Let's Learn Vietnamese Kit is an introductory Vietnamese language learning tool especially designed to help children from preschool through early elementary level acquire basic words, phrases, and sentences in Vietnamese in a fun and easy way. The Vietnamese flashcards can be used as a learning tool in a classroom setting, at home, or anywhere that learning takes place. The set contains a total of 64 words organized into thematic categories, including: My Family Colors Animals Food & Drink My Body Clothes EnvironmentAll of the Vietnamese words are illustrated—the pictures serve as effective visual aids to help children learn and remember each word's meaning. Words often reflect cultural objects and items and can be studied in any order. Learners may focus on one theme at a time or mix them up for a little more variety. Also included in this kit are audio files which provide native pronunciation of the words, and sample sentences for practice—sentences that children would use in everyday life. Songs are also included on the free audio download. Finally, the ebook includes a learning guide for teachers and/or parents with tips, activities and more! This ebook learning tool contains the following: 64 Flash Cards that get children talking—about family members, colors, animals and numbers Audio download provides native pronunciation of the Vietnamese words, and sample sentences for practice Learning Guide for Parents and Teachers (32 pages) to explain how to use the cards for most effective learning, and includes song lyrics, activities and games to play with your kids
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Let's Learn Indonesian Kit is an introductory Indonesian language learning tool especially designed to help children from preschool through early elementary level acquire basic words, phrases, and sentences in Indonesian in a fun and easy way. The Indonesian flashcards can be used as a learning tool in a classroom setting, at home, or anywhere that learning takes place, and can easily be taped around the room for an interactive way to learn Indonesian. The set contains a total of 64 words organized into thematic categories, including: My Family Colors Animals Food & Drink My Body Clothes EnvironmentAll of the Indonesian words are illustrated—the pictures serve as effective visual aids to help children learn and remember each word's meaning. Words often reflect cultural objects and items and can be studied in any order. Learners may focus on one theme at a time or mix them up for a little more variety. Also included in this Indonesian language learning kit is an audio CD which provides native pronunciation of the words, and sample sentences for practice—sentences that children would use in everyday life. Songs are also included on the free audio CD. Finally, the kit also includes a wall chart featuring the front of each card for kids to review and a learning guide for teachers and/or parents with tips, activities and more! This set contains the following: 64 Flash Cards (4.25" x 2.7") that get children talking—about family members, colors, animals and numbers Audio download provides native pronunciation of the Indonesian words, and sample sentences for practice—plus Indonesian to help with learning Learning Guide for Parents and Teachers, 32 pages tell you how to use the cards for most effective learning, and includes song lyrics, activities and games to play with your kids
Let's Learn Mandarin Chinese Kit is a complete language learning tool specially designed to introduce young children to the basic sounds, words, characters and phrases of Mandarin Chinese in a fun and interactive way.This Chinese language kit is perfect for use in a classroom setting, for home schooling, on vacation, or anywhere else that learning takes place. It contains: 64 Chinese flash cards An audio CD with recordings of songs, games and activities A wall chart showing the main words and phrases at a glance A 32-page learning guide for parents and teachers The flash cards present 64 basic words and phrases representing the full range of sounds in Mandarin Chinese and organized into thematic categories, including: Basic Etiquette and Daily Routines Introducing Family Members Identifying Objects Identifying Body Parts Learn the Multiplication Table Tell Me What You Like or Do Not Like Tell Me What You Like to Do Each word is illustrated with a picture that serves as an effective visual aid to learning and remembering the word. The words often reflect cultural objects and can be studied in any order. Learners may focus on one theme at a time or mix them up for greater variety. Simple example sentences are given for each word to show how they are used.The audio CD gives native-speaker pronunciations for all the words and sentences and also contains songs, games and other activities which promote interactive language learning. Finally, the kit includes a wall chart featuring all the pictures and words, and a booklet explaining how to use the flash cards, audio CD and wall chart and how to play the games and activities.
This highly-visual book introduces an effective new method to learn over 1,000 Japanese kanji characters using visual stimuli and pictographs. Learning the fundamental kanji characters used to write Japanese can be challenging, but this book is designed to speed up learning by presenting the 1,000 most common characters using a mnemonic approach. In a fun and accessible way to learn Japanese, each kanji is associated with memorable visual and verbal clues. For example, the Japanese character for person is superimposed over a sketch of a smiling man. The visual clue is «a person standing on two legs». By seeing the distinctive shape of the kanji, learners create a mental image of its meaning. Each character is presented as part of a group of characters which share similar traits. These groups use common root symbols known as radicals; they are also categorized by themes such as colors, numbers, animals, or body parts. Pronunciations, meanings and common vocabulary compounds are provided for each character in the group. Mnemonic clues are also given for the basic 92 hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols. A free audio CD helps you learn pronunciation for all of the characters and vocabulary in this book. The introduction explains the basic history and structure of the kanji. Key feature of this Japanese kanji book include: Hiragana and katakana phonetic symbols Easy-to-remember drawings and stories for ALL characters Thousands of vocabulary words Audio CD for pronunciation practice
A complete beginning-level course for written Mandarin Chinese designed to teach you to read and write Mandarin quickly and efficiently! The Basic Mandarin Chinese series offers a complete introductory course superior to any other language product for Chinese. These books teach spoken and written Chinese separately, allowing you to focus on the area most important to you, and to learn the spoken and written forms of Chinese at different speeds depending on your available time and interest. The free audio recordings included with this book reinforce the content and make the learning process easy. Whether you're learning Mandarin for work, travel or other reasons—the Basic Mandarin Chinese approach of having two separate but integrated «tracks» helps you to learn the language more efficiently and more successfully. Key features of this Chinese textbook and online material include: Learn to read and write the 288 highest-frequency characters and over 700 words Designed to have you reading and writing simple, connected Chinese sentences quickly Both simplified and traditional characters are taught; you may choose to learn either or both Features a variety of fonts and styles—typeset and handwritten—preparing you to use Chinese characters in different contexts, from reading signs to texting on your phone The online material included with this book includes over 6 hours of audio recordings by various native speakers, including recordings of all the reading selections, new characters, and vocabulary. This textbook is designed to be used in conjunction with the Basic Mandarin Chinese—Reading & Writing Practice Book which provides a range of drills and exercises designed to enhance your proficiency in reading and writing Mandarin Chinese quickly.
This is a complete and effective intermediate–level Korean textbook and Korean language learning package It is the next book in the Elementary Korean series and takes student's abilities to read comprehend Korean, speak Korean, read Korean, and write Korean to the next level. Continuing Korean is designed for learners who have achieved basic proficiency and wish to progress to the more complex structures of the Korean language. It offers a full range of field-tested exercises that will help readers build their confidence and fluency in the Korean language. Each lesson includes Korean dialogues, vocabulary, lesson notes and detailed breakdowns of the grammatical structure under discussion, and exercises. The downloadable audio is another great way to learn Korean and ensures correct pronunciation and helps to build listening comprehension.
Easy Tagalog brings the Tagalog language and culture of the Philippines alive, giving you all the basics you need to start speaking Tagalog immediately. This invaluable guide introduces all the basics of the Tagalog language, as well as vocabulary and tips for practical daily conversation. All dialogues are highly practical and authentic and illustrated with manga illustrations for easy memorization. There is also a glossary of commonly used words and phrases, useful notes, pronunciation, greetings, sentence structure, idiomatic expressions, etiquette, and cultural dos and don'ts included throughout. A complete language course and pocket dictionary in one, Easy Tagalog includes: Native speaker audio recordingsUseful notes on pronunciation and accentsFocus on daily communicationsStructured, progressive lessons Let Filipino experts Barrios and Camagong teach you how to enjoy this beautiful language. Start learning Tagalog on the plane and begin communicating effectively the moment you land!
This book enables you to to recognize the 500 most essential Japanese Kanji easily—and to memorize their readings and meanings quickly and easily! This book teaches an innovative new method to learn the basic 500 Japanese characters—teaching you how to recognize the Kanji easily and to remember their readings and meanings. Learning to read Japanese and write Japanese requires knowing hundreds of Kanji. Traditionally, the ability to learn Kanji characters was accomplished purely by rote memorization. This method is extremely slow, tedious and time-consuming. The new science of mnemonics has changed all that. By associating an easily-remembered visual image and story with each Kanji, the learner is able to commit the characters to long-term memory far more easily and quickly than ever before. mnemonics also dramatically helps students to write kanji as well. This revolutionary new method has been tried by many thousands of students, and it really works! Using a systematic building–block approach to written Japanese, this beginner kanji book also shows you how more complicated characters are constructed from simpler elements. And similar mnemonic strategies are provided for learning the different pronunciations or «readings» of the characters. Use the downloadable audio recordings by Japanese native speakers to perfect your pronunciation. It also provides a unique interactive software program showing you how to write each character and allowing you to write it yourself on screen! This book can be used by anyone and requires no prior knowledge of the Japanese language. It can be used in conjunction with any Japanese textbook to learn the important Kanji characters upon which the language is based. Key features of this book include: Drawings and stories to create mental associations for the characters that stick in the brain and allow you to recall their meanings and readings. Downloadable content shows you how to write each kanji character Native speaker audio recordings for all the Kanji characters, vocabulary and sample sentences. Sample sentences to expand your vocabulary by showing you how the Kanji are actually used. Extensive review exercises to reinforce what you've learned. User–friendly indexes allowing you to look–up the Kanji and use the book like a Kanji dictionary.The 500 Kanji characters provided in this book include all the characters needed for the AP and JLPT Level 4 and 5 exams–giving you access to approximately 80 percent of all the Kanji characters you encounter in Japan!
Designed for beginning Korean learners, Practical Korean gives you only what you need—including an essential pronunciation guide and key grammar points. This concise Korean language book is organized into 46 easy lessons that help you grasp everything from names and greetings to casual remarks. It is designed for English speakers traveling to Korea, although it can be used by anyone wishing to learn Korean and acquire a basic working knowledge of conversational Korean in a short period. Engagingly illustrated with manga-style drawings, this volume includes: A basic pronunciation guide Essential vocabulary and practical sentences Information on Korean sentence patterns and critical grammar points A 3,000-word Korean-to-English and English-to-Korean dictionary Native speaker audio recordings to aid pronunciation Even readers without any prior knowledge of Korean will grasp the necessary basics to get conversing and communicating in Korean fast and painlessly!
Vietnamese Stories for Language Learners —a language learning experience for beginner to intermediate students of the Vietnamese language. Nothing introduces students and cultural enthusiasts to a language and people better than stories. Intended for Vietnamese language students or heritage learners, the stories in this volume present the everyday vocabulary and grammar in use in Vietnam today. Forty folk stories have been edited and simplified for learning purposes and are presented in parallel Vietnamese and English versions to facilitate language learning. These delightful Vietnamese folktales immediately animate the culture, offering readers a glimpse of the social, cultural and religious aspects of Vietnamese society in bygone eras. The English translations allow readers who are not yet studying the language to experience the wisdom and humor in these traditional, well-loved stories. An audio CD in Vietnamese helps students improve their pronunciation and inflection and introduces readers to the uniquely Vietnamese story of storytelling. Discussion questions, vocabulary and cultural notes are provided at the end of each story.
Learn the basics of Thai quickly and easily! Easy Thai is exciting and helpful for beginning Thai Language students and anyone who needs a functional day-to-day grasp of colloquial Thai. An excellent resource to learn Thai, its twelve chapters cover practical and useful conversation topics such as introductions, telling the time, directions, ordering food and shopping. Each chapter opens with a dialogue that introduces the new language in context and contains: Vocabulary lists Grammar notes Sentence patterns Exercises Notes on culture and etiquette. All dialogues, vocabulary lists, and sentence patterns are rendered in Thai script, romanized Thai, and English. In the comprehensive, concise introduction to Easy Thai, you will understand how to pronounce, read and write the Thai language. A bilingual dictionary at the end of the book gives translations for approximately 1,000 common words in both Thai and English. Downloadable audio provides sample conversations by native Thai speakers, helping you to practice authentic pronunciation. Easy Thai contains everything you as a beginning language learner need to know about the basics of Thai, making you a more effective communicator from the very first lesson without having to resort to long, dull, expensive courses of study!
Let's Learn Tagalog is a complete language learning tool specially designed to introduce young children to the basic Tagalog sounds, words, and phrases in a fun and interactive way.This ebook is perfect for use in a classroom setting, for home schooling, on vacation, or anywhere else that learning takes place. It is intended for learners who have little or no background in the Tagalog language. It contains: 64 flash cards Downloadable recordings of words, sentences and songs A wall chart showing the main words and phrases at a glance A 32-page Learning Guide for parents and teachers The 64 words are organized into thematic categories, including: My Family Colors Numbers Animals Food My Body ClothesMy DayEach word is illustrated with a picture that serves as an effective visual aid to learning and remembering the word. The words often reflect cultural objects and can be studied in any order. Tagalog language learners may focus on one theme at a time or mix them up for greater variety. Simple example sentences are given for each word to show how they are used.The downloadable audio gives native-speaker pronunciations for all the words and sentences and also contains
This is a complete study guide to the most common Korean verbs Korean grammar is notoriously difficult for foreigners to master but is essential for those wishing to learn Korean. Easy-to-use 500 Basic Korean Verbs is the only comprehensive guide to the correct usage of Korean verbs available for English-speaking learners. Each of the 500 most important Korean verbs is presented in a convenient single-page format that gives the verb's meaning and pronunciation and displays the verb's 48 key tenses, speech levels, and moods (all accompanied by romanizations). Also included are a handy guide to the Korean language and verb conjugation and reference tables of basic Korean verb types, along with 3 indexes (Romanized, Hangeul, and English). 500 Basic Korean Verbs Includes: Conjugations by tense, speech levels, and mood. «Model verb» system quickly identifies each verb's pattern. Sample sentences demonstrating the verb's correct usage. Free downloadable audio provides pronunciations for the verbs and 1,000 example sentences. Korean characters (Hangul) as well as romanized pronunciations to help English speakers. Two-color design makes quick reference easy.
A fun and helpful resource for anyone interested in learning some Mandarin—whether you're 5 or 100! This picture dictionary covers the 1,500 most useful Mandarin Chinese words and phrases. Each word and sentence is given in Mandarin characters—with a Romanized version to help you pronounce it correctly—along with the English meaning. The words are grouped into 40 different themes or topics, including basics like meeting someone new and using public transportation to culture-specific topics like celebrating Chinese holidays and eating Chinese food. This colorful picture dictionary includes: Hundreds of color photographs1,500 Mandarin words and phrases40 different topics—from social media and WiFi to paying and countingExample sentences showing how the words are usedCompanion online audio recordings by native Mandarin speakers of all the vocabulary and sentencesAn introduction to Mandarin pronunciation and grammarAn index to allow you to quickly look up words Mandarin Chinese Picture Dictionary makes language learning more fun than traditional phrasebooks. This resource is perfect for beginners of all ages—curious kids, visual learners and future travelers to China.
An introduction to Japanese through authentic, commonly-used sentences. This best-selling Japanese textbook is a user-friendly guide for beginners designed for use in a classroom or self-study. It adopts a very different approach from other Japanese language books—teaching you the underlying sentence structures and patterns of Japanese along with essential vocabulary and phrases so you can attain basic fluency quickly. The emphasis is on acquiring a working knowledge of simple, everyday Japanese sentences. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to reflect the way Japanese is spoken in Japan today. Manga illustrations have been added to each dialogue along with the latest jargon for the internet, social media, cellphones, and IT, and a bidirectional dictionary is included at the back. Each self-contained lesson presents a simple four-step method: Step 1: Basic Sentences: Each lesson begins with a few simple sentences. Essential vocabulary and phrases are learned within the context of these sentences. Audio recordings by native speakers are in the downloadable audiok. Step 2: Communication Notes: A detailed discussion of each sentence follows to assist you in understanding the underlying structure and how to form new sentences based on the same pattern. Step 3: Everyday Conversations: Authentic dialogues with manga illustrations and native-speaker recordings show you how people communicate naturally in Japan today through simple, everyday interactions. Step 4: Exercises: Several sets of easy exercises help reinforce your understanding of the key points presented in the lesson and review what you have learned so you can move on to the next lesson.
**Winner of the 2016 Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year Award** **Winner of the 2015 Gelett Burgess Award for Best Multicultural Book** When wily animals, everyday people and magical beings come together in a collection of Japanese fairy tales, wonderful things are bound to happen! Each story is brilliantly illustrated by a different talented Japanese artist. The tales recounted here are among Japan's oldest and most beloved stories. Entertaining and filled with subtle folk wisdom, these retold stories have been shared countless times in Japanese homes and schools for generations. Like good stories from every time and place, they never grow old. Kids (and their parents!) will enjoy hearing these stories read aloud on the accompanying downloadable audio. The fairy tales and classic stories in this collection include: The Wife Who Never Eats —the story of a man who learns the hard way the evils of stinginess. The Mill of the Sea —the story of how a greedy man was responsible for the saltiness of seawater. The Monkey and the Crab —the crabs teach a tricky monkey a lesson in fairness and honesty. The Magical Hood —an act of kindness reaps great rewards. Sleepyhead Taro and the Children —a story about what can be accomplished at the right time, and with the right help and the right spirit. The Fox and the Otter —how a fox pays the price of deceit and selfishness. The Gratitude of the Crane —a story about the rewards of kindness and the danger of curiosity. The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter —a girl who starts life very tiny turns out to be big in many ways.