Marugoto: Japanese language and culture Starter A1 Coursebook for communicative language activities / まるごと 日本のことばと文化 入門 A1 かつどう

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※この商品は固定レイアウトで作成されており、タブレットなど大きいディスプレイを備えた端末で読むことに適しています。また、文字だけを拡大することや、文字列のハイライト、検索、辞書の参照、引用などの機能が使用できません。本書は2019年9月10日「まるごと 日本のことばと文化 入門 A1 かつどう」(13刷)を基に電子書籍化したものです。







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全9トピック18課 想定授業時間:30~40時間(90~120分/課)






This product is created in a fixed layout and is suitable for reading on a tablet or other device with a large display.Features such as text highlighting, searching, dictionary references, and quoting are not available.

This e-book is based on the Marugoto Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1 Katsudoo (13th printing), released on September 10, 2019.

Marugoto is a coursebook for adult learners of Japanese that is based on the JF Standard* for Japanese Language-Education. Learners at Starter level (A1) can understand the basic phrases and expressions used in everyday life. Based on the philosophy of “Japanese for mutual understanding," each topic features people from a variety of cultural backgrounds interacting in Japanese. Hints about cross-cultural understanding, such as in dialog content, photos, and illustrations, can be found throughout the book. Marugoto also places importance on audio input for language learning, with many classroom activities for listening to natural conversation.

Starter level (A1) is composed of two volumes, Katsudoo (Coursebook for communicative language activities) and Rikai (Coursebook for communicative language competences). In Katsudoo the aim is to develop practical communicative ability through listening to a variety of Japanese and through speaking practice. In Rikai you are able to systematically study the language system needed for communication. Both Katsudoo and Rikai can be main teaching materials, and the topics are the same. Depending on one's study goals, either book can be used independently, or both together to improve overall Japanese ability.

*JF Standard is based on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference). This CEFR scale makes the content of Marugoto easy to compare with other language resources.

Merits of Marugoto

★Lush photos and illustrations to bring enjoyment to studying

★Plenty of audio resources to connect language input with output

★Portfolio system to manage your own learning progress

Recommended course length : 30 to 40 hours

Audio and other materials to be used together with Marugoto can be downloaded for free from website "".

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