This practical, step-by-step workbook is a complete study guide for anyone who wants to learn and master Hiragana. Containing written models by award-winning Japanese calligraphers, Easy Hiragana provides excellent examples and plenty of practice for rapidly learning the proper way to read and write Hiragana.
Designed to be easy to use, Easy Hiragana features clear typography and layout with three different box sizes that provide ample space for writing. All explanations are concise yet comprehensive, and the numerous exercises following each presentation section will help you perfect your writing style, build your vocabulary, improve your pronunciation, and increase your knowledge of Japanese language structures, counters, and punctuation. In addition, there are special sections on verbs, sentence construction, vertical writing practice, numerals, Japanese holidays, and main cities in Japan. Practice sheets are also provided at the back of the book.
In content and format, Easy Hiragana is the ideal text for beginners as well as students of Japanese who want to improve their ability to read and write Hiragana.
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1st edition 1989, Pb, 160pp, fully illustrated, 15.2 x22.8 cm