Solid intro for beginner Japanese learners
The Colloquial Language series is a great way to get a complete introduction to the Japanese language for total beginners. I have used these books to start learning several languages and found them super relevant and up-to-date in regards to technology, modern language usage and teaching methodology.
Now the Japanese audio lessons are free!
Recently, Colloquial Language has raised the bar yet again by offering all of the companion audio for their beginner Japanese textbook for free online! (It used to cost quite a bit extra to get the CDs along with the textbook.)
Now you can simply head over to the Colloquial Japanese mini-site and download or stream the audio lessons instantly.
It's awesome that this audio is available for free on its own but it will be most helpful to Japanese learners when accompanied by the textbook: Colloquial Japanese Textbook (US) and Colloquial Japanese Textbook (UK).
Using both the text and the audio together is definitely the best way to get the most out of the Colloquial Japanese series!
Why choose Colloquial Japanese?
Colloquial Japanese is a complete course for beginner learners which has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher in order to give you a step-by-step intro to the Japanese language as it is spoken and written today.
This text and audio combine clear and practical lessons with solid methodology to give you the essential skills to communicate effectively and confidently in Japanese across a wide range of situations. You need not have prior knowledge of this language in order to use this textbook.
An exceptional introductory Japanese course, Colloquial Japanese presents materials in a logical progression that builds a solid foundation in spoken and written Japanese.
I particularly like the compact size of the book which makes it easy to travel with. Don't let the small package fool you, though, this text is overflowing with awesome content to get you speaking and reading Japanese super fast.
Buy the Colloquial Japanese textbook here
Get the free Colloquial Japanese audio here
Once you've bought the book using the appropriate link above, head over here to download or stream the Japanese audio materials that accompany it!