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Technical Japanese Series

A Flashcard Companion to the Book, Basic Technical Japanese
Craig Van Degrift

Technical Japanese Series

Kanji-Flash/BTJ is a Japanese-character flashcard program designed to aid students learning to read scientific and technical Japanese. It is a companion to the book Basic Technical Japanese by Edward E. Daub, R. Byron Bird, and Nobuo Inoue, ISBN 978-0-299-12734-3.

Cover KATAKANA, HIRAGANA, and the 500 most common KANJI found in scientific and technical literature.

Compounds as well as single-KANJI words — equivalent to 4302 flashcards !!

*The proven effectiveness of flashcards
*The seduction of a video display
*The organization abilities of a computer

Options allow:
*Full Testing
*Viewing only
*Meaning testing only
*Pronunciation testing only
*Adjustable retests frequency on missed words
*Meanings testsed by multiple choice or explicit entry

Personal options are easily selected and automatically stored to become defaults in future sessions.

Optionally saves missed word list for future retesting.

Large, distinct 48 x 48 pixel KANJI font clearly illustrates the individual components of each test KANJI.

Automatically retires learned words — watch them drop out of the background chart as you progress through each set.

Japanese pronunciations are entered using either the "Modified Hepburn" or "KUN-REI" systems of romanization.

Built-in instructions plus manual with KANA tables and KANJI chart.

For DOS (IBM-compatible) computers with VGA or color EGA graphics adapters.

Craig Van Degrift is a physicist with more than thirty publications on condensed matter physics and the founder of Kanji-Flash Softworks, which publishes Japanese-language instructional software.

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January 1992

3.5" and 5.25" diskettes

This title is Out of Print.

ISBN 978-0-299-97077-2
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