Kana Master
Mastering KANA in 12 days with pronunciation and vocabulary
[Publisher] Published Sanshusha Publishing Co., Ltd.
[Author] ARC Academy 1st Printing Published November 10, 2010
[ISBN] 978-4-384-05573-3 1,500 yen + tax

A syllabus arranged in a manner to allow for efficient learning, based on the Japanese syllabary order, organized into a presentation order of A, KA, GA, SA, ZA, voiced sounds and special sounds. In addition, students can memorize 500 vocabulary while they learn hiragana and katakana. This text is not aimed at simply allowing students to learn to write neatly, but instead is aimed at allowing students to study both the characters and pronunciation in approximately 12 days.

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Kanji Master N1
Kanji for advanced level
[Publisher] Published Sanshusha Publishing Co., Ltd.
[Author] ARC Academy 1st Printing Published March 5, 2011
[ISBN] 978-4-384-05631-0 2,100 yen + tax

This collects the 929 advanced level kanji out of the 2136 kanji from the revised joyo (daily use) kanji list (announced November 30, 2010) and 14 frequently used kanji which are not on the revised joyo (daily use) kanji list for a total of 943 characters classified according to difficulty. The kanji are presented split into an "Essential Section" which students will wish to memorize for reading and writing, a "Master Section" with kanji required for reading and understanding of newspapers and technical documents, and an "Advanced Difficulty Section" with rarer kanji. Students can work towards reliable retention of studied material through practice exercises which include review, achievement tests, quizzes and a variety of other activities. All of the kanji include rubi kana reading keys making them easy to study even for students from countries which don't use kanji characters.

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Kanji Master N2
Kanji for high-intermediate level
[Publisher] Published Sanshusha Publishing Co., Ltd.
[Author] ARC Academy 1st Printing Published October 10, 2010
[ISBN] 978-4-384-05632-7 1,800 yen + tax

This collects the 504 N2 level kanji out of the 2136 kanji from the revised joyo (daily use) kanji list (announced November 30, 2010). The syllabus is arranged to make learning easy organized by theme and with a 2 part structure composed of a "Basic Section" and "Challenge Section". A variety of often used vocabulary examples are provided for each kanji focusing mainly on N2 level vocabulary. Students can work towards reliable retention of studied material through practice exercises which include review, achievement tests, quizzes and a variety of other activities.

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Kanji Master N3
Kanji for intermediate level
[Publisher] Published Sanshusha Publishing Co., Ltd.
[Author] ARC Academy 1st Printing Published June 20, 2011
[ISBN] 978-4-384-05633-4 1,800 yen + tax

This collects the 376 intermediate level kanji out of the 2136 kanji from the revised joyo (daily use) kanji list. All Kanji are categorized in groups with subtitles for effective learning. Many of examples picked up from words and expressions that are used on a daily basis help students extend the range of Japanese expressions. Students can work towards reliable retention of studied material through practice exercises which include review, achievement tests, quizzes and a variety of other activities. All of the kanji include rubi kana reading keys making them easy to study even for students from countries which don't use kanji characters.


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Kanji Master N4
Kanji for beginners
[Publisher] Published Sanshusha Publishing Co., Ltd.
[Author] ARC Academy 1st Printing Published April 15, 2012
[ISBN] 978-4-384-05634-1 1,800 yen + tax


This collects the 209 beginners’ level kanji out of the 2136 kanji from the revised joyo (daily use) kanji list. All kanji are categorized in groups with subtitles for effective learning which enable students to image scenes that they may come across in daily life. Furthermore, an extensive vocabulary can be acquired along with Kanji. Students can work towards reliable retention of studied material through practice exercises which include review, achievement tests, quizzes and a variety of other activities. All of the kanji include rubi kana reading keys making them easy to study even for students from countries which don't use kanji characters.

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Kanji Master N5
Introduction to Kanji
[Publisher] Published Sanshusha Publishing Co., Ltd.
[Author] ARC Academy 1st Printing Published November 5, 2011
[ISBN] 978-4-384-05635-8 1,800 yen + tax

This collects the 118 kanji, which become the basis of further kanji study. The kanji are carefully laid in order to learn the kanji understanding the fundament and are categorized in groups to make it easy to memorize. Students can work towards reliable retention of studied material through practice exercises which include review, achievement tests, quizzes and a variety of other activities. There is also a section that shows how kanji are formed. All of the kanji include rubi kana reading keys making them smooth to study.


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