90 days of the Japanese Language is a method to learn Japanese published by Unicom, the same publishers of The Preparatory Course, one of the most popular methods to prepare the different levels of JLPT official test. This is the first volume of the series and includes 30 units. It is mainly targeted to those students who wish to start learning Japanese from the very beginning or those who already know hiragana and katakana.
All units have the following structure:
- New words: At the beginning of each lesson, students will learn new words which are structured by theme: family, food, verbs, adjectives etc.
- Conversation: In this section there are a series of dialogues with the words learnt in the previous section.
-Grammar: There a series of grammar explanations about particles, verbs conjugation, adjectives conjugation etc.
- Exercises: To practice the grammar that has been learnt in the previous section.
The answer key is attached at the end of the book, so this material can be used by self-taught students. In addition, the book includes a CD with all audios to practice listening comprehension.
This book does not include kanji, but all kanjis in the book have furigana. The book is entirely written in Japanese so it is better to learn hiragana and katakana before start using it.
Description by the publisher
In this textbook series (3 Books 90 Lessons) there are all articles of study include for the Japanese beginner. One lesson is comprised of 5 parts.
New words are shown in the form of pictures in order for immediate and easy recognition of their meanings. Please look up the translations of words that are still too difficult to understand, despite the pictures and letters, in the separate book titled "English Manual."
The conversations are based on many daily scenes. Listen to the many useful conversational phrases on the CD and practice until you can say them smoothly.
We will cover the main points of grammar in this part. It is important in the study of Japanese grammar to understand and remember the sentence structure.
This is a basic practice of the grammar. The solutions are in the back of the textbook in order to check your answers.
This part is to help you understand how to apply the sentence pattern and to practice it so that you can use it in real situations. You should practice until you can say the sentences easily.