Learn about Japanese culture while improving your language skills!Japanese Folktales for Language Learners introduces 22 traditional tales in parallel Japanese and English versions, presented on facing pages. Whether you're a student of Japanese or just want to enjoy a good read while learning about traditional Japanese culture, you're sure to love this book! The tales increase in length and complexity as the book progresses. Each story has a comprehensive vocabulary list, cultural notes, comprehension exercises and discussion questions to reinforce your understanding. There are overviews of verb and adjective forms, as wall as free online audio recordings of all the stories to develop your listening and pronunciation skills.