Term 4

Part 4

Living in Japan – 日本で生活する


Unit 10 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 142 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 115 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 116 (R/W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 117 (R/W)
  • Online Test

Unit 10

Finding Work in Japan – 日本で仕事をさがす

  • Text Type: Interview
  • Setting: A Japanese magazine editor is interviewing foreigners who are working in Japan. The first interview is with Jenny Mackay.
  • Timeframe: 2 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to comprehend conversations and text-types relating to job hunting and working in Japan including how to behave at an interview.

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. 〜のに In spite of the fact that…, even though… GB Pg 70 Mirai CB Pg 134 Task Box (W)
2. 〜ところ About to do / in the middle of doing / have just done something GB Pg 56 Mirai CB Pg 135 Task Box Q1-3 (S)
3. 〜はず Expressing expectations –
I expect that, it is expected that, no wonder
GB Pg 72 Mirai AB Pg 118 (R/W)
4. 〜うちに Time – While GB Pg 7 Mirai CB Pg 139 Task Box (R/W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 133:

  1. Read along as you listen to Courtney, who is planning to live in Japan soon and who has been collecting information from magazines.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 145 of your Course Book to assist with new vocabulary.

Workbook Exercises:

Please complete the following exercises and show your teacher.

  1. Mirai Course Book Pg 133 分かりましたか (R)
  2. Mirai Activity Book Pg 113 Task 1 (L)

Unit 11 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 155 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 126 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 127 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 128 (W)
  • Online Test

Unit 11

Life in Japan – 日本での生活

  • Text Type: Email
  • Setting: Courtney has arrived in Japan and is staying in a youth hostel. She now wants to find an affordable apartment. She contacts her friend, Tsubasa to ask for help.
  • Timeframe: 2 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to comprehend conversations and text-types relating to finding a suitable apartment to rent while you’re living 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. 〜なら Supposition – ‘if it is true that’ / ‘if’ + Clip 1 GB Pg 61 Mirai AB Pg 129 Q1 (W)
2. Causative Verbs Making or letting someone do something + Clip 1 + Clip 2 Mirai AB Pg 129 Q2 (R/W)
3. 〜みたい Describing how things seem GB Pg 77 Mirai CB Pg 151 Task Box (R/W)
4. 〜ほど Making comparisons GB Pg 76 Mirai CB Pg 153 (W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 146:

  1. Read along as you listen to the emails between Courtney and her friend Tsubasa.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 157 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 124 Task 1 (L)

Unit 12 Kanji

Using the kanji listed on Pg 164 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 138 (W)
  • Mirai Activity Book Pg 139 (R/W)
  • Online Test

Unit 12

Japanese Culture – 日本の文化

  • Text Type: Farewell speech
  • Setting: Courtney’s friend, Josh, wrote a farewell speech to give at his farewell party.
  • Timeframe: 2 Weeks
  • Aim: The key aim in this topic is for you to be able to comprehend conversations and text-types relating to Japanese culture including giving a farewell speech in Japanese.

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. 〜れる The passive form of the verb Mirai AB Pg 140 (R/W)
2. 〜れる Describing troublesome events using the passive Mirai CB Pg 162 Task Box (R/W)

Exercises:

Mirai Course Book Pg 165:

  1. Read along as you listen to Josh’s farewell speech.
  2. Refer to the vocabulary list on Pg 167 of your Course Book to assist with new vocabulary.

Workbook Exercises:

Please complete the following exercises and show your teacher.

  1. Mirai Course Book Pg 165 分かりましたか (L)