Nakama 1

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Authors : Yukiko Abe Hatasa; Kazumi Hatasa; Seiichi Makino


592 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition

©2011 , Published


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NAKAMA 1 is a complete, flexible introductory program designed to present the fundamentals of the Japanese language to users. Presented in two parts, NAKAMA 1a and NAKAMA 1b, the program focuses on proficiency-based language learning, emphasizes practical communication and student interaction, and f... more


Comprehensive vocabulary presentations support acquisition with illustrations and captions, the chapter dialogue, clear explanations, and follow-up activities.

Clear, easy-to-follow grammar explanations stress language functions and highlight their use and appropriateness in social interactions.

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New to this Edition

New! Updated and expanded cultural content presents profiles of contemporary Japanese lifestyles, illustrated with abundant realistic photos and accompanied by questions that develop cultural awareness.

New! Revised dialogues, exercises, and vocabulary presentations reflect current cultural practic... more