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Japanese kana workbook
Author P.G. O'Neill
ISBN087011039X [COPAC, Webcatplus, Wikipedia]

Review by David Chien

Boring if you hate to write 'gana over and over again, but this programmed method does work well and it does force you to recall them without cheating.

Goes basically like, A in hiragana is written like xxx. How do you write A in hiragana? _____ etc. Not that boring however as they do change sentences on you and introduce lots of words and patterns.

Otherwise, for most, an easy ride and a quick way to learn the 'gana.

Review by Ben Bullock

This is the book I used for learning hiragana and katakana. It teaches by writing in small boxes provided in the book, and with lots of tests of reading and writing simple words. This book can be used for self-study. I thought it was useful, as were P.G. O'Neill's other books at a later stage.

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