This guide provides a thorough and systematic approach to learning how to write Japanese characters. An indispensable volume for self-learners and beginners in Japanese, it teaches the correct writing of kanji and kana. This book, together with A Guide to Writing Kanji & Kana Book II, features all 1,945 of the officially recognised Joyo Kanji, the basic set of kanji needed to read a newspaper.
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(280mm x 216mm x 21mm)
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Author Biography - Wolfgang Hadamitzky
Wolfgang Haddamitzky has worked in Olso and Tokyo on the staff of the German Cultural Institute (Goethe Institute) and as a librarian of the East Asia section of the Berlin State Library. Mark Spahnhas a background in mathematics, engineering, and computer science. He worked for many years in Japan as a teacher, computer magazine writer, programmer, and translator. He currently lives in the United States, where he is active as a translator and consultant. Wolfgang Haddamitzky and Mark Spahn are the authors of numerous language learning and reference books, including A Guide to Writing Kanji & Kana (Book II), Kanji & Kana: A Handbook of the Japanese Writing System, The Learners Kanji Dictionary and The Kanji Dictionary, all of which are available from the Tuttle Language Library.