New and Revised! Discover the Japanese language and explore its culture. You'll begin with the basics: present tense verbs and nouns for greetings/intros, telling time and giving and asking for directions, describing your likes and dislikes, as well as other phrases and expressions for introductory communication and travel. Cultural knowledge is intregrated with your language learning. Instructor is a native speaker of Japanese. Required Text and workbook. Textbook: Genki I, 2nd Ed. ISBN 978-4-7890-1440-3 and Workbook: ISBN 978-4-7890-1441-0.