Obento Deluxe Audio Pack 4th ed.



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 an innovative and logical methodology for introducing script, rich video
and audio resources, and an emphasis on intercultural understanding and language learning.

Obento is a fully integrated course in three stages, written specifically for secondary students learning Japanese. Obento Deluxe is the first level in the new edition of this
highly popular series. The expert author team of Peter Williams, Sue Xouris and Kyoko Kusumoto bring their expertise, creativity and humour to this comprehensive resource.

The Obento Deluxe Audio Pack includes CDs recorded with native speakers and contains recordings of:
• selected texts from the Student Book (including songs!)
• listening exercises for the Workbook
• listening exercises for the unit tests and study guides.


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Peter is currently Manager, Standards Development at the School Curriculum and Standards Authority in Western Australia, and is an experienced author and teacher of Japanese at the secondary level. He has worked on creating many innovative resources for Japanese language learning, including Japanese textbooks, national and state curricula, online resources and several Japanese series aired on television. Peter's love and fascination with obento led him to see how the many parts of a well-balanced Japanese course could be connected in a uniquely Japanese package, which led him to develop the concept for this series. In his spare time, Peter is often seen at IKEA and builds small boats to sail round the Pacific.

Sue has authored a number of published works, including the Obento Snack Pack and Deluxe series. Sue has vast experience in teaching, writing and presenting Japanese language learning material. Sue currently teaches Japanese at St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill in Sydney. Sue has previously managed The Nihongo Tanken Centre and she has also lectured in Languages Education at the University of Technology, Sydney and Sydney University.

Kyoko is an experienced Japanese teacher of long standing. Over a period of two decades she has taught the Japanese language to primary and secondary students, including mature age students. Kyoko currently teaches at Santa Sabina College, Sydney, NSW and has extensive experience as Senior Marker, Supervisor of Marking and as a judge of HSC NSW. She has served as a committee member and presenter for the Japanese Teachers' Association, JTAN, has completed a Masters in Education, and has qualifications in NAAFTI Japanese translation and interpreting. Before her teaching career, Kyoko was an editor of children's educational books in Japan and her extensive educational experience has been invaluable in her role as co-author of both the Obento Deluxe and Supreme series.

General Fields

  • : 9780170197991
  • : Cengage Learning Australia
  • : Cengage Learning Australia
  • : February 2012
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : CD-ROM
  • : 4
  • : jap
  • : Year Level: 07 and 08