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Introducing: Over 2000+ Japanese Phrases to Sound Like a Native Japanese (Including Pronunciation Tips & Detailed Exercises).

Would you like to try a different way of learning Japanese? Are you tired of the traditional methods teachers tell you to use? What if we told you there is a better, more care-free way of learning Japanese and expanding your vocabulary to unprecedented levels? Well, guess what? There is! One of the best ways to learn Japanese is by using practical conversation guides. You might feel like you don't know where to start. That's exactly why we created this book. Japanese Phrases + Pronunciation Guides = Faster Learning.

We know how difficult it may seem to learn a foreign language from scratch, let alone trying to put all that learning into practice. But what you might not realize is that it's fairly easy to fully incorporate the essentials of a language if you use pronunciation guides as a shortcut. Pronunciation guides allow you to virtually repeat out loud a certain 'pronunciation clue' and without realizing it, you will be speaking almost perfect Japanese. This will in time allow you to expand your vocabulary soon enough to travel to Japan, getting a much better grasp of the Japanese language before you do.

Practical conversation guides work because they eliminate the stress of forcing yourself to learn. Instead, when you repeat out loud the different sections we've prepared for you, you will learn Japanese with much less struggle! Your goal is to simply focus on a section at a time (they only a take few minutes to listen). Each chapter takes on multiple topics, including tips on how to build rapport with others, shopping, and asking for directions, just to name a new. We wanted these sections to be fun, interesting, and appealing, motivating you to keep on listening.

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Excellent Advanced Beginner Resource

Excellent resource, per description. However, it should be rated as "Advanced Beginner," or at least "Beginner Plus." One would want some beginning Japanese work before this audio presentation could be most effectively utilized.

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Great but don't buy the audiobook without the book

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I recommend the book but I can't recommend the audiobook without the book. The audiobook does not work as a standalone audio tutorial because the words are rarely repeated, they are not sounded out phonetically and there are no pauses for the listener to try and repeat the words. The audio is great and clear but it's at a conversational pace, though slower than native speakers generally speak. A beginner is going to have a hard time keeping up.<br/><br/>With that said, the book is exceedingly useful in that it gives the appropriate phrase depending on the context. e.g. what to say when you're leaving your house, leaving a friends house, leaving an office temporarily or leaving it at the end of the work day. It also gives cultural background that a lot other guides leave out. e.g. It tells you how to ask "How are you (doing)?" but then points out that Japanese generally don't ask that unless they haven't seen someone for a while.

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  • Poca
  • 08-14-17

Highly recommended!

This audiobook is really useful! I use this as my guide whenever I have hard time undestanding someone or whenever I do not know how to explain my self in Japanese, This guide is all I need! I am new here in japan so this audiobook is totally what I need!

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  • Cinderella
  • 08-14-17

Great say to start learning Japanese language

This audiobook is composed of translated words, phrases, expressions and conversations that we usually use. It is translated in English then in Japanese, It even explain proper way to pronounce them. Which is a good thing. I love it!

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  • Belle
  • 08-14-17

Superb audiobook for beginners in Japanese

I really like this way of studying certain language. Not complicated and easy and fun! Unlike other language book which takes month to teach you a language. This one is easy and truly effective.

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  • dani
  • 08-14-17

I had fun learning!

Would you listen to Japanese: Practical Japanese for Beginners again? Why?

Yes this is definitely worth sharing!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Japanese: Practical Japanese for Beginners?

I love the samples on the conversation on everyday life. It is something I would never forget and will be very useful soon as I go to Japan.

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Loved the overall performance.

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Perfect stars for this!

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  • Elsa
  • 08-14-17

I am so happy I was able to listen to this audible

Glad I bought this. It is totally worth it if you wanna learn Japanese language the easy way. Very helpful guide! I am looking forward to trying other Lingo Academy's audiobook.

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  • Georgina
  • 08-22-17

easy way to learn Japanese!

This is perfect to all newbies in Japanse languag. It makes learning fun and easy! I am happy I gave this audiobook a try! We were advised in class to download an audiobook to use and practice Japanese language with. This is exactly what I needed!

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  • Isabelle
  • 08-22-17

easy and exciting!

Never expected that learning Japanese would be this fun and exciting. I was expecting a boring way of learning language as usual. But this one is different because it made it simple and not complicated. It is the easiest but most effective way to learn a language I've tried so far! this audiobook deserves 5 stars!

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  • Solenn
  • 08-22-17

Finally Japanese!

Been searching for a good Japanese language guide for beginners and this audiobook is exactly what I needed since I have to learn basic Japanese in no time. This audiobook shares a lot of commonly used words, phrases and expressions. They are being translated from English to Japanese. There are alos sample conversation that are really helpful. Great work!

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  • Anne
  • 08-22-17

This Practical Japanese is a must have!

I learned a lot from this audiobook and it made me appreciate the beauty of Japanese language. It isn't that easy to learn but it is wort it!

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  • Liz
  • 08-22-17

I love it!

all mostly used Japanese words and phrases are in here. The translation was very clear and I learned a lot. If you are in to Japanese language, I highly recommend this audible by Japanese Academy! Really helpful!

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