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Tales You Can Read in 10 Minutes - 1st Grade - Revised

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Studying textbooks only brings your Japanese learning so far. The next step is to read real Japanese writing to reinforce your vocabulary and grammar skills while also authentically experiencing Japanese culture. Aimed at first graders in Japan, this text serves as the perfect reading companion for Japanese learners at a beginner level. Featuring over a dozen short stories from Japan and abroad, plus poems and haikus, readers will enjoy a wide variety of different writing styles. Every story comes with unique hand-painted illustrations that bring each tale to life.

Every tale can be completed in just ten minutes, making it a great introduction to Japanese reading. This book works well as a graded reader as simple kanji aimed at first graders with furigana allows kanji rookies to follow along without worrying about opening up a dictionary every other sentence. By the end of the book, students will have improved their reading comprehension and become familiar with introductory Japanese writing styles and conventions.

Structure

  • Fourteen original texts involving short stories from Japan and overseas, haikus, and poems. Each story is written vertically and read from right to left, as per many Japanese novels and fiction.
  • Kanji is limited to grade 1, and furigana is next to every character to help assess understanding and aid reading.
  • Vibrant and colorful illustrations accompany each story, which creates an atmosphere of a classic children’s story.

Recommended for you if:

  • Textbooks are too dry, and you want to start reading real yet beginner level-appropriate texts.
  • You want to learn more about standard Japanese writing conventions and structure.
  • You enjoy children’s stories and illustrations.
  • You are starting to learn kanji and want to practice using genuine reading passages.

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About this volume:

Original Title: 10分で読める物語 1年生 (よみとく10分)

Pages: 161

ISBN: 978-4052049873

Book Size: A5

Languages: Japanese (Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji)

Publishing date: January 16th, 2020