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Download Book Û The Kanji Code Ç See the Sounds with Phonetic Components and Visual Patterns è ❮Download❯ ➼ The Kanji Code: See the Sounds with Phonetic Components and Visual Patterns Author Join or create book clubs – Intermediate stMojior form sound kanji In addition to the phonetic components it introduces two innovative mnemonic methods for learning kanji ON readingsThe first method is association with hiragana and katakana which were originally based on kanji characters The second method involves applying art theory to group similar looking kanji Graphics show the visual connections The research chapter will appeal to linguistics students and Japanese teachers while those looking forpractical tips can skip to Chapter 1 since the bulk of the book contains practical reference materialsIt will be of most use to intermediate learners who have already mastered around 300 kanji or passed N3 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test It will also appeal to visual learners and those who like to take a creative approach to learning Compact and easy to carry it is an essential companion handbook for serious kanji students Some of the patterns in this book are the same as those which are discussed elsewhere Others are new fresh ideas which use much abstract aspects of the characters to hint towards their readings overall form rather than specific components Of particular interest to me were the hints towards the rhyming component ie not guaranteeing a particular consonant vowel couple but just the vowel partReally enjoyed this one Glad to add to my library

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Intermediate students of Japanese are well aware of the term ON reading and know that memorising kanji readings is one of the biggest hurdles when learning to read Japanese This handbook provides a wealth of information to help you tackle this difficult aspect of kanji studySo many Japanese resources mention phonetic components in passing only offering one or two examples It is very hard to find a definitive list of the phonetic components as opposed to radicals which can be found in most kanji dictionaries and in multiple online resources The Kanji Code provides that list introducing 150 phonetic components to help you learn the ON readings of 450 common kanji characters The book can be used as a textbook and studied from start to finish but it is particularly helpful as a handy reference guide used in tandem with standard kanji textbooksWhat the reviewers saidRemembering the sounds tha I have long studied Michael Pye's The Study of Kanji which is an exhaustive record of phonetics used in Jouyou kanji I still haven't mastered them all No wonder since I have read that there are around 850 phonetics This book selects around 150 of the most useful phonetics on the basis of a simple form consistent sound in a number of kanji and kanji that are relatively common By this selection Ms Hamilton makes the phonetic method practical than an exhaustive list for most students Hooray for her in advancing the cause of phonetics as a learning tool for kanji

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The Kanji Code See the Sounds with Phonetic Components and Visual PatternsT go with kanji can seem daunting Hamilton has gleaned a system in which you'll be 'seeing the sounds' of kanji and accelerate your fluency in reading Japanese I wish I had this book when I started my journey of understanding kanji Michael Rowley author of Kanji Pict O GraphixRefreshingly different Well worth reading and the sort of book I wish I'd had 35 years ago Jim Breen Founder WWWJDIC and Adjunct Snr Research Fellow Japanese Studies Centre Monash University An invaluable resource that explains the relationship between kanji and kana kanji and phonetic code and kanji and visual code I will be recommending it to my students Dr Etsuko Toyoda Asia Institute University of Melbourne The book provides useful background information to give you a deeper understanding of the history of kanji and the roles of the different components It includes an easy to understand explanation of the keisei book was delivered on time and in advance of when I expected it to comecontent is very intriguing and worth the read