Heather Amery / Stephen Cartwright
The Usborne First Thousand Words in Japanese serves as a comprehensive illustrated vocabulary-buider for ages 5+, teaching 1000 new Japanese words.
Each object in the book is clearly labelled with its Japanese name written in kana, the Japanese syllabic signs often used for beginners, along with a transliteration in Roman letters.
The book includes a short introduction to kana with a simple pronunciation guide and an alphabetical Japanese / English list of all the words used is provided at the end of the book.
Children will love looking through each double page spread in search of the well-renowned 'yellow duck' ™.
- Go online and listen to the First Thousand Words in Japanese, read by a native Japanese speaker
- Find links to other useful sites about Japan and the Japanese language
Usborne First Thousand Words in Japanese is suitable for children of all abilities, even complete beginners. It is aimed at ages 5 + (Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2).
Paperback, 64pp, 305 x 230mm
The "Yellow Duck" is a trademark of Usborne Publishing Ltd