Everyday Listening in 50 Days: Listening Tasks for Beginners - Vol.2 (w/CDs)

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Everyday Listening in 50 Days: Listening Tasks for Beginners - Vol.2 is the second part of this textbook series that focuses on helping you to improve your listening comprehension. Suited for beginners who are already learning Japanese and have a basic knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, hiragana and katakana, this book is for you if listening comprehension is a problem for you. The book includes 2 CDs. The audio is based around basic vocabulary, grammar patterns, and language expressions from real-life situations. The book also helps you to increase your understanding of Japanese culture and daily life. A script of all the audio-based listening and comprehension exercises is included. All kanji used in the book have readings (furigana), however hiragana and katakana are required to use this book.

Everyday Listening in 50 Days: Beginners Vol. 2 lesson structure:

  • Basic drill: At the beginning of each lesson, you are required to do drills that focus on a specific sentence or grammar structure. The drills challenge you to match pictures or write words in hiragana and katakana while listening to the CDs included.
  • Conversation: This section requires you to listen to a longer conversation that includes the grammar and sentence structures you learned in the first section. You have to understand and remember more information in a short amount of time. To help you imagine a real life situation, illustrations and pictures are included in the book.
  • Writing section: Lastly, you are challenged to write words in hiragana and katakana while listening to the CD. Fill in the missing words to master this section.

Recommended for you if:

  • Listening comprehension is your weak point.
  • You already learned hiragana and katakana.
  • You already learned basic Japanese grammar and vocabulary.
  • Visual aid like pictures help you learn more efficiently.
  • Repetition helps you remember what you learned more easily.

Additional information:

  • Script of the CDs included.
  • kanji not required (all kanji have readings).
ISBN/UPC: 9784893587534
VENDOR: Bonjinsha
US$29.90