La première revue interculturelle bilingue français-japonais. Read Real Japanese - The Tofugu Review. If there is one problem with getting past the intermediate level of Japanese, it is that you reach this point where you know a good amount of grammar and have a firm understanding of what the Japanese language is like, but when you open a book, website, or manga you come to the horrible realization that you don't know anything.
It is not true, of course, but it sure feels like it. It is almost impossible to read something and know all the kanji or grammar in it when you are at that in between place. Luckily, in the last few years, more and more options for intermediate learners have sprung up for those of us stuck in the middle. Read Real Japanese Essays: Contemporary Writings by Popular Authors - Ashby, Janet. 6 Bilingual Starter Books for Intermediate Japanese Learners. Struggling to cross that hurdle from beginning to intermediate Japanese?
Why not pick up a bilingual reader? Bilingual readers are a fantastic way to fast-track your lexicon and improve your understanding of culture and colloquialisms. You can build on the grammar and vocabulary you already know by reading authentic texts. The good news is, you know tons of Japanese already. You’ve gotten a good grip on a few hundred kanji, your working vocabulary is more than passable and you can hold a fair conversation—for a few minutes at least. The bad news is, it can sometimes be difficult to track down bilingual books that aren’t completely dry.
Download: This blog post is available as a convenient and portable PDF that you can take anywhere. The six books below are mostly collections of short stories—and one of comics—designed to challenge as well as encourage your reading fluency. With more than 2,000 common kanji, learning to read Japanese can be daunting. This is the real deal.
【忙しい人のための】超短編！5分で読めるあおぞら文庫【おすすめ】 Yotsubato! - Bilingual Manga. Yotsubato! - Bilingual Manga. Yotsuba&! Japanese manga series The manga was licensed for English-language distribution by ADV Manga, which released five volumes between 2005 and 2007. Volume six was originally set to release to in February 2008, but was indefinitely delayed. At New York Comic Con 2009, Yen Press announced that it had acquired the North American license for the series; it reprinted the first five volumes with new translations along with volume six in September 2009, and is continuing with later volumes. Story Yotsuba&!
Is centered on Yotsuba Koiwai, a five-year-old adopted girl who is energetic, cheerful, curious, odd, and quirky—so much so that even her own adopted father calls her strange. At the start of the series, Yotsuba and her adoptive father, Yousuke Koiwai, relocate to a new city with the help of Koiwai's best friend, an impressively tall man nicknamed Jumbo. The series has no consistent plot continuity—the focus of the stories is Yotsuba's daily voyage of discovery. Media : Le Gourmet Solitaire. Japanese IO - Learn Japanese through reading practice. Japanese Reading Practice For Beginners. Of course, there are plenty of resource out there to help intermediate and advanced learners of Japanese to practice their reading.
They can use any Japanese book, manga, blog, or website and study away to their heart’s content. For beginners, though, finding Japanese things to read that are at or around your level is a pain. Either you study what’s in your textbook (limited and often times boring) or you don’t get to study reading it much at all. You essentially have to wait until you reach a higher level in order to have something for reading practice which will slow down your reading ability in the long run. There’s good reason that beginners don’t have as much to study with, though. Since it’s normally pretty hard for beginners to find reading resources (and because I get this email like every day, it seems), I thought it would be good to put together a list of resources for beginners to study with. Have fun!
Japanese Children’s Newspapers Source: JermJus Kodomo Asahi Visit: Kodomo Asahi.