Living Language Korean

Author: Jaemin Roh
Publisher: Living Language
ISBN: 9780307972248
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Korean, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia program that takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package. Includes three programs: Essential, Intermediate and Advanced. Also includes a book to learn how to read and write in Korean.

Complete Mandarin Chinese

Author: Elizabeth Scurfield
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780340958933
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Are you looking for a complete course in Mandarin Chinese which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Mandarin Chinese will guarantee success.

Survival Hindi

Author: Sunita Mathur Narain
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 146291036X
Format: PDF, Docs
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A handy Hindi phrasebook and guide to the Hindi language, Survival Hindi contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around. This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Hindi in any kind of setting. Perfect for students, tourists, or business people learning Hindi or travelling to India, it also contains a beginner guide to the Indian language, allowing for a deeper understanding of Hindi than a typical Hindi phrasebook or Hindi dictionary. The book is broken into eight basic sections, covering everything from common Hindi expressions and key words to ordering in a restaurant. All Hindi words and phrases are written in Romanized form as well phonetically, making pronouncing Hindi a breeze. For example, one of the words for hello, namaskar is also written as num-us-kaar. Authentic Indian script (Devanagari) is also included so that in the case of difficulties the book can be shown to the person the user is trying to communicate with. This phrasebook includes: Hundreds of useful Hindi words and expressions. An A-Z index with more than 1,000 words allowing the book to function as an English to Hindi dictionary. Romanized forms, phonetic spellings, and Hindi script (Devanagari) for all words and phrases. A concise background and history of the Hindi language. An introduction to the Hindi Alphabet. A pronunciation guide for Hindi. A guide to Hindi grammar. Not everyone has time to attend regular Hindi classes. A busy schedule, however, does not mean you cannot learn Hindi. With this fun and easy Hindi phrase book you will soon be speaking Hindi without fear or fuss! Titles in this bestselling phrase book series include: Survival Japanese, Survival Arabic, Survival Chinese, Survival Tagalog, Survival Hindi, and Survival Korean

Japanese For Dummies

Author: Eriko Sato
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118130715
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Author and Professor of Japanese Eriko Sato introduces the essentials of Japanese grammar and pronunciation, giving you a working sense of the Japanese language, before showing you Japanese in action. You'll also discover social customs, formalities, andmanners, from how and when to bow to how to unwrap a present. Includes vocabulary summaries, a mini-dictionary, and an audio CD full of conversations and pronunciations.

Japanese Hiragana for Beginners

Author: Timothy G. Stout
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462914004
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn how to write all the basic Japanese hiragana with this user-friendly workbook. Japanese Hiragana for Beginners makes learning hiragana fast and effective by using memorable picture mnemonics, along with clear explanations, examples and lots of fun exercises—a method that has helped thousands of students learn hiragana successfully in the United States and Japan. Picture mnemonics enhance memory by associating the shape and sound of each hiragana character with combinations of images and English words already familiar to students. This Japanese language learning book is divided into three main sections: Section 1 introduces the basic 46 hiragana characters along with writing tips and practice exercises. Section 2 teaches the usage rules that allow students to write Japanese sounds. Section 3 strengthens students’ skills through a wide range of exercises (word searches, crossword puzzles, fill in the blanks, visual discrimination, timed quizzes, etc). A set of flash cards printed on perforated cardstock and a list of suggested flash card activities, are also provided at the end of the book. Each of these cards introduces a hiragana character along with picture mnemonic that helps to recognize and remember it.

Korean for Beginners

Author: Henry J. Amen IV
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462901034
Format: PDF
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Have you ever considered learning Korean, but been put off by the unusual look of the characters? Don't let yourself be scared away! Korean has been called "the most logical language there is," and with this friendly and thorough introduction you will soon see why. The best way to learn Korean—this book uses a lighthearted, humorous approach. Korean for Beginners starts by showing you just how reasoned and logical the Korean alphabet, hangeul, actually is, and helps you master it faster than you learned the English alphabet. Realistic situations you might encounter in Korea in Korean-speaking environments are described, and new words are explained in terms of how you'll find them useful to communicate. Numerous illustrations enliven the text, downloadable audio lets you listen and repeat phrases in the book. Soon you'll be able to say with pride, "I know Korean!" Features of Korean for Beginners are: Learn to read Korean writing with ease. Practical phrases help you converse with confidence. A lighthearted "guide" walks you through, bringing the language to life. Downloadable audio with native Korean speakers help you to speak Korean like a pro. As the more than 1 million Americans who speak Korean can attest, the Korean language is here to stay, and generations of young (and older) adults are determined to learn it. This book is for people who want a grasp of how to speak, write and understand Korean—and who want to enjoy things while they're at it!

Reading and Writing Chinese

Author: William McNaughton
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462913490
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is a complete and easy–to–use guide for reading and writing Chinese characters. Learning written Chinese is an essential part of mastering the Chinese language. Used as a standard by students and teachers learning to read Chinese and write Chinese for more than three decades, the bestselling Reading & Writing Chinese has been completely revised and updated. Reading & Writing Chinese places at your fingertips the essential 1,725 Chinese characters' up-to-date definitions, derivations, pronunciations, and examples of correct usage by means of cleverly condensed grids. This guide also focuses on Pinyin, which is the official system to transcribe Hanzi, Chinese characters, into Latin script, now universally used in mainland China and Singapore. Traditional characters (still used in Taiwan and Hong Kong) are also included, making this a complete reference. Newly updated and revised, these characters are the ones officially prescribed by the Chinese government for the internationally recognized test of proficiency in Chinese, the Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK). The student's ability to read Chinese and write Chinese is reinforced throughout. Key features of this newly-expanded edition include: The 1,725 most frequently used characters in both Simplified and Traditional forms. All 2,633 characters and 5,000+ compounds required for the HSK Exam. Standard Hanyu Pinyin romanizations. More mnemonic phrases and etymologies to help you remember the characters. An extensive introduction, alphabetical index, and index according to stroke count and stroke order. Completely updated/expanded English definitions. Convenient quick-reference tables of radicals. Updated and revised compounds, plus 25% more vocabulary now offered. Codes to assist those who are preparing for the AP exam or the HSK exam.

Complete Japanese

Author: Kumiko Ikeda Tsuji
Publisher: Living Language
ISBN: 140002417X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Learn Japanese in 4 Simple Steps. With Living Language Complete Japanese: The Basics, you’ll start by learning words, and then you’ll progress to phrases, sentences, and conversations. This simple four-step building block approach will have you speaking with confidence right from the beginning, and you’ll be able to learn gradually and effectively. If you’re confident in your pronunciation, then this coursebook includes everything you need - vocabulary, grammar, culture, and practice. But you can also use this book along with the four hours of recordings included in the Living Language Complete Japanese: The Basics compact disc package, which also includes a handy learner’s dictionary. This comprehensive coursebook includes: •40 step-by-step lessons •Practical vocabulary and authentic everyday usage •Simple explanations and plenty of examples •Supplemental sections, including e-mail and internet resources •A comprehensive grammar reference section

Complete Japanese Learn Japanese with Teach Yourself

Author: Helen Gilhooly
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 9781471800474
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Complete Japanese is a comprehensive language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. This book is for use with the accompanying audio CDs containing two hours of audio (ISBN 9781444194731). The main body of the book is written in Romanized script. Each unit also offers reading practice in the Japanese scripts: hiragana, katakana and some simple kanji. The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice and skills to communicate with confidence. -Maps from A1 to B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages -13 learning units plus verb tables and word glossaries -Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick -Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking -Topic based-approach - learn Japanese you can actually use -Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner -Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Japan -Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims -Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Japanese -Test Yourself - see and track your own progress Coming soon: get our companion app. Japanese course: Teach Yourself is full of fun, interactive activities to support your learning with this course. Apple and Android versions available. Also available: Get Started In Beginner's Japanese (ISBN 978144417478). Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 70 years.