A highly acclaimed series of integrated resources for learning elementary Japanese. Divided into two volumes, the 23 lessons introduce students to a wide range of elementary grammar points, nearly 300 kanji and 1,100 vocabulary terms. It also provides a balanced approach to all four skill areas - speaking, listening, reading and writing. New features in this edition include culture sidebars, Student Book/Workbook & MP3 bundles, new vocabulary and up-to-date visual and linguistic content. Suitable for secondary and adult beginners.