Roary's Story: Travel to Japan
This book provides opportunities for learners of Japanese from the beginning to the Intermediate levels to encounter a variety of onomatopoeias and learn authentic onomatopoeia use through context. The students are able to learn them at the word level as well as the sentence level with this book. In addition, the book includes both illustrations and animations which make learning onomatopoeias more interesting, and the students are also able to learn the onomatopoeia words visually and aurally. This book is composed of six chapters and each unit of this book is associated with cultural aspects of Japan in order to learn them while learning the onomatopoeia.
Dr. Kazumi Matsumoto Cantrell
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF JAPANESE at Ball State University