Minna No Nihongo is a general Japanese language textbook that concentrates on developing basic conversational skills in the quickest and most effective manner possible. Through the steady acquisition of sentence patterns,the learner develops a firm foundation in the language, enabling him/her to advance to the intermediate level and beyond
Focuses on the various situations in which foreigners living in japan have to communication with the Japanese and gives insights into life in the country.
Written in Japanese characters (Kanji and kana), with kana readings give for all kanji (Chinese Characters), Enabling the learner to become familiar with the written language.
As the book begins with basic pronunciation, it is suitable for even complete beginners.
By the end of Book 1-2, the learner will be able to make basic conversation in frequently occurring situations as well as be able to talk about himself/herself in simple terms.
Uses a system that gradually builds up the learner's knowledge of sentence patterns, thereby steadily improving his/her Japanese language ability.
Reading material on interesting themes geared towards the level of the learner.
Substitution drills to familiarize the learner with the sentence patterns, as well as conversation drills making the learner use the sentence patterns in dialogues.
Periodic review sections to check progress.