Term 2

Part 2

Family life & Celebrations – かていせいかつと おいわい


Unit 4 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 60 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!


Unit 4

Embarrassing Events – はずかしかった こと

  • Text Type: Diary
  • Setting: Sachiko has just experienced her first Australian Christmas and New Year and shares her experiences in her diary.
  • Timeframe: 2 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to comprehend conversations and text-types relating to family life and celebrations in Australia and Japan.

Expected Prior Knowledge:

1. 〜かった / でした Past Tense Adjectives Yr 8 Term 4
2. 〜た / 〜だ Plain Past Verb Form + Clip 1 Yr 10 Term 3
3. 〜なかった Plain Past Negative Verb Form Yr 10 Term 4
4. 〜る / 〜う Plain Verb Form Yr 10 Term 3
5. 〜たり 〜たり Listing Non-sequential Actions Yr 10 Term 3

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. かった / だ Plain Past Adjectives & Nouns
2. 〜と いいます It is called ~ GB Pg 53 Mirai CB Pg 57 Task Box (R/W)
3. 〜と 言いました Quoting someone GB Pg 52 Mirai CB Pg 58 Task Box (R/W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 54-55:

  1. Read along as you listen to Sachiko’s diary entries
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 65 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 45 聞きましょう 2 (L)
  2. Mirai Activity Book Pg 43 (S)

Unit 5 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 75 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!


Unit 5

Holidays in Japan – 日本での休み

  • Text Type: Manga
  • Setting: John spends Christmas and New Year with his host family for the first time and discovers things are done a little differently to what he’s used to.
  • Timeframe: 4 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to comprehend conversations and text-types relating to holidays and celebrations in Japan including the giving and receiving of gifts.

Expected Prior Knowledge:

1. 〜に します Making decisions in shops and restaurants 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. 〜そう Saying how things appear GB Pg 28 Mirai AB Pg 61 (R/W)
2. Informal Speech Using Informal Speech Mirai CB Pg 73 Task Box (L)
3. Various Giving and Receiving + Clip 1 Mirai CB Pg 80-81 Task Box Q1-4 (R/W)
4. Various Doing Favours + Clip 1 + Clip 2 Mirai CB Book Pg 84 Task Box (R/W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 70-71:

  1. Read along as you listen to John’s experience of Christmas and New Year in Japan with his host family.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 89 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 57 日本のクリスマス (L)

Unit 6 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 102 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!


Unit 6

Holidays in Australia – オーストラリアでの休み

  • Text Type: Interview
  • Setting: On their return to Japan, four exchange students are interviewed by a reporter on their experiences in Australia.
  • Timeframe: 2 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to comprehend conversations and text-types relating to holidays and celebrations in Australia.

Expected Prior Knowledge:

1. から Asking/telling why or Giving a reason Yr 9 Term 2 / Yr 10 Term 1 / Yr 11 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. 〜どう 思う Asking for Opinions
2. 〜と 思う Giving Opinions GB Pg 54 Mirai CB Pg 95 Task Box (R/W)
3. Various Making Comparisons GB Pg 75, 20 Mirai AB Pg 70 (S)
4. いちばん〜 Asking what was the most ~ GB Pg 6
5. いちばん〜 Stating that something is the most ~ GB Pg 6 Mirai CB Pg 98 クイズ (L)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 90-91:

  1. Read along as you listen to the interviews.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 104 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 72 (L)