Eriko Sato


Assistant Professor

Eriko Sato teaches Japanese language and linguistics courses at Stony Brook University, Sato's research interests include Japanese linguistics and pedagogy, translation studies, and second language acquisition. In addition to several journal articles in these research areas, Sato published a number of Japanese textbooks and grammar/kanji reference books. Sato serves as the advisor for Teacher Certification Program for Japanese, the Executive Committee Chair for the Japan Center at Stony Brook and the Director of the Pre-College Japanese Program


Sato 2015

Learning Japanese Kanji (Tuttle, 2015)

Complete Japanese Grammar       PMP

Complete Japanese Grammar (McGraw-Hill, 2014)

Basic Japanese (McGraw-Hill, 2014)

Essential Japanese Grammar       

Essential Japanese Grammar 

(Tuttle Publishing, 2012) Co-Authored with Masahiro Tanimori 

Basic Japanese

Basic Japanese: Introduction of the Structure of Japanese 

(Tuttle Publishing, 2012) Co-Authored with Samuel E. Martin


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Contemporary Japanese:

An Introductory Textbook for College Students (Tuttle)

Textbook 1 (2005) 

Textbook 2 (2005)

Teacher's guide (2005)

Workbook 1 (2007)

Workbook 2 (2007) 

Esato Book 2008

My First Japanese Kanji Book (Tuttle, 2009)

co-authored with Anna Sato, illustrated by Anna Sato

BK 100 1      

The First 100 Japanese Kanji (Tuttle, 2008) 

The Second 100 Japanese Kanji (Tuttle, 2009)

co-authored with Tuttle editors 


Japanese Demystified 2nd Edition (McGraw-Hill, 2013)

Japanese Demystified 1st Edition (McGraw-Hill, 2008)


Japanese for Dummies 2nd Edition (Wiley, 2012) 

Basic Japanese for Dummies Dictionary (Wiley, 2010)

Japanese for Dummies Audio Set (Wiley, 2009)

Japanese Phrases for Dummies (Wiley, 2004)

Japanese for Dummies 1st Edition (Wiley, 2002)

Translated to: French (2007)

                        Dutch (2012)

                        German (2013)

                        Russian (2013)

To be translated to Spanish.  


Eriko Sato



Asian & Asian American Studies    1046 Humanities Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5343     Phone: (631) 632-4030
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