This is an essential study tool for students seeking to learn Japanese and dramatically improve their kanji and kana. Students have been reading and writing Japanese for centuries, and they build their knowledge most successfully when they rely on a trusted resource. Today's most trusted-and readily available-resource is A Guide to Reading and Writing Japanese. This classic, best-selling learning and reference work, trusted by beginning and intermediate students learning Japanese since 1959, is now being offered as a fourth edition and is thoroughly revised and up-to-date. Having a knowledge of the full set of General Use characters, which this guide includes, will allow reading of any Japanese newspaper with ease and confidence. Key features on this revised edition include: - The most recent changes prescribed by the Japanese Ministry of Education. - Covers all the 2,136 characters in the 'General Use' / Joyo Kanji set. - Detailing coverage of the 1,009 'Essential' Japanese characters arranged by grade for children in the first six years of grade school. - The Kanji characters based more on their frequency in everyday language than the complexity of their composition.
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