|◇ Akiko Makino, Sachiko
Sawada, Akemi Shigekawa, Yone Tanaka & Mariko Mizuno ◇
Reading comprehension texts that can be used right from the start of learning Japanese, these books cover a wide variety of topics in various formats, and simple exercises are also included to confirm the learner's level of comprehension. Beginning with practicing reading characters and numbers, the learner is then presented with various types of reading material, including notices, letters, interviews, quizzes and surveys.
Included in the separate booklet is a translation (in English, Chinese, Indonesian, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese) of any words not studied in the main text, plus an answer booklet and teacher's guide.