Term 1

Part 1

Travel – 旅行


Unit 1 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 13 of the Mirai 6 Course Book, complete the activities listed below in your Mirai 6 Activity Book. Don’t forget to ask your teacher if you need help!

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

Unit 1

Let’s Go Somewhere – どこかへ行こう

  • Text Type: Manga
  • Setting: John and his friends plan to go to Kamakura during Golden Week in Japan.
  • Timeframe: 2-3 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to comprehend conversations and text-types relating to travel, including travel brochures and advertisements and recognise the names of some Japanese public holidays.

Expected Prior Knowledge:

1. 〜ましょう Inviting / Suggesting Yr 8 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. Japanese year reckoning Western reckoning and Japanese reckoning
2. 〜よう / 〜う Inviting (informal) Mirai AB Pg 9 Q2 (R/W)
3. Expressing large numbers Japanese numerals to おく (100 million) Mirai CB Pg 5 Task Box (R/W)
4. Adjective ~さ Making nouns from い adjectives GB Pg 25 Mirai CB Pg 7 Task Box 1 (R/W)
5. 〜か 〜も 〜でも Certainty & uncertainty + Clip 1 + Clip 2 GB Pg 10, 78, 49 Mirai AB Pg 8 (R/W)
6. 〜に する Asking and making decisions GB Pg 64 Mirai AB Pg 4 Task 2 (L)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 8-9:

  1. Read along as you listen to the conversation between John and his friends and complete the exercises below.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 17 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 5 – かまくらへ行こう (L)
  2. Mirai Activity Book Pg 5 – JRのパッケージツアー (L)

Unit 2 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 28-29 of the Mirai 6 Course Book, complete the activities listed below in your Mirai 6 Activity Book. Don’t forget to ask your teacher if you need help!

  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 18-19 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 20 (R/W)
  • Online Test

Unit 2

Where Shall We Stay? – どこに泊まろう

  • Text Type: Advertisement
  • Setting: Onsen resort
  • Timeframe: 4-5 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to understand advertisements for accommodation in Japan and use that information to feel confident making your own reservations.

Expected Prior Knowledge:

1. 〜というのは Asking what something is Yr 11 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. 〜ほう が いい Giving advice / suggesting
(it would be better to…)
GB Pg 34 Mirai CB Pg 21 Task Box (W)
2. Relative Clauses Identifying / describing: relative clauses Mirai AB Pg 21 (R/W)
3. 〜まえ に Before doing ~ GB Pg 76 Write 3 sentences using 〜まえに (W)
4. 〜てから / 〜あとで After doing ~ GB Pg 42, 3 Obento Senior TRB Pg 21 (R/W)
5. 〜というのは Asking for/giving clarification Mirai CB Pg 27 Task Box (R/W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 21:

  1. Read along as you listen to the advertisement about the onsen resort and then complete the exercises below.
  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 16 – 温泉! リゾートの中リゾート!! (L)
  2. Mirai Course Book Pg 18 Q1-4 – かんさいの高くないホテル (R)

Unit 3 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 45 of the Mirai 6 Course Book, complete the activities listed below in your Mirai 6 Activity Book. Don’t forget to ask your teacher if you need help!

  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 30 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 31 (R/W)
  • Online Test

Unit 3

How Shall We Get There? – 何に乗って行こう

  • Text Type: Conversation
  • Setting: Train station
  • Timeframe: 2-3 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to understand and make travel arrangements and discuss various types of transport in Japan.

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. Relative Clauses Identifying / describing: relative clauses Mirai AB Pg 32 Q1 ONLY (R/W)
2. 〜か / 〜かどうか Expressing uncertainty GB Pg 14 Write 3 sentences expressing uncertainty (W)
3. 〜ように Giving warnings (so as not to…)
and making requests
GB Pg 84 Obento Senior TRB Pg 110 (R/W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 38-39:

  1. Read along as you listen to the conversation between Jane, Shinichi and Emiko and then complete the exercises below.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 48 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 29 – しまった!カメラをおきわすれた (L)
  2. Mirai Course Book Pg 18 – かんさいの高くないホテル (R)