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Weekly Lecture Notes


Group A, C & D

Tutor: Chiyomi Duble / Chiyako Hughes

Term 1 

 

Week

JBP II

Lesson

Summary of the lesson

 

Homework

 

W 1

N/A

REGISTRATION WEEK

N/A

W 2

N/A

1

Course introduction 

Referring to indefinite places, things, or people: 

どこか、なにか、だれか

 

Stating and asking preference:  

~が いいです/いいですか    

Comparison (1)  

 

1. Workbook II by W3

2. Japanese 1 Revision

 Instruction 

 Wimba  

3. kanji 1-20 (Lesson 1)

 Instruction 

 characters

 words by W3

W 3

1, 2

Comparison (2)

Te form revision

Doing something to see: ~てみます

 

 

 

 

 

1. Workbook II by W4

2. Japanese 1 Revision

 Instruction 

 Wimba  

3. kanji 21-30 (Lesson 2)

 Instruction 

 characters

 words 

 Kanji book by W4

W 4

2, 3

Getting information or advice:  

~たいんですが

Comparison (3)

Stating decisions:  ~にします

Word Power

 

 

1. Workbook II by W5

2. Japanese 1 Revision

 Instruction 

 Wimba  

3. kanji 31-40 (Lesson 3)

 Instruction 

 characters

 words 

 Kanji book by W5

W 5

 

 

 

3

Connecting related sentences:  

~で、~ / ~くて、~

Describing ongoing actions or states:  

~ています

Going somewhere to do something:  

~に行きます

「せかいに 一つだけの はな」

1. Workbook II by W6

2. Writing task

 Fashion journal 

Submission Extended to W7

3. kanji 41-50 (Lesson 4)

 characters

 words 

 Kanji book by W6

W 6

 

4

スピーチ・コンテスト

Plain forms of Verbs (1):

Present tense

Asking for and offering explanations (1): 

~んです

Expressing frequency:  

~ に ~ 回

1. Workbook II by W7

2. Writing task

 Fashion journal 

Submission Extended to W7

3. kanji 51-60 (Lesson 5)

 characters

 words by W7

W 7

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

Plain forms of Verbs (2): 1, 2, 3

Past tense

Talking about past expressions:  

~たことがあります

Time Expressions

1. Workbook II by W8

2. Plain form test

 Plain from answer by W8

3. kanji Revision 1-60

(Lesson 1~5)

Submission not required

W8

6

スピーチ・コンテスト Group - Apply by 30Nov 

Adverbial forms of adjective:  

~く / ~に

Going somewhere to do something and coming back:  

~てきます

Online exercise Te form

 Dictionary form

 Nai from

Notes for the Writing Test

Revision Lesson 1- 5

 Revision Guide

W 9

 

 

Term 1 Exam (up to Lesson 5)

  • Assessed - Reading, Writing & Grammar

(No dictionary)

  • Non-assessed - Listening

 

 

W 10

 

6

Making strong suggestions: 

~た / ~ないほうがいいです

Not yet:  

まだ~していません

Asking for and offering expressions (2)  

~んです

1. Workbook II 

by Term 2 W1

2. Writing a letter to Japan 

by Term 2 W2

3. kanji 61-70 (Lesson 6)

 characters

 words 

by Term 2 W1

4. Purchase a notebook (grammar book)

by Term 2 W1

 

Term 2

Week

JBP II

Lesson

Summary of the lesson

Homework

W1

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

1. Expressing a sequences of events

(1): Before  前に

2. Expressing a sequences of events

(2): After  ~てから

3. When (1)

 

1. Work book II by W2

2. Kanji :Lesson 7

 Characters

 Words by W2

3. Grammar book by W2

4. Letter to Japan by W2

W 2

 

8

1. Describing a changes in state (1):  

~く / ~になります

2. When (2)

~とき

Polite from/Plain form Revision

 Test answer

 

1. Work book II by W3

2. Kanji :Lesson 8

 Characters

 Words by W3

3. Grammar book by W3

W3

 

 

8

 

 

1. Plain forms of adjectives and of nouns

 Plain form summary Plain form table

  online exercise Plain form

Plain from Verb

 Present (Dictionary form)

 Present/Negative (Nai form) 

 Past (Ta form)

 Past/Negative (Nakatta from)

 Plain from I-adjective

 Plain from Na-adjective & Noun

 Plain from Existence & State

2. Direct and in direct quotation:  

~と言っていました

 

1. Work book II by W4

2. Kanji :Lesson 9

 Characters

 Words by W4

3. Practise 'Plain from' with the online exercice (W3 Summary)

4. Grammar book by W4

 

* Letter to Japan ( If not submitted)

W 4

 

 

9

 

 

1. Modifying clauses

 Handout

2. Nominalising sentences:  ~の

1. Work book II by W5

2. Kanji :Lesson 10

 Characters

 Words by W5

3. Grammar book by W5

W 5

 

 

10

 

1. Giving a reason (1):  ~ので

2. Potential form

1. Work book II by W6

2. Kanji :Lesson 11

 Characters

 Words by W6

3. Grammar book by W6

W 6

 

 

11

1. Volitional form: ~(よ)う

  Online exercise Volitional form

2. Giving a reason (2): ~て / ~で

3. Indirecdt question:  ~か / ~かどうか

 

 Changing Plain from to Polite form

 

1. Work book II by W7

2. Kanji :Lesson 12

 Characters

 Words by W7

3. Grammar book by W7

4. Finalizing the Japanese

letter by W8

W 7

 

 

12

 

 

1. Expressing Uncertainty: かもしれません

 Online exercise かもしれません

2. Talking about future events: ~たら

 

Japanese film at Art Centre 

 Confessions

 Norwegian Wood

1. Work book II by W8

2. Kanji :Lesson 13

 Characters

 Words by W8

3. Grammar book by W8

4. Finalizing the Japanese

letter by W8

W 8

 

 

13

 

 

1. Describing a change in state (2) :  

~てきました

Review for Exam 2

 

Trip to Japan - Experiencing Japanese life

 

Revision for Listening test

up to Lesson 12

 Submission not required

Finalizing the Japanese letter (If not submitted)

W9

 

 

 

 

 

Term 2 Exam (up to Lesson 12)

  • Assessed - Listening
  • Non-assessed - Reading, Writing & Grammar (No dictionary)

1. Kanji :Lesson 14

Characters

Words

by W10

W 10

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

 

1.Hypothetical statements: ~たら

 PHRASE POWER  こと

Date for the Final Exam: 

 19 May Thursday 15:00-17:00

(Please check your timetable)

Date for the oral Exam:

 23 May Monday & 24 May Tuesday

(The time will be finalized at the first

lesson in Term3)

 The information about the Oral Exam:

 

1. Kanji :Lesson 15

 Characters

 Words by Term 3 W2

2. Work book II

by Term 3 W2

(The first lesson in Term 3)

3. Grammar book

by Term 3 W2

(The first lesson in Term 3)

4. Essay

by Term 3 W2

(The first lesson in Term 3)

 

 

Term 3

 

Lesson

contents

Homework

W 1

 

<No class>

 

W2

15

Speaking of natural or habitual results:  ~と

Expressing necessity:  ~なければなりません

Work book II

by W3

W 3

 

Review for Exam 3

 

W 4

 

 

Final Examination

 19 May Thursday 15:00-17:00  F1.10 (Engineering)

  • Reading, Writing & Grammar (No dictionary)

 

W 5

 

 23 May Monday & 24 May Tuesday

  The information about the Oral Exam:

The Oral Exam Timetable

 Monday 23 May

 Tuesday 24 May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reference Website

 

  漢字 ( かんじ )の 絵 ( え )

    kanji picture

 

辞書 ( じしょ )

Japanese/English Dictionary

(inc. example sentences & kanji details)

 

書 ( か )きじゅん

検索 

Kanji Stroke Order

 

漢字辞書 ( かんじじしょ ) 

Kanji Dictionary

 

漫画 ( まんが )の

日本語 ( にほんご )

Japanese in Manga

 

日本語能力試験

にほんごのうりょくしけん

Japanese  Proficiency Test