This book presents 2 traditional Japanese folktales along with 3 modern short stories by famous authors.
Bilingual presentation with Japanese and English versions presented on facing pages.
Each story is followed by detailed translator's notes, vocabulary lists and grammar points along with a set of discussion questions and exercises.
Free native-speaker audio recordings of each story are included to enable students to improve their pronunciation and inflection.
Illustrations in a Japanese style lend authenticity to the stories.