Release of Official Japanese Coursebooks of The Japan Foundation

The Japan Foundation is pleased to announce the release of its Official Coursebook for starters.

The first level of Japanese Language A1 is formed in two parts –

1.       Marugoto : Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1 : 
    Coursebook for communicative language activities
 Basic Conversation (ISBN : 978-4-384-05752-2)

2.      Marugoto : Japanese Language and Culture Starter A1 :
        Coursebook for communicative language competences
Grammer & Script (ISBN : 978-4-384-05753-9)



 Sanshusha Publishing Co. Ltd.,
 2-2-22, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku,
Tokyo 150-0001, Japan


These books have been designed to deepen the learners’ understanding of Japanese language by sharing details about Japanese life and culture along with learning through full color photograph and illustrations, real life conversations and so on.

Further, learners can benefit from self-learning portal Here they also get audio material for download and better understanding.


The books can be purchased from below mentioned online stores(from neighbouring countries as of now)

–  Kinokuniya ( )