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Mirai, Stage 6 Course Book, 2nd Edition

Mirai, Stage 6 Course Book, 2nd Edition

by Meg Evans, Yoko Masano, Ikuo Kawakami, Setsuko Taniguchi
ISBN:
9780733969010
Description

The Mirai, Stage 6 Course Book is a new edition of Mirai 6, the well-regarded text for students of Japanese. Suitable for students who have already studied Japanese for three or four years, it is part of a complete six-stage Japanese series for secondary schools. the second of two textbooks designed for senior students.

Written for a mixed-ability classroom, Mirai features clear explanations of language structures, idiomatic expressions and appropriate language use. Stage 6 focuses on communication in the everyday events of living in and traveling around Japan. Each of the four “parts” of the textbook, each with three units, begin with a “Learning Outcomes” section that helps to focus the lessons. Units include group and individual activities, study hints, information on Japan, kanji practice, vocabulary lists, and much more. Comics and games accompany learning along the way. Authentic and up-to-date photos and maps are also presented in context so that students gain an appreciation of Japanese culture as well as language. Knowledge of the grammatical structures and characters introduced in Mirai, Stages 1-5, is assumed.

This new second edition offers special speaking exercises, takes into account worldwide technological changes, includes a greater range of text types, and contains more involved questions for reading passages and listening extracts.

Specs

Publisher: 
Longman Australia
Publication Date: 
2006
Trim Size: 
8.5×10.5
Format: 
Paperback
Pages: 
188pp
About the Series

Mirai, a California state-adopted series, is a six-stage, full-color, user-friendly course, with a fun and engaging approach to the Japanese language that will appeal to students and teachers alike.

The approach is communicative, with an emphasis on natural language. Mirai features clear explanations of language structures, idiomatic expressions and appropriate language use. Authentic and up-to-date photos and maps are presented in context so that students gain an appreciation of Japanese language and culture. Throughout the series, students follow the daily adventures of various cartoon characters, two real-life teenagers living in Japan, and even a music band.

Perfect for grades 6-12, each stage of Mirai includes a course book, activity book, teacher’s book, and audio CDs or cassettes. The second edition of Stages 5 and 6 includes a greater range and diversity of exercises, improved audio CDs, revised topics to align with learning goals, and an expanded teacher’s book.