Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced (New Edition) - Textbook

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“Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced (New Edition) - Textbook”, or “生きた素材で学ぶ 新・中級から上級への日本語” in Japan, is a textbook written by Osamu Kamada, Fusako Beuckmann, Yoshiko Tomiyama, and Machiko Yamamoto and edited by The Japan Times. It is perfect for learners with an intermediate level in Japanese. This 276-page book offers a complete learning approach to the Japanese language.

By using this book, readers progress through practical texts that are difficult without being overwhelming, and then tackle or write reports on the document to further deepen their knowledge of the subject.

Also included: “Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced (New Edition) - Textbook” is sold with 2 CDs that includes audio material.

More about the “Authentic Japanese” series

This book belongs to a collection containing a textbook and a workbook. Their primary objective is to help Japanese language learners to reach an advanced level of communication skills. They compile challenging texts that could be encountered in real life to motivate the reader to overcome communication barriers.

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Contents of “Authentic Japanese: Progressing from Intermediate to Advanced (New Edition) - Textbook”

Unit 1: 自己紹介と本当の自分 (Introducing Yourself, and the Real You)
Unit 2: 若者の自己評価 (Young People and Self-esteem)
Unit 3: ジェンダーを考える (Thinking about Gender)
Unit 4: ことばと文化 (Language and Culture)
Unit 5: 心と体のバランス (Mental and Physical Balance)
Unit 6: 働くということ (The Concept of Work)
Unit 7: 日本語の多様性 (The Japanese Language’s Diversity)
Unit 8: 環境のためにできること (What We Can Do to Protect the Environment)
Unit 9: 食の共同性 (The Commonality of Food)
Unit 10: 笑いのちから (The Power of Laughter)

Additional information

  • Title in Japanese: 生きた素材で学ぶ 新・中級から上級への日本語
  • Roman transliteration of the title: Ikita Sozai De Manabu Shin. Chūkyū Kara Jōkyū E No Nihongo
  • Editor: The Japan Times
  • Authors: Osamu Kamada, Fusako Beuckmann, Yoshiko Tomiyama, and Machiko Yamamoto
  • Publication Year: 2012
  • Book format: 257 × 182 mm
  • Pages: 276 pages
  • Weight: 620 grams
  • ISBN: 9784789014625

More about The Japan Times

The Japan Times is a Tokyo-based newspaper written in English that was published for the first time in the late 19th century. They also produce Japanese language books and magazines. The Japan Times is especially known among language enthusiasts for its successful series Genki and Kanji Look and Learn. All these language materials can be found in our webshop, 99Japan.

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