Term 1

Part 1

Exchange Students – こうかん りゅうがくせい


Unit 1 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 8-9 of the Mirai 5 Course Book, complete the activities listed below in your Mirai 5 Activity Book. Don’t forget to ask your teacher if you need help!

  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 5 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 6 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 7 (R/W)
  • Online Test

Unit 1

Introducing Yourself – じこしょうかい

  • Text Type: Self introduction
  • Setting: Sachiko and John are introducing themselves.
  • Timeframe: 3 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to introduce yourself formally and understand others’ introductions. You will also learn to talk about your strong and weak points, how to express strong feelings and how to talk about having done something for the first time.

Expected Prior Knowledge:

1. 〜て Form (Adjectives) Linking Adjectives Yr 9 Term 4
2. 〜て Form (Verbs) TE Verb Form Yr 10 Term 1

 Compulsory Grammatical Functions:

  1. Copy all Digitute notes into your exercise book and show your teacher.
  2. Please complete all listed Course Book (CB) and Activity Book (AB) tasks and show your teacher.
1. Self Introductions Introducing Yourself GB Pg 53 Mirai AB Pg 3 Task 2 (L)
2. じょうず / へた Expressing Ability & Inability Mirai CB Pg 4 Task Box (S)
3. 〜はじめて Doing something for the first time GB Pg 71 Write 3 sentences using 〜はじめて (W)
4. たまりません Expressing Strong Feelings Mirai CB Pg 5 Task Box (W)
5. 〜て Linking Sentences Together GB Pg 38 Mirai CB Pg 7 Q1-2 (R/W)
6. 〜て みます Try doing something GB Pg 48 Mirai AB Pg 2 (S)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 2:

  1. Read along as you listen to Sachiko’s self introduction.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 16 of your Course Book to assist with new vocabulary.

Workbook Exercises:

Please complete the following exercises and show your teacher.

  1. Mirai Activity Book Pg 3 Task 1 (L)

Unit 2 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 27-28 of the Mirai 5 Course Book, complete the activities listed below in your Mirai 5 Activity Book. Don’t forget to ask your teacher if you need help!

  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 19 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 20 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 21-22 (R/W)
  • Online Test

Unit 2

Communication – コミュニケーション

  • Text Type: Letter
  • Setting: John is about to undertake an exchange to Japan and writes to his host family about arrangements.
  • Timeframe: 4 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to differentiate levels of politeness in Japanese communication.

Expected Prior Knowledge:

1. から Giving a Reason Yr 10 Term 1
2. 〜ない Plain Negative Verb Form Yr 10 Term 4

Compulsory Grammatical Functions:

  1. Copy all Digitute notes into your exercise book and show your teacher.
  2. Please complete all listed Course Book (CB) and Activity Book (AB) tasks and show your teacher.
1. おせわになります Expressing Gratitude
2. ごつごう は〜 Asking if it is Convenient Mirai AB Pg 24 Task 3 (R)
3. くださいませんか Making Requests Mirai CB Pg 19 Task Box (S)
4. 〜に ついて Asking & Telling About GB Pg 64 Mirai CB Pg 20 Task Box (R/W)
5. Various Giving Advice GB Pg 58, 34, 49 Mirai AB Pg 23 (R/W)
6. 〜たのしみ Looking Forward to Something Write 3 sentences using たのしみ. (W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 17:

  1. Read along as you listen to John’s letter.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 32 of your Course Book to assist with new vocabulary.

Workbook Exercises:

Please complete the following exercises and show your teacher.

  1. Mirai Activity Book Pg 17 (L)

Unit 3 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 42 of the Mirai 5 Course Book, complete the activities listed below in your Mirai 5 Activity Book. Don’t forget to ask your teacher if you need help!

  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 34-35 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 36 (W)
  • Online Test

Unit 3

Rules – きそく

  • Text Type: Manga
  • Setting: John arrives at his host family’s house, the Yamamoto’s, for the first time.
  • Timeframe: 1 Week
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to understand how to behave appropriately in a Japanese home.

Compulsory Grammatical Functions:

  1. Copy all Digitute notes into your exercise book and show your teacher.
  2. Please complete all listed Course Book (CB) and Activity Book (AB) tasks and show your teacher.
1. なりません / いけません Expressing Obligation GB Pg 60, 5 Mirai AB Pg 31 (W/S)
2. Various Apologising
3. 〜て は いけません Prohibition / Denial GB Pg 47 Mirai CB Pg 39 (L)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 33-37:

  1. Read along as you listen to the comic.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 46 of your Course Book to assist with new vocabulary.

Workbook Exercises:

Please complete the following exercises and show your teacher.

  1. Mirai Activity Book Pg 32 ジョンくんとスリッパ part 1 and 2 (L)