language course: Richard Smith and Trevor Hughes Parry ; about Japan: Brian Moeran ; editorial consultant: Terry Doyle
Japanese Language and People is the ideal introduction to the language and culture of Japan, whether you're learning for business or going on holiday. These six 75-minute audio CDs are designed to accompany the Japanese Language and People course book, which is available to buy separately (9780563519492). Closely integrated with the course book, the audio helps you to develop your listening and speaking skills, with conversations and stage-by-stage pronunciation practice. Whether learning at home or in a class, Japanese Language and People can help you to reach the equivalent level of a first qualification, such as GCSE.
Japanese Language and People is the ideal introduction to the language and culture of Japan, whether you're learning for business or going on holiday. This 326-page course book is designed to accompany the Japanese Language and People CDs, which are available to buy separately (9780563519515). Japanese Language and People will help you speak and understand Japanese, as well as introduce you to the basics of the written language. Dialogues and language notes introduce new language in a relevant context, while activities allow you to practise new language and reinforce learning. This new edition includes up-to-date cultural information about life in Japan to give you an insight into both modern Japanese society and traditional customs. It also includes a useful reference section with a two-way glossary and grammar guide.