Mirai Stage 3 & 4: Coursebook

Author(s): Meg Evans


Mirai is a 6-part, full-colour, user-friendly language course, with a fun and engaging approach to Japanese language that will appeal to both students and teachers. Authentic and up-to-date photos and maps are presented in context so that Australian students gain an appreciation of Japanese language and culture. Mirai is written in line with LOTE National Profiles and addresses the three strands of writing, reading, and listening and speaking. Mirai Coursebook is also accompanied by Mirai Activity Book, Teacher's Book and Audio CDs. Features Easy to teach - Mirai is systematically set out for either a semester- or year-based course. Support for students - instructions and explanations feature a good balance of English and Japanese so that students are encouraged to tackle activities with confidence! The unique use of a coloured overlay in Mirai 1 encourages students to read hiragana even when romaji is provided. Mirai 2 and Mirai 3 & 4 are written in hiragana without romaji support. Learning Outcomes at the start of each chapter. A wide range of fun and engaging activities including pair work, listening activities and games. A cartoon-style storyboard in each unit explores a theme of interest to young students. Written for the mixed ability classroom. Mirai includes LOTE National Profile Grids. There is also a romaji-free version of Mirai 1 - see Mirai 1A Companion Website - http://cwx.prenhall.com/bookbind/pubbooks/au_sch_evans_mirai3-4_1/ The Companion Website for Mirai 3& 4 contains a wealth of support material for students and teachers, written to enhance the teaching and learning experience. Review questions: auto-correcting, multiple choice, true or false and matching Web destinations: a list of reviewed websites that support research and exploration Technology activities: Drag and Drop Interactive Activities Teachers Resource Centre: password-protected part of the site containing national profile correlation grid, correlation to the Queensland Syllabus and Course Book outlines


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General Fields

  • : 9780733923371
  • : Pearson Education Limited
  • : Longman
  • : September 2001
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Meg Evans
  • : Paperback
  • : Japanese; English
  • : 495.682421
  • : 177
  • : Modern languages (ie other than English); Teaching of a specific subject
  • : illustrations