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Get talking Japanese in ten days: audio course

Get talking Japanese in ten days: audio course

Gilhooly, Helen

A quick and constructive course that provides essential vocabulary and phrases as well as an understanding of spoken Japanese. Based on the ten situations people are most likely to find themselves in while abroad, this course builds knowledge, understanding and confidence

Book. English.
Published Teach Yourself, 2012
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Available at Chipping Barnet.

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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    30131045502900 Adult non fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Helen Gilhooly
ISBN: 1444170570, 9781444170573
Physical Description: col : 118gm.
Subject: Audiobooks.; Japanese language Spoken Japanese.; Japanese language Self-instruction.; Japanese language Sound recordings for English speakers.

Author note

Helen Gilhooly has a PGCE and an MA in Japanese, and has lived and worked in Japan. She has extensive experience of teaching Japanese and writing materials for learners of all ages and at all levels.


When travelling, do you want to journey off the English-speaking path, meet people and speak Japanese easily?

If so then you need to Get Talking. Through 10 common scenarios plus culture and travel advice, you'll learn the skills for understanding and the confidence to speak Japanese in just 10 days.

Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:

-making introductions and greetings

-making phone calls

-eating out

-buying souvenirs

-buying food and drink

-asking for directions


-talking about illness

-talking on the move

-visiting a Japanese home.

You'll progress in your understanding of naturally-paced conversations, be able to personalise the language through interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural.

This absolute beginner Japanese

course contains an MP3 CD-ROM. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD-ROM player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice.

Get Talking Japanese

in Ten Days maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of

Reference (CEFR) for languages.

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