If you need to know just a bit of Japanese for a short trip, layover or other situation, Pimsleur Express Japanese will be just right for you. Eight 30-minute cassette tapes introduce the basic phrases and words you'll need to know to survive in Japan. Listen as two people converse back and forth, and then pronounce each syllable yourself until you memorize the words correctly!
Express Japanese includes the first lesson of the Pimsleur Comprehensive Level I Program plus thirteen travel scenes.
Dr. Paul Pimsleur devoted his life to language teaching and testing and was one of the worlds leading experts in applied linguistics. After years of experience and research, Dr. Pimsleur developed The Pimsleur Method based on two key principles: the Principle of Anticipation and a scientific principle of memory training that he called "Graduated Interval Recall." This Method has been applied to the many levels and languages of the Pimsleur Programs.
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