A kid friendly introduction to Japanese! Let's Learn Japanese kit is an introductory Japanese language learning tool especially designed to help children from preschool through early elementary level acquire basic words, kanji characters, phrases, and sentences in Japanese in a fun and easy way. The flashcards can be used as a learning tool in a classroom setting, at home, or anywhere that learning takes place, and can easily be taped around the room for an interactive way to learn Japanese. It contains: 64 Japanese flash cards An audio CD with recordings of songs, games and activities A wall chart showing the main words and phrases at a glance A learning guide for parents and teachers The flash cards present 64 basic words and phrases representing the full range of sounds in Japanese and organised into thematic categories, including: People, Colors, Animals, Food, Body Parts, Clothing, Going Places. Also included in this Japanese for kids kit is an audio CD which provides native pronunciation of the words, and sample sentences for practice; sentences that children would use in everyday life. Songs and other activities are also included on the free audio CD.
Finally, the kit also includes a wall chart featuring the front of each card for kids to review and a learning guide for teachers and/or parents with tips, activities and more!
Timothy G. Stout, Ph.D., has lived in Japan for 20 years, and he has taught Japanese language in public and private Schools in the United States and Japan for 13 years. While working at the American School in Japan he conducted original research on the use of keyword mnemonics in the instruction of Japanese. Stout currently teaches Japanese at Waterford School in Utah, where he lives with his wife and five children.