Best CDs and Videos for Total Beginners

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sdhaku
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Best CDs and Videos for Total Beginners

Post by sdhaku » Fri 08.11.2006 1:23 am

I have a really hectic work schedule but I would like to fit in learning Japanese where ever I can. I'd like to find some really good CDs and/or videos that I could listen to at work or watch while I'm eating lunch/dinner. Any recommendations for a total beginner?

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Hiroyuki kun
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Post by Hiroyuki kun » Fri 08.11.2006 1:31 am

I use Japanese Living Language. It's not an audio course but it helps to listen to the CDs once in a while to revise what you've learnt in the books. The beginner to intermediate package has three CDs.

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RE: Best CDs and Videos for Total Beginners

Post by StarvingMusician » Fri 08.11.2006 2:13 am

Oy, I've used two resources thus far. 'The Complete Idiots Guide to Conversational Japanese' <----Really good by the way. Who cares about the dehumanizing title. A website http://www.japanese.libsyn.com <-------Great audio, with OSAKA DIALECT! can you believe it? And there is unscripted podcasts too. I've learned much in so little time.

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