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Making Sense of Japanese Grammar: A Clear Guide Through Common Problems

HONOLULU: UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PRESS, 2002 199 PAGES. HARDCOVER, ISBN: 0-8248-2497-0 PAPERBACK, ISBN: 0-8248-2583-7 When using Japanese, do you hesitate to use the same verb over and over? Does the apparent complexity of lengthy, Falkneresque sentences in Japanese stymie you? Do you still struggle to differentiate between the usage of particles –wa and –ga, or more egregiously, find it a challenge to clearly explain their usage to your Japanese language students? How about the locational ...

Curriculum Materials Review, Resources

Spotlight on Confucius: Chinese Classics and Cultural Values

EDITED BY LINDA ARKIN NEW YORK: THE AMERICAN FORUM FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION, 1996 120 WALL STREET, SUITE 2600 NEW YORK, NY 10005 212-742-8232 154 LOOSELEAF PAGES Spotlight on Confucius: Chinese Classics and Cultural Values has as its goal to “examine the flow of Chinese thought and examine its implications for the Chinese both in China and abroad.” It was produced and published by The American Forum for Global Education and follows the favorably received Spotlight on “Ramayana”: A...