JAPANESE: Learn to Count in Japanese

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Beginning language studies not only enrich multicultural learning, but also have a positive impact on reading fluency and comprehension. Learn to Count in Japanese is a great way to introduce the native language of Japan.

Each book in the Learn to Count language series includes a phonetic pronunciations, traceable number words, and cultural symbols of the featured country.

Japanese Number Words: (phonetic pronunciation included)

1-ichi, 2-ni, 3-san, 4-shi, 5-go, 6-roku, 7-schichi, 8-hachi, 9-kyuu, 10-juu

Additional Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

archipelago, blossom, bonsai, chrysanthemum, cultivate, fictional, Hiragana, Kabuki, Kanji, Katakana, koi, legend, matcha, origami, passport, precise, prosperity, ritual, sakuru, sensu, sumo, Torii, uchiwa

Targeted Skills:

  • Learning number words in Japanese
  • Writing number words in Japanese Kanji characters
  • Promoting respect and appreciation for cultural differences
  • Identifying national and cultural symbols of Japan
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting
  • Reading fluency and comprehension
  • Building content-area literacy in social studies

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the book.

Technical Info: The book and Teacher’s Language Guide are in PDF format, combined into a single zip file, and, illustrated with original, high-resolution images.


Bundle and Save: The book is also available—at a savings of 25%—in the Exploring the Culture of Japan Bundle, which also includes an introductory book about Japan, a mini-coloring book of Japanese color names, five cross-curricular activities, and a colorful poster.

Related Resources:

Japan: Discovering Japan Activity Pack

Japan: Snapshots of Japan

Japanese: Our Colorful World in Japanese

The Christmas Pickle (Surprising Traditions from Around the World)

Languages Currently Available in the Learn to Count series:

Arabic (Egypt), Chinese (China), French (France), Hebrew (Israel), Hindi (India), Italian, (Italy), Japanese (Japan), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Spanish (Mexico), Swahili (Kenya), Twi (Ghana)


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