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Scheme of Work

Japanese Level 2

Tutor: TBA

Text book: Minna no Nihongo I

Updated: 27/08/2016

Term 1

 

Contents

W 1

REGISTRATION WEEK

W 2

 

Minna no Nihongo I L5, 7,11&12

Covering some expressions up to L11 which are not in JBPI

  • Saying nowhere, nothing, etc.
  • Completion of the action
  • Frequency in a week, month, etc
  • Something is not much (only ~)

Revision of level 1 grammar (Present tense of Adjectives)

Guidance on the module

Kanji 1. Number (1)

W 3

 

Minna no Nihongo I L12

Describing things/people in comparison

  • Something/someone is ~ more than ~
  • Something/someone is the most ~ among ~

Revision of level 1 grammar (Past tense of Adjectives)

Kanji Homework Guidance

W 4

 

Minna no Nihongo I L13, 14 & 15

Stating purpose of going somewhere

Revision of level 1 expressions

  • Asking to do something
  • Stating action in progress

Revision of level 1 grammar (Te form of Verbs)

Kanji 2. Number (2)

W 5

 

Minna no Nihongo I L15 & 16

Giving permission

  • You may ~

Expressing prohibition

  • You must not~

Revision of level 1 expressions

  • A state resulted from a certain action in a past eg. I am married
  • Connecting sentences which end with verb (eg. I read a book and write a letter)

Expressing a sequence of events

Kanji 3. Day of the week

W 6

 

Minna no Nihongo I L16 & 17

Describing things/people using particle ‘ga’

Describing things/people

  • Connecting sentences which end with adjective (eg. This cake is nice and cheap.)

Nai form of Verbs

Kanji Revision

W 7

 

Minna no Nihongo I L17

Expressing the necessity

  • I have to ~

Expressing the unnecessity

  • You don’t have to ~

Dictionary form of Verbs

Kanji 4. Position/Nature

W 8

Minna no Nihongo I L18

Stating ability and hobby

  • Using Dictionary form of verbs

Expressing a sequence of events

  • I do ~ before ~

Kanji 5. Body

W 9

Minna no Nihongo I L18 and Review

Expressing something is not easy to do

  • I can hardly do ~

Expressing to emphasize hope and request: (Eg. Please do come and visit us)

Saying how to do things(Eg. Can you tell me how to use computer, please?)

Practice for Reading Test

W 10

 

Interim Tests

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening

If you are ill on the day, please get a doctor’s note and contact your tutor

Term 2

 

Contents

W1

 

Minna no Nihongo I L19

Talking about past expreience

  • I have done ~ (in the past)

Expressing some events from the list

  • I do things like ~ and ~ and so on.

Ta form

Kanji 6. People

W 2

 

Minna no Nihongo I L19 & 20

Describing a change in a state

  • Something/someone becomes ~

Plain form of Verbs and I-adjectives

W3

Minna no Nihongo I L20

Plain form of Existence and State

  • There is/are~, has been ¬ing

Plain form of other verbs

  • Can, wanto to~, ect.

Plain form of some expressions

  • Please, have to~, ect.

Summary of Plain form

Kanji 7. Time(1)

W 4

Minna no Nihongo I L21

Stating opinions

  • I think ~

Indirect quotation

  • Someone said ~

Comfirming an agreement

  • ~, isn’t it ?

Saying number in total (eg. It 500 yen in total.)

Kanji 8. Time(2)

W 5

Minna no Nihongo I L22

Modifying clauses

  • Something which ~, Someone who ~

Kanji 9. Adjectives

W 6

Minna no Nihongo I L23

Expressing the time when the action has taken place

  • I did ~ when ~

Expressing natural or habitual results

  • ~ will happen if/when you ~

Kanji 10. Verb

W 7

Minna no Nihongo I L24

Giving and receiving

  • Someone gave me ~

Doing a favour

  • I/Someone does ~ for someone

Kanji 11. Other(1)

W 8

Minna no Nihongo I L24

Receiving a favour

Someone does ~ for someone (from receiver’s point of view)Someone does ~ for me

Kanji 12. Other (2)

W 9

Minna no Nihongo I L25

Stating hypothetical statements

  • If ~
Talking about future events
  • I will do ~, when/if ~
  • I will do ~, even if ~

W 10

Review

  • Reading Mock test
  • Oral Exam information

Term 3

  Contents

W 1

Preparaton for the Final Exam

  • Writing Exam guidance
  • Reading Exam practice
  • Oral Exam practice

W2

W 3

Date to be confirmed

Final Exam
Reading (No dictionary)
Writing (No dictionary)
If you are ill on the day, please get a doctor’s note and contact your tutor

W 3/4

Date to be confirmed

Oral Exam (by appointment)