As many classroom students can tell you, the kanji taught in most textbooks is not always encountered in everyday situations. To fill this gap, a group of researchers from the prestigious University of Tokyo pooled their talents to create 250 Essential Kanji for Everyday Use Volume I, a workbook that teaches the characters one is most likely to see in the day-to-day world.
All entries include the meanings, stroke-orders, common compounds, and derivations of the kanji. Sample materials such as forms and public photos illustrate the actual use of kanji, showing the settings where a traveler or resident may come upon the characters. The quizzes and exercises fortify the lessons, making the text ideal for classroom use or self-study. By the end of the book, you will have learned the 250 most important characters in Japanese and thousands of vocabulary words in which they appear....Continua