The Japanese in MangaLand series from JPT introduced language learners to an innovative, entertaining and educationally-sound way of learning Japanese. Japanese in MangaLand is a book (it’s actually a series of books) that help you attain mastery in Japanese from beginner to intermediate levels. The primary. If you’re like me when it comes to speaking Japanese – extremely clunky with with a limited conversational vocabulary but can read the two.

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Want to add to the discussion? Turtlebackpages. Please try again later. Though unsurprisingly he had chapters focusing on those topics, seeing as how the entirety of the book is based around reading manga.


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Thinking of purchasing Japanese in Mangaland what do you guys think of the series? We are experiencing technical difficulties.

If you are new to learning Japanese, read the Starter’s Guide. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Trivia About Japanese in Manga So, maybe rote memorization is expected here. Please also read the full list of rules on the wiki.

However, in terms of what it was able to teach me, it wasn’t much. After having gone through college and taking Japanese classes there, I went through the Genki series, and if you somehow haven’t heard, the Genki books are by far some of the best, if not the best, learning material for Japanese.

The Workbook offers more than complementary activities, divided into six sections that enable students to practice writing hiragana, katakana and kanji, as well as to optimize mangalznd vocabulary manggaland grammar that were taught in the textbook itself. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

An alternate cover japajese can be found here. Looking for beautiful books? This is an inherent problem with trying to learn a language in real-world source material before you have a grounding in it.

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Titles in Order Sort by: In addition, the books present information on compound words, stroke order, meaning and such unique features as identifying similar-looking kanji and alternative or older shapes for the same character. Between this, a semester of university Japanese, and WWWJDIC, I had enough knowledge to start on low-level manga, and I beefed up my vocab by slogging through those word by unknown word, which, while painful, was probably about as efficient as the flashcards had been, and came with the fringe benefit that I actually got to read manga.

Elizabeth Bush rated it it was ok Oct 14, This book is designed to help one master the basics of the Japanese language using the popular “manga” Japanese jpaanese as a didactic tool. Now comes the Japanese in MangaLand Workbook 1, a perfect way japanee readers to practice and assimilate what they learned in the first volume. Thanks for your input: A nice approach to teach Japanese.

Japanese in Mangaland: Basic Japanese Course Using Manga by Marc Bernabé

Check to see if your question has been addressed before posting by searching or reading the wiki. Mar 23, Melissa rated it liked it Shelves: The Japanese in MangaLand series from JPT introduced language learners to an innovative, entertaining and educationally-sound way of learning Japanese through the use of manga. D I’ll look into Japanese the Manga Way and consider it in my options although I’ll probably end up buying both. My view of it is that if you’re new to studying the language, any book that does not have outright factual errors is going to help you enough to make it a worthwhile purchase.

It’s unfortunate that the material mangakand have been paced better, that the examples couldn’t have been selected to match the reading level, or japanes the excerpts couldn’t have been more than a single panel. Mar 09, Sam rated it liked it Shelves: I really want to learn japanese, so hopefully this will work!


Madison rated it really liked it Dec 07, Aug 22, Loren rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think in that appeal, the audience this series is geared for is probably middle to high school students. All the chapters were basically review for me, except for mangalandd bits here and there like some of the body parts chapter. Description This book is designed to help one master the basics of the Japanese language using the popular “manga” Japanese comics as a didactic tool.

Granted, he drops romaji in the sequel, which was a nice improvement. I received this book used from a friend, who thought he could give himself a crash course in Japanese and be a semi-fluent tourist in less than a couple months.

Japanese in MangaLand Series

Its clear explanations and vivid examples help one naturally to get the “feel” for the basic patterns of Japanese grammar and at the same time to remember vocabulary associated with concrete situations. Josh rated it it was amazing Apr 01, I’ve never seen those in other Japanese learning textbooks.

I’ve never really liked this approach, because I find that I pick vocabulary much slower than I do grammar patterns flashcards and vocab lists just bore me to tears. Published March 12th by Japan Publications Trading first published I’m relatively new to learning Japanese and I find it difficult japaneese read off of a computer screen and I heard about the Japanese in Mangaland series.

Well known for swear maangaland and sound effects. The errors might be in localization. New to the sub? And if you’re into online learning as well, WaniKani and Duolingo are also great resources. Pretty naive, but he wouldn’t be the first to underestimate the learning curve of this language.