Preadvanced Japanese

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Emiko Konomi, Portland State University, Portland, OR

Pub Date: 2014

ISBN 13: 978-1-3125545-0-4

Publisher: Portland State University Library

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Reviewed by Irina Shport, Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, on 2/9/2017.

This textbook has a clear formal structure of the chapters. It is up-to-date with the current times (the 1st quarter of the 21st. century). It adopts … read more

 

Table of Contents

Before We Start

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Audio: Chapter 1
  • Drills
  • Example 4 - Self Introduction 
  • Example 5 
  • Kanji Drill 
  • Listening Comprehension Check 
  • Listening Practice 
  • Main Text 
  • Opinions 
Audio: Chapter 2
  • Drill A
  • Drill B
  • Dill C
  • Drill D
  • Drill E 
  • Drill F 
  • Ex D 
  • Kanji Drill 
  • Listening Practice
  • Main Text 
  • Moc Exam D 
  • Opinions 
  • Reading Comprehension Check 
  • Reference Advanced Level 

Audio: Chapter 3
  • Comprehension Check 
  • Drill A 
  • Drill B
  • Drill C 
  • Drill D
  • Drill E 
  • Drill F 
  • Ex C 
  • Kanji Drill 
  • Listening Practice 
  • Main Text
  • Opinions 
  • Reference Graphs 
Audio: Chapter 4
  • Drill A 
  • Drill B 
  • Drill C
  • Drill D 
  • Drill E 
  • Drill F 
  • Ex C 
  • Kanji Drill
  • Listening Practice
  • Main Text 
  • Opinion A 
  • Opinion B 
  • Opinion C
  • Opinion D 
  • Opinion E 
  • Reading Comprehension Check
  • Reference

 

About the Book

Preadvanced Japanese is designed for students who have intermediate competency in Japanese, roughly at Level 2 on the ILR (The Interagency Language Roundtable) proficiency scale, and are working on reaching Level 3.

This textbook can be used for self-study, as part of online course, and in a traditional classroom setting. It is comprised of four chapters, intended to be covered in one term of a quarter system. Each chapter has Drills on expressions and grammar, Kanji Drills, and Listening Exercises. These activities are to be performed using the accompanying audio.

About the Contributors

Author(s)

Dr. Emiko Konomi received her Ph.D. in linguistics from Cornell University and joined Portland State University as an assistant professor of Japanese in the Department of World Languages and Literatures in 2010.  She teaches all Japanese course levels.

In 2011 Dr. Konomi received the John Eliot Allen Outstanding Teaching Award.  Her research focuses on Japanese language pedagogy and linguistics.