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Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby jinksys » Sat 11.05.2005 4:11 pm

Does anyone know of a website that offers transcripts to the Pim's Jap 1,2,or 3? I have to say the course is of high quality, but sometimes its hard to understand certain words. (I do most of my listening in the car to and from work). Any help is appreciated!
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby nprz » Sat 11.05.2005 8:20 pm

When you purchase the beginners lesson for Japanese, the website says it comes with a transcript. Most of Pimsleur programs are like that, so if you didn't get it when you bought Pimsleur for Japanese, then you should complain to who you bought it from.

I don't know if the intermediate and advanced have the transcripts, but the website says pimsleur 1 comes with it.
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby AJBryant » Sun 11.06.2005 2:44 am

For the record, if you're studying Japanese you should know by now that a LOT of people find the abbreviation "Jap" to be rather offensive.


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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby yankumi » Sun 11.06.2005 3:34 am

nprz--where are you seeing on the website that it comes with a transcript? I have a set from the library that doesn't have a transcript, and when I did a google search, I pulled up a number of message boards where people were looking for transcripts.
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby jinksys » Sun 11.06.2005 3:57 am

I bought my set off ebay for a great price. However, it was only the CDs and no transcripts.
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby nprz » Sun 11.06.2005 4:01 am

http://www.pimsleurapproach.com/learn-japanese.asp?
FREE Sight Reading Booklet
FREE Study Guide
FREE Carrying Case

I figured that the "sight reading booklet" would be it, but I don't know.
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby Infidel » Sun 11.06.2005 5:33 am

The booklet I saw just had a few cultural notes. Not a transcript.
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby tsp_uk » Sun 11.06.2005 6:31 am

Hi, I uploaded it to megaupload, hopefully this is what you want. http://www.megaupload.com/?d=QCZGRN6D
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby mihyaeru » Sun 11.06.2005 7:18 pm

I think the correct and respectful abbreviation for "Japanese", would be "Japn.", instead of "Jap"
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby nprz » Sun 11.06.2005 9:38 pm

Japn isn't much of an abbreviation... looks more like a typo.
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby KeroGero » Sun 11.06.2005 10:35 pm

JP or JPN are the abbreviations I usually see.
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby jinksys » Mon 11.07.2005 5:44 am

tsp_uk,
thanks, thats good to have but its not exactly what im looking for.
Im actually looking for a word for word transcript of each lesson.
thanks tho!
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby tsp_uk » Mon 11.07.2005 12:04 pm

Hi jinksys, but are the conversations not on top of each page?
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby Qbe » Mon 11.07.2005 5:09 pm

I think I know what jinksys is looking for: he doesn't just want the initial conversation but every line in each lesson.

I've been thinking about generating just such a beast, including vocabulary and explanations of grammar to make the Pimsleur course more of an overall Japanese learning course...but who has time? I actually thought that such a thing already existed. Now that I know it doesn't, I'm tempted.
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RE: Pim's Jap Transcripts

Postby tsp_uk » Mon 11.07.2005 5:13 pm

Oh I see, quite a big job if you want to do that, but good luck.
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