Remembering the Kanji, Volume 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters (4th Edition)

Remembering the Kanji, Volume 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters (4th Edition)

James W. Heisig


the purpose of this e-book is to supply the coed of jap with an easy technique for correlating the writing and the that means of eastern characters in the sort of approach as to cause them to either effortless to recollect. it's meant not just for the newbie, but additionally for the extra complex pupil trying to find a few reduction from the consistent frustration of the way to jot down the kanji and a few method to systematize what she or he already is familiar with. the writer starts off with writing because--contrary to first impressions--it is in reality the easier of the 2. He abandons the conventional approach to ordering the kanji in accordance with their frequency of use and organizes them in accordance with their part elements or "primitive elements." Assigning every one of those elements a different which means with its personal specified picture, the scholar is ended in harness the powers of "imaginative memory" to benefit many of the combos that outcome. moreover, each one kanji is given its personal key notice to symbolize the which means, or one of many central meanings, of that personality. those key terms give you the surroundings for a specific kanji's "story," whose protagonists are the primitive components.
In this manner, scholars may be able to entire in a number of brief months a role that will differently take years. Armed with an analogous talents as chinese language or Korean scholars, who recognize the which means and writing of the kanji yet no longer their pronunciation in jap, they're now in a stronger place to profit to learn (which is taken care of in a separate volume).

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