teachers recommend learning hiragana as a first step toward Japanese proficiency.

Helpful mnemonics and illustrations help the student quickly learn the characters painlessly. You can learn hiragana in less than two weeks using this book if you can set aside a few minutes a day to study.

* Helpful Mnemonics
* Fully Illustrated
* Covers all forty-six main characters plus all the variations
* History and helpful hints throughout
* Writing Practice Sheets
* Download more PDF practice sheets and the sound files of all hiragana for free.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781481863087
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/5/2013
  • Pages: 78
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Meet the Author

Clay Boutwell has been involved with creating Japanese language instructional materials for over a decade. His company produces software for mobile devices (iPhone in particular), downloadable readers and study guides for PCs and Macs, and ebooks. In addition, he manages two popular websites for learning Japanese. Clay lives in Florida and is married to Yumi Boutwell. They have two lovely children.
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  • Posted September 9, 2011

    Hiragana is readable

    While the pages could be scanned more fully, at least they got around barnes & noble only roman character display decision. My Japanese class has hiragana for the first few weeks, so it's this book and any japanese reader is nice to have.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 23, 2013

    The epub file shows question marks when read on Nook for PC or b

    The epub file shows question marks when read on Nook for PC or boxes with x's in them when read on Adobe Digital Editions.

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