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Japanese Short Stories for Beginners: 30 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Japanese & Grow Your Vocabulary the Fun Way!

Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
Categories: Languages, Japanese

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Publisher's Summary

30 Japanese Short Stories for Complete Beginners.

One of the smartest ways to improve fluency is to listen to stories in your chosen language. Finding appropriate literature can be tough when you’re just starting out, but this collection of 30 short stories is a fun and entertaining way of learning Japanese vocabulary and grammar. Each story is around 300 words, making them very quick reads without overwhelming you. Crafted for beginners, this is ideal for newcomers who are trying to approach fluency in a natural way.

Rapidly Learn New Vocabulary
These stories will help you learn how Japanese is commonly written and conveyed with natural dialogues and expressions.

Grasp the Grammar
Each story has a mixture of simple dialogue, descriptive sentences and everything in between. This allows you to pick up how sentences are commonly written along with how to describe scenery, items, and people, giving you an overall and detailed way of understanding the written language.

Reading and Listening Skills
Each story is only 300 words, giving you an engaging yet simple story that you can quickly read through. We also supply you with a free audio file so that you can follow along and understand how each word is said and how the sentences should be read. This is narrated by a native Japanese speaker, ensuring every inflection is correct.

If you want to improve your reading fluency as quickly and naturally as possible, then this audiobook is ideal. Not only that, but each story is interesting, and you can listen to them in a matter of minutes.

Please note: This audiobook is in Japanese.

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

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  • J.K Thomas
  • 29-04-2019

Good info.

This book allows them both to happen at the same time. Once I read over these stories a few times, I started to be able to recognize characters and words and it allowed me to naturally learn! I'm a beginner, but I think it would be great for intermediate level learners as well.

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  • Alex hales
  • 29-04-2019

The whole book feels authentic.

the whole book feels authentic to Japanese culture and language learning. I would recommend this storybook to any serious student of the language and connoisseur of the culture. Also, the selected vocabulary including the Kanji is way better than what could be expected from a language textbook like this one. Excellent material!

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  • Thomas
  • 29-04-2019

Many thanks,

Nicely adapted and well put together for the beginning audience, not to mention quite fun! Haven't found better Japanese learning material for the price anywhere for English speakers. With the high-quality supporting audio and all the formats available with this single purchase, it provides an amazing value. Many thanks,

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  • David Peter
  • 29-04-2019

Very good!

I would recommend that readers have at least a little background in the Japanese language before buying, the sentence-by-sentence structure is actually very good!

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  • Brandon Brinkley
  • 14-09-2019

This book straight to the point on those methods

This audio book breaks everything down so perfectly by short stories for learning Japanese language easily. Very good for someone with some previous experience at learning Japanese.

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  • Thomas Gadd
  • 14-09-2019

This book is eye-opening.

This Japanese Short Stories for Beginners audio book is absolutely amazing, not only for listening, but speaking as well.

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  • Azalea Wolong
  • 08-01-2020

good book

The narrator did a good job. It was neat to have both languages. I would recommend this to others.

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  • Stephanie Crowther
  • 14-09-2019

I'm satisfied to listen to this book.

This is a really good audio book for beginners learner of japanese language. Stories are simple and easy to listen and teaches you

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  • Albert Keeble
  • 14-09-2019

The important approaches provided here

This is a great audio book for absolute beginners, providing the good short stories. Such an easier way to learn Japanese with awesome short stories.

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  • Ronald Barlow
  • 14-09-2019

I had enjoyed this book Immensely

Love this audio book, goes great with the short stories. Really helps drive in the stories to listen and learning.