Five minutes a day is all it takes to begin learning Japanese.
With Beginning Japanese Kanji Language Practice Pad, anyone can master the 334 basic kanji along with 1,000 frequently used words in just minutes a day! Ideal for beginning learners, this informative writing pad-style workbook was designed for students preparing for the JLPT N5 and AP Japanese Exams. Each sheet introduces a new character in bold, easy-to-read type, along with its pronunciation, meanings, stroke order, and related vocabulary.
After studying the character its compound forms, users can tear off the sheet and practice writing these in the writing boxes provided. These sheets make it easy to learn the correct stroke order by practicing one new character each day. An accompanying study book lists all 334 Japanese characters and their associated vocabulary words. In just five minutes a day, users of all ages will be well on their way to writing Japanese like a native!
About the Author
William M. Matsuzaki has been a Japanese teacher for the last 15 years. He received his BA in Japanese from Carlton College, and an MSEd in Technology Education and a doctorate in education from Johns Hopkins. He is the author of several Tuttle titles including Let's Learn Japanese and Japanese Hiragana and Katakana Language Practice Pad.
"An easy and effective way of steadily building up your knowledge of kanji." --Kenneth Henshall, author of A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters
"Those seeking an introduction to kanji, or just a way to brush up on them, should turn to William Matsuzaki's work. The pad is an excellent tool for busy people: The 334 kanji it presents lends itself to a simple, one kanji-a-day memorization for those aiming to study at a relaxed pace. " -- JQ Magazine
"I would have loved this while I was living and working in Japan; it would have been perfect for me to start my day off with a new Kanji character and then practice it during lunch!" --Castle View Academy blog