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Human Japanese

By Brak Software, Inc.

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Learn Japanese with Human Japanese language learning software!

Human Japanese presents the Japanese language from square one in a warm, engaging tone. While other products focus on memorizing vocabulary, Human Japanese goes much deeper, drawing the student into the real mechanics of the language, all the while maintaining a warm tone and a sense of humor.

The goal of Human Japanese is not just to turn out students capable of repeating canned phrases, but to lay the foundation for real linguistic and cultural understanding. To this end, it focuses on helping the student to understand the core engine of the language, giving lucid explanations of key concepts and making frequent comparisons to aspects of English that are similar.

Human Japanese contains:

* More than 500 pages of main content

* Animations of every Hiragana and Katakana character

* Over 1800 recordings of vocabulary words and phrases spoken by native speakers

* Interactive games and review quizzes

* A dictionary of all Japanese words that appear in the program

Human Japanese will impress you with its warmth, beauty, and wit. Download it today and start your journey!

What's New in Version 2.0.1

- Added support for larger font sizes.
- Fixed misc typos and other minor issues.


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Customer Reviews

Amazing... but one fault!

Learning Japanese was once thought to be an impossible task to me…Not any longer. My wife is Japanese and she has been hounding me to learn it for some time now. I have tried three different audio disk/mp3 type teaching aides, but they all just focus on memorization. This app actually teaches you the mechanics of the language. By the seond day, I was able to write and properly pronounce all the vowels, the K series, G series, S series, and the Z series. I start the T series today. It may seem weird to be able to write and spell a word before you know the meaning of it, but I enjoy this approach. I get to show my wife the progress I am making, and she is very impressed.

This is after only my second session, but the app gets 4 stars. Why not five? It is because the built in Japanese dictionary/term search is EXTREMELLY limited. I feel like the only terms included in the dictionary are the ones used specifically in the teaching of the program. If this could be expanded to a full Japanese dictionary, than this would be a 5 star app all the way.

Best App In My Opinion :)

This app is awesome i cannot beleive how easy it was for me to learn with this program i love everything available theres a lot for me to do with this app still but for the first few lessons i've study i knew it was the right one so i really really reccommend this application to everyone out there it is very helpful and it doesnt only teaches you Japanese but also gives you a short cultural Japanese story in case you know little of Japan,a lot of lessons to learn from so theres is no way you wont learn but everyone is different but it shure is helping alllooot :) i have been true 3 ways to learn Japan but this app is not confusing like the other ones ive tried,i like the simple step by step and how it gives you more explanation in details it is very good overall,highly recommend it & good luck to all who is learning this language with this app or others =^:^=

Great Program- promotes confidence and ease in learning Japanese

I just bought this program a couple days ago and it's so well written and well organized that I find myself flying through it. I became interested in learning Japanese after a business exchange in Japan. While in Japan many people tried to explain to me the difference between the 3 writing systems. No matter how they tried, I just didn't understand! But after reading just one chapter of this program, I am confident that I understand and am ready to challange myself to the characters.

It doesn't read like a text book. Instead, it's more like an encouraging tutor giving cultural background and examples that an Anglophone can easily understand. As an absolute beginner I am very happy with this program and feel as though I've already got my money's worth after only a few chapters!

Human Japanese
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  • $18.99
  • Category: Education
  • Updated: Apr 13, 2011
  • Version: 2.0.1
  • Size: 36.4 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Brak Software, Inc.
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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