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Japanese Study Group - Beginner Level (Genki I)
We recently restarted this group with the textbook Genki I ( 2nd Edition) ( at the beginning of the year. We will be using the Genki I Workbook ( for homework and extra study material (Click the names for Amazon links to each). Sometimes it's cheaper to buy these textbooks from provided you have a credit card without foreign transaction fees. The shipping now is surprisingly quick and inexpensive. Here are the links to each there: Genki I textbook (, Genki I workbook ( The book assumes knowledge of hiragana ( katakana (, but really no other knowledge of Japanese as a prerequisite. If you'd like to study these, I've linked each above to a flashcard set where you can learn or practice them.

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