The Japanese Stage-Step CourseWriting Practice Book
Writing Practice Book
provides a step-by-step guide to writing kana and kanji. It is designed to give max-imum flexibility to users of the
Japanese Stage-Step Course
and enables students to learn, practice and perfecttheir writing skills at their own pace.The book is divided into two parts; the first focuses on kana and the second on kanji. There are clear instruc-tions on stroke order followed by tracing exercises and plenty of boxes are provided for additional practice.Kanji are gradually introduced in sets and are accompanied by the Japanese readings, examples of usage andradicals.
The Japanese Stage-Step Course
also includes the
Grammar Textbook, Workbooks 1
, audio material onCDs or in MP3 format and a companion website (www.routledge.com/textbooks/japanese-stage-step-course).
is professor and director of the Japanese Language Program in the Department of AsianLanguages and Civilizations at Amherst College, Massachusetts.