With 777 kanji one has 90% coverage of Kanji in the wild! The Japanese Complete curriculum is arranged according to frequency analysis done by a research team in 2011 on the Balanced Contemporary Corpus of Written Japanese.
This post shows some helpful information graphics (infographics) to help us understand the coverage of each introductory Japanese learning program. Next: Read “To Learn Japanese, You need a Rocketship.”
What do you learn when you go all the way through Genki I, Tobira, Mina no Nihongo, and other books? By the numbers, how many Kanji, how many Verbs, how many grammar constructions will you know? This article takes a long solid look at the state of Japanese textbooks today. (Numbers are estimates based onContinue reading “Comparison of Introductory Japanese Textbooks”