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    The 20 minute sample convinced me I want to buy it, but I cant seem to find it on audible.

    In the mean time I was able to order ice-cream without any problem :)

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    Michel Thomas Method: Japanese Course Sample

    • UNABRIDGED (20 mins)
    • By Helen Gilhooly, Niamh Kelly
    • Narrated By Helen Gilhooly, Mikiko Kurose
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    This is a sample of the best-selling Michel Thomas Method Course, offering you a fast-track introduction to Japanese. You learnt your own language naturally and enjoyably: now you can learn Russian in the same way.

    Rick says: "Left me wanting more"
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  • Dr. Blair's Japanese in No Time

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    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    I don't think I would buy this as my only source of learning Japanese. For me it was a refresher, and fairly helpful. You won't learn a ton of Japanese, but I do think it's a good starting point and has the most important and useful phrases. It is quirky, and as such I don't think I'd want to listen to it repeatedly like other phrase books are meant to be replayed again and again. But I think if you have a hard time with the standard phrase type options, this would be a good change and will get you started. Then I would switch to the more typical style to get a broader vocabulary. My favorite has been the Instant Immersion, which does a good job of giving you a little more than set phrases over and over again, but can be listened to repeatedly (and is a good value for money).


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    For those who want to expand their knowledge from Vol. 2. As with all audio lessons on a language, it is necessary for the listener to have some knowledge of the language already, to really get the benefit. I found the content to be practical for a person wanting to visit Japan and get by on a basic level. I enjoy the music and the voices used. I'm a fan of the earworms series.

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    Rapid Japanese, Vol. 2

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 8 mins)
    • By Earworms Learning
    • Narrated By Marlon Lodge, Tomimi Trebing
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    Earworms mbt is a revolutionary accelerated technique that takes the hard work out of learning. By listening a few times to these specially composed melodies, with their rhythmic repetitions of Japanese and English, you will pick up over 200 essential words and phrases that will not just be on the tip of your tongue but burned deeply into your long-term memory in next to no time.

    Maria says: "Useful and Practical"

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    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
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    Japanese Phase 1, Units 1-5 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Taty says: "Excellent as a practice or for tourists"
  • 4.6 (27 ratings)
    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 06-10: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 06-10: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

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    Japanese Phase 1, Units 6-10 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

  • 4.4 (19 ratings)
    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 11-15: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 11-15: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
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    Japanese Phase 1, Units 11-15 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

  • 4.3 (16 ratings)
    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
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    Japanese Phase 1, Units 16-20 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Michael says: "Great way to learn a new language"
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  • 4.2 (71 ratings)
    Learn Japanese - Ultimate Getting Started with Japanese Box Set, Lessons 1-55 (






UNABRIDGED) by Innovative Language Learning Narrated by Peter Galante, Naomi Kambe

    Learn Japanese - Ultimate Getting Started with Japanese Box Set, Lessons 1-55

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Innovative Language Learning
    • Narrated By Peter Galante, Naomi Kambe
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    Start speaking Japanese in minutes, and grasp the language, culture and customs in just minutes more with Ultimate Getting Started with Japanese Box Set, a completely new way to learn Japanese with ease! Ultimate Getting Started with Japanese Box Set will have you speaking with proper pronunciation from the very first lesson and arm you with cultural insight and other information to utterly shock and amaze your Japanese friends.

    Ulee says: "I listened to the Whole Thing in 24 Hours"
  • 4.0 (23 ratings)
    Rapid Japanese, Vol. 2 (






UNABRIDGED) by Earworms Learning Narrated by Marlon Lodge, Tomimi Trebing

    Rapid Japanese, Vol. 2

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 8 mins)
    • By Earworms Learning
    • Narrated By Marlon Lodge, Tomimi Trebing
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    Earworms mbt is a revolutionary accelerated technique that takes the hard work out of learning. By listening a few times to these specially composed melodies, with their rhythmic repetitions of Japanese and English, you will pick up over 200 essential words and phrases that will not just be on the tip of your tongue but burned deeply into your long-term memory in next to no time.

    Maria says: "Useful and Practical"
  • 3.8 (18 ratings)
    Japanese For Dummies (






UNABRIDGED) by Eriko Sato Narrated by uncredited

    Japanese For Dummies

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs)
    • By Eriko Sato
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    This title is not an audio translation of Japanese for Dummies. It is an entirely new product, with an audio-learning focused pedagogy. Japanese for Dummies is a fun and easy way to communicate in a new language. It allows for listeners to learn on their own time and at their own speed and ability.

  • 3.4 (18 ratings)
    Dr. Blair's Japanese in No Time  by Robert Blair Narrated by Robert Blair

    Dr. Blair's Japanese in No Time

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 59 mins)
    • By Robert Blair
    • Narrated By Robert Blair
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    You've arrived in Japan for a long overdue vacation, when you discover that the amusement park you wanted to visit has been taken over by rebellious fans of a just-cancelled television show. Suddenly, it's up to you to save the park (and worldwide TV broadcasts) from legions of crazed Flower Rangers, and success will depend on your ability to learn enough Japanese to complete your mission....

    M. M. Clements says: "So far, so good"
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  • 3.4 (14 ratings)
    The Complete Idiot's Guide to Japanese, Vocabulary  by Linguistics Team Narrated by Linguistics Team

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to Japanese, Vocabulary

    • ORIGINAL (3 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Linguistics Team
    • Narrated By Linguistics Team
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    You're no idiot, of course. Neither is the team of memory and linguistics experts who have designed the world's most effective foreign language self-study course. International travelers, students, and business people can now learn to converse in a new language in less than half the time they expect.

    Here-and-faraway says: "Vocabulary Drills"
  • 3.6 (10 ratings)
    Learn in Your Car: Japanese, Level 2  by Henry N. Raymond Narrated by uncredited

    Learn in Your Car: Japanese, Level 2

    • ORIGINAL (3 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Henry N. Raymond
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    The Learn in Your Car language series is the first system ever designed to teach a language in your car...or anywhere...without a textbook. And now with Learn in Your Car from audible.com, you can turn your PC, your Rio, or any mobile device into your own personal language tutor. Browse more Learn in Your Car.

    Peter says: "Great supplemental aid"
  • Learn Japanese - Ultimate Getting Started with Japanese Box Set, Lessons 1-55 (






UNABRIDGED) by Innovative Language Learning Narrated by Peter Galante, Naomi Kambe

    Learn Japanese - Ultimate Getting Started with Japanese Box Set, Lessons 1-55

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Innovative Language Learning
    • Narrated By Peter Galante, Naomi Kambe
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    Start speaking Japanese in minutes, and grasp the language, culture and customs in just minutes more with Ultimate Getting Started with Japanese Box Set, a completely new way to learn Japanese with ease! Ultimate Getting Started with Japanese Box Set will have you speaking with proper pronunciation from the very first lesson and arm you with cultural insight and other information to utterly shock and amaze your Japanese friends.

    Ulee says: "I listened to the Whole Thing in 24 Hours"
  • Japanese Phase 1, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur Narrated by uncredited

    Japanese Phase 1, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (15 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    (2)
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    Japanese Phase 1, Lessons 1-30 includes 15 hours of spoken language practice and one hour of Culture Notes in thirty, 30-minute lessons. In the first 10 lessons, you’ll cover the basics: saying hello, asking for or giving information or preferences, scheduling a meal or a meeting, asking for or giving basic directions, and much more.

  • Japanese Phase 2, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur Narrated by uncredited

    Japanese Phase 2, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (16 hrs)
    • By Pimsleur
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    (5)
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    (4)

    Phase 2 includes 15 hours of spoken language practice and one additional hour of Culture Notes, and is designed to be used after completing Phase 1. In the first 10 lessons of Phase 2, you begin to use the past tense. Structures become more complex and informal speech is introduced.

  • Japanese Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 01-05: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    Overall
    (58)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (22)

    Japanese Phase 1, Units 1-5 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Taty says: "Excellent as a practice or for tourists"
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  • Learn Japanese - Level 1: Introduction to Japanese, Volume 1: Lessons 1-25 (






UNABRIDGED) by Innovative Language Learning Narrated by Peter Galante, Naomi Kambe

    Learn Japanese - Level 1: Introduction to Japanese, Volume 1: Lessons 1-25

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Innovative Language Learning
    • Narrated By Peter Galante, Naomi Kambe
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    This audiobook will take you through the basics of Japanese with Basic Bootcamp, All About, and Pronunciation lessons. The five Basic Bootcamp lessons each center on a practical, real-life conversation. At the beginning of the lesson, we'll introduce the background of the conversation. Then, you'll hear the conversation two times: one time at natural native speed, and one time with English translation....

  • Japanese Easy Learning Audio Course: Learn to speak Japanese the easy way with Collins (






UNABRIDGED) by Junko Ogawa, Fumitsugu Enokida, Rosi McNab Narrated by Collins

    Japanese Easy Learning Audio Course: Learn to speak Japanese the easy way with Collins

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Junko Ogawa, Fumitsugu Enokida, Rosi McNab
    • Narrated By Collins
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    Easy Learning Japanese teaches you key words for the most important situations and lets you expand your language through a variety of activities. You choose whether to focus on learning the essentials or to progress to some more challenging activities – so whether you’re a beginner, or you want to refresh and build upon your existing knowledge, you can become confident in Japanese without even having to pick up a pen.

  • Japanese Phase 1, Unit 06-10: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 06-10: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
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    (11)
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    Japanese Phase 1, Units 6-10 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

  • Japanese Phase 3, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 3, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (16 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
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    Phase 3 includes another 15 hours of spoken language practice and one additional hour of Culture Notes, and is designed is designed to be used after completion of Phases 1 and 2. The beginning of Phase 3 offers you the chance to further expand your vocabulary and increase your fluency to an even higher level.

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  • Learn in Your Car: Japanese, the Complete Language Course  by Henry N. Raymond Narrated by uncredited

    Learn in Your Car: Japanese, the Complete Language Course

    • ORIGINAL (9 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Henry N. Raymond
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    Listeners learn pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar of Japanese without the need of a textbook. Level 1: Key words and phrases, basic grammar skills, emphasizes travel needs; Level 2: Expands vocabulary, new grammar concepts, more day-to-day activities; Level 3: Broadens vocabulary base, more advanced grammar skills, enriches conversational ability.

  • Japanese Phase 1, Unit 11-15: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 11-15: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
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    (19)
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    (9)
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    (7)

    Japanese Phase 1, Units 11-15 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

  • Japanese Phase 2, Unit 21-25: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 2, Unit 21-25: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
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    (2)
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    (0)
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    Japanese Phase 2, Units 21-25 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

  • Japanese Phase 1, Unit 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur

    Japanese Phase 1, Unit 16-20: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
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    (16)
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    (6)
    Story
    (4)

    Japanese Phase 1, Units 16-20 build on material taught in prior units. Each lesson provides 30 minutes of spoken language practice, with an introductory conversation, and new vocabulary and structures. Detailed instructions enable you to understand and participate in the conversation.

    Michael says: "Great way to learn a new language"
  • Learn in Your Car: Japanese, the Complete Language Course  by Henry N. Raymond Narrated by uncredited

    Learn in Your Car: Japanese, the Complete Language Course

    • ORIGINAL (9 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Henry N. Raymond
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    Listeners learn pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar of Japanese without the need of a textbook. Level 1: Key words and phrases, basic grammar skills, emphasizes travel needs; Level 2: Expands vocabulary, new grammar concepts, more day-to-day activities; Level 3: Broadens vocabulary base, more advanced grammar skills, enriches conversational ability.

  • EuroTalk Rhythmes le japonais  by Eurotalk Ltd Narrated by Sara Ginac

    EuroTalk Rhythmes le japonais

    • ORIGINAL (58 mins)
    • By Eurotalk Ltd
    • Narrated By Sara Ginac
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    Il est naturellement plus facile d'apprendre au son d'une musique rythmée, et c'est ce que nous avons mis en pratique. Vous n'arrivez pas à rester concentré plus de cinq minutes? L'association de phrases et de mots simples à une variété de rythmes et de musiques spécialement conçues pour vous aider dans votre apprentissage contribuera à retenir votre attention. C'est le moyen le plus simple pour commencer à apprendre une toute nouvelle langue.

  • Japanese Phrase Guide (






UNABRIDGED) by PROLOG Editorial Narrated by Victoria & Michelle

    Japanese Phrase Guide

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By PROLOG Editorial
    • Narrated By Victoria & Michelle
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    Many people have already chosen the Speakit.tv learning method as their favorite method to master the basics in any new language. Now it's your chance! Some basic details: there are 20 episodes, each deals with a different area of everyday life situations, and you will acquire 600 useful words and phrases, which will be useful in almost any situation.

  • Listen & Learn Japanese (






UNABRIDGED) by Dover Publications Narrated by Dover Publications

    Listen & Learn Japanese

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 25 mins)
    • By Dover Publications
    • Narrated By Dover Publications
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    Most efficient language-learning course ever designed for travelers. Each set contains over 90 minutes of speech: English, then foreign-language equivalent, followed by pause for repetition.

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  • Japanese Crash Course by LANGUAGE/30  by LANGUAGE/30 Narrated by LANGUAGE/30

    Japanese Crash Course by LANGUAGE/30

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 27 mins)
    • By LANGUAGE/30
    • Narrated By LANGUAGE/30
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    Speak Japanese in just one short week! LANGUAGE/30 zeroes in on the most essential phrases for day-to-day communication. Whether you are a vacationer, a business traveler, a student, or just need a refresher course, youll learn what you need to know in just three 30-minute sessions a day.

  • Keep Talking Japanese: Ten Days to Confidence  by Helen Gilhooly Narrated by Teach Yourself Languages

    Keep Talking Japanese: Ten Days to Confidence

    • ORIGINAL (5 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Helen Gilhooly
    • Narrated By Teach Yourself Languages
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    If you already have the basics and want to learn more Japanese, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to speak and understand. Practise the most frequent words and expressions for: making business introductions, having formal conversations, staying in a Japanese inn, eating in a Japanese restaurant, visiting a fish market, talking about your daily routine, discussing the weather, talking about past events, giving permission, making a thank you.

  • Quickstart Japanese  by Selectsoft Narrated by uncredited

    Quickstart Japanese

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Selectsoft
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    For beginners, travelers and advanced speakers! What is most difficult about learning another language? Getting started! Quickstart Japanese is designed for you to start quickly, and maximizes the full potential of the widely accepted method of learning a language - the "Immersion" method. Designed in Europe where most people are at minimum bilingual, Quickstart Japanese is engaging, addicting, fun and easy to learn!

  • Japanese Phase 1, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs  by Pimsleur Narrated by uncredited

    Japanese Phase 1, Units 1-30: Learn to Speak and Understand Japanese with Pimsleur Language Programs

    • ORIGINAL (15 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Pimsleur
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    Japanese Phase 1, Lessons 1-30 includes 15 hours of spoken language practice and one hour of Culture Notes in thirty, 30-minute lessons. In the first 10 lessons, you’ll cover the basics: saying hello, asking for or giving information or preferences, scheduling a meal or a meeting, asking for or giving basic directions, and much more.

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