GETTING ALONG IN JAPANESE is a DVD video learning series which presents the Japanese language through familiar daily situations. The setting is a traditional Japanese inn where the hosts teach their guests to communicate using practical and current expressions.
Hosts Katsuya Kobayashi and Kaori Itakura introduce spoken Japanese through carefully dramatized skits designed to help beginning students learn to cope with everyday life in modern Japan. Produced by NHK Educational Corporation, part of Japan's national broadcasting network, GETTING ALONG IN JAPANESE is the only dramatized DVD series for teachers and students of the Japanese language. 30 minute episodes per DVD. HOME USE/Public Libraries: $30 + shipping each or $225+ shipping for complete set of 10 + textbook, EDUCATIONAL / INSTITUTIONAL USE: US$100 each or complete set of 10: US$750Ten DVD Topics: 1. Going Shopping 2. Asking the Way3. Taking the Train and Bus4. Getting Along with Neighbors5. Going out to Eat6. At a Restaurant7. Visiting a Japanese Home8. Preparing a Meal9. Coping with a Misunderstanding10. A Wedding Ceremony