At the core of Essential Japanese is the Living Language Method, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. The method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts.
2 Books: 10 lessons, additional review exercises and dialogues, study tips, and an extensive glossary - plus a complete guide to reading and writing Japanese, including explanations of hiragana, katakana, and kanji symbols
3 Audio CDs: Vocabulary, dialogues, audio exercises, and more—listen while using the books or use for review on the go
Free Online Learning: Flashcards, games, and interactive quizzes for each lesson at www.livinglanguage.com/languagelab