• Japanese Grammar 101

  • No Boring Linguistic Jargon. No Overly Complex Explanations. The Easy to Digest, Simple Approach to Japanese.
  • By: Languages World
  • Narrated by: Dakasha Cater-Carter
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (13 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Do you find Japanese grammar hard to digest and boring? 

You’re not alone. Did you know that grammar is the number-one obstacle most new students struggle with when learning Japanese? 

Japanese grammar is the complete opposite to English, and the hardest part is trying to adapt. Learning language structures, different tenses and conjugation can be too much to handle. 

Most Japanese books teach grammar in an over grammary way. They’re full of boring linguistic jargon that you will hardly ever use. You can easily get lost and have to spend time going back to revisit topics - only to be confused even more. The result - you lose your motivation and eventually stop learning. 

The Secret to Battling Grammar Boredom
Learning grammar shouldn’t be a bore - and the best way to stop boredom is from results. Once you notice you’re able to understand and speak more, it boosts your motivation to keep learning. 

This book is designed to make Japanese grammar easier to digest than baby food. No boring linguistic jargon that you will hardly ever use, or overly complex explanations. Instead a shortcut way to learning grammar that you wish teachers taught you. Teaching you a solid base that doesn’t fly over your head - in a bit-size, easy-to-digest way. 

Learn how to construct simple sentences of the top of your head, without having the need to translate from English to Japanese. Your motivation will skyrocket as you learn more, from topic to topic, giving you a breakthrough in results. And before you know it you’ll be speaking like a true Japanese! 

In this audiobook you will discover:
 

  • Easy to digest, bite-size grammar - no overly complex explanations for grammar rules that only a professor would understand 
  • No linguistic jargon that’s designed to confuse you - instead practical topics that make Japanese grammar click like never before 
  • Learn in a way you wish teachers taught - bite-size sections that focus on getting you results, instead of getting you bored 
  • And much, much more....

If you think learning Japanese is too confusing - don’t worry, this book contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step sections. So even if you don’t know how to say konnichiwa, you can still learn Japanese painlessly. 

So if you want to stun natives with your Japanese then click “add to cart”.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Languages World (P)2019 Languages World

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Straight to the point.

it seems to have covered a lot. I've completed the first time through and now will go through again thoroughly. Definitely need to check using the PDF. It definitely coincide with the Audiobook. As far as I can tell, it looks to be verbatim.

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  • Donald
  • 04-11-22

Very well planned and Succinct. Excellent

I was nearly put off:
a) by the other review; and
b) the sample - which was in no way representative of the body of the book (Amazon, if you are listening please note - when we listen to a sample we want something REPRESENTATIVE of what we are buying; not a reiteration of the credits, the introduction etc).

However very pleased and impressed with the purchase.

The focus is a carefully planned walk through the elements of Japanese language grammar and structure; as it says on the tin. It covers both plain and polite forms (but not Keigo) with examples in both; so that's all you need.
It is very succinct with no repetition and not a wasted word (so the rewind button got used a lot:)), however there is plenty here for your money.
I have listened / read much longer books that had far less real content and a much more muddled structure and presentation.

I had nearly given up on Japanese 101. I could not register due to technical issues their end, and found much of the available content to be wordy (almost chatty) and a bit of a lottery as to what you got. This is very good and I will now seek out more of their products.

There is loads of stuff available if you want vocabulary or Kanji. This for me was the missing link. If you want a succinct primer on Japanese grammar, listen to this.

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  • Thomas Biggs
  • 02-15-20

Very boring

Lots of information, but it's so boring that I found it very difficult to keep up with it. There were no conversations, not like JapanesePod101, just loads of words with their translation.

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  • John.
  • 10-03-20

Perfect Learning Speed

Unlike other titles, when you speak her Japanese sentences into Google Translate, it agrees with what she
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