The vocabulary is excellent. It is aggressive: it requires us to learn about 50 new words per lesson, and reuses the vocab from previous lessons. It is also well chosen: the vocab logically matches the sentence patterns for that lesson so that we can learn and practice them together. But it doesn’t ask us to memorize exhaustive themed categories (animals, etc…). It recognizes that many adults need to talk about “reports” more often than “horses”.
Minna No Nihongo uses a lot of pairwork, and I have found it most effective studying in a class with a teacher or at least with a dedicated partner.
The book itself is unique. I’ve never seen another like it. It is written for foreigners in Japan so it is written completely in japanese. Then students can buy the accompanying translation and grammatical notes (recommended) in the language of their choice (English, Korean, Chinese, etc.).
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- Minna no nihongo I Hyou jun mondai syu book : MEDIAFIRE
- Minna no nihongo I choukai takusu book : MEDIAFIRE
- Minna no nihongo I choukai takusu CD1 : MEDIAFIRE
- MInna no nihongo I choukai takusu CD2 : MEDIAFIRE
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