Etsuko Hirai & Sachiko Miwa
Here is a revised edition to Chukyu i Iko: Nihongo no Bunkei to Hyogen 59. Aimed at those who have completed beginner-level study and wish to make a smooth transition to intermediate-level Japanese, this text, with its short reading passages and well-organized writing exercises, aims to improve the reading and writing skills of the learner, enabling him/her to make the transition from the beginner to the intermediate level. Each chapter has a translation of all new vocabulary as well as grammatical explanations in Chinese, English, Korean, and Vietnamese. Comes with a CD.
In this edition, the main revision points are as follows:
@ Changes have been made to the explanations, example sentences and practice
questions to make them easier to use and understand.
A Graph and table data have been updated.
B Now has a Vietnamese translation of the grammar explanations and new entry
C Comes with a checksheet to confirm comprehension of the sentence patterns,
expressions and new entry words.
D At the end of the book, a 'Kanji Learning' section has been added so the learner
can identify what kanji should be learnt in the chapter.
E A 'Teacher's Guide' to give a rough oultine as to how each lesson should flow will be available from the Web (available as a PDF download).