Summary: Contemporary Japanese: A Text for College Students is designed for beginning students of Japanese language at the university level, intended for use in the classroom as well as for self-study. Each lesson is based on a single communicative objective and uses a "guess and try" approach to learning, which encourages problem-solving versus rote learning. This innovative way of teaching through observing real-life conversations enlivens the learning process, an ...show mored will motivate independent and non-vocational learners.
Contemporary Japanese: A Text for College Students Volume I contains 14 chapters, broken into 61 short lessons, each of which involves a variety of activities and is designed to be covered in a single session--the 'daily multivitamin' approach. An audio CD containing pronunciation guides, and dialogs for each chapter accompanies the book. ...show less