Obento Supreme Teacher's Book, 4th Edition

Obento Supreme Teacher's Book, 4th Edition


The new editions of the Obento series have been updated in response to teachers’ feedback and changing emphases in the curriculum and technology. Now supported by a suite of digital resources, including the NelsonNetBook, the best loved features have been continued, with rich video and audio resources and an emphasis on intercultural understanding and language learning.

This Teacher's Edition is a full colour wraparound version of the Obento Supreme Student Book with handy margin notes on how to conduct the lessons, suggested pathways, extension activities, as well as references to the worksheet, Workbook and digital resources. The CD includes unit tests, cultural slideshows, worksheets, audio transcripts and Workbook solutions. The Teacher's Edition provides access to the teacher website which includes comprehensive unit teaching plans and curriculum grids.

Note: additional teaching material is available on the CD with the Teacher’s Edition.


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8.5 x 11
Paperback w/ CD-ROM
B/W Illustrations
About the Series

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