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Step by Step Coaching: Absolute Beginner Japanese Grammar and Vocabulary

Everything you need to go from absolutely nothing to actually speaking and understanding simple Japanese.

The benefits of this audiobook:

  • Step by Step Program: Be expertly guided through all of the Japanese grammar and vocabulary you will need to start speaking with confidence. Our clear and straight forward explanations are perfect even if you don’t like grammar. 
  • Master Pronunciation: All of the Japanese is spoken by a native speaker. This will help you massively improve both your listening and pronunciation skills. 
  • Practice: There is a practice and test section for everything you learn. The more you actually use the target language, the quicker you will become a confident. 
  • Japanese speaker.

Remember: Throughout the audiobook there are summaries of everything you have learned so far. By continuously reviewing, you will actually be able to remember a lot easier and therefore progress a lot quicker.

This audiobook is perfect for absolute beginners, students preparing for the JLPT 4/5 tests, or just people wanting to improve their beginner Japanese. Okay, let’s get started.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Isaac perrotta hays (P)2017 Isaac perrotta hays

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What's the Japanese Word for "Firehose"?

This boot camp was about as good as a live language crash course would have been. My head is swimming and I’m not sure how much I’ll retain.

It was well laid out and both narrators did a fine job (English and Japanese). The companion PDF made it easy to follow along and helped it feel like a real, professional course.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • DK
  • 01-24-18

A Difficult Language–Too Advanced For This Listene

I have tried to learn Spanish phrases from an audiobook, without much success. This book was even more difficult for me. However, the exercises were simple and presented well. The performance was enlightening.

I believe that if the listener was willing to take the time to take notes, scroll back to go over each exercise until learned And figure out how to put the lessons together, they would have an easier time and pick up the phrases

Well-written and well performed. This listener is not a good student (I was not able to take notes because I do not know Japanese characters/writing) but I would recommend it to everyone who has a real interest in learning Japanese.

*I received this book in exchange for my unbiased review.

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Fantastic for beginners

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I have been fascinated with Japanese culture and history since I read Shogun 30 some years ago and on my retirement bucket list is a visit to Japan. This audio book has been a great starting point for me, I plan on listening to it again and again.

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I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review and honest review are all I do.

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a lovely guide for beginners

as a Japanese student I found this book very good for beginner's ... a great book

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

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Phenomenal Japanese beginner book!

This book is by far the best! A gold mine of knowledge!

I am blown away by how much information was placed into this 3 hour long audio book by David Michaels and Ryoko Yasuno.

What I enjoyed the most is how you learn Japanese through grammar, and not by mindlessly repeating phrases over and over. The listener will learn how to create and properly structure his/her sentences after taking the time to truly master the information in this book.

I highly urge the listeners to follow along with the PDF available for this course. If for whatever reason the extra resource can't be utilized, i.e. driving, I recommend coming back to those sections with the PDF handy. This will further reinforce the information being taught.

10/10 I will keep listening to this book and any other book made available by Michaels and Yasuno until I'm fluent in the Japanese language.

I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

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One of the best beginners' guide

All content provided throughout this book is extremely easy to understand and follow.

For someone like me who is still trying to learn this language, it covers the basics but also explains the structure of the sentences which really gives you a great understanding!

The audio format also gives it that extra bit making it so much easier to study with as you have someone to follow.

Very well done overall; I love it!

**I was sent a free copy of this book by the Author in return for providing an honest review**

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  • 12-05-17

Seriously good intro to Japanese

Although this is a little easier than my Japanese level - I really wished that it had been available when I was learning and a complete beginner.

The audiobook is nicely structured and is good for listening to without any written book (which is available and will help). The Japanese speaker is once again impeccable - but the explanations and practice is all very easy to understand even for a complete beginner.

I really think that this book would do well for those learning in a car or whilst walking with headphones.

You get straight into some real Japanese, but it also explains everything about the sentences as it goes - which personally I really like as I love to understand things as I'm learning them.

--- I was sent a free copy of this version of the book from the author as I had written a review of a harder audiobook in the series.---