Instant Immersion Japanese Deluxe - 10 disc set (8 audio cds and 2 cd-roms) provides authentic dialogue and traditional settings that immerse you in the Japanese language and lifestyle. Written and developed by university professors and linguistic experts. Designed to emulate everyday situations you may experience while in a foreign country, the New & Improved! Instant Immersion Japanese course fully prepares you for interaction among native Japanese speakers. Developed by university professors and linguistic experts, this thorough curriculum moves you from a beginner level to an intermediate level, fast - simply hear the words in Japanese, their English translation, and then repeat. Starting with a complete phonetic introduction to the alphabet (each sound is also demonstrated with a vocabulary term), this 8-compact disc suite focuses on building a strong vocabulary base of commonly used terms. Each proceeding CD includes concepts from the previous lessons, ensuring you retain each core principle. As you progress, you'll easily apply verbs and vocabulary terms to informal and formal dialogue. In addition, the cultural notes introduce you to ethnic foods, Japanese traditions, and appropriate etiquette that will benefit you while traveling. From greetings and questions to subjects such as food and days of the week, the Instant Immersion Japanese suite is the quickest and easiest course available for confidently learning to speak the Japanese language.
Lesson Plan includes:
# 1: Alphabet, sounds, pronunciation tips
# 2: Greetings, introductions, jobs
# 3: Numbers (1-100), telephone numbers, age, time/hours, days & months
# 4: Shopping and asking questions, numbers (100-90,000)
# 5: Family, addressing family members
# 6: Verbs, forming sentences
# 7: Finding and following directions, using the telephone
# 8: Descriptive words relating to weather, sickness, events, and friends
Disc #9 is an audio course guide on cd-rom (PC or Mac) - the complete, printable transcript of the audio lessons. Follow along on your monitor as you listen to the cds with the entire script accessible in pdf format.
Disc #10 is the beginning Japanese cd-rom course - Talk Now Japanese to teach about 500 words and 30 phrases in Japanese.
Even included is a convenient carrying case for all the discs!
The 2 cd-roms require for PC: Windows 98/2000/ME/XP; Pentium III 500 MHz processor; CD-ROM drive. Mac requires: OSX 10.1x+; G3 or G4 processor.