Menu

Obento

by Peter Williams, Sue Xouris, Kyoko Kusumoto
Description

This obentoo (“lunchbox”) offers an exciting, culturally based approach to study of the Japanese language. Students will love the lively and authentic presentation of this colorful and authentic series.

Obento (formerly known as Obentoo) addresses the use of hiragana, katakana, and kanji, is adaptable to a wide variety of course content, and contains a wealth of teacher support material. Obento student books feature colorful, clear, easy-to-use layouts; manga-style cartoons; detailed grammar and vocabulary summaries; and songs, games, and craft activities.

The Teacher Resource Files contain Teacher Notes (also sold separately) that feature presentation and teaching techniques, cassette transcripts, game ideas, masters for cartoons, suggestions for activities based upon the text, and more.

About the Obento Series

Obento is a fully integrated course in three stages, written specifically for secondary students learning Japanese. Obento Deluxe is the revised first level of this highly popular series, followed by the intermediate-level Obento Supreme and the more advanced Obento Senior. The Obento series is based on Australia's National Curriculum Guidelines for Japanese. Fun, engaging and colorful, the series includes Student Books, Workbooks, Audio CDs, Teacher Resources, and an interactive website at http://www.thomsonlearning.com.au/secondary/lote/obento.

In this Series

Features

OBENTO FEATURES

  • A fresh, uncluttered design
  • New expanded grammar sections
  • More listening activities
  • Teacher CD-ROMs with modifiable worksheets
  • Vibrant manga cartoons
  • Insight into contemporary Japanese culture
  • Speaking activities extended and reinforced in the workbooks
  • Audio and songs
  • Free web-based activities