Term 2

Part 2

The Last Year of School – 高校のさいごの年


Unit 4 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 58-59 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!


Unit 4

Wheels! – クルマ

  • Text Type: Interview
  • Setting: An interview between two Japanese teenagers.
  • Timeframe: 4 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to discuss the pros and cons of owning a car and discuss getting a licence both here and 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. 〜よてい Making plans GB Pg 84 Mirai CB Pg 54 Task Box (S)
2. 〜あいだ Expressing ‘during the time when (while)’ GB Pg 2 Mirai AB Pg 46 (R/W)
3. 〜こまる Expressing discomfort, distress, confusion Mirai CB Pg 55 Task Box 2 (R/W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 51:

  1. Read along as you listen to the interview.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 63 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 41 Q1 A-C (L)
  2. Mirai Activity Book Pg 38

Unit 5 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 71 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!


Unit 5

Coming of Age Celebrations – せいじん の おいわい

  • Text Type: Manga
  • Setting: Friends are talking about the upcoming school formal including what they plan to wear and who they will go with.
  • Timeframe: 2 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to discuss the school formal and end-of-year parties and other celebrations related to coming of age both in Japan and in Australia.

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. 〜し 〜し Giving reasons GB Pg 26 Mirai CB Pg 66 Task Box (W)
2. Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
3. 〜てある / 〜ている Describing how things are (the state of things) GB Pg 40, 41 Mirai AB Pg 59 Q1-2 (R/W)
5. 〜のよう Describing appearance (the way things look) GB Pg 83 Mirai AB Pg 59 Q3 (R/W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 64-65:

  1. Read along as you listen to the conversation between Yukari and her friends discussing their upcoming school formal.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 77 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 55 (L)
  2. Mirai Activity Book Pg 52

 

Unit 6 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 85 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!


Unit 6

Dreams of the Future – しょうらい の ゆめ

  • Text Type: Interview
  • Setting: Midori and Luke are being interviewed on their career success and the reasons for it.
  • Timeframe: 2 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to discuss your plans for the future and understand the main aspects of the Japanese educational system.

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. 〜て ほしい Expressing wants GB Pg 48 Mirai CB Pg 80 Task Box (S)
2. 〜られる / 〜える Possible or not possible – can/can’t do Mirai AB Pg 72 Q2 (R/W)
3. 〜たら Expressing when/if GB Pg 35 Mirai AB Pg 65 (R/W)
4. 〜ように Do in such a way that someone can… GB Pg 84 Mirai AB Pg 71 (R/W)
5. 〜ても Expressing determination, doubts, concerns GB Pg 48 Mirai CB Pg 84 Task Box (R/W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 87-88:

  1. Read along as you listen to the interview with Midori and Luke on the success of their careers.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 92 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 67 サクセス・ストーリー (L)