• Japanese Vocabulary

  • The Most Common Words and Basic Phrases to Start to Speak Japanese Today.
  • By: I. K. Ryan
  • Narrated by: Ayano Yamamoto
  • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (22 ratings)

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By: I. K. Ryan
Narrated by: Ayano Yamamoto
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Publisher's Summary

Do you want to start to speak Japanese today?

According to the dictionary, language is defined as the principal method of human communication, consisting of words used in a structured and conventional way and conveyed by speech, writing, or gesture.

Since the languages are diverse and have created a barrier between people, it is essential to learn languages to break the barriers and be open to new cultures and people. 

Learning languages has lots of advantages:

  • Helps to increase memory
  • Delays dementia
  • Helps to get to know another culture
  • Enhances attention
  • Increases self-confidence and decision-making
  • Enhances creativity

It is scientifically proven that listening and repeating phrases and words is the most effective way to learn a language passively.

If you want to learn vocabulary and some Japanese phrases, then scroll up and click the “buy now” button now!

©2021 I.K. Ryan (P)2021 I.K. Ryan

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So Much Information- Fantastic!

The narrator was tremendous and the pronunciation was very clear and easy to understand. However, I still have difficulty pronouncing these words. Probably just me. Great reference for those wanting to learn Japanese terms.

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Very thorough

My favorite way to learn Japanese vocab words! This audiobook offers so much content and was very thorough!

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Fantastic!

This audiobook makes Japanese learning simple. From learning adjectives to household plants. I really like how the words are repeated multiple times which makes it super easy to learn. I highly recommend listening to this book if you are in to learning Japanese.

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Solid book and very clear!🇯🇵

Gone are the days of having a Lonely Planet phrasebook. This is the one to have! and right on your device. The words and phrases are so useful. Very clear pronounciation. Add this one to your library! Highly recommended.🉐

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Fantastic

I've always been fascinated by Japanese culture, the country and language. this is a fantastic book for anyone looking to learn the language. 5 stars!

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Great Japanese book narrated by native speaker

This book is nicely organized into section so I can go straight to the topic I need to learn the words for the need of the moment. It's organized well.

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Good book to start learning Japanese

Learning a foreign language is always an advantage. And when getting to know another language and culture like Japanese, associated with the country Japan - "one of the most literate and technically advanced nations", you're on your way to something wonderful. This book makes it simple and easy to follow, and I find it a pleasure to listen to.

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Basic Japanese Vocabulary and pronounciations

If you are looking for a beginning Japanese language primer, look no further. Well laid out and pleasantly narrated, this book takes you step by step through the pronunciations of common words and phrases. I enjoyed this book!

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So convenient and helpful!

I have challenged myself to learn a new language in the next year. I feel this was the perfect book to get me started learning Japanese. This audiobook has all the basics in a perfect 5-hour long book. I listen in my car, on my lunch breaks, and before bed. I love the pace of the narrator and I am able to follow along with ease! I recommend this book for anyone wanting to learn Japanese, this is the perfect book to get started.

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Learning Japanese in My 30s

Learning Japan at minimum the basics is one of my requirements before I will travel to Japan. With this audiobook I understand enough to have basic conversation in Japanese. I really enjoy the author repeating the translation four time and for the final time it was said at normal talking speed. Highly recommend to anyone who want to learn Japanese.

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  • Caroline
  • 09-05-21

So Japanese is not that hard!

If you are an English native, you have probably, like me, looked at written Japanese and thought you couldn't possibly learn it. Well, you are wrong. This book makes it easy to understand stuff that would otherwise not make sense to you. I feel prepared for my trip to Japan now.

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  • Angelina
  • 08-31-21

A great language resource!

This audiobook for learning Japanese is amazing–I am a complete beginner and this is already making me feel more confident! It breaks down each word to really help you get the pronunciation right and also repeats words to help you remember better. Can't wait to continue using this to learn!

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  • Elena
  • 08-31-21

Easiest way to learn Japanese

This book has been very helpful for me to learn Japanese. It is narrated in a very simple manner. The language is taught in such a easy way, thay anyone can start speaking it very quick!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-30-21

Straightforward and Easy To Learn

Bought this as I'm planning to travel to Japan in the fall, and wanted to get some basic vocabulary down just so I can communicate at the bare minimum. Japanese Vocabulary covers all he basic and necessary expressions, words and questions to help you navigate in Japan. The narrator is of Japanese descent, which helps guarantee the authenticity of pronunciation.

Would recommend anyone looking to travel to Japan, or who is just looking to learn Japanese for their own personal reasons, excellent Japanese Vocabulary audiobook.

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  • lolainuk
  • 08-27-21

Useful and well organised

Excellent vocabulary book in Japanese
Performance is really good, and thhe pace and the number of repeat ideal.
I liked the bonus chapter about animes.
Brilliant

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-26-21

START SPEAKING JAPANESE NOW

We live at the time where learning multiple languages can be of tremedous advantage. If you are new to Japanese language, you might think that its hard to learn but I believe that if you listen to this audiobook and you follow all the instructions, you will be better in no time. This book is Japanese language made easy.

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  • Badgers
  • 08-26-21

Great value

This book is perfect for any beginners wanting to learn Japanese, has a really great selection of phrases and words and the narrator was great for this book. The way the words were broken down to start so you can hear how it sounds really helps. The Bonus chapter about anime was great ive not seen this in other language books.

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  • MRC
  • 08-25-21

Great Foundational Guide to Japanese

Great introduction to learning Japanese. Perfect to attune the ear to these new sounds and learn words along the way. Easy to listen to and with opportunities to repeat and practice new words. I listened to this on the flight over to Tokyo and by the time I’d arrived felt much more confident with the language. Great resource! Arigatōgozaimashita!

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  • Ben
  • 08-24-21

Love it!

Just the book for you to start your Japanese language learning journey with! I especially liked how each word was repeated numerous times which gives you the opportunity to practice saying the words out loud.

The narrator has a nice voice that is easy to listen to. Also, as the book has lots of common words you can listen to it whilst doing something else, so I highly recommend it!

Listen to this book and you'll know what this is! Dōmo arigatōgozaimasu :)

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  • T. Huang
  • 08-23-21

Good starter guide to basic Japanese vocab

Japanese is considered one of the world's most unique languages, because it has no direct derivative language that birthed it. Unlikely many other Asian languages, Japanese isn’t a tonal language. Plus, it is the ninth most commonly spoken language in the entire world. This book will help teach you the basic Japanese words and phrases for everyday use in various settings. I would recommend playing the audio 0.75x the speed for longer phrases to help with reciting.